Huawei has finally showed its hand and its TalkBand B1 wearable looks exactly the way it was leaked. But will this amalgamation of a sports wristband and smartphone extension be the smart wearable hit that Huawei is hoping for?
Rumors had been suggesting Huawei was planning to unveil a smartwatch during Mobile World Congress, and while we have yet to see the announcement, we have gotten a brief look at the watch. En route to Spain, Android Community spotted the watch on an unnamed person from Huawei. We weren't close enough to get a super detailed image, however what we could see does fit in with the image that leaked earlier.
Putting an end to some of the recent rumors, and arriving just ahead of Mobile World Congress, Samsung has unveiled the next-generation Gear smartwatch. Or more specifically, Samsung has announced the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Both watches will be Tizen-powered and similar to the original model, both will be available in a variety of colors.
Chinese manufacturer Huawei has promised to "unlock possibilities" this coming MWC 2014 but, based on this photos, it might not be the possibility that many have in mind. If the speculation behind prove to be correct, we might be staring at what Huawei has envisioned its smartwatch to be.
Trying to keep up with the growing competition in the smartwatch market, Sony is now rumored to have partnered with Garmin to give its own smartwatch an edge. According to sources, all new Sony SmartWatch 2 devices moving forward will be equipped with a brand new app from the navigation expert.
True to their word, Pebble is actively hammering out issues and improvements to the Android version of their app. This Beta 10 version might not be the release end users are looking for but it still brings the app forward towards an imminent final launch.
Given how smartwatch announcements seems to be the fad these days, people have been going around the rumor mill immediately after HTC announced that it will be dipping its toes into the wearables market. Now the company is rumored to have three of them, two smartwatches and a rather strange wristband, ready for MWC 2014 next week.
Fitness tracker Basis is said to be shopping themselves around for an acquisition, with Google and Apple in the mix. Also interested are Samsung and Microsoft, according to the report. The going price? Less than $100 million, which is a lot less than other recent acquisitions we’ve heard about.
Samsung is expected to make several device announcements during Mobile World Congress. There has been talk of smartphones and wearables, one of which is the next-generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch. At this time the details for the watch remain on the lighter side. But while there hasn't been any firm confirmation from Samsung just yet, a new Best Buy Daily Deal does have us wondering.
Among the smartwatches currently out in the wild, Pebble has probably enjoyed longest majority of the spotlight. Unfortunately for Android users, releases have not been as fast as the other platform, and now Pebble lead software engineer Kean Wong is telling us why.