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Fleksy Messenger teaches you to type on smartwatches

Smartwatches are cool and innovative and everyone seems to want to have one. But one problem baffles some potential customers: Will you actually be able to type on it given its size? And if you can’t type on it, well, then what’s the point of it actually? The The Fleksy Messenger app will try to teach smartwatch owners that yes, there is a way to actually type on your device.

Nike launches Fuelband App on Android

Despite the fact that sports giant Nike seemed cozier with Apple and its iOS devices, they released this week an Android version of the app for their smart band. The Nike+ FuelBand app lets users of the FuelBand SE connect their gear with their mobile phone of choice in order to monitor their progress with their health and fitness goals.

LG G Watch’s rumoured cell connection not for US market

Those who were already saving up and planning to purchase the upcoming LG G Watch because of its rumoured cellular connection capability may have to rethink that. It seems that while there is indeed a model that will have that capability, but it will not be available in the United States, and may only be released in Korea.

Possible smaller Samsung smartwatch shown in FCC test docs

Any self-respecting tech aficionado would know that it is probably during FCC testing where most new gadget info busts out into public knowledge – good luck trying to keep your gadget a secret when it hits FCC’s testing tables. This just happened to global gadget giant Samsung again, where all FCC evidences point to a smaller Samsung smartwatch to be probably marketed as part of Android Wear soon.

Pebble Steel coming to Best Buy June 15 at reduced price

Pebble Steel, the latest model of the popular smartwatch Pebble, will be available at their very first retail partner, Best Buy this coming June 15. Even better, the newest version with its stainless steel and glass body, will be sold at a reduced price of $229 while the original Pebble will be available in a new color for $149.

Sony SmartBand, hands-on and first impressions

The Sony SmartBand, first shown off at CES this year, has arrived. The wearable wants to monitor your life, accompanied by an app that works with many Android phones. We’ll be strapping this to our wrists for a week or so, but our first look at the device has us excited to give it a shot.