wearable

Huawei smartwatch spotted en route to MWC 2014

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.

Kopin announces Pupil, a hardware solution for mass-market headwear

Kopin has unveiled their Pupil wearable system, which will immediately bring Google Glass to mind. The glasses from Kopin take a slightly different approach than Glass does, though. While the company had reference hardware on display (and for wear) at a recent unveiling, theirs is more a back-end solution — and a good one.

Google Glass Explorer do’s and don’ts detailed

Google, coming by way of the Glass Explorers, has shared a new list of sorts. The list details a bit about what should be expected when wearing Glass. Basically, a list of do's and don'ts with a key option to not be "creepy or rude." This plays to the whole 'glasshole' term, but basically has Google reminding Explorers to respect others, be polite, and don't get snappy.

Best Buy Galaxy Gear fire sale brings hope of a next-generation release [Updated]

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.

Canalys: 1.6 million smart wearable bands shipped in second half of 2013

At almost every turn, you hear about wearable technology. Everyone from Nike to upstarts like Pebble is involving themselves in some sort of wearable device, promising a myriad of things. Monitoring heart rate, pushing notifications, even letting you control music. A new study by Canalys shows that shipments of “Smart Wearable Bands” grew dramatically last year, and should increase just as dramatically in 2014.