Want a wood back for that Moto X? You’ll likely pay $50 extra but don’t fret: The phone could see a price cut in the fourth quarter. And it turns out Google bought a smartwatch maker last year but we just found that out.
Samsung isn’t the only one looking to launch a smartwatch. Google quietly snapped up a smartwatch company last year that could lay the foundation for its own wrist-bound products.
Although the new iPod nano took a back seat to the iPhone 4S and iOS 5, it did gain a software update and could morph into a smartwatch of the future. Should competing products such as the MetaWatch and Live View be worried? Not just yet.
Android fans looking for an inexpensive Gingerbread handset with fast mobile connection may find one one August 21: The $99 Samsung Conquer 4G with WiMAX hits Sprint that day. This week also saw an interesting map of the U.S. plus an Android-powered, wearable smart watch.
Wearable smart displays aren’t new, but the category hasn’t caught on yet. WIMM hopes to change that with a wearable Android module that includes many smartphone components including a Wi-Fi radio. That could be the break these displays are looking for when it comes to apps.