Tag Archives: SmartWatch

Sony SmartWatch Now Open To Hackers And Custom Firmware

Smart watches are blowing up in popularity right now, and new models are coming out left and right. But what about the established models? Sony’s own SmartWatch has been out for a while and has seen some popularity, so Sony is now doing something awesome to extend its life and usefulness: They’re opening it up to hackers and letting them mess with it…. Read more

Poll: What Google I/O Rumor Are You Most Excited About?

Can you believe Google I/O is already less than week away?  I can’t. I’m pretty excited about it.  And the most exciting thing to me is how well things are being kept under wraps by Google.  There have been the occasional leaks here and there, but I haven’t seen any leaked images of new devices.  That hasn’t however stopped the rumors from flying… Read more

LG Said To Be Joining The Smartwatch Wars Behind Closed Doors

It seems that everyone is rumored to be making a smartwatch. This “war” is a secret but something crucial, a rush to see who can get the first product out to the world. LG joins Samsung, Apple, and Google in developing a smart watch (allegedly of course), but LG does have some experience. They built a watch in 2009 with GSM radios, a watch phone. Smart… Read more

Report: Google’s Android Team Preparing A Smart Watch

According to a new report out of the Financial Times, Google is the next company rumored to be looking at the smartwatch game. If we take a step back in time to October of 2012, it was then that Google was granted a patent for a smartwatch with a flip-up display, as seen in the possible render image above and actual filing image below. The watch is… Read more

Sony SmartWatch Now Available From Verizon Wireless

Today, Verizon is announcing that it will begin carrying Sony’s Android-powered SmartWatch. For those of you who are a little fuzzy on Sony’s creative accessory, the SmartWatch is a digital wristwatch with a 1.3-inch color display running a customized version of Android 2.1 that acts as a second screen for your main device. This bad boy hooks up to your… Read more