Google, TAG Heuer and Intel Really are Getting Together to Make a Smartwatch

In an interview yesterday that was published through Bloomberg, Jean-Claude Biver, the CEO of luxury smartwatch maker TAG Heuer, said that his company was getting ready to make a smartwatch by partnering with folks in Silicon Valley. This morning, those folks in Silicon Valley have been confirmed as Google and Intel. TAG Heuer, in partnership with Google and Intel, will make a Swiss smartwatch in 2015 that will be distributed worldwide.  (more…)

TAG Heuer to Launch Smartwatch, Reported to Partner With Google and Intel

With all of the major smartphone OEMs deepening themselves into the smartwatch market, it was only a matter of time until the high-end, established watchmakers would want into the growing game. In an interview with Bloomberg, TAG Heuer’s Chief Executive Jean-Claude Biver stated it will look to partner with Silicon Valley to produce the technology side of its soon-to-be-announced smartwatch, but will keep the watch’s quality and design aspects purely Swiss.  (more…)

Dell Venue 8 7840 is the First Dell Tablet You Want

During an Intel developer conference in San Francisco this week, Intel showed off an upcoming Dell tablet, the Venue 8 7840. From the devices we have seen from Dell in the past, we get the sense that the company was going to only focus on entry-level Android slates, shipping them with low resolution displays and older versions of Android on board. Now, with the Venue 8 7840, it appears that Dell might take a shot at the top-tier tablets on the market.  (more…)

Report Details Samsung Galaxy Device With Intel Modem and QHD Display in Advanced Development Stage

According to the newest report out of SamMobile, Korean manufacturer Samsung, is working on a new Galaxy device, even higher-end than the Galaxy S5, to be marketed against LG’s upcoming G3 flagship phone.

Previous reports have stated that Samsung did initially want to release the Galaxy S5 with a QHD (2560 x 1440) display, which would make it one of the most technically-advanced smartphones ever released to the public, but due to production issues, they instead had to settle with a 1080p display. LG is now reportedly set to launch its own device with QHD technology, meaning Samsung is stuck playing catch up, a position which it is usually not found in.  (more…)

Intel Details 64-bit Atom “Moorefield” Processor Line for Android Devices, Launches H2 of 2014

Over in Barcelona at MWC, companies are staying mighty busy this week. Intel, staying relevant in the mobile processor game, detailed the upcoming quad-core 64-bit Atom Moorefield line of chips, made specifically to power Android devices. According to Intel, the Moorefield line should launch in the second half of 2014, and OEM partners include Lenovo and ASUS.  (more…)