According to TAG Heuer’s official Twitter, plus a countdown happening on the company’s website, Connected, the apparent name for its Android Wear smartwatch, is officially coming November 9. The date has been known since late September thanks to TAG Heuer’s CEO, but now everyone can follow the fun thanks to a countdown, in addition to an email signup if you are interested in being one of the first to know everything about it. (more…)
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…)
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…)
Sometime next year, you might see an “Intel Inside” logo emblazoned on the sides of updated Google Glass hardware. Actually, that might be a bit of a stretch, but a report out of the Wall Street Journal claims the semiconductor giant has signed a deal with Google to provide chips for Glass going forward. (more…)
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…)
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, still somehow hovering around the Android space, announced last night that they have released a 64-bit kernel for Android 4.4 (Kit Kat). Since Kit Kat doesn’t natively support 64-bit hardware just yet, this gives manufacturers who want to start to dabble in devices with 64-bit chips a chance to. Well, assuming they want to go with Intel. (more…)