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Apple Watch 2 could be thinner or have a larger battery

Apple Watch 2 could be thinner or have a larger battery The Apple Watch is over a year old and rumors about what Apple will do to improve it on a second-generation model are sparse.Citing Apple supplier TPK Holding, DigiTimes claims Apple will use thinner "One Glass Solution" OLED displays that could potentially help reduce the thickness of the Apple Watch 2.

Report: New Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch will be unveiled very soon

Report: New Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch will be unveiled very soon According SamMobile, the Gear S3 will retain the Gear S2's round display and rotating bezel.The Gear S2, as Mashable chief correspondent Lance Ulanoff said in his review, is the best round smartwatch on the market and possibly the best non-Apple Watch smartwatch available.

Pebble confirms it is shutting down, devs and software acquired by Fitbit

Pebble confirms it is shutting down, devs and software acquired by Fitbit While Fitbit is acquiring Pebble, it’s not going to keep making Pebble devices.That means the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2, and Pebble Core from the most recent Kickstarter are being canceled.

After a year of setbacks, can smartwatches still succeed?

After a year of setbacks, can smartwatches still succeed? The Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core campaign was a big success, at least by the standards of Kickstarter.The first year or two of Wear was encouraging as many smartphone OEMs partnered with Google to release smartwatches.

This is what Google's Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches might look like

This is what Google's Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches might look like We keep hearing more and more about Google's two upcoming Android Wear 2.TechnoBuffalo got its hands on what it strongly believes are images of Google's two unannounced smartwatches.

Google just dropped the last Android Wear update before its launch

Google just dropped the last Android Wear update before its launch After months of delays, the company pushed out the final version of the developer preview for the upcoming Android Wear 2.The update includes support for one of the most significant changes coming to the platform: iOS support for standalone apps.

Fitbit is stumbling... so it's making a smartwatch

Fitbit is stumbling... so it's making a smartwatch These "reorganization efforts" amount to the elimination of six percent of Fitbit's workforce, or about 110 employees.Most of the acquisitions had to do with tech not typically found in Fitbit's activity trackers, like Coin's wearable payment platform.

Google missed its big chance to stomp all over the Apple Watch

Google missed its big chance to stomp all over the Apple Watch It has none of the Watch Sport's aforementioned wireless capabilities, less RAM (512MB), and a smaller battery (240 mAh).The Watch Sport's case is simpler and the internal components are all new, but the fit is still painfully bulky.

Apple dominates the smartwatch market — but competition looms

Apple dominates the smartwatch market — but competition looms Still, the company won't reveal any specifics about the Apple Watch, but using new smartwatch market projections from analysts, we can take a stab at just how well the Apple Watch sold last year.We predicted this would happen back in December, after the smartwatch market limped into the 2016 holiday season.