Samsung, LG launch smartwatches with new Google software
South Korea's Samsung and LG on Thursday launched rival smartwatches powered by Google's new software as they jostle to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's ...
Google shows off Android Auto, wearables (Update)
Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco.
Review: Pulse O2 activity tracker doesn't quicken my pulse
Wearable devices may be the next big thing in consumer electronics. But it's still not clear how they'll work, what they'll look like or even what they'll do.
Taiwan's Acer to launch 'smartband' wearable device
Taiwan's leading personal computer maker Acer announced Friday that it will debut its first wearable device at the upcoming Computex trade show before shipping the products later this year.
Samsung envisions wearables using common system
Health sensors and devices can get better if rival companies work together, Samsung executives said Wednesday.
CEO: Sony needed to act sooner, but will reform (Update)
Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday the company accumulated huge losses because it didn't respond quickly enough to changing market conditions, but promised a return to profit next year.
Research promises to lead to increased functionality for advanced mobile devices
University of California, Berkeley researchers sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, are pursuing a novel approach to 3D device integration that promises to lead to advanced mobile devices and wearable electronics ...
Experts create intelligent 'plaster' to monitor patients
Medical engineers said Sunday they had created a device the size of a plaster which can monitor patients by tracking their muscle activity before administering their medication.
Intel buys fitness-tracking band maker Basis (Update)
Intel announced it has bought fitness-tracking band maker Basis Science as part of a move into the hot wearable computing market.
Cisco pushes into 'cloud' with $1 bn investment
Cisco Systems announced plans Monday to invest $1 billion to step up its cloud computing with several global partners.
Wearable tech makers look to push boundaries
Will your clothes and accessories change how you live your daily life? Wearable devices like smart watches, glasses and activity monitors were a big topic of conversation at South By Southwest Interactive this week - specifically ...
LG to launch new smartwatch this year
LG will launch its first smartwatch in 2014, the head of its mobile unit said Monday, tapping into the nascent market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's new source of growth.
Touch- and gesture-based input to support field work
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has developed a wearable device in the form of a glove, equipped with a Near Field Communication (NFC) tag reader and that features gesture-based input for maintenance ...
Panasonic unveils wearable 4K camcorder
Panasonic unveiled a product Monday that combines two big tech trends—ultra HD and wearable devices— with a portable, camera that hooks onto your ear and records in ultra-high definition 4K video.