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Samsung’s Gear Live Android Wear Smartwatch First Impressions

The Gear Live is Samsung’s first kick at the Android Wear can, and like the other hardware in this category, it offers Android Wear basically as Google intended it. Software wise, there’s almost nothing to distinguish these devices – which means it’s all down to hardware design for Wear makers to …

Tonke's "Desert Yacht" camper combines classic look with modern solar design

The Fieldsleeper International, which was initially called the "Desert Yacht," becomes the largest member of Tonke's Fieldsleeper line. Tonke's …

Samsung Gear Live vs. LG G Watch

Size<p>Technically the Gear Live is taller, but that has more to do with the watch's curved-bezel design, and the way that its main body is measured, …

Wear OS

LG G Watch Gets Unboxed (Video)

The first Android Wear smart watches are now available, this includes the new LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live, and now we have an unboxing video …

Gear & Gadgets

New Asus Smartwatch With Android Wear Coming In September (Rumor)

We previously heard a rumor that the new Asus smartwatch would launch some time in quarter three, and now according to a recent report, the device …

Wearable Tech

Apple iWatch Team Gets A New Fitness Wearables Expert

Apple has apparently hired a new fitness wearables expert to work with the team that is developing the Apple iWatch. Apple has hired Alex Hsieh, who …

Adidas miCoach Fit Smart leaks reveal upcoming smartband

Adidas has a new wearable device coming and it’s not exactly like its Smart Run smartwatch. Instead, it seems that the sports equipment company will …

Why I’m Waiting for the Moto 360 (and You Should, Too)

At the Google I/O conference this week, the search company showed off Android Wear, the latest Android iteration and the technology that it hopes, …

Wear OS

Android Wear Wars: The Moto 360, LG G Watch And Samsung Gear Live Compared

The first Android Wear smartwatches aren’t yet available to consumers (though two start shipping July 7), but already we’ve managed to enjoy some time with each of the new devices, and while we can’t speak to things like battery life and durability over time, we can share impressions on the …

Samsung Gear Live vs. Pebble Steel

Size<p>When we're comparing things like smartphones, laptops and tablets, bigger can sometimes mean better. But when it comes to wearables, you could …

Wearable Tech

These wireless bone-conducting headphones let you listen while you listen

Kickstarter, it's a funny old place. A weird soup of real ingenuity and beermat ideas. <i>Headbones</i> might initially sound like it'll fall in the latter camp, but you'd be wrong. Once you know they're bone conducting headphones, the name reveals its clever twist. Yes, you may have seen bone conducting …

Nasa lands saucer-shaped vehicle in test of technology for landing on Mars

Vehicle with giant 'puffer fish' parachute takes flight in $150m experiment over Hawaii, designed to test technology for Mars<p>A saucer-shaped Nasa vehicle launched by balloon high into Earth's atmosphere splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, completing a successful test of technology that …

Forget books – now you can check out drones from a Florida university library

Awesome news for tech fans at the University of South Florida – it’s now possible to visit the university’s library and check out not only books but …

University of Michigan

Missed Google I/O? Here are 5 big things you need to know

Google I/O has already come and gone. If you missed the three-day showcase of Google’s latest innovations, don’t worry. Here are all the big news …

Android News

Funky Veldt Serendipity smartwatch emphasizes the watch rather than the smarts

We’re gradually seeing more smart watches which are designed as watches first, and smart devices second. The latest model to be announced is the …

Wearable Tech

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch, with Android Wear installed, set for Google Play launch

During Google I/O, the company officially revealed Samsung’s Android Wear smartwatch, the Gear Live.<p>Initially revealed as a rumor back in April, …

Wear OS

Android Wear: Google reveals new watch details at I/O

Google introduced the finalized version of Android Wear at Google I/O 2014. The company showed off the new wearable software on the LG G Watch. …

Android News

Google officially announces Android TV

Google already began its invasion into home theater with the launch of the Chromecast, but it’s not done with Google TV yet. Rebranded, the company …

Smart TV

Battle of the Samsung Watches: Gear Live vs. Gear Fit vs. Gear 2

Google announced Samsung’s newest addition to the world of wearables at their I/O conference. Samsung’s newest smartwatch is the Gear Live and it’s …

Gear & Gadgets

Startup successfully tests space tourism balloon, service set to lift off in 2016

If Virgin Galactic’s $250,000 asking price for a ride aboard SpaceShipTwo to the edge of space is a little on the steep side, perhaps you can …

Space Travel

Motorola Moto 360 review

If you want an Android watch right now, this is the one to buy. It looks better than the Apple Watch. But if you’re not sold on smartwatches yet, …

Wear OS

Smartwatches still aren’t sexy, but Android Wear makes them useful

Google claims the average Android user digs into his pocket 125 times a day to retrieve his phone. That’s either a sobering statistic about just how …

Wearable Tech

LG G Watch vs. Samsung Gear Live: Spec Showdown

While showcasing the finalized version of Android Wear and the forthcoming Android “L”, Google took the time to confirm the rumored Samsung Gear Live …

Wearable Tech

Android Wear vs. Pebble: The best watch today against the behemoth of tomorrow

Google’s keynote address at I/O 2014 was full of announcements — and unwanted protesters — but few details were enticing as those pertaining to the …

Wearable Tech

Wear OS vs. Apple Watch: Which one will ‘wow’ your wrist?

Wearable tech is growing more popular every year. We’ve seen fitness trackers soar, smart jewelry take off, and luxury brands are beginning to get in …

Wearable Tech

How to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV

It’s a pretty fantastic world we live in these days, especially when it comes to mobile technology. Hours upon hours of entertainment lay at our …

Smart TV

The fight to save endangered ebooks

Libraries take on the tricky question of digital preservation<p>One night in 2011, the New York gallery Boo-Hooray hosted an exhibit of infamous B-movie director Ed Wood’s trash paperback novels. Woods wrote the books in mere days and sold them to pornographic publishers under a variety of pseudonyms. …

Why translated ebooks are no longer foreign to publishers – how to pick and choose the best

With more digital works than ever being published in translation, it pays to let foreign houses sort the wheat from the chaff<p>Every month, the website Three Percent updates its database on literature in translation. Being US-based, it refers only to original novels and poetry published in the US, …

Simon & Schuster adds its books to ebook subscription sites Scribd and Oyster

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Ebook subscription sites are still young — both Oyster and the reinvented Scribd, which offer users unlimited access to a …