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Instagram tests Facebook’s shoppable Collection ads

Instagram is looking to step up its status as a digital showroom for retailers.The Facebook-owned photo-and-video app has begun a test to run a …

eCommerce

eBay launches Always Open program for SMB sellers

The program offers co-branded graphics for store windows, and additional support and promotion from eBay to drive online traffic.<p>eBay on Thursday …

Improving Retail Experiences With Conversational Commerce

Customer support is no longer a destination. Today, brands need to be everywhere their customers are.<p>Enter conversational commerce: live chat or …

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Its Own Delivery Service

The e-commerce giant is helping third-party merchants take care of logistics themselves.<p>If you really think about it, <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) is already …

These Technology Trends Will Change Retail in 2018

Stefan Weitz, EVP of technology services at Radial, an omnichannel commerce technologies and operations company, shared the trends he expects will …

eCommerce

E-Commerce In 2018: Here's What The Experts Are Predicting

The retail & e-commerce landscape is shifting dramatically. Review the current state of retail and you will see the ‘retail apocalypse’ impacting an incredible amount of household brands, with stores closing with increased frequency. Decisions are being made to shutter less profitable …

eCommerce

5 eCommerce Checkout Tricks to Win More Sales

According to Baymard Institute’s Cart Abandonment Rate Statistics report, 27%The post 5 eCommerce Checkout Tricks to Win More Sales appeared first on …

eCommerce

Why E-commerce Needs to Look Beyond the Shopping Cart

<b>People are shopping online more than ever before, but businesses that fail to fully embrace technology will be left out in the cold.</b><p>In the run-up to Cyber Week, experts were already predicting a huge holiday season for e-commerce, but with Black Friday and Cyber Monday now behind us and Christmas …

eCommerce

Misfit Phase Smartwatch

Misfit is known for its simple, stylish fitness trackers. Now its taking the same aesthetic and applying it to a watch. The Misfit Phase Smartwatch …

Wearable Tech

HTC's Android Wear watch emerges in a photo leak

HTC has had on-again, off-again plans for a smartwatch for years, but it looks like something is finally starting to materialize. A Weibo user has posted what are claimed to be photos of the "Halfbeak," an in-development Android Wear smartwatch that only recently surfaced in a <i>Phandroid</i> rumor. As …

5 Luxury Smart Watches That Look Better Than the Apple Watch

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- A digital smart watch may never reach the level of an heirloom fit to pass on to the next generation, but tech giant <b>Apple</b> ( …

Smartwatches

The biggest problem with most smartwatches today

Since 2013, the startup Pebble has been making smartwatches that last for a week on single charge with displays that continually stay on, which is the least I'd expect from a smartwatch I'm going to use for time-telling purposes. That makes it more appealing to me than other options.<p>But others are …

Wearable Tech

Techmeme

Not Quite Smart, The Luminox ANU Chronograph Is At Least Quite Bright

This weekend’s watch review comes to us from Luminox, a manufacturer well-known for their amazingly bright luminescent hands and pips. Luminox uses small tubes of tritium coated with phosphor. As the tritium decays it excites the phosphor, allowing the tubes to glow for years without “charging” in …

Chronographs

The Moto 360 is now only $165 with free shipping from Google

The Moto 360 just keeps getting cheaper — just a few days after Amazon started selling it for $179, Google itself has gone ahead and cut the price down to only $165 with free shipping. That's a pretty strong deal for a watch that still stands up as probably the best-looking Android Wear option on …

Free Shipping

What Instagram's New App Reveals About the Apple Watch

Arnaud Coomans once built a version of Instagram that ran on a flying toy house.<p>He called it Upstagram, a nod to <i>Up</i>, the Pixar movie about a guy who …

Samsung’s round smartwatch to be called Gear A, have 3G and calling support

A perfect smartwatch? There’s no such thing, but Samsung has said that it is working on getting as close as possible with the Orbis, its upcoming …

Samsung’s upcoming round smartwatch will be be called the Gear A, can make phone calls

We have been hearing a lot about the upcoming Samsung smartwatch. We know it’s round, and we thought it might be called the Orbis, but it appears …

Apple Watch

Galaxy Gear S vs Apple Watch

STANDALONE DEVICE:<p>Apple lacks this feature which means Gear S has the ability to work in the absence of your because it has SIM slot and this Step …

12 reasons to buy the best Android Wear smartwatch you’ve never heard of

The Apple Watch might be the most important smartwatch hitting stores in the coming weeks, but there are also other compelling devices to consider. …

Huawei Watch

Apple reportedly can't ship its watch in Switzerland due to a trademark

Here's a textbook case of irony: the Apple Watch may not have a quick launch in Switzerland... you know, the spiritual home of watches. Swiss broadcaster RTS reports that Leonard Timepieces has a trademark in the country that supposedly prevents companies from using the word "apple" in association …

Smart Watches: Am I F*cking Missing Something?

Seriously, wtf am I missing here? Can you tell me why we need smart watches? Or at least, why we need them in their current state?

Smartwatches

AppleCare+ for Apple Watch: $999 for Edition, $79 for Watch, $59 for Sport

To go along with the premium $10,000 and up pricing of the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition, Apple will charge up to $999 for the Apple Watch Edition’s AppleCare+ Protection Plan, 9to5Mac has learned. The Apple Watch Edition notably has very different AppleCare coverage from other Apple Watch …

There’s a smartwatch for musicians now - News - Alternative Press

“The world’s first wearable device for musicians” is what Soundbrenner call their new wrist band. It doesn’t run apps or track your health like an …

What Will It Take for the Apple Watch to Be a Success?

One of the most widely cited analysts following Apple Inc. thinks the Apple Watch is going to be a winner…eventually.

Apple Watch

Apple Watch vs. Android Wear - A Comparison 2015

Apple Watch vs. Android Wear - A Comparison<p>Apple announces the date for Apple Watch’s market debut on April 24 in the US and many other countries. …

Staying Connected: Smart Watches from Traditional Watch Brands -- A Complete Look

Easily one of the hottest topics at this year’s BaselWorld was the absence of Apple as an exhibitor, and the influence of Smart technology on time. Many watch world pundits say that the Smart Watch has triggered an “us vs. them” effect: Smart Watches Vs. Real Watches. What’s more, some naysayers in …

Smartwatches

Analyst predicts 1M Apple Watches sold over launch weekend, 2.3M by June

With Apple Watch on the horizon, industry analysts are placing their bets on how many units Apple can move on its first weekend of availability, with …

Lessons For The Future From The World's First Smartwatch

The world’s fashion magazines wait for the Apple Watch. Pebble and Kickstarter are pushing the $20 million dollar project of the Pebble Time and the Pebble Steel. Google and its partners are wondering what happens next with Android Wear. But long before these technological marvels, wearable …

Wearable Tech