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Omate TrueSmart smartwatch earns Sapphire glass, Google Play, and 1GB memory

Omate TrueSmart smartwatch earns Sapphire glass, Google Play, and 1GB memory

If you'd seen the Omate TrueSmart "2.0 Smartwatch" before but wondered why they'd not brought the best of the best specifications to the market as it hit the Kickstarter circuit earlier this month. What we're seeing now is a collection of updates to the device that - before the age of crowd-funding - we'd have never seen. Before this age, all of these changes would have been made behind the scenes, with only a final product released all at once.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear to be sleeker than leaked prototype smartwatch

Samsung Galaxy Gear to be sleeker than leaked prototype smartwatch

Leaked prototype images of Samsung's Galaxy Gear are not representative of the final smartwatch design, new insiders claim, suggesting the South Korean company still has a surprise in store for its pre-IFA 2013 event this week. Images and details purportedly showing the Galaxy Gear - an Android-based wearable, expected to take a fitness slant - emerged earlier today, showing a bulky and potentially cumbersome design that led some to prematurely declare the project a dead-end. However, new rumors validate alternative suggestions that the prototype is not entirely comparable to what Samsung will announce, either in design or functionality.

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Inventec Tipped to Be Apple iWatch Builder

Inventec Tipped to Be Apple iWatch Builder

The Apple rumor mill is always in full swing no matter the time of year. Rumors have been churning out at a frantic pace concerning the next big product from Apple, which is tipped to be a smart watch dubbed the iWatch. A new rumor has surfaced that points to the company believed to be manufacturing Apple's new smart watch.

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Galaxy Gear smartwatch confirmed by Samsung executive for September 4th

Galaxy Gear smartwatch confirmed by Samsung executive for September 4th

This week in an interview in Korea a Samsung executive by the name of Lee Young-hee has not only confirmed the existence of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch once again, but has pinpointed the reveal date for September 4th. This places the reveal squarely on top of IFA 2013 and a Samsung event that'll likely also be showing off the Samsung Galaxy Note III. These devices will also likely work together with one another wirelessly right out of the box, so to speak.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch may demand Samsung phone

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch may demand Samsung phone

Samsung has spread its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in multiple versions and form-factors to developers ahead of the official launch expected on September 4 it's said, promising tight integration between timepiece and smartphone to make data consumption seamless, though may demand users opt for other Samsung hardware. The Galaxy Gear will rely on Samsung's own App Store rather than the general Google Play market, GigaOm reports, with a manager app on the phone used to install basic software to the roughly 1.1-inch OLED touchscreen smartwatch.

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iPad and iPhone refresh at Apple September 10 event says insider

iPad and iPhone refresh at Apple September 10 event says insider

Apple will unveil both new iPhones and iPads at its rumored September 10 event,  sources claim, rather than just the previously-expected iPhone 5S and its cheaper iPhone 5C sibling. The upcoming event, widely expected to be held on September 10 after Samsung and others have demonstrated their latest wares at IFA 2013 in Germany, will feature a new range of presumably iOS 7 hardware, Bloomberg's insider familiar with the arrangements claims, comprising both smartphone and tablet designs.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch likely lacks bendable display in Gen.1

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch likely lacks bendable display in Gen.1

Samsung's smartwatch ambitions look more and more likely to result in a launch at IFA in early September, with new sources claiming the digital timepiece - believed to be the Samsung Galaxy Gear - will be able to make calls and access the internet. The Android-based smartwatch will be revealed at Samsung's September 4 event, two insiders tell Bloomberg, echoing reports earlier this week tipping a similar timeframe for the reveal. However, some of the other speculation around the accessory may not pan out, one source suggests.

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Samsung smartwatch designs potentially for flexible “Gear” wearable

Samsung smartwatch designs potentially for flexible “Gear” wearable

Wearables are set to be big business, and smartwatches perhaps biggest of all, so it comes as no surprise that Samsung has been doing its homework with a new flexible multi-function timepiece design. The concept filings, submitted to the Korean design office earlier this year, show a long, slender screen-centric design that can bend to fit around the wrist, with Samsung's familiar "back" and "menu" buttons from its Galaxy range of Android smartphones. There's also a filing - though no clear connection between the flexible design and the name - for a "Samsung Gear" trademark said to be for wearable technology.

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Apple’s Bob Mansfield latest “special projects” mystery shake-up

Apple’s Bob Mansfield latest “special projects” mystery shake-up

Apple has quietly reshuffled its executive team once again, with senior vice president of technologies Bob Mansfield discretely being removed from the executive profiles page, with Apple cryptically saying only that he would be instead working on "special projects". Speculation began once the missing profile was first spotted that Mansfield had been sidelined after struggling to cut Apple's dependence on Samsung, but instead it appears that the exec is being repositioned to work on another mysterious project as the firm looks to follow up the best-selling iPhone and iPad.

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