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Sony Ericsson LiveView Review

Sony Ericsson LiveView Review

A tiny sub-display, for remotely-controlling your Android smartphone and sneaking glances at incoming messages when you probably should be paying attention in class, in meetings or in the midst of romantic dinners: what's not to like about Sony Ericsson's LiveView? The compact OLED display promises to pick out the most important updates from your smartphone and push them out to your wrist or wherever you have the LiveView clipped, but does the real-world experience live up to the marketing promise? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson has announced a micro-display for Android 2.x smartphones, the LiveView, with a 1.3-inch 128 x 128 color OLED screen.  Hooking up to your phone via Bluetooth (with a roughly 10m range) and intended to be left on your desk, clipped to your bag strap or even worn, watch-style, on a wristband, the Sony Ericsson LiveView can show SMS, RSS, Twitter and Facebook updates, and be used to control music playback.

Video demo after the cut, plus Updated with phone compatibility information

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Careful Sony, three SmartWatch strikes and you’re out

Careful Sony, three SmartWatch strikes and you’re out

You can't accuse Sony of lacking faith in the SmartWatch 2; in fact, the company is keen to point out that it has made a few attempts at the segment before. "Competitors are only now launching first generation devices," Sony's Stefan K. Persson, head of companion products, said of the launch, "while we are already launching a 3rd generation device." According to Persson it's an opportunity to show what "all the insight gained from over half a million customers" can do to your wearable strategy, but does the SmartWatch 2 really earn its place on your wrist?

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Sony SmartWatch Review

Sony SmartWatch Review

Sony's first attempt at a smart watch, the Sony Ericsson LiveView, promised plenty and delivered disappointment, and so the company has returned with the Sony SmartWatch. The concept is the same - put a tiny sub-display on your wrist, so that you can monitor your phone's notifications from afar - but the hardware has received a welcome boost, with an OLED touchscreen promising more intuitive navigation. Is the SmartWatch the gadget your wrist has been waiting for? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Sony XPERIA SmartWatch hands-on

Sony XPERIA SmartWatch hands-on

This isn't Sony's first watch running Android OS, and it definitely shows it. There are many improvements in Sony's XPERIA SmartWarch over the former Sony LiveView - most noticeably the fully featured touchscreen display. The LiveView had side gestures instead. The SmartWatch has retained the underneath clip, and still connects syncs with your phone through Bluetooth.

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Fossil Meta Watch spun off to dedicated team

Fossil Meta Watch spun off to dedicated team

Fossil has washed its hands of the delayed Meta Watch project, selling the assets to the former leads of the Fossil Watch Technology Division, who will operate the smart-wristwatch project as a standalone company. Intended to bring updates from your smartphone - like SMS and email alerts, and details of missed calls - directly to your wrist, the Meta Watch is targeted at developers initially, in the hope that the platform can extend into mobile advertising and other segments.

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i’m watch offers Android on Your Wrist at a Premium

i’m watch offers Android on Your Wrist at a Premium

While this isn't the first time we've seen an Android wristwatch, it's certainly the most expensive. At 249 euro at their minimum and 14,999 euro on the higher end, you'd better know what you're getting into before you get this "i'm watch" for your mother for her birthday. This Android-based watch the Blue Sky group say is "compatible" with iPhone 4, all Android devices, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 7, and the version of Android the watch itself will be running will be "a customized version" of Android 1.6. How on earth this group came to the conclusion that this ancient pre-2.0 version of the Google mobile OS was their best option for the watch we're not sure.

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MotoActive Tipped as Athletic Oriented Android Watch for Motorola

MotoActive Tipped as Athletic Oriented Android Watch for Motorola

Motorola has has one other Android-based device in its potential ranks before, that being the seemingly very similar Tracy XL, this name being in place because it was to be aimed at the lovers of said last name of the original wristwatch-clad Dick Tracy, investigator deluxe. Now we're seeing several watches of a slightly similar build come through - back in December of 2010 we saw the Sony Ericsson LiveView, just this June the first we got to see a glimpse of the Tracy XL in part of its lovely glory, then even so recent as this morning we're privy to some hands-on feels for the WIMM Wearable Platform, again running Android.

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