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Apple patents curved battery: space saving for iWatch

Apple patents curved battery: space saving for iWatch

Now that Tim Cook has effectively paved the way - without saying so - for Apple to create wearable devices in the near or distant future, the appearance of a so-called "curved battery" in the US Patent office isn't all that much of a surprise. While it's not a guarantee of any bit or piece of technology using this battery any time soon - Apple often patents technology without using it, ever - it does open some rather interesting miniature doors of possibility.

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Hoptroff No. 10 marks world’s first atomic pocket watch

Hoptroff No. 10 marks world’s first atomic pocket watch

This week the folks at Hoptroff have introduced a pocket watch they suggest will tell time better and more accurately than any other watch in existence. This watch has been claimed by the company to be more accurate than any luxury quartz or mechanical watch yet produced, and will be the first to be atomically powered in a pocket watch form factor. The Hoptroff No. 10 is such a rare and seemingly difficult to construct timepiece that the company plans on making 12 units in their first run.

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Ressence Type 3 watch employs liquid-filled body

Ressence Type 3 watch employs liquid-filled body

This isn't the timepiece you expected to be reading about today, that's for certain. What you've got here is the Ressence Type 3, a mechanical wristwatch that, save its rather intriguing construction and use of liquid under the surface of its face, looks rather standard from afar. Up close you'll find that this machine is a bit boggling to behold.

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TomTom GPS sport watches capitalize on smartwatch hype

TomTom GPS sport watches capitalize on smartwatch hype

This afternoon the folks at TomTom have revealed two GPS sports watches that they say completely re-define what it means to work with a GPS-tracking wrist-bound computer. Witht the TomTom Runner and the TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sport watchs you'll be working with massive displays, one-button control, and full-screen graphics-based training tools to make your sporty self a futuristic runner in no time!

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LG rumored to be creating smartwatch contender

LG rumored to be creating smartwatch contender

First it was Pebble to bring smartwatches to the mainstream, and from the looks of it, several big companies are looking to make a dent in the same market, including Apple, Samsung, Google, and now LG. It's rumored that LG will be joining the three other companies to compete in making a next-generation smartwatch.

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Apple iWatch tipped for 2013 launch

Apple iWatch tipped for 2013 launch

We've been hearing about a lot of buzz about a possible new smartwatch coming straight out of Cupertino. While we've certainly heard a lot about what the alleged watch will feature, we've never heard many rumors about when we'd actually be able to buy the thing. It turns out, however, that sources are saying the iWatch will be available to consumers this year.

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