Humanity has always evolved and changed with technology. Since prehistoric times, humanity has taken major leaps every time they have learnt or mastered a new technology. Even though fire is not a technology, controlling fire is. Learning how to make and use tools and weapons is also a technological advancement. Just as Video has killed the radio star, we now have smart watches that are replacing normal Quartz and Mechanical movement watches. But the real question is do we really need it? In this article we debate on whether smart watches have any real use, as an individual technology, or partnered with the phone, that advances technology as a whole. But before we get into all of [...]
LG is reportedly set to launch the LG Watch W7 running Google’s latest Wear OS. The launch will be held along with that of the LG V40 ThinQ. The smartwatch had been revealed back in April, but more details and confirmations have surfaced only now.
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The device is set to launch on 3rd October and is pitted to compete against the Apple Watch 4. This is due to the fact that is has the lated Wear OS and Qualcomm’s flagship processor for smartwatches, The Snapdragon wear 3100.The Snapdragon wear 3100 is designed exclusively for smartwatches and uses the ultra low-power system architecture. This results in [...]
The biggest factor blamed for the slow adoption of smartwatches is their need to be connected with smartphones. This made them more of an accessory than an actual fully-functional device. Now the companies have sensed the need to detach the Smartwatch from the smartphone while keeping its smartness intact. Google plans to do the same with its Android Wear Operating system.
Google in talks with CNET said that the company plans to bring several updates for the Android Wear ecosystem. These updates will add additional features to the devices as well as cut the umbilical cord that feeds the wearables their features through [...]