Video: Here’s how Android Wear notifications work

Android Wear notifications

Google’s Senior Developer Advocate Timothy Jordan turned to Google+ (where else?) to show how Android Wear will handle notifications. He added that any app which serves notifications on an Android smartphone or tablet will be able to extend the capability to users’ wrists with just a few lines of code. This in turn will allow…

Samsonite acquires case maker Speck for $85 million

Samsonite acquires case maker Speck for $85 million

Samsonite is entering the mobile market by acquiring Speck, one of the biggest phone and tablet case makers, in a deal worth $85 million. “The acquisition offers Samsonite the opportunity to participate in the large and growing smartphone-case market, which in the U.S. alone is estimated to be worth $2.3 billion, as well as in…

LG G Watch with cellular connectivity in works?

LG G Watch with cellular connectivity in works?

Samsung may not be the only company working on a modern smartwatch with cellular connectivity (Gear Solo). According to the Korean media which cites “industry sources,” LG will join this trend as well and launch a version of the G Watch with SIM card slot. The report goes on to add that this model will…

Qualcomm-powered wearables coming later in the year

Qualcomm Toq

At the time when Qualcomm Toq was unveiled, we knew it was just the first step in the company’s pursuit of the wearables market. The chip making giant never wanted to make smart watches but to provide processors and reference designs to its partners. And we may see something like that happening within the next…

Samsung VR headset in works?

Samsung VR headset in works?

Samsung is apparently working on an Oculus Rift-like device of its own. This shouldn’t be confused with Samsung smart glass product which could be released by the end of the year, but a whole new device that would provide immersive gaming experience. According to Engadget, Sammy’s VR device will come with an OLED screen, connecting…

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