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2015: Truly the year of wearable tech?

One year ago, pundits declared that we were entering the so-called Year of Wearable Technology. Here at Wearable Tech Watch, we’d say these predictions were not wrong, but just a year early,

Your next generation smart wristband is a smartphone

Thinking about buying a next-generation smart wristband? Watching the market carefully for the next feature set, or the next morph in form factor, such as Huawei’s innovative wristband/Bluetooth headset combi? Well, that

Apple’s Beats acquisition hints at distributed wearables ‘big picture’

Apple’s rumored acquisition of trendy headphone maker Beats could be a hint as to how Apple is planning to redefine the market when it finally launches a range of wearables. Apple still

Did Nike sacrifice FuelBand on the Apple altar?

Did Nike sacrifice its FuelBand on Apple’s altar? Is the decision a sign that the long-hyped iWatch is actually going to launch soon? Looking into the past helps to provide the big picture. Nike and

Research firm IDC weighs in on wearables

Leading market research firm IDC has thrown its hat into the ring regarding market sizing for wearables. IDC’s predictions carry some weight, with a well-earned reputation for getting it right on the numbers.