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Google has been awarded a new patent for a wearable that emits pleasant smells upon detection of physical activity. Weirdly enough, it also has a feature that lets you avoid nearby friends.
Sources claim that Apple will begin training its Store staff on the new Watch on February 9, before the device - which the company has said will cost from $349 - goes on sale in March.
Apple's iWatch is expected to be announced in September is said not to ship until 2015 which means that it will miss the crucial holiday shopping season.
Jimmy Kimmel strikes again! This time he's showing off the new Apple "iWatch" to a select few, only to reveal that he is really giving displaying a Casio watch with an Apple sticker.
Google's Larry Page is said to have expressed frustrations over Samsung's wearables strategy in a 'tense' meeting - but Samsung isn't happy either, privately referring to Google as a "bully".
Wellograph is introducing its all-in-one fitness watch that will offer native compatibility with Windows Phone devices, as well as Android and iOS. Launching this July, it will cost $349 USD.
Intel has reportedly won an auction to acquire wearable devices making company, Basis, for an amount upwards of $100 million to strengthen itself in the newly emerging wearables market.
Smartphone maker, HTC, is rumored to be working on numerous wearable devices and will be showcasing a smartwatch at the upcoming Mobile World Congress, in a private event for carriers and partners.
A recent meeting between Google reps and the FDA seems to show that the Mountain View company is looking at developing wearable sensors such as contact lenses that provide bio-feedback.
A new report claims that Android Kit Kat is centered around wearables, low-end handsets and fixing some of Android's long-standing issues. All signs point to Android 4.4 as a major, must-have update.