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Gadgets : Your future smartwatch might be a tattoo away!

While we’re all busy complaining about smartwatches being too thick and Apple talking about killing off the 3.5mm jack to make their iPhone slimmer, researchers at the University of Tokyo developed a 3 micrometre PLED layer. The PLED layer is an optoelectric skin which incorporates organic photodetectors. Currently, the PLEDs …

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Swatch, Visa launch pay-by-wrist watch venture

Swiss watchmaker Swatch SA, Visa Inc and Visa Europe have launched a project that lets Visa cardholders in the United States, Switzerland and Brazil make payments with Swatch’s new “pay-by-the-wrist” Swatch Bellamy watch. Set to launch in early 2016, Swatch Bellamy can be used around the world wherever contactless near-field …

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Apple Watch 2: Facetime with greater iPhone independence

Current wearables, especially smartwatches are smartphone extensions. More like a Bluetooth extensions with limited intelligence on the hardware itself. The Apple Watch 2 could change that. According to a report in 9to5mac, Apple is considering “a 2016 release of a second-generation model. According to multiple sources familiar with Apple’s plans, …

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Samsung Gear S listed on Amazon for Rs 27,900

Samsung’s latest smartwatch based on the Tizen OS, which comes with its own SIM card slot – the Gear S – has been listed on Amazon for Rs 27,900. It comes at around 5 per cent discount on the MRP of Rs 29,500. While Samsung Gear S is already available for …

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