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  • Wearables still seen as ‘just’ fitness trackers
  • Wearables still seen as ‘just’ fitness trackers
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Wearables still seen as ‘just’ fitness trackers

Wearable tech enjoys a lot of hype, but do people really understand it? As the Apple Watch release grows nearer, sluggish sales of existing smartwatches suggest perhaps not. Now, a survey shows wearables are still seen primarily as fitness trackers or ‘gadgets for geeks’.



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  • Article image Android Wear: making smart watches wearable

    Over 30% of people are interested in buying a smartwatch, but their unwieldy design and poor functionality have put many off. Motorola’s offering hopes to appeal to the masses with a conventional aesthetic and integration of Google Now. Could it finally normalise the smartwatch?

  • Article image How habit-forming tech gets people Hooked

    Four in five Americans check their phones within 15 minutes of waking, and 79% keep that device on or near them for 22 hours each day. As author and entrepreneur Nir Eyal points out, these devices have the human race hooked - but why? We sat down with him to find out more.

  • Article image How 'wearable' is wearable tech?

    People prefer devices that are unobtrusive, fit into daily life, and look stylish. But do they really want to wear technology on their wrists, faces and around their necks?