Tag: wearables

Do Not Read Until Monday: Pinterest Rising & Assistants Head for Wearables

Don’t Fall for the tricky title – enjoy the warm weather while it lasts and Do Not Read Until Monday!   Put a Pin in This: Is Pinterest the Best Social Network for Advertisers? Pinterest, a stealth power player in social, recently reached 200 million users. It’s also been cited as a vital platform for […]

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Expanding Wearables into a Connected Closet

Wearables have, in recent years, become a staple of the Consumer Electronics Show. Beyond the realm of tech innovators and marketers, wearables are predicted to become a core part of the consumer tech toolkit in the near future. Here’s how technology is expanding wearables into a connected closet.

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2015: The Year of the Smart Watch?

CES 2014 captured marketers’ attention with the idea of the “connected home” and “Internet of Things.” This week, thousands of marketers are headed to Las Vegas to learn about the latest innovations in wearables, mobile and tablet devices, VR, and 3D printing. While there will undoubtedly be hype around all of these, the elephant in the room will be the smart watch: this year’s canary or flat-out dud.

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Wearable tech: goofy? Sometimes. The future? Probably.

Google just announced Android Wear – a bid to do to wearable tech what Android did to smartphones. Android Wear will essentially act as a Google Now feed to your wearable tech devices. Google Now, for the uninitiated and not nerdy, is a feature threaded throughout the Android smartphone OS that culls your browsing, travel, search, email, maps, and overall internet activity to intelligently inform you of things you might be interested in.

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