wearable computing

Apple Exploring Wearable Digital Glasses for 2018: Bloomberg

Bloomberg reports Apple is considering wearable digital glasses, as the idea is in its exploration phase, according to unnamed sources. The glasses would connect wirelessly to an iPhone, show pictures and other images in the wearer’s field of vision and could be based on augmented reality (AR), something Apple CEO Tim Cook has advocated recently...

Apple Projected to Take Lion’s Share of Smartwatch Shipments in 2015

Apple is projected to become the world's top smartwatch vendor, with 15 million units shipped in calendar 2015, according to recent Strategy Analytics research. The projected unit sales are way below the 40+ million some analysts have been dreaming of, but above Gene Munster's "skeptical" forecast, which projects 8 million units for this year. However, we don't...

‘iWatch’ will be Much Cheaper than Expected, says Analyst

Cowen & Co. analyst Timothy Arcuri has noted in an investor note today that Apple’s heavily rumoured ‘iWatch' will be launched in September, which will be significantly cheaper than expected, BGR is reporting. The analyst adds that health insurers could subsidize the cost of the smartwatch in the future, similar to the carrier subsidization model for the iPhone....

Apple Built Google Glass–like Prototypes, Former Exec Says

Once Senior Vice President of Apple's iPod division and currently Nest CEO Tony Fadell says Apple has prototyped wearable computing devices similar to Google Glass, but "didn't have time" to turn them into actual products. Fadell said, speaking with Fast Company (via 9to5Mac): At Apple, we were always asking, What else can we revolutionize? We...