In Episode 6 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on iWatch development, wearables at Google I/O, and a breathing monitor that should never have been made.
Google's smartglasses have become a joke for mainstream consumers, but Glass might find real salvation in the enterprise space.
Apple gets all the credit for inventing the tablet category, but Microsoft pioneered the concept 10 years ago. We give you the HP Compaq TC1100.
In Episode 5 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips passes judgement on the Google Glass movie theater imbroglio and other wearable matters.
Borrowing a page from the Google Glass Explorer program, Razer is tapping third-party app developers and passionate users to build a better activity-tracking wristband.
Apple is gearing up for as many as 5 million units a month, says one far-east Asia source.
In Episode 4 of his weekly video segment, Jon Phillips riffs on Sony's Smartband, Google's latest high-fashion Glass frames, and the Apple iWatch that never materialized.
You could buy the wearable in April online, but the mission-critical Lifelog software wasn't yet available in Google Play.
This one's for the ladies.
With a low-impact price and quiet aesthetics, Glance might be a solid option for people who don't want to give up their favorite wrist wear.
There's no reason to release a smartwatch in a wearables market fraught with bad press, broken hardware and consumer ambivalence. So let's give this a few more months.
In a wearables world that pays more attention to prototypes, beta products and fleeting rumors, LG's marriage of fitness data and audio playback shows retail gear can actually deliver the goods.
In Episode 3 of his weekly video segment, Jon Phillips digs into Samsung's Simband, Fitbit's market share, and the heartbreaking disappointment of augmented reality smartglasses.
Because if Samsung, Google and Apple are going to have smartwatch platforms, then Microsoft must have one too.
The new modular wrist wearable will pair with a big data platform called SAMI to spur fitness trackers that actually deliver on their promises.