Wearables were once again in the spotlight during last week’s IFA 2015 technology show in Berlin, with vendors Samsung Electronics’ new Gear S2 and Motorola’s second generation Moto 360 generating the largest buzz. Keith Liu finds out if these new smartwatches are worth getting excited about.
Wearable technology has been getting a lot of publicity in the past year and one segment that has hogged the headlines in particular is fitness trackers. Edwin Yapp explores the market and speaks to one of the leading players, Fitbit.
Maybank said it has introduced the ‘Quick Touch’ biometric authentication service for its Maybank2u app, allowing customers to access their accounts and check their balances using fingerprints on their mobile devices for authentication.
Easy Ten, a subscription-based app that helps you learn a new language that is now also available for the Apple Watch, was the brainchild of a surgeon-turned-entrepreneur, writes Keith Liu.
The launch of the Apple Watch heralds the transformation of BYOD into BYOX. Aruba Networks’ James Chia looks at how businesses can accommodate #GenMobile’s adoption of wearables, while still staying in control.
Considering that Apple now has Macintosh, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, bringing something fresh to the table around these key hardware platforms was the key focus for its WWDC 2015 event.
Tencent Holdings Ltd has introduced the Voiceprint feature for its WeChat app, allowing users to log into their accounts through voice recognition, and rolled out more features under its 6.2 update.
Wearables are in the news right now, largely driven by the excitement over Apple Watch. But not too long ago, the outlook for wearables was dimmed by the failure of Google Glass, writes Faris Yahaya.
Asia Pacific last-minute hotel booking startup HotelQuickly’s app is now available on Apple Watch, the company said in a statement.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook took to the stage at the company’s ‘Spring Forward’ event to launch the Apple Watch, the company’s first new product since the iPad, and the first new product category launch under Cook. What does this portend for Apple, and the market as a whole?