Wearables

No monkeying around, enterprise digitalisation to pick up pace
With even more businesses embarking on, and continuing, their digital transformation, a number of ICT trends will shape how companies evolve in the digital age, writes Wong Heng Chew of Fujitsu Singapore.
Global wearable devices sales to grow 18.4% in 2016: Gartner
Sales of wearable electronic devices will generate revenue of US$28.7 billion in 2016. Of that, US$11.5 billion will be from smartwatches.
10 trends from CES 2016
CES 2016 showed more ‘me-too’ evolution rather than real revolution, writes Rob Gallagher of Ovum.
Multi-device consumers on the rise: Gartner
Gartner expects mature market users to use three to four personal devices from a mix of ‘main’ and ‘niche’ devices.
Asus ZenWatch 2 priced in Singapore, aims for mass market
Asustek Computer launches its upcoming smartwatch, the Asus ZenWatch 2 in Singapore at what is considered an aggressive S$229 price point for an Android Wear-based device. Digital News Asia was there to get a hands-on session.
Huawei Watch makes its way to Asia, at long last
Huawei's first smartwatch, the Huawei Watch goes on sale in Singapore from Oct 30.  We go hands-on with the Android Wear based wearable from the Chinese vendor to find out why it took so long for the company to bring it to market, since its introduction in February this year.
Robots and AI: Gartner’s top tech predictions for 2016, and beyond
The robot invasion is set to intensify next year, in both the enterprise and consumer space, according to Gartner Inc’s top predictions for IT organisations and users for 2016 and beyond.
DNA Test: Fitbit Charge HR and Jawbone UP3 are for the fitness-minded (Updated)
Edwin Yapp tests out two leading fitness tracker brands in the market today, the Fitbit Charge HR and the Jawbone UP3 and discovers it would be useful for those who already have the motivation to get healthy.
IFA 2015: Smartwatches need apps to succeed
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.
50 years on, Moore’s Law still rules: Intel exec
It’s been 50 years since Gordon Moore formulated his law which postulated that processors will double every two years, and Intel – the company he later cofounded – is guided by that principle, says a senior exec.
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