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Are Wearables Over?

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A recent, widely circulated study found that one-third of Americans who bought a wearable tech product ditched it within six months. So why are... (Is "wearable tech" a fad?

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Worth the read, basically we're starting to arrive at what Gartner would call the trough of disillusionment
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jave's curator insight, May 16, 4:31 AM

brits tend to stick at things a bit longer so hoping this trend doesn't follow in the UK #androidwearables

Techstore's curator insight, May 16, 10:07 AM

Are Wearables Over?

#technology #wearabletech

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Do we really need wearable gadgets?

Do we really need wearable gadgets? | Wearable Tech and the Internet of Things (Iot) | Scoop.it
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Do we really need wearable gadgets?
The Age
Even as a gadget lover I have to admit I just can't get excited about smart watches and other wearable tech. I haven't worn a wrist watch for many years and I'm not in a hurry to start again.

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Google's Android Wear demos look slick, but it remains to be seen if the first wave of devices delivers on those promises.

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Google's Race to Lead Wearable Tech Future

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Siliconrepublic.com Google's Race To Lead Wearable Tech Future Sky News If the bill is passed, the Council will join the NYPD and many other organisations, both public and private, who can see the potential of wearable technology and are trying to...

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..."in a not-very-well-concealed attempt to steal away  publicity from Samsung's Gear product line , Google just announced that next week it's selling a limited number of its "Glass" devices to the US public. Previously, Glass was only available to a select group of volunteers called "explorers". -  Told you the Silicon Wars were on and the hunt is on to crack the code of wearable tech continues -  Gotta love it 

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What should developers be learning to get ready for wearable technology?

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What should developers be learning to get ready for wearable technology?


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