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A few days ago I reported first that Kairos will bring Windows Phone support to their hybrid smart watch. Well we just found out that PH Technical labs, the maker of the popular funded Kickstarter Hot Watch, will bring Windows Phone support by the end of June with the help of Microsoft. The notification center in the developer preview of Windows Phone 8.1 is really bringing some value to developers of wearable’s. The added Bleutooth LE (Low Energy) functionality will allow wearable’s to communicate with Windows Phone 8.1. Now developers need just access to the notification center and develop within their apps how to manage the notifications you want to Read more

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Yesterday a new Smart Watch named Kairos came available for pre-order. The Kairos. The difference is that this smart watch is a mechanical watch with a transparent display that lays on top of the mechanical to display the smart watch features. The details listed on their site it only mentions that the Kairos OS will be compatible with Android and IOS. But due to overwhelming request they have added Windows Phone 8.1 added to the compatibility. I contacted the company yesterday and got this official response.   Are you ready to Pre-order now since you know now it will support Windows Phone as well. Kairos watches will come in 2 different models Read more

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Samsung just announced at IFA 2013 in Berlin their first Smartwatch the Samsung Galaxy Gear. According to the announcement the Galaxy Gear will be available in over 140 countries worldwide starting September the 25th. Compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) and soon with the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy SIII after the software upgrade available in October 2013. Features From the image below you can see that the casing is in brushed stainless steel. The wrist bands are in 6 vibrant colors. Always connected to your Samsung Galaxy phones and family and friends. Raise your hand to your ear and you can answer Read more