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Google has been experimenting with Android Wear so that Android smartwatch owners could use them with their iPhones. Apple, of course, would have to allow it in the Apple Store.
Samsung already sells several rectangular smartwatches, but its next model will reportedly have a round face and come in versions that offer 3G or Bluetooth connectivity.
The Apple Watch may not come to Switzerland until the end of 2015 due to a patent dispute, according to a report by a Swiss television broadcasting company.
By wearing a smartwatch, consumers could soon get special customized offers on the things they normally buy sent to their wrists as they shop in stores. Let's ponder this idea for a moment.
Apple is creating special procedures in its stores, and customers will have just a few minutes to look over the Apple Watch before deciding what to buy.
IDC analysts say the new device, launched March 9, will raise the profile of all wearable products and drive vendors to build similar offerings.
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Apple is banking on millions of iPhone users wanting to buy an Apple Watch starting in April, but a new Reuters poll says that 69 percent of Americans are not interested in buying the devices.
Now Moto 360 buyers won't just have to choose between a black or gray watch and will be able to use the Moto Maker design store to customize their watch to their liking before they receive it.