To say that Samsung has jumped on the growing wearables bandwagon would be an understatement. The Korean electronics giant already has several Android smartwatches (including Android Wear), Tizen smartwatches and a fitness tracker. It looks like the Samsung factory isn’t stopping anytime soon with newly found patents pointing to a round-faced smartwatch.
Everyone needs juice nowadays. If the mad rush to buy Xiaomi’s hot cake Mi Power Banks are any indication, I’d say the world has gone power hungry. Here’s on for Apple users though. A handy device called NomadPlus converts the iPhone power plug into a portable battery pack. Cool? Read on.
We’re only at the tip of the iceberg where wearables are concerned, and the introduction of Android Wear at Google I/O recently signals Google’s focus in the platform. With Android being Android, the world is your oyster. Now it looks like remote controlling your car from your wrist is one of the possibilities.
If all goes to plan, Japan is hoping to stage a high-profile Robot Olympics alongside the 2020 Summer Games to be hosted in Tokyo. The objective of the games is to treble the size of the nation’s robotic industry, and revitalise the economy, as stated by Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister.