Neptune Suite: a wireless expandable mobile platform

By Giulio Minotti, Phonebloks

Neptune Suite is a whole ecosystem centered around a new generation smartwatch called Neptune Hub

It’s a water resistant smartwatch with a 2.4-inch touch screen, quad-core CPU at 1,8 GHz, 64 GB of storage, 4G, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth, heart rate sensor and a 1000 mAh battery. The Neptune Hub has all the functions and the same hardware of a traditional smartphone with Android 5 Lollipop. 

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Neptune Suite Wants The World To Revolve Around Your Wearable

In a time where most smartwatches are being marketed as companion devices, Neptune dares to be different. Montreal-based tech startup Neptune has launched an Indiegogo campaign for the Neptune Suite, a collection of devices that rely on the smartwatch as a hub. Neptune’s Suite attempts to turn everything we know about mobile computing upside down by making the wearable the computer and all other screens its companion. 

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Internet Of Things Accelerator Seamless Opens Doors In Michigan - TechCrunch

Internet Of Things Accelerator Seamless Opens Doors In Michigan – TechCrunch

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The West Coast of Michigan is a haven for industrial designers and is home to the world’s most iconic furniture manufacturers: Steelcase and Herman Miller. That’s because Michigan builds things. Soon there will be a new accelerator that will help young …
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Customizable watch is a DIY wearable for creative types

Watches have always been more than simply a timepiece for many people: they can be a fashion statement, a high tech gadget or even an expensive status symbol. With the impending arrival of the Apple Watch, which prioritizes uniform style and gadgetry, start-up Noodoe are aiming to give users a cheaper, more creative option with their DIY wrist-wear. Noodoe is an adaptable digital timepiece which positions itself as the antithesis to the Apple Watch, combining the utility of wearables with the creativity of the maker movement. READ MORE…

AR app lets you try on the Apple Watch right now

Apple is scheduled to let potential buyers try out the Apple Watch beginning April 10 in select Apple stores. But if you just can’t wait to see Apple’s first wearable on your wrist or dread the thought of standing in line to try the watch on for a mere fifteen minutes, there’s an app for that (of course). Belgian IT firm Underside have developed an augmented reality app that’ll put the Apple Watch on your wrist today.

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In-Store Apple Watch Stock Will Be Heavily Constrained at Launch

Launch day stock of the Apple Watch will be heavily constrained at Apple Stores in the United States with priority given to reservations, according to 9to5Mac sources.If you’re look to purchase a particular Apple Watch model at launch you should make an Apple Store reservation or pre-order online. Since there are a number of different models, inventory will be very limited at launch and availability for walk-in purchases will be very tight.As one source at a flagship Apple Store said, “we’re told to treat launch day as if there will be no walk-in stock.” That doesn’t necessarily mean there will be absolutely zero Apple Watch units to buy at launch if you don’t have a reservation, just that the specific Apple Watch variant a person wants will be far harder to come by at launch than some previous iPhone models.Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Newsletter,   App Store,   YouTubeAdvertise Here

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Olio Creates A Homebrew Smartwatch With Some Amazing Features

Olio Creates A Homebrew Smartwatch With Some Amazing Features

 It’s not every day I’m impressed by a smartwatch. Plenty of Android Wear and Pebble devices have come and gone and aside from a brief “Huh” I haven’t really let any of them capture my attention. Olio is different. The brainchild of former Apple and HP product designer Steven Jacobs, he wanted a watch that was rugged, usable, and easy to read. While he was aware of… Read More

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