Lenovo Moto has no plans for wearable market in 2017

Lenovo Moto has confirmed it will not launch a wearable device in time for the scheduled Android Wear 2 launch and has no current smartwatch plans. Google is expected to launch Android Wear 2 early next year, but Lenovo doesn’t see the update as major enough to warrant a new smartwatch. See Also: You can […]

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You can bend phones, so why not wearables?

Lenovo has previewed its “holiday product launch” for IFA 2016, which includes a bendable smartphone. But will they extend that tech to a new generation of wearables, too? The 50-second teaser video showed someone bending the phone, which appears to be running on the Android platform. Google has not, as far as we are aware, […]

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Juniper: Expect contactless payments to surge

Contactless payments from smartphones and wearables is still a small segment of the payments market, but might see a surge in usage over the next two years, according to Juniper Research. The research firm predicts the value of the smartphone and wearable contactless payments to rise from $35 billion to $95 billion in 2018. See […]