metawatch

  • Metawatch Aims For The High End With New Smartwatches By A Former Vertu Designer

    Metawatch Aims For The High End With New Smartwatches By A Former Vertu Designer

    Metawatch, one of the first working smart watches that interfaced directly with Android and iOS cellphones, has announced plans to expand their line with the new Meta. Designed by former Vertu/Nokia designer Frank Nuovo the new pieces have stainless steel hardware enclosing a rectangular watch body and bold black face. Read More

  • Watch Smartwatch Space For Continued Consolidation As Samsung Gears Up To Kick Off The Race

    Watch Smartwatch Space For Continued Consolidation As Samsung Gears Up To Kick Off The Race

    Last week, geek-focused early smartwatch player WIMM Labs was revealed to have been acquired by Google, lending strong support to earlier speculation that the search giant would enter the watch-based computing fray with a wearable device follow up to its ambitious Google Glass project. Consider it the opening bell as the race begins to own consumer wrists, and expect more targets of opportunity… Read More

  • How Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Stacks Up To The Pebble And The MetaWatch Strata

    How Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Stacks Up To The Pebble And The MetaWatch Strata

    Sony’s first go at the smartwatch mostly went unnoticed – a lot of people, myself included, had to be reminded of its existence when the Pebble made big waves for its huge Kickstarter funding success. But Sony’s not letting its early mover advantage go to waste, nor is it letting the SmartWatch brand die on the vine: Today it unveiled the SmartWatch 2, a successor to its… Read More

  • Kickstarter Darling MetaWatch Shows Off New Features

    Kickstarter Darling MetaWatch Shows Off New Features

    Every time I see a smart watch I scoff and chortle like an bitter old man watching a gymnast fall on TV. I’m just not into them. But the MetaWatch may have just melted my sclerotic heart. Here we see the Kickstarter project actually do something cool, namely allow users to change widgets on the fly using an iPhone app. Imagine this during a long trip – you just swap out time… Read More

  • Move Over, Pebble: MetaWatch’s New ‘Strata’ Aims To Make A Splash On Kickstarter Too

    Move Over, Pebble: MetaWatch’s New ‘Strata’ Aims To Make A Splash On Kickstarter Too

    Sure, the Pebble has nabbed its share of headlines and accolades lately, but that doesn’t mean it’s got the nascent smart watch market all sewed up. Case in point: veteran MetaWatch recently pulled back the curtains on its new Strata smart watch, and it’s already picking up plenty of steam on (where else?) Kickstarter. Unlike some of the other smartwatch concepts that have… Read More

  • A Hands-On With The Metawatch

    A Hands-On With The Metawatch

    We’ve been “watching” the Metawatch for a while now, wondering if it will ever take off. While I feel that the phone-watch connection is tenuous at best, it’s cute to watch people try to get it to work over and over again. Geek.com took a closer look at a beta version of the product and found it interesting. Read More