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IFA 2015: LG to showcase the Urbane Luxe smartwatch.

Limited Edition Device from LG is More Jewelry Than Wearable

In collaboration with U.S. retail jewelry company REEDS Jewelers, LG Electronics (LG) will introduce a premium limited edition smartwatch, LG Watch Urbane Luxe.
This luxurious wearable was designed with a specific wearer in mind and is adorned in 23-karat gold and gorgeous alligator leather strap set in an exclusive piano-gloss lacquer case. Available starting at the end of October, the LG Watch Urbane Luxe will retail for approximately USD 1,200.
The LG Watch Urbane Luxe will sport a deployment clasp for a fitted, elegant look that isn’t bulky. Invented by Louis Cartier in 1910, the use of a deployment clasp makes this  timepiece even more exclusive and unique. 
The alligator band itself is handcrafted at the highest level of craftsmanship, undergoing 50 separate steps in its creation, handled lovingly by 30 experienced leatherworkers. The 23-karat gold used in the LG Watch Urbane Luxe is stronger and harder than the 24-karat g…

Samsung Officially introduces the rounded Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic smartwatches. Specifications

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Latest Samsung Gear features a versatile circular design for an intuitive, convenient, and enjoyable mobile experience.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch, the company’s latest offering as a result of many years of progressive innovation in the wearables category.
The Samsung Gear S2 comes in a versatile, circular design with an intuitive, custom UX and advanced features that enable users to enhance, personalize and bring more fun to their mobile experience.
The Gear S2’s unique rotating bezel, along with the Home and Back buttons, ensures users will have a quicker, more precise method to comfortably access notifications and applications.
Introduced in two different options – the Gear S2 and the Gear S2 classic – Samsung designed the Gear S2 to appeal to two distinct consumer preferences. 
The Gear S2 classic is made for users who prefer a more timeless watch design, offering an elegant Black finish with a matching …

Q2 2015: Top 5 Wearables vendors: FitBit 24.3%, Apple 19.9%, Xiaomi 17.1%, Garmin 3.9%, Samsung 3.3%

Apple Debuts at the Number Two Spot as the Worldwide Wearables Market Grows 223.2% in 2Q15, Says IDC
In its first appearance in the wearables market, Apple finds itself within striking distance of the established market leader, Fitbit. According to the International Data Corporation (IDCWorldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, Apple shipped a total of 3.6 million units in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), just 0.8 million units behind Fitbit's 4.4 million units. Total shipment volume for the quarter came to 18.1 million units, up 223.2% from the 5.6 million units shipped in 2Q14.
"Anytime Apple enters a new market, not only does it draw attention to itself, but to the market as a whole," noted Ramon Llamas, Research Manager for IDC's Wearables team. "Its participation benefits multiple players and platforms within the wearables ecosystem, and ultimately drives total volumes higher. 
Apple also forces other vendors – especially those that have been part of th…

IFA 2015: SONY to present the 106 mph drone VTOL, TV remote/wireless speaker, Withings and .....

The VTOL 106 mph drone  is designed for enterprise and business. The drone was created by Aerosense, a joint venture with Japanese robotics start-up ZMP, which SONY  announced a few weeks ago.
Aerosense plans to start offering services to customers in 2016. “By making it automated, drones will be considerably safer because many accidents today are caused by human errors” said Hisashi Taniguchi, chief executive of Aerosense and ZMP, at a news conference.

Speaking of exciting devices, take a look at SONY latest gadget. Is it TV a remote or is it a speaker? 
Actually it’s both! The SRS-LSR100 wireless speaker has a full TV remote control on the top that will change channels and adjust the volume. It’s perfect for those wanting to take TV audio around the home with them, as it connects to the telly via a 2.4GHz wireless connection.
The speaker is also great for those with slight hearing loss, or if the family are being too rowdy in another part of the room, as the speaker can be used in the s…

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New Cumulative Windows 10 Update allows users to disable forced applications updates.

Windows Store apps updates:
Microsoft is restoring the ability to select the apps updates you may want with a new Cumulative Windows 10 update KB3081448 that might be on your PC ready to download now. In other words it restores the ability to disable automatic app updates.

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Netherlands: Already have iPhone 6S/6S Plus prices and specifications.

The iPhone and iPhone 6S 6S Plus will be  announced by Apple on September 9, but today  have received information that gives some clarity on the launch of the device in the Netherlands. 
Techstactic can also directly confirm that both devices offer support for 4G + with the Dutch provider KPN, T-Mobile and Vodafone, the technology should already be available in your region.Apple will continue in the Netherlands in any case itself does not offer possible pre-orders, but the unit will be on Friday, September 25th directly in stores, probably a week later compared to the larger European countries like France and Germany.The rumors about an iPhone 6S / 6S Plus in rose gold according to their information proved as incorrect and Apple will stick to the colors silver, gold and gray.This is what you can expect on September 25:iPhone 6SiPhone 6S (Space Grey) 16GB / 64GB / 128GB (€ 699 / € 799 / € 899)iPhone 6S (Ziler) 16GB / 64GB / 128GB (€ 699 / € 799 / € 899)iPhone 6S (Gold) 16…