Tag: wearables

Intel’s SD-Sized computer and the question of power

There’s something thrilling and ‘living in the future’ with Intel’s announcement of Edison, a computer with Wi-Fi built into the form factor of an SD card at CES (TNW and others). I suspect the team behind Raspberry Pi are pouring over the specs and capabilities this morning to assess the weaknesses and strengths, but there’s something that caught my eye about the Edison. Where’s the power source? It’s all very well having “Pentium-class computing” in this small form factor, but the power requirements of wearable tech coupled with a need for multiple days between charge (at a minimum) are just as

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You gotta have an app store, even your wrist needs an app store

And so we move on to the next digital revolution. Once upon a time you knew that your cutting edge technology had made it because someone had ported ‘Doom’ to it. Now you know you’re with the hip crowd when your device gets its very own app store. My wrist now has an app store, thanks to Pebble: We are extremely excited to announce the Pebble appstore! Many of you, as developers, have asked for it and we are happy to announce that it will go live with Pebble SDK 2.0 early next year. Pebble appstore will be included in the

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