We first heard about the rumoured Microsoft smartwatch back in May, and of course anyone who’s anyone has a piece of “wearable tech” on the go at the moment; Motorola has the Moto 360, LG has the G Watch, Apple’s Watch is coming soon…
As such, it was only a matter of time before the inevitable Microsoft smartwatch emerged officially, and indeed a fresh report reckons it could be here “within weeks”, boasting muchos battery life.
That’s the story over on Forbes, which, incidentally, is where we first heard about the Microsoft smartwatch all those months ago.
Back then, we were told the Microsoft smartwatch would play well with Android, iOS and Windows Phone, and that notion is reiterated here. Let’s face it; Microsoft would seriously limit its market without iOS and Android compatibility.
In addition, “sources close to the project” tell Parmy Olson the Microsoft smartwatch will last two whole days on a single charge, which immediately gives the current crop of 1-day wearables cause for concern.
Needless to say, the Microsoft smartwatch will come with a whole bunch of health features, including a continuous (i.e. the user doesn’t have to manually enable it) heart rate monitor.
Sound good? The Microsoft smartwatch will land – again – “within weeks”, in time for the lucrative holiday season, which is, eh, something that can’t be said of the 2015-bound Apple Watch, eek.
In the meantime, point your browser at Wareable to satisfy all your wearable technology needs.