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Qualcomm Toq smartwatch gets a $100 price cut (still costs $250)

Qualcomm’s Toq smartwatch features a low-power Mirasol sunlight readable color display, touchscreen-based navigation, and the ability to pair with your smartphone to display alerts on your wrist. It supports wireless charging, works with an optional Bluetooth headset, and can act as a remote control for music playback on your phone. Unfortunately those features come at […]

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Report: HTC’s first smartwatch is based on Qualcomm’s Toq design

Mobile phone maker HTC is reportedly eyeing the wearable space. According to Bloomberg, HTC will begin showing off its first smartwatch at Mobile World Congress next week. Unfortunately the company will apparently only be showing the watch to wireless carriers, not to the press or public. So you might have to wait a while to […]

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Lilbits (12-11-2013): Setting Windows Phone, RT free (for device makers)

It’s hard to compete with free. Google currently dominates the smartphone space by giving away its Android operating system for free to anyone that wants to install it. If Google makes money from Android, it’s largely due to revenue from apps sold in the Play Store and the increased use of Google services by Android […]

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Lilbits (11-25-2013): Pre-order Qualcomm’s $350 Toq smartwatch (or don’t)

Qualcomm’s Toq smartwatch is a wearable device with a low-power display that’s designed to be easy to read in direct sunlight. You can pair it with a phone to view weather forecasts, notifications or incoming calls, and I suppose you could also tell time with the Toq too. But that limited functionality comes at a […]

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Qualcomm Toq smartwatch has a Mirasol sunlight-friendly display

Qualcomm is best known for making the processors that power many phones and tablets. But for the past few years the company has also been trying to bring its Mirasol display technology to market in eReaders and other devices. It hasn’t really caught on. But that could change if Qualcomm’s new Toq smartwatch is a […]