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More than a quarter of users abandon wearable devices, says Gartner

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 | More »

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Smartwatches and fitness trackers stand the risk of being abandoned rather fast. A latest survey by research firm Gartner Inc. has found that the abandonment rate of smartwatches is 29%, and that for fitness trackers is 30%, because people do not find them useful, get bored of them or they break. &#...

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Wearable gadgets not ready for prime time, tech watchers say

Despite the hoopla, wearable gadgets like wristwatches for checking your text messages or eyeglasses that capture video are unlikely to make a splash with consumers anytime soon, given the clumsy designs, high prices and technological constraints of many of the current offerings. That is the conclus...

10 January, 2014 | More »