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Big Interview: Garmin on the growing wearables market

Describing itself as an ‘active lifestyle brand’, Garmin is perfectly positioned in the wearables market. Jonathan Easton speaks to Garmin Europe senior product manager Theo Axford about what the company is doing to capitalise on the growing demand and its mission to help stop childhood obesity How has the year been …

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Apple might be slowing down, but the Smartwatch market is booming

Smartwatch shipments have risen 60 per cent year-on-year, new research has revealed. Analyst firm Canalys has found that shipments of smartwatch devices rose reached 6.1 million shipments between the third quarter of 2015 and the third quarter of 2016. The Apple Watch is the top seller with 46 per cent …

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Apple Watch plummets but is still leading smartwatch pack

Apple Watch shipments have declined 72 per cent year-on-year, according to new data from IDC. The vendor only shipped 1.1 million Watches in the third quarter of 2016, down drastically from 3.9 million shipped in the same window of the previous year. Despite this, Apple still has a lead over …

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CES 2016: Parrot Disco drone, Haier Cloudbooks, HP Spectre x360 and EliteBook Folio

As the CES 2016 announcements continue, we round up the latest products unveiled. Parrot drones, connected objects and automotive productsParrot has unveiled two new drones. The first is the Parrot Disco, which is a wing-shaped ultra-light drone with an integrated front camera. The other is the Parrot Bebop 2, which …

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Tech Data named B2B distributor for Garmin

Tech Data UK has become a B2B distributor for Garmin’s wearable product range. The distributor says it is aiming to build opportunities with companies that want to encourage healthy lifestyles and behaviours amongst their staff. Jason Clegg, consumer business development manager at Tech Data, said the agreement represents a major …

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