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Smartwatch Market Rapidly Cooling Off

Smartwatch Market Rapidly Cooling Off

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Criticism of smartwatches is mounting as they continue to fail to overcome drawbacks such as short battery capacity and limited compatibility. Smartwatches still remain supplementary devices to complement smartphones. According to the KISDI’s (Korea Information Society Development Institute) report, ‘Changes in the Smartwatch Market, its Trends and Future’, the [...]

AI Picks Samsung TV as Hottest Global Product

AI Picks Samsung TV as Hottest Global Product

SEOUL, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) – IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence (AI) system has selected globally ‘hot’ products, with the world’s interest in AI increasing following the epic Go match between Google Deep Mind’s AlphaGo and professional Go player Lee Se-dol. Previously, there have been many cases in which consumer reports, journals or market assessment bodies selected products [...]

Korean Consumers Warm up to Wearable Mobile Device

Korean Consumers Warm up to Wearable Mobile Device

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of South Koreans using wearable telecommunications devices reached nearly 240,000 at the end of July, data showed Sunday, amid the rising popularity of smartwatches in the country. According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning, the number of subscribers of wearable [...]

Korean Men from Twenties to Forties Most Interested in Buying Apple Watches

Korean Men from Twenties to Forties Most Interested in Buying Apple Watches

SEOUL, Jun. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean men between twenty and fifty have been the most frequent buyers of Apple Watches since they were released in Korea on June 26. Frisbee, an apple-centered store chain in Korea, studied the gender and age of customers who have purchased Apple Watches over the last four days, and [...]

Apple Watch to Hit Korean Market This Week

Apple Watch to Hit Korean Market This Week

SEOUL, June 25 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. tech giant Apple is set to release its first smartwatch in the South Korean market later this week, facing off with its archrival Samsung Electronics in the wearable device segment, industry sources said Thursday. Released in the United States in April, the Apple Watch has been gathering popularity abroad, with industry [...]

Apple unveils Apple Watch-Apple’s most personal device ever

Apple unveils Apple Watch-Apple’s most personal device ever

CUPERTINO, Calif., Sep. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – On September 9, Apple finally unveiled Apple Watch™—its most personal device ever—featuring revolutionary new technologies and a pioneering user interface with a beautiful design that honors the rich tradition of precision watchmaking. Apple Watch introduces a specially designed and engineered Digital Crown that provides an innovative way to [...]