Smartwatches and the Digital Future of News

By: Alastair Reid |

Smartwatches have long been a staple of science fiction – the sight of fearless heroes barking orders at their wrists or touch typing onto their forearms should be familiar to anyone with a passing acquaintance with Hollywood – but as computer chips become ever smaller in keeping with Moore's Law, some of these functions are becoming a reality.

Smartwatch specifications are starting to take the devices beyond being a wrist-based notification centre for a partnered smartphone and more towards being independent computers themselves.


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