Smartwatches surge to take the wearable crown

September 30, 2017

Smartwatches have overtaken fitness trackers in the wearable market.Image: Getty Images Smartwatches finally reign supreme in the wearable world.  The gadget segment saw a major increase in shipments over the last few months, according IDC’s latest wearables market report. Smartwatch shipments grew 60.9 percent in Q2 2017, a massive spike in consumer interest in a category that many were ready to give up on as recently as this April. The…

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Apple topples Fitbit as the world’s top wearable company

July 23, 2017

Apple now takes the top spot in the wearable market.Image: Jose Sanchez/AP/REX/Shutterstock Move over, Fitbit: there’s a new king of the wearables market. Even though Tim Cook won’t disclose exact Apple Watch sales numbers, the company has been crowned the new top dog of wearables, pushing Fitbit off its throne. Strategy Analytics‘ latest report on the state of the global wearables market found that Apple’s marketshare has expanded rapidly from…

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Apple topples Fitbit as the world’s top wearable company

May 23, 2017

Apple now takes the top spot in the wearable market.Image: Jose Sanchez/AP/REX/Shutterstock Move over, Fitbit: there’s a new king of the wearables market. Even though Tim Cook won’t disclose exact Apple Watch sales numbers, the company has been crowned the new top dog of wearables, pushing Fitbit off its throne. Strategy Analytics‘ latest report on the state of the global wearables market found that Apple’s marketshare has expanded rapidly from…

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