Firefox OS Smart Watch Coming This June
BY JOEY-ELIJAH SNEDDON
Ever looked at your watch and thought “Hmmm, could do with a some Firefox goodness?’ If so you’re in luck.
Chinese hardware company Shanda are creating a smart-watch powered by Firefox OS.
Part of the lure, the company say, is in the operating systems’ support for HTML5 technologies – opening the device up to traditional web-developers.
Further details are scant right now, but the device is expected to arrive in stores around June 2013 – around the same time that Apple will be unveiling their heavily-rumoured Smart Watch.
Alongside the Firefox OS model, the Bambook Smart Watch is also available in an Android flavour. Both are expected to retail for somewhere above $100.
Also in the pipeline is an e-ink version, which to my mind makes more sense: not only will it improve battery life but you’ll be able to see the thing in daylight…