Will.i.am’s Puls wristband has its personal 3G, help from AT&T
Will.i.am has simply revealed the Puls at Dreamforce 2014, a smartwatch that does not have to be tethered to a telephone to ship texts, emails or make and take telephone calls. In truth, Will stored saying it isn’t a watch, as a result of smartwatches do not sometimes include SIM playing cards, which the Puls does have, together with audio system and a touchscreen show that curves together with its physique, making the system look extra like a cuff than a standard watch. The Puls (a product out of his wearable tech firm, i.am+) has 16GB of storage onboard, 1GB of RAM, GPS, a battery that goes across the bracelet, pedometer and accelerometer, all powered by an Android-based mostly platform and a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It connects to the web not solely by way of WiFi, but in addition by way of 3G, which suggests it has service companions: the Puls works with AT&T within the US and O2 within the UK.
As we have talked about within the previous, the watch comes with a music streaming service baked into it. It additionally has a voice assistant (one other Siri rival, if you’ll) that may remind you to name individuals or of an occasion, wake you up, amongst different duties comparable packages can do, in addition to a health app that screens your exercises. Aside from the watch itself, Will.i.am and his workforce have additionally designed equipment to go it: a jacket with battery packs that may cost the Puls as long as it touches the sleeve (every jacket can present two-and-a-half days of energy), a backpack with audio system, and footwear that weigh you and tells you what number of steps you’ve got taken in a day. The musician/entrepreneur did not point out how a lot the Puls and its equipment will value, however the wristband itself shall be out there this vacation season in choose AT&T shops.