Launch delays

Production issues delay Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launch?

Rumoured Xiaomi Mi Band 2

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun showed off the Mi Band 2 during a conference in China last week, leading to expectations that the company would unveil its latest fitness band on May 10th alongside the Xiaomi Mi Max and the latest version of its MIUI mobile operating system. The company has now decided to postpone the launch due to production issues. Like previous Mi […]

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE cancelled over “hardware issue”

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition

LG unveiled its new LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE in early October. It was billed as the first Android Wear device to feature native cellular connectivity thanks to the latest version of Android Wear. Set to hit both AT&T and Verizon Wireless, it has now been abruptly cancelled. Without providing much in terms of specifics, LG has discovered a “hardware issue which […]

HTC wearables now set to ship in 2016

HTC Grip

HTC announced its intention to jump into the wearables space earlier this year with a new partnership with Under Armour and the announcement of the HTC Grip (pictured above) at Mobile World Congress. But before it shipped, the company decided to instead focus on an “entire product portfolio for health and fitness” that would launch later this year. The holiday shopping season […]

Production delays push Apple iWatch launch into December?

Rumoured Apple iWatch render

Recent rumours have all been pointing to a fall launch for the Apple iWatch but it appears that further production delays will push the launch further out. It now appears that Apple is still aiming to have its first smartwatch out this year but the launch could come as late as December and in much smaller quantities than initially expected. It all started […]

Pressy “Almighty Android Button” runs into more production issues

Pressy button

After promising an update to explain the latest delays, Pressy yesterday provided a detailed update to project backers (including EyeOnMobility) on where the Kickstarter project stands. It turns out that they discovered a new issue on the manufacturing line when the first production Pressy buttons came off the line. “Lack of precision in one of the assembly steps” resulted in […]