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Sam Pudwell
Sam Pudwell

After graduating from Bournemouth University in 2013, Sam perused the job market for a while before being drawn into the clutches of ITProPortal. He is yet to make his escape but, whilst in captivity, will make it his mission to learn all he can about these strange, yet fascinating, hi-tech creatures. Coming from a strong sporting background, he is most interested in fitness technology and the IT systems behind sports events. He still hasn’t given up hope of breaking into England’s international football team.

Articles by Sam

Tag Heuer announces plans to follow Apple into smartwatch battle

14 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
Tag Heuer announces plans to follow Apple into smartwatch battle
The Swiss watchmaker recently lost its vice president of global sales to Apple and is seeking revenge by going into direct competition with the tech giant.

HTC ready to follow Apple into wearables with early 2015 release

12 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
HTC ready to follow Apple into wearables with early 2015 release
Despite previous reports that HTC had decided to scrap its smartwatch plans, the Taiwanese firm is reportedly ready to compete with the likes of Samsung, Apple and LG.

iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have propelled Apple to pole position in health and fitness race

11 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have propelled Apple to pole position in health and fitness race
Apple has made the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch much more fitness-orientated than any of its previous products, but will they really revolutionise how we interact with exercise and fitness?

China forced to wait for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus shipments

11 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
China forced to wait for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus shipments
Apple has made the curious decision of excluding China, the world’s biggest smartphone market, from its first wave of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus shipments.

85% of Android and iOS apps failing on privacy, according to new report

10 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
85% of Android and iOS apps failing on privacy, according to new report
A report carried out by The Global Privacy Enforcement Network has found that nearly one in three apps requested an excessive amount of personal information.

Sony unveil SmartBand Talk and Smartwatch 3 at IFA 2014

09 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Sony unveil SmartBand Talk and Smartwatch 3 at IFA 2014
Moving on from the launch of the Xperia Z3, Sony have turned their attention to fitness with two new wearable devices that both integrate its athletic tracking app, LifeLog.