And finally: Apple Watch security boost and more...

The news blips you may have missed during a busy week for wearable tech
Apple Watch security boost and more...

In a week when Pebble announced it had shifted a million smartwatches, the Puls was panned and the Asus VivoWatch was detailed there was also a load of wearable tech news blips and murmurs that didn't get comprehensive coverage.

But, don't fret, And finally is your one-stop shop for catching up without breaking a sweat. Simply read on to get right up to speed.

Apple beefs up security ahead of big wearable launch

You didn't just think Apple would have a load of solid gold Apple Watch samples lying around on tables at its stores did you? 9to5Mac revealed this week that the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition will be kept in safes, away from sneaky hands. The good news is the report also details how customers will be able to try before they buy on more regular Watch models.

There's not long to go now until the Apple Watch is released. Will you be buying one? Let us know using the comments below.

Samsung to take on Apple Pay

One of the key features of Apple's forthcoming wearable is the company's Pay system and, once again, it looks like we could be looking at another Apple versus Samsung battle. Phone Arena reported on Tuesday that the Korean company's next big phone launch, purportedly the Galaxy S6, will launch with a payment system of its own. Check out the report for all the details.

Could be good news for the Gear smartwatch range.

Fitbit for dogs battle heats up

Pet tracking is big business it seems. Whistle, the company behind a GPS tracker for dogs, has bought out rival Tagg and, according to a Tech Crunch report, is "adding another $15 million to its war chest via a Series B round led by Nokia Growth Partners and including Qualcomm, Carmelo Anthony’s Melo7 Tech Partners, Queensbridge Venture Partners and existing investors."

Check out our picks of the best pet wearables.

AR demo lands for 6 Nations Rugby Championship

With the 6 Nations Rugby Championship kicking off this weekend, Accenture have been demoing a proof of concept wearable that adds AR information to the real world action during matches.

The Android powered concept provides fans with a deeper insight into player performance, game-changing moments and relevant facts and figures in real time.


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