​And finally: Apple Watch available in stores soon

All the less credible wearable tech stories of the week
Apple Watch available in stores soon

A new week is upon us and that means it's time for another And Finally – our round up of the rumours and less credible news of the last seven days.

The wearable tech market is still moving at 100mph, but every Sunday we take a break from the hard news and big innovations, and concentrate on the whispers, which could have a huge impact on the devices we know and love.

Apple Watch stock finally incoming

Tim Cook's been in China this week, courting the favour of the biggest consumer tech powerhouse on Earth. Apple's head honcho has been in talks about bringing Apple Pay to China, and 9to5Mac reported that he also confirmed to employees that Apple Watch stock would make it into stores "by June".

If you haven't already, check out our guide to the best Apple Watch apps.

Google plans Glass 2.0

It's been well publicised that Google Glass isn't dead, after the company pulled its Explorer program and moved its smartglasses team under the control of Nest's Tony Fadell. However, it seems a new Glass could be on its way sooner than we thought.

The Telegraph reported this week that Google was hiring a raft of wearable focused roles, which it said could not only point to a new Glass being unveiled at Google I/O next week, but possibly new form factors under the 'Glass' brand.

Pebble calls Apple Watch 'spectacular'

It's been the Wearable World Congress over in San Francisco this week, and Pebble's CEO Eric Migicovsky spoke on stage about his thoughts on the Apple Watch – and it turns out he's a big fan.

Essential reading: Pebble Time smartwatch review

"Apple did come through and it's spectacular," said Migicovsky "People say there's a lot to learn from them because it took them seven years, but we don't worry about that. We're focused on keeping is simple, affordable and useful."

Sony hires team to make Morpheus games

Sony's PlayStation VR project is one of the most exciting prospects in gaming, and it seems top games coming to our living rooms is moving closer to reality.

Check this out: Project Morpheus vs Oculus Rift

Eurogamer has reported that Sony is setting up a specialist studio in the UK, to make titles for its forthcoming VR headset. The company is still hiring its dream team to make North West Games a reality, but the new studio will join its existing London team and third parties in making Morpheus games a reality.

Oculus welcomes porn

Oculus boss Palmer Luckey has said that the company has no plans to block adult content that's being made for the VR headset. Speaking at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference in San Jose in California, Luckey said that openness was a key part of Oculus' strategy:

"The Rift is an open platform. We don't control what software can run on it and that's a big deal," he said.

Check out our investigation of virtual reality porn and why it could transform the future of smut.


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