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Gameband lets you take Minecraft anywhere you go, available now

Gameband lets you take Minecraft anywhere you go, available now

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Minecraft fans rejoice, the Gameband is here to let you take your favourite game everywhere you go.While the Gameband might look like another activity tracker it's nothing of the sort. Gameband not only stores Minecraft saves but has the entire game right... >>

Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch

Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch

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Apple Watch is almost here. After months of speculation following the Cupertino announcement in September last year, we now have almost all the details of the new smartwatch from Apple: how it will work, how much it will cost, what the battery is going... >>

Moto 360 2 leak shows new watch with fully round display

Moto 360 2 leak shows new watch with fully round display

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It appears as though the world is getting its first look at the Moto 360 2.Lenovo-owned Motorola is thought to be working on the next Moto 360, and a new render, which recently surfaced on the web, seems to support that theory by supposedly revealing... >>

Samsung Gear A: The company's first round smartwatch should offer 3G calling

Samsung Gear A: The company's first round smartwatch should offer 3G calling

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Samsung has been creating smartwatches for some years now and is only just about to release round-faced wrist-wear in its Gear A, or Orbis, according to rumours.New leaks have appeared on Sammobile that suggest the Samsung Gear A, codenamed Orbis, is... >>

Excited about Apple Watch? Apple fuels the hype with all-new guided tour videos

Excited about Apple Watch? Apple fuels the hype with all-new guided tour videos

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If you didn't know how Apple Watch worked before today, you will now.When Apple launched the iPhone back in 2007, it did so with the release of several videos that explained how to use the smartphone and navigate its interface. The company is repeating... >>

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

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A spray-on reflective paint to help make cyclists more noticeable on the roads has been developed, and by a car company no less.That's right, cyclists worried about being seen at night by drivers will soon be able to turn their bike and themselves into... >>

Casio Edifice EQB-510D continues to blur lines between smart and sexy

Casio Edifice EQB-510D continues to blur lines between smart and sexy

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After success with its connected G-Shock watches, Casio added Bluetooth Smart technology to its Edifice range at the tail end of last year, on the EQB-500 which we finally got to see in the flesh at CES in January.It has now continued that trend with... >>

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

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What happens when a former Apple and HP product designer creates a smartwatch from scratch? Olio.Smartwatches are now coming thick and fast with Android Wear in many forms and the Apple Watch ready to hit wrists the world over. But the Olio is different,... >>

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes
3.5 stars

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes

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Polar has been scaling down the physical size and improving the look of its GPS fitness watches throughout the last few product cycles. The latest V800 has competitor Garmin clearly fixed in its sights, with running, cycling, and swimming activities paired... >>

What is MotionX technology and why are Swiss smartwatches using it?

What is MotionX technology and why are Swiss smartwatches using it?

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Swiss watch makers are finally stepping into the 21st century by announcing smartwatches.Within the last few weeks, notable Swiss watch makers like Frederique Constant, Alpina, and Mondain have unveiled new timepieces. Although they're luxury watches... >>

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

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Previous Apple products may not have needed a real world hands-on experience before buying, but the Apple Watch changes that. To make sure everyone can try before they buy, Apple is extending their retail reach and opening shops-in-shops worldwide.The... >>

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

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First came the Withings Activité with its analogue approach and intelligent invisible smart capabilities. Now more Swiss companies are offering smartwatches with similar technologies, but are they as good? We caught up with watch makers Frédérique... >>

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

2015 Under Armour compression gear put to the test

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We’re only 6 minutes in to our training session and already we want to stop. We can’t take it any more, but we plough on for another 3 minutes, before resting for a further three. And then the pain starts again.Why? We’ve agreed to test Under Armour’s... >>

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

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LG has announced the release date for its first completely autonomous smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane LTE.The Korean LG site says the smartwatch will arrive in 27 days, which make it a 21 April release date.LG has also mentioned the price of the Watch... >>

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

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"Instruments for Professionals" Breitling's UK MD Gavin Murphy tells Pocket-lint in a behind closed doors fourth floor meeting room on the opulent Breitling Baselworld 2015 stand at the world's biggest watch trade show.Murphy has just showed us the new... >>

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

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The trouble with many smartwatches is that when the screen isn't on, they are a hunk of metal or plastic on your arm doing nothing.Not the Kairos, a new smartwatch that hopes to let you have your cake and it eat it, so to speak, by featuring a fully working... >>

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

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Baselworld, the world's largest and most important watch show in the world, happens once a year in Basel, Switzerland, and it is where companies big and small come to show off their latest achievements and past accolades in the wristwear field. High... >>

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

Nike combines a treadmill with a Kinect 2 sensor to create a dramatic effect

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Nike has created a new installation for its Nike Town store in Oxford Street, London that uses a treadmill and a Microsoft Kinect 2 sensor to show how we can all "Be a force of nature".The project, created by London creative agency Field, has taken a... >>

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

kSafe is the smart connected safe that's going to get you fit and motivated

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There's a reason dog handlers use treats to train hounds – they work. The same could be applied to people using the kSafe, which locks up what you want until you've reached your fitness goals.kSafe lets you place in lock-up something you want, like... >>

Cyclotte Tonino Lamborghini is the best looking exercise bike, ever

Cyclotte Tonino Lamborghini is the best looking exercise bike, ever

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If you thought owning an exercise bike meant making your house look messy the Cyclotte Tonio Lamborghini is here to prove you're wrong by actually enhancing your home.The Cyclotte Tonio was already available in black but this is the first time it's been... >>

Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking

Fitbit Surge goes multi-sport with update for cycling tracking

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Fitbit has announced an update for its Surge activity tracker that will allow it to track cycling data, making it a multi-sport device.The Fitbit Surge already has a built-in heart rate monitor as well as GPS for true sports tracking. Now, by adding bike... >>

Tissot unveils smartwatch that uses clock hands to point you to lost keys

Tissot unveils smartwatch that uses clock hands to point you to lost keys

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Tissot has shown off a working prototype of its smartwatch from Baselworld 2015.The Tissot smartwatch, currently housed inside the head of a T-Touch Solar Expert, features Bluetooth and NFC connectivity.The Bluetooth is used to connect the watch to an... >>

Apple Watch: Here’s how you can use it as a remote for all-things Apple and more

Apple Watch: Here’s how you can use it as a remote for all-things Apple and more

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Apple Watch can do a lot of things.It can tell time. It can pass data to and from your iPhone. It can track your health. It can pay for stuff. It can also act as a remote control.That last one might surprise you, as it is a feature that hasn't received... >>

Apple built this secret gym-like lab for gathering data and testing Apple Watch

Apple built this secret gym-like lab for gathering data and testing Apple Watch

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Apple first began making Apple Watch more than four years ago, but it's only now been revealed that part of the company's development process apparently included building a gym-like lab for gathering fitness data and testing tracking features.ABC News... >>

Bulgari's new NFC-enabled watch is a luxury safe for your wrist, protects digital data

Bulgari's new NFC-enabled watch is a luxury safe for your wrist, protects digital data

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Italian luxury brand Bulgari has unveiled a smartwatch at Baselworld, which has apparently become the new go-to place for companies, including Frederique Constant and Vector, to present their latest wearable gadgets.The new smartwatch, called the Diagono... >>

Vector smartwatch comes with a 30-day battery life and either a round or square face

Vector smartwatch comes with a 30-day battery life and either a round or square face

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Vector has unveiled a new smartwatch range at Baselworld that runs a proprietary operating system but links to iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices. It also features a 30-day battery.The new watches will be available in two different form factors,... >>

Frederique Constant smartwatch combines luxury with analogue step tracking

Frederique Constant smartwatch combines luxury with analogue step tracking

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Frederique Constant has unveiled a new watch. But it's not just any watch; it's a Swiss timepiece with connected functionality.Called the Horological Smartwatch, Geneva-based Frederique Constant said it features all the attributes of a luxury watch as... >>

Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech

Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech

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March has been the month of the smartwatch so far but if you thought we'd had all the smartwatch announcements for this year already, think again, because the Swiss trade fair Baselworld is currently taking place and it has some delightful treats to... >>

Android Device Manager now lets you ask your Android Wear watch to find a lost phone

Android Device Manager now lets you ask your Android Wear watch to find a lost phone

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Google's Android Device Manager just got a lot more useful and cool.The service, which Google launched two years ago as a way for you to locate and secure your Android device, has apparently helped more than 30 million Android device owners find their... >>

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

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Neptune Suite might just be the one platform to unite them all. It uses a smartwatch as the brains then adds phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphones and TV dongle as accessories to make it work everywhere.The Neptune Suite, currently smashing its... >>

Tag Heuer confirms Google and Intel partnerships for first luxury Android Wear smartwatch by end of 2015

Tag Heuer confirms Google and Intel partnerships for first luxury Android Wear smartwatch by end of 2015

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Tag Heuer has announced a smartwatch at Baselworld 2015 along with Google and Intel, becoming the latest company to enter the smartwatch space.Google offers the Android Wear platform, in this case powered by Intel, to take on Apple at the high-end of... >>

Alpina Horological Smartwatch to take on Withings Activité at analogue activity tracking

Alpina Horological Smartwatch to take on Withings Activité at analogue activity tracking

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Alpina has unveiled its latest offering at Baselworld 2015 with its Horological Smartwatch that offers analogue readings for activity data.The Alpina Horological Smartwatch is aimed at women and joins the market of analogue data wearables. Withings already... >>

Gucci and will.i.am unveil fashionable smartband, look out Apple Watch

Gucci and will.i.am unveil fashionable smartband, look out Apple Watch

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Gucci and will.i.am have just announced a new fashion smartband that the two have created in collaboration.The device was announced as BaselWorld 2015 gets underway with luxury brands like Tag expected to unveil smartwatches.The Gucci smartband is a stand... >>

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

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Citizen Watches has announced a new analogue watch that still manages to fit into the smart tech category. The Limited Edition Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900, Citizen claims, is the world's thinnest light-powered GPS satellite-synchronised watch.The world's... >>

Breitling just entered the smartwatch game with its B55 Connected

Breitling just entered the smartwatch game with its B55 Connected

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Switzerland-based Breitling is a company that primarily designs and manufactures chronometer watches, but it's latest offering is something a bit different. It has finally introduced a smartwatch (or, rather, a "connected watch") called B55 Connected.The... >>

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

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Garmin has released the third generation of its adventure GPS watch, the Fenix 3.The Garmin Fenix 3 is all about adventurous, off-the-beaten-path sports. But unlike its predecessors this generation is built even better for the day-to-day runner, cyclist... >>

Swatch looking to make normal watch line-up smarter… but not completely smart

Swatch looking to make normal watch line-up smarter… but not completely smart

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Swatch has followed up on news of its first smartwatch, the Touch Zero One - a device designed for beach volleyball players - with an announcement that it plans to introduce new, smarter technology to its entire incoming line-up of watches.However, rather... >>

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

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Halifax has announced that it created a proof of concept with the Nymi Band that could reinvent how we look at security. Using the band, which measures you heart rate, simply being alive could be enough to be biometrically recognised for secure access... >>

SmartLife clothing claims to make sure you never miss a beat

SmartLife clothing claims to make sure you never miss a beat

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The Wearable Technology Show in London had some interesting devices on display including smartwatches with rotating displays, bone conducting headphones and sleeping masks that claim to cure jet lag, but wearable tech also means smart clothing. SmartLife... >>

Look out Apple Watch, Burg is after you with crystals and 3G calling

Look out Apple Watch, Burg is after you with crystals and 3G calling

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Burg Wearables might not be a company you are hugely familiar with, but when it comes to smartwatches, this company has a style to suit everyone.There are numerous options already available, from square and round faces, to metal, leather and rubber... >>

Make it Digital: BBC Micro updated for 2015, say hello to the Micro Bit

Make it Digital: BBC Micro updated for 2015, say hello to the Micro Bit

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The BBC has announced its Make it Digital initiative, with the aim of encouraging a new generation of people to engage with digital creativity, skills and coding.Just as the BBC Micro was launched in the 1980s to help people get familiar with a new age... >>