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Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

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Apple has announced a new official accessory for its Watch that allows for wireless charging in a new style.The Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock is a circular platform that the Watch can be placed on to wirelessly charge, as the name suggests, magnetically.Thanks... >>

Why running with music is better for you

Why running with music is better for you

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There are plenty of schools of thought over whether or not you should run with music or not. In reality both have their benefits, but sometimes you just want to get on the open path and listen to some motivating tunes.We asked DeeWear, the makers of the... >>

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

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HP has announced a partnership with watchmaker Movado to create their first smartwatch called Bold Motion.While Movado is bringing the fashion and analogue design, HP is cramming the tech smarts inside the wrist-worn device.On the outside it's a round-faced... >>

Sony E Ink FES watch finally sees the light of day

Sony E Ink FES watch finally sees the light of day

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Sony's crowdfunded FES watch, with a mono E Ink display, will finally make it onto consumers' wrists in Japan on 21 November, a year after first being touted.The device by sub-brand Fashion Entertainment Solutions (hence FES), doesn't quite fit into... >>

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

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Withings has revealed its latest analogue smartwatch in the Activité Steel. This joins the Activité and Activité Pop.The Withings Activité Steel design is of premium quality. It features analogue hands for the time as well as a smaller analogue dial... >>

Here’s what the new Android Wear wrist gestures can do

Here’s what the new Android Wear wrist gestures can do

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The new 1.4 update to Android Wear brings new ways to control your watch.More specifically, it adds a set of wrist gestures, among other things. The idea is that - beyond swiping on the touchscreen - you will be able to flick your wrist around to navigate... >>

Fossil buys Misfit, doesn't want to become a wearable dinosaur

Fossil buys Misfit, doesn't want to become a wearable dinosaur

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US-based Fossil Group, which makes clothing and various accessories, including watches, has agreed to acquire Misfit, a maker of wearables.Misfit is just a 4-year-old company that makes affordable trackers, such as the Shine 2, as well as some smarthome... >>

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

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Smartwatches are growing in popularity and they have come along way since the original models launched. The smartphone platform you have used to limit the smartwatch models available to you but since Android Wear added iOS compatibility, the limitations... >>

TopShop teams with Barclaycard to sell fun contactless payment accessories

TopShop teams with Barclaycard to sell fun contactless payment accessories

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TopShop is to range a selection of accessories that will incorporate contactless payment technology so you'll be able to use them to purchase items in supporting stores.The range will include smartphone cases, wristbands, key chains and stickers and will... >>

This is why a £1100 Android Wear smartwatch makes perfect sense

This is why a £1100 Android Wear smartwatch makes perfect sense

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Our biggest criticism of Android Wear devices so far has revolved around design. Things started cheap (and there's some value in cheap things) but when you get to a flood of cheap, the entire category is devalued.The vernacular around Android Wear changed... >>

Tag Heuer Connected official: Release date, specs, prices and availability

Tag Heuer Connected official: Release date, specs, prices and availability

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Luxury watch brand Tag Heuer has officially taken the wraps off its first ever smartwatch dubbed Connected.The watch is made from lightweight titanium materials and features a large round face, 3D bezel and button to give it a traditional look despite... >>

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

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Tag Heuer, the luxury watch brand, is about to reveal its first smartwatch. The event will be live streamed, below, from 4pm GMT.Rumours have been abound since Tag Heuer took to the stage with Google and Intel to announce they would be teaming up to create... >>

Beware, there are fake BTTF Nike Air Max trainers with power laces already

Beware, there are fake BTTF Nike Air Max trainers with power laces already

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Great Scott! It might have taken Nike 26 years to perfect the power lace technology shown in Back to the Future II in order to release working self-tying Nike Air Max boots, but it's taken a mere fraction of that time for fakers to replicate the system.In... >>

MyZone tracks fitness effort to make health inspiring again

MyZone tracks fitness effort to make health inspiring again

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Professional athletes and laypeople have used heart rate zone training for years. It works. That's why MyZone has been built around that zone training system to help anyone become better than they thought possible.MyZone tracks fitness effort, rather... >>

Samsung Gear S2 review: The Tizen gamble
3.5 stars

Samsung Gear S2 review: The Tizen gamble

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You may know Samsung as the lead manufacturer for Android, with its smartphone sales decimating those of the official Nexus series. However, it also has a habit of going off on a tangent, in the occasional bid for world domination. The Samsung Gear S2... >>

Pebble Time Round coming to the UK sooner than you think, we take a first look

Pebble Time Round coming to the UK sooner than you think, we take a first look

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It didn't seem long after the launch of the Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel smartwatches that the company unveiled another model in the line-up. However, while it is in the same family, and with the same colour Pebble OS and Timeline software, the Pebble... >>

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

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Withings has revealed its next-generation of Activité analogue smartwatch from the WebSummit event in Dublin.Wareable got a shot of the new premium smartwatch. The new Activité appears slim as the previous model but features an all black face. It's... >>

Huawei Watch finally goes on sale in the UK, starts at £289

Huawei Watch finally goes on sale in the UK, starts at £289

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We recently reviewed the Huawei Watch and determined it is one of the most beautiful Android Wear watches you can buy today, and if you agree, you'll be glad to know that it has just launched in the UK.You can now buy the stylish Huawei Watch from... >>

Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form
3.5 stars

Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form

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Polar has been on the fitness tracking scene for a while - like 40 years - creating devices for those who take their activity monitoring a little more seriously. The runners and cyclists of this world who want plethora of stats including heart-rate monitoring... >>

Pebble Time Steel review: Steel-ing the smartwatch limelight?
4.0 stars

Pebble Time Steel review: Steel-ing the smartwatch limelight?

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When the Pebble Time Steel was first released, we decided to give our first impressions rather than rush into a full review straight away. There were a couple of reasons for this: firstly, we had not long before reviewed the Pebble Time and save for some... >>

Nuyu Sleep System heats and cool with your body for the perfect night's kip

Nuyu Sleep System heats and cool with your body for the perfect night's kip

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Health tracking is all good and well but it's what we do with the data that matters. Sleep tracking is one area where this is tough to do much. Health o Meter Nuyu wants to change that.Tracking light and deep sleep can allow for smart alarms that wake... >>

Huawei Watch review: Android Wear gets glitzy
3.5 stars

Huawei Watch review: Android Wear gets glitzy

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The Huawei Watch is in an interesting device, because it caters to a relatively niche group: techy, stylish, and well-off people who prefer the Google-Android ecosystem strapped to their wrist rather than an Apple Watch.There's no denying the Huawei Watch... >>

BeeLine bike compass: Cycling made fun again

BeeLine bike compass: Cycling made fun again

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Since the advent of sat nav, even on bikes, getting anywhere efficiently is no longer an issue. The problem is we've lost our ability to enjoy the journey, and remember it. This is where the BeeLine bike compass spins up to change everything.At it's simplest... >>

Garmin Vivosmart HR upgraded band wants you to 'Beat Yesterday'

Garmin Vivosmart HR upgraded band wants you to 'Beat Yesterday'

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Garmin has taken its Vivosmart activity tracker line to a new level in the Vivosmart HR.The new tracker, as the name suggests, now offers heart rate measurements. While the older bands were famed for all year battery, this will offer five days for that... >>

Garmin's Index Smart Scale brings more stats to your fitness fight

Garmin's Index Smart Scale brings more stats to your fitness fight

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Garmin has announced the Index Smart Scale, a connected scale offering a range of stats to help you battle the bulge, check yo' self or fight the fitness fight. The new scales follow the likes of Withings and Fitbit, offering not only weight, but BMI,... >>

Motorola Moto 360 (2015) review: Pretty but still not perfect
3.5 stars

Motorola Moto 360 (2015) review: Pretty but still not perfect

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The original Moto 360 smartwatch was the poster boy for Android Wear. It was the first round-faced watch to run Google's operating system, making it instantly more appealing than the rectangular alternatives. Sadly, the black-out bar at the bottom of... >>

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

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Fossil has finally shed some light on its line-up of connected devices called Fossil Q, designed to keep you informed, without sacrificing your style. The devices were previously teased at New York fashion week.There are two "connected bracelets", the... >>

Garmin Forerunner 630 is a runner's dream, smarter and more connected than ever

Garmin Forerunner 630 is a runner's dream, smarter and more connected than ever

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Garmin has announced its Forerunner 630 GPS watch as its most cutting-edge running watch yet.The round-faced, colour touchscreen Forerunner 630 boasts more running dynamics than its predecessor and is also smart connected for notifications.Despite its... >>

Misfit Shine 2 slims down, keeps looks, upgrades tracking and alert smarts

Misfit Shine 2 slims down, keeps looks, upgrades tracking and alert smarts

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Misfit already set the bar high for activity tracker design with its Shine, now it's taking that further for the Shine 2.The Shine 2 tracks steps, calories, distance, sleep and can tag activities including swimming, tennis, football and more.The Shine... >>

Polar offers its first optical hear rate monitor in A360 fitness tracker

Polar offers its first optical hear rate monitor in A360 fitness tracker

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Polar is well known for sticking to its chest straps when it comes to heart rate monitoring. But it appears to have changed its mind and now offers optical heart rate monitoring in its new A360 fitness tracker.The Polar A360 comes with a colour display... >>

Sony SmartBand 2 review: Life tracking that misses a beat
3.5 stars

Sony SmartBand 2 review: Life tracking that misses a beat

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The latest addition to Sony's SmartWear range is the SmartBand 2, a fitness tracking band with an updated Sony Core unit - the main heart of the device which slips into the accompanying wristband - that now adds heart-rate monitoring to the party.In a... >>

Pebble Time smartwatches are getting Nuance-powered voice dictation

Pebble Time smartwatches are getting Nuance-powered voice dictation

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You'll soon be able to control Pebble's latest lineup of devices with your voice.The company has announced a new Dictation API, which is powered by Nuance voice recognition, and with this new set of tools, developers will be able to create voice-command-friendly... >>

Withings Aura Total Sleep System review: Dreams can come true
4.0 stars

Withings Aura Total Sleep System review: Dreams can come true

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Tracking sleep is always something we have been a little sceptical about. Firstly, it's almost impossible to determine how accurate a device is at monitoring your sleep - it's not like being in a lab under observation. Secondly, if you've had a bad night's... >>

Tag Heuer Connected Android Wear watch teased, coming 9 November

Tag Heuer Connected Android Wear watch teased, coming 9 November

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Luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer used Twitter today to not only give the world a first look at its upcoming Android Wear smartwatch, but also to provide us with a link to a countdown on its website, which ticks down to 9 November.The company's tweet includes... >>

Microsoft Band 2 revealed: Here's everything you need to know

Microsoft Band 2 revealed: Here's everything you need to know

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Microsoft has announced a new version of its fitness tracker during a special launch event in New York.Called simply Microsoft Band again, the new device has several new features and a different design. There are also new sensors and better integration... >>

How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event

How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event

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On Tuesday 6 October Microsoft is holding an event where it is expected to reveal a host of new hardware, as well as marking the official launch of Windows 10 for Mobile.Microsoft will be pushing its Windows 10 platform hard, showing how seamless it can... >>

LG Watch Urbane second edition: Massive Android Wear watch with LTE connectivity

LG Watch Urbane second edition: Massive Android Wear watch with LTE connectivity

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In the shadow of the LGs’ main event today, there appeared a successor to LGs’ first Android Wear smartwatch, the Watch UrbaneCalled the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, the new watch includes several fresh features, including a heart rate monitor,... >>

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?

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The Watch Urbane 2, or second edition, has just been announced by LG, bringing the very latest features to its line-up of smartwatches and expanding the offering of Android Wear.Its namesake the LG Watch Urbane was introduced at Mobile World Congress... >>

LG Watch Urbane 2 revealed: LTE, built-in GPS, and more

LG Watch Urbane 2 revealed: LTE, built-in GPS, and more

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LG has announced the latest version of its Watch Urbane, with this second edition watch offering a full range of wireless connections, including 4G and 3G. The new LG Watch Urbane 2 will be showcased at the launch of the LG V10 in NYC on 1 October.The... >>

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch gets release date, price and OS announced

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch gets release date, price and OS announced

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If you thought Apple Watch was luxury, wait until the classic luxury watch makers start revealing their kit. And that wait won't be too long now as Tag Heuer has announced its Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch will be unveiled on 9 November.The Tag Heuer... >>

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

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Fossil, the well-established fashion brand, has just announced three new smartwatch devices it's created with Google and Intel. We first heard about these back in August but now know the device are being called Fossil Q.Since Fossil is fashion focused... >>

Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose?

Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose?

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Pebble has announced a third device to add to its colour Pebble Time family of smartwatches, with more of a fashion/design focus. The Pebble Time Round is the first watch from the company that comes with a completely circular face but that's not the... >>

This beauty is the Pebble Time Round smartwatch: Here's what it can do

This beauty is the Pebble Time Round smartwatch: Here's what it can do

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Not content with releasing two new smartwatches this year, both of which breaking records on Kickstarter when they were announced, Pebble has unveiled another addition to the family. But this time it is aimed at a slightly different market.The Pebble... >>

Watch complications: What is Apple talking about?

Watch complications: What is Apple talking about?

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Over the past year, the world of tech that we inhabit has been exposed to a new vernacular. As companies diversify product offerings, we've seen new terms appear, crawling out of presentations and press releases, with little thought as to whether they're... >>

Pebble round smartwatch: Is it really happening and when?

Pebble round smartwatch: Is it really happening and when?

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Pebble is possibly getting ready to unveil a new wearable.A new report has claimed the smartwatch maker is working on a new watch. It's round and coming soon. But that's not all: it's also metal. If this news is true, the upcoming watch will join Pebble's... >>

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

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Apple has begun rolling out WatchOS 2 to the public. It is the first major update to Apple Watch's software.The update brings many new features and capabilities, including the ability to run native apps on the watch itself (rather than the iPhone). Also,... >>

Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch
4.0 stars

Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch

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Before it even went on sale the Apple Watch, which some affectionately call the iWatch, polarised opinion around the globe. Six months on from initial launch and it's still up against a multitude of challengers, with the number seemingly growing by the... >>

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

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Apple has released WatchOS 2, a major update to its operating system that powers the Apple Watch.The new OS, first announced in June but now available for all Apple Watch owners, brings a host of new features to the smartwatch and fixes a couple of issues... >>