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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?

By 30 March 2015

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,... >>

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

By 27 March 2015

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... >>

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

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

By 26 March 2015

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

By 26 March 2015

"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... >>

Mondaine Helvetica No 1 hands-on: The Swiss watch just got smarter

Mondaine Helvetica No 1 hands-on: The Swiss watch just got smarter

By 25 March 2015

The Mondaine Helvetica No 1 smartwatch is the Swiss company's answer to the smartwatch. Yet unlike the Apple Watch, or something from Samsung or LG, the Helvetica No 1 doesn't feature a touchscreen display, doesn't need charging every night, and isn't... >>

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

By 25 March 2015

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... >>

Apple Store staff being taught to recommend Apple Watch styles based on how you’re dressed

Apple Store staff being taught to recommend Apple Watch styles based on how you’re dressed

By 25 March 2015

Apple is training its retail store employees to provide personal fashion and styling tips to customers interested in the forthcoming Apple Watch. They will recommend which Apple Watch and strap will best suit a customer based on how they are dressed and... >>

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

By 19 March 2015

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... >>

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Apple Watch, LG Watch Urbane, Tag Heuer and more

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Apple Watch, LG Watch Urbane, Tag Heuer and more

By 19 March 2015

To hear watch without the word smart in front of it will soon be indicative of a heirloom description. Even luxury watch brands are embracing smartwatches with Baselworld revealing some of the latest additions, suggesting 2015 is clearly the year of... >>

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

By 19 March 2015

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... >>