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Microsoft Windows smartwatch coming before Christmas?

Microsoft Windows smartwatch coming before Christmas?

By 20 October 2014

It's been a while since we've heard anything about a potential Microsoft smartwatch here at Pocket-lint, with previous reports suggesting that it would launch one in the summer. That obviously didn't happen, but the latest is that the company could launch... >>

Indie developers able to produce Apple Watch apps too, WatchKit SDK coming in November

Indie developers able to produce Apple Watch apps too, WatchKit SDK coming in November

By 16 October 2014

Apple has confirmed that it will allow all developers to develop apps for the Apple Watch from November rather than just a select few.  The SDK, called WatchKit, will be added to the developer preview programme next month and means that it isn’t just... >>

LG Smartwatch teased featuring webOS and Bean Bird himself

LG Smartwatch teased featuring webOS and Bean Bird himself

By 2 October 2014

LG looks set to unveil a new smartwatch running its quite recently acquired webOS operating system found in its TVs. The popular webOS, after being bought from HP, has made its way onto LG TVs to create one of the most fluid TV operating systems ever.... >>

Pebble is coming to the UK as new update turns it into a fitness tracker

Pebble is coming to the UK as new update turns it into a fitness tracker

By 30 September 2014

One of the most popular smartwatches, the Pebble, is to go on sale in the UK in the coming weeks at Dixons, O2, Firebox, and Amazon, the company has confirmed to Pocket-lint. The move comes as the company pushes to be the smartwatch to own for Christmas... >>

This smartwatch lasts an entire year on a charge

This smartwatch lasts an entire year on a charge

By 30 September 2014

If the thought of having to charge yet another gadget puts you off smartwatches, the No-Charge Smart Watch might be for you. As the name suggests this watch won't require plugging in at all as the battery lasts an entire year, it's claimed. The No-Charge... >>

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

Yes, you can play Minecraft on an Android Wear smartwatch, Gear Live demo is bonkers (video)

By 30 September 2014

Minecraft is playable on a smartwatch and here's proof. Corbin Davenport sideloaded the Minecraft Pocket Edition 0.9.5 APK of the Android version of the game onto his Samsung Gear Live watch running Android Wear OS 4.4W and it works without needing any... >>

Samsung Gear Live review
3.5 out of 5

Samsung Gear Live review

By 30 September 2014

The Samsung Gear Live is the company's first smartwatch to run on Google's Android Wear platform, but the third operating system that the Korean company has utilised throughout its sometimes experimental smartwatch campaign. Practice makes perfect after... >>

Best smartwatches in pictures: Apple Watch, Moto 360, Gear S, G Watch R, and more

Best smartwatches in pictures: Apple Watch, Moto 360, Gear S, G Watch R, and more

By 25 September 2014

The age of the smartwatch is here. Already Google's Android Wear devices are available to make digging a phone out of the pocket a rarer task, but this is just the beginning. Now Apple has announced the Watch it's only a matter of time before all watches... >>

Charge your Samsung smartwatch using your phone, says Samsung

Charge your Samsung smartwatch using your phone, says Samsung

By 25 September 2014

Smartwatches are well and truly here with Android Wear leading the charge and Apple's Watch coming soon. But it's just another gadget to charge, Samsung heard you say. That's why it's created a cable that will allow you to charge your smartwatch from... >>

Why have a health and fitness tracker like the rest, get a Death Watch instead

Why have a health and fitness tracker like the rest, get a Death Watch instead

By 25 September 2014

Most wearable devices are designed to encourage and even help you to become healthier, fitter and, perhaps, lengthen your lifespan. The Death Watch, now available at Firebox.com, does not. In fact, it's a wrist-worn constant reminder of your own mortality.... >>