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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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

Barcode scanner and rotating display are just two smartwatch innovations from Practech

Barcode scanner and rotating display are just two smartwatch innovations from Practech

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Practech has designed a smartwatch that it claims is based around the user and adapts to whatever situation you need it for. The company says the only thing you need to do is just be you and the smartwatch, dubbed UB, will take care of the rest.We got... >>

Watch model Christy Turlington Burns talk behind the scenes about her 'chic' Apple Watch

Watch model Christy Turlington Burns talk behind the scenes about her 'chic' Apple Watch

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Christy Turlington Burns doesn't just use Apple Watch for running. She also uses it to send her husband doodles.When Apple announced new information about Apple Watch during its Spring Forward event in San Francisco yesterday, it also brought Burns on... >>

Google might soon update Android Wear with Wi-Fi support, gesture control, and more

Google might soon update Android Wear with Wi-Fi support, gesture control, and more

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Google isn't backing down to Apple Watch.The company is planning to release an Android Wear software update that will bring Wi-Fi support to Android Wear watches, allowing ones with built-in Wi-Fi to use certain features, such as Google Now and notifications,... >>

A closer look at LG Wearable Platform

A closer look at LG Wearable Platform

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LG has not said a lot about LG Wearable Platform. It made its debut on the LG Watch Urbane LTE, a device that was showcased at Mobile World Congress and is set for release in limited markets later in the year.In the official press release, LG says: "At... >>

Why is there an Apple Watch app on my iPhone? How to delete the new Apple Watch app

Why is there an Apple Watch app on my iPhone? How to delete the new Apple Watch app

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Apple rolled out iOS 8.2 on Monday night for all iPhone users in preparation for the Apple Watch. With it comes a mandatory new app - the Apple Watch Companion app.The app, which is nothing more than a place holder at the moment, currently only offers... >>

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the Spring Forward event

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the Spring Forward event

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Apple has finished its Spring Forward event, where it showed off an exclusive Apple TV partnership with HBO Now, an all-new gold MacBook pro with a Retina display, and pricing for Apple Watch, among many other things. And now we're posting every video... >>

Considering Apple Watch Edition? Here's 5 luxury watches you might want instead

Considering Apple Watch Edition? Here's 5 luxury watches you might want instead

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Apple has announced that its much-anticipated Apple Watch will go on sale from 24 April with prices starting at £299 for the Apple Watch Sport and hitting a whopping £13,500 for the 18ct Apple Watch Edition model. Yes you have read that right and no,... >>

These are the first third-party apps for Apple Watch

These are the first third-party apps for Apple Watch

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Apple has just finished holding its Spring Forward event in San Francisco, where it confirmed pricing for the new Apple Watch and made other announcements, such as the exclusive launch of HBO Now for Apple TV and the unveiling of a gold MacBook with a... >>

Apple Watch in a nutshell: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Apple Watch in a nutshell: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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The Apple Watch was announced late last year, but tonight's "Spring forward" event finally answered a few of the open questions we still had - specifically those centred on price and release date.Before the event there were plenty of rumours on how much... >>

Apple Watch: When and where can you get it?

Apple Watch: When and where can you get it?

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Apple has finally confirmed everything we need to know about Apple Watch, while holding its Spring forward event in San Francisco, including details about how much the smartwatch will cost, when it will be available, and where you can buy it.Apple has... >>

Apple Watch will cost from £299 to a staggering £13,500, available from 24 April

Apple Watch will cost from £299 to a staggering £13,500, available from 24 April

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Although much of what Apple demonstrated during its "Spring forward" event was previously revealed during the first unveiling of Apple Watch last year, a couple of new features were announced.For a start, it has been confirmed that you will be able to... >>

Funk off Apple Watch, says Google in video attack

Funk off Apple Watch, says Google in video attack

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Google has cheekily posted a new advert online just a short while before Apple is due to formerly launch the Apple Watch at its "spring forward" event.The rival company's commercial shows a selection of hipsters wearing multiple different styles of Android... >>

Here's how to watch the Apple Watch launch live today

Here's how to watch the Apple Watch launch live today

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The Apple Watch launch day is finally upon us. Sure, we've already seen the Apple Watch announcement, but this could be the day when details are revealed and everyone can, finally, get it round their wrists.But before splashing the cash it's probably... >>

Forget Apple Watch, Oppo smartwatch is reported to fully charge in just five minutes

Forget Apple Watch, Oppo smartwatch is reported to fully charge in just five minutes

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The Apple Watch is set to launch today and yet the most exciting smartwatch development may come from Oppo. The Chinese manufacturer is reportedly set to unleash a watch that can charge to full in only five minutes.Oppo is a Chinese manufacturer that... >>

Jony Ive doesn't care about your battery life, it will make your phone too heavy

Jony Ive doesn't care about your battery life, it will make your phone too heavy

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You have to love artists.They can be unreasonable and sometimes temperamental, but they're also creative geniuses, and Jony Ive, the head of Apple's Industrial Design and Human Interface groups, is a great example, especially if you read his recent comments... >>

Apple Watch developers have spent weeks at Apple HQ to fine-tune their smartwatch apps

Apple Watch developers have spent weeks at Apple HQ to fine-tune their smartwatch apps

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Apple isn't taking any chances when it comes to its imminent Watch release. The company has reportedly been allowing app creators to test and perfect their software on the Watch at Apple headquarters.Apple has scheduled an event on 9 March where it is... >>

Apple preparing 'Spring forward' event for 9 March, likely for Apple Watch

Apple preparing 'Spring forward' event for 9 March, likely for Apple Watch

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UPDATE: Apple has been spotted preparing to put banners up at its Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, ready for the 9 March event.Apple has just sent invitations for a special event scheduled on 9 March, when the company will presumably... >>

Creior Harmony Watch: Stylish well-being wearable for women (hands-on)

Creior Harmony Watch: Stylish well-being wearable for women (hands-on)

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Creoir unveiled the Harmony Watch concept at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, introducing a new take on what the activity tracker could become.The Harmony Watch is a well-being wearable designed for women, which detects motion, light and sleep patterns... >>

Hyundai launches Android Wear app for controlling its cars, with Apple Watch app coming soon

Hyundai launches Android Wear app for controlling its cars, with Apple Watch app coming soon

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If you own a Hyundai car and an Android Wear watch, you just got some new functionality between the two, such as being able to remotely control your car.The Android Wear version of Hyundai's Blue Link app has just landed on Google Play, giving drivers... >>

The real theme of MWC 2015 was luxury

The real theme of MWC 2015 was luxury

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Mobile World Congress 2015 is almost behind us, but the theme of the show wasn't what we expected. It wasn't about Cat 9 LTE, it wasn't about 5G, it wasn't even about USB type-C. It was about luxury.MWC 2015 saw some notable launches. It perhaps wasn't... >>

Pebble Time and Time Steel: What are they and what's new?

Pebble Time and Time Steel: What are they and what's new?

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Pebble has just announced the third-generation of its Pebble smartwatch. It's called Pebble Time.The new watch most notably brings a colour display to the watch-maker's lineup, but that's not the only reason why it is smashing records on Kickstarter and... >>

Forget Android Wear, MyKronoz ZePhone is a full Android smartwatch (hands-on)

Forget Android Wear, MyKronoz ZePhone is a full Android smartwatch (hands-on)

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When is a smartwatch more than just a smartwatch? When it's a wrist-strapped phone, that's when. The MyKronoz ZePhone is exactly that: a giant scale watch that doesn't run Android Wear like so many competitors, but is built on full Android (version 4.2)... >>

Forget Pebble Time, it's the Pebble Time Steel with Smartstrap that's the next big thing

Forget Pebble Time, it's the Pebble Time Steel with Smartstrap that's the next big thing

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Even Pebble couldn’t have guessed that its Pebble Time smartwatch would have such phenomenal success on Kickstarter as it did, making more than $12 million in funding already – a million of that in just 30 minutes. But it will be hoping to replicate... >>

LG Watch Urbane LTE: Fully connected glimpse of the future (hands-on)

LG Watch Urbane LTE: Fully connected glimpse of the future (hands-on)

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When the LG Watch Urbane LTE was announced, it was easy to assume that this was the Android Wear device, but connected with LTE. Nothing could be further from the truth. The LG Watch Urbane LTE might share its name with the Android Wear device (which... >>

Huawei Watch official, could it be the Apple Watch of the Android Wear world?

Huawei Watch official, could it be the Apple Watch of the Android Wear world?

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Huawei is the latest manufacturer to announce that it is entering the smartwatch arena.The new wearable, announced at its press conference on Sunday kicking off Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, will be simply dubbed the Huawei Watch."Designed by a... >>

Where's Grandma? Don't worry, she's wearing Haier's new super snooping wearable

Where's Grandma? Don't worry, she's wearing Haier's new super snooping wearable

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Haier has unveiled a selection of wearable devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but they might not be what you think. These are about tracking, rather than being a computer on your wrist.There is a model for children, which is bright and colourful,... >>

Swatch enters smartwatch market, but not how you would have thought

Swatch enters smartwatch market, but not how you would have thought

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Swatch has entered the "Smartwatch" market with a rather different approach to Apple and Android phone makers.Rather than create an all-singing-all-dancing wearable that will deliver notifications to your wrist or let you turn off the heating when you... >>

Company behind Apple's original Clock design to release own Apple Watch rival

Company behind Apple's original Clock design to release own Apple Watch rival

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Mondaine is to take on Apple in the high-end smartwatch market with its own Swiss-made device. The Mondaine Helvetica No 1 Horological Smartwatch is analogue in design but links with an app for smartphones and tablets that sends information to the face. The... >>

LG Watch Urbane LTE: All the makings of a 4G smartphone on your wrist

LG Watch Urbane LTE: All the makings of a 4G smartphone on your wrist

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LG has officially unveiled its latest smartwatch ahead of MWC 2015 next week, the LG Watch Urbane LTE.LG will be showing off what it says is the world's first 4G LTE smartwatch at MWC 2015 next week. It has already announced a non-LTE Urbane that connects... >>

Bremont Jaguar MKI and MKII wristwatches show why smartwatches might never be cool

Bremont Jaguar MKI and MKII wristwatches show why smartwatches might never be cool

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Amidst all the hoo-hah and fuss surrounding smartwatches it is easy to forget just how gorgeous a well-made and well-designed conventional wristwatch can be. Bremont certainly hasn't as it has crafted a couple of beauties in collaboration with Jaguar... >>

Pebble Time makes $1 million in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter, smashes record

Pebble Time makes $1 million in just 30 minutes on Kickstarter, smashes record

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Pebble Time, the new smartwatch from Pebble, made a million dollars in funding on Kickstarter in around 30 minutes, trouncing the record in doing so.The previous record was held by The Veronica Mars Movie Project, which raised $1 million (£647,340)... >>

Dazzling LG Watch Urbane shows off strap options in official video ahead of MWC 2015

Dazzling LG Watch Urbane shows off strap options in official video ahead of MWC 2015

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LG has released an official video of its newly designed Watch Urbane, showing off what the next step will be after its G Watch R.Officially announced last week and expected to appear at Mobile World Congress, the LG Watch Urbane is the company's take... >>

Pebble Time arrives to give Apple Watch some serious competition

Pebble Time arrives to give Apple Watch some serious competition

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After several days of rumours, speculation and an accidental official image leak, Pebble is finally ready to show off its new smartwatch for the first time.The Pebble Time is set to take on the Apple Watch and Android Wear devices head-to-head as it's... >>