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Apple Pay on the Underground: 10 top tips for using your iPhone or Apple Watch for Tube travel

Apple Pay on the Underground: 10 top tips for using your iPhone or Apple Watch for Tube travel

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Apple Pay has been live in the UK for sometime now. You might have noticed that the average queue at your local Pret or pub now features iPhone and Apple Watch owners thrusting their devices at store staff and payment machines. What you might not... >>

Fossil Q Founder adds Android Wear to classic looks, out today

Fossil Q Founder adds Android Wear to classic looks, out today

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Fossil has released its first full touchscreen Android Wear smartwatch called Q Founder. The Fossil Q Founder acts as a normal watch while also tracking activity and offering alerts for incoming calls, messages and calendar appointments. This joins the... >>

Asus ZenWatch 2 review: Suave without the spending plan
4.0 stars

Asus ZenWatch 2 review: Suave without the spending plan

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The wearable market is still in its infancy. Android Wear watches began hitting store shelves just last year, with the original Asus ZenWatch one of the affordable numbers that added a touch of elegance to the party. Elsewhere we're beginning to get a... >>

Christmas Gift Guide: Apple Watch

Christmas Gift Guide: Apple Watch

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Treat someone or yourself with some of the must have accessories for the Apple Watch.  Griffin Watch Stand Standing tall and proud, this Apple Watch stand from Griffin hides the excess cable length inside its post and there's place at the bottom to... >>

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.... >>

Blocks reveals up]dated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

Blocks reveals up]dated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

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Blocks, the modular smartwatch, is nearing the final stages of its Kickstarter run and getting ready to start making deliveries in May.This should be the beginning of a new platform that does to hardware development what apps did to software.We caught... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>