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Next Samsung Gear smartwatch to launch as 'Gear Solo' with embedded SIM

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch to launch as 'Gear Solo' with embedded SIM

By 7 April 2014

Samsung's next Gear smartwatch will boast an embedded SIM, it's claimed. Following rapper Will.i.am's unusual announcement that he has funded the development of a SIM-packed smartwatch, the Korea Herald has published a similar report about Samsung's fourth... >>

Forget the Gear 2 or Pebble, you want the Retro Arcade Watch

Forget the Gear 2 or Pebble, you want the Retro Arcade Watch

By 3 April 2014

Smartwatches are great but sometimes it's smarter to go with the basics, like old school arcades. The Retro Arcade Watch will be like strapping a box of memories to your wrist. The Retro Arcade Watch, being sold on thinkgeek.com, is a fully functional... >>

HereO GPS watch on Indiegogo will track when your kid enters or leaves a specific area

HereO GPS watch on Indiegogo will track when your kid enters or leaves a specific area

By 28 March 2014

Attention helicopter parents: There's a new GPS smartwatch and complementary app on website Indiegogo created specifically for young children, and it's seeking crowd-source backing in order to get a proper launch. Called hereO GPS watch, the gadget is... >>

Casio Edifice EQB-500 joins G-Shock range in adding Bluetooth smartphone connectivity

Casio Edifice EQB-500 joins G-Shock range in adding Bluetooth smartphone connectivity

By 26 March 2014

Casio has unveiled two watches that further the company's goal to make its timepieces smart. The Casio Edifice EQB-500 essentially adds Bluetooth 4.0 LE connectivity to a classic, steel-banded analogue EQS-500, while the G-Shock GPW-1000 adds automatic... >>

Gymwatch measures strength and movement, the weight lifting gym buddy to make anyone buff (updated)

Gymwatch measures strength and movement, the weight lifting gym buddy to make anyone buff (updated)

By 26 March 2014

Smartwatches and fitness sensors are starting to appear everywhere, but they're all aimed at cardio endurance exercises like walking, cycling or running. Gymwatch hopes to change all that by measuring a user's muscle exertion to accurately measure weight... >>

Moto 360 mockups emerge showing several different watch bands to match your style

Moto 360 mockups emerge showing several different watch bands to match your style

By 24 March 2014

When Motorola unveiled the Moto 360 smartwatch last week, it left out a lot of details and only showed two bands for the device.  Now, Slashgear has gotten its hands on several mockups showing the customisability the Moto 360 could have. Like the... >>

Pocket for Android Wear prototype launches, letting you save articles on smartwatches

Pocket for Android Wear prototype launches, letting you save articles on smartwatches

By 21 March 2014

Mere days after Google introduced Android Wear for wearables, read-it-later service Pocket has announced a prototype for the OS that lets you save links directly from your smartwatch. "Up until now, smartwatches have focused solely on delivering short... >>

Watch Moto 360's lead designer talk about what inspired Motorola's classic-looking watch

Watch Moto 360's lead designer talk about what inspired Motorola's classic-looking watch

By 19 March 2014

Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch was inspired by...time. Shocking, right? Google introduced its Android Wear operating system for wearables just yesterday, and almost immediately after, Motorola followed suit by introducing the Moto 360. Today, Jim Wicks,... >>

Samsung debuts budget Activity Tracker early in Germany

Samsung debuts budget Activity Tracker early in Germany

By 19 March 2014

Samsung's leaked second-generation S Band will actually be called the Activity Tracker when it launches. Samsung has begun showing off the budget fitness device in Germany this week, without making an official announcement. But luckily, Stereopoly was... >>

Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon chips coming for Android Wear

Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon chips coming for Android Wear

By 19 March 2014

Qualcomm will be expanding its Qualcomm Snapdragon processor lineup past smartphones and tablets, and offer it for Android Wear wearables, the company confirmed to Pocket-lint on Tuesday. "Qualcomm Technologies is working with Google and our customers... >>