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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,... >>

MotionX technology explained: What is it, and why are Swiss smartwatches using it?

MotionX technology explained: What is it, and why are Swiss smartwatches using it?

By 27 March 2015

Swiss watch makers are finally stepping into the 21st century by announcing smartwatches. Within the last few weeks, notable Swiss watch makers like Frederique Constant, Alpina, and Mondain have unveiled new timepieces. Although they're luxury watches... >>

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

By 27 March 2015

Previous Apple products may not have needed a real world hands-on experience before buying, but the Apple Watch changes that. To make sure everyone can try before they buy, Apple is extending their retail reach and opening shops-in-shops worldwide. The... >>

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... >>

Tissot unveils smartwatch that uses clock hands to point you to lost keys

Tissot unveils smartwatch that uses clock hands to point you to lost keys

By 23 March 2015

Tissot has shown off a working prototype of its smartwatch from Baselworld 2015. The Tissot smartwatch, currently housed inside the head of a T-Touch Solar Expert, features Bluetooth and NFC connectivity. The Bluetooth is used to connect the watch to... >>