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What to expect at Apple's 21 March event: iPhone SE, iPad Air 3 and more

What to expect at Apple's 21 March event: iPhone SE, iPad Air 3 and more

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Apple has issued invitations to an event on 21 March, saying "Let us loop you in".Rumours about a March event have been circulating for some time, and now it's official: we're going to be facing a range of new launches from the Cupertino company.Apple's... >>

Fossil Q analogue watches: Smart in looks, smarter in function

Fossil Q analogue watches: Smart in looks, smarter in function

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When it comes to wearables, Fossil is going for it big time. Not only has the company announced a range of smartwatches under the parent Fossil brand, but it's extending it's smartwatch range across a number of other brands, like Michael Kors, Kate Spade... >>

Michael Kors smartwatches announced, as Fossil wearable onslaught continues

Michael Kors smartwatches announced, as Fossil wearable onslaught continues

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Michael Kors is getting into the wearable biz, with a fashion-centric line of Android Wear watches.The luxury brand is part of Fossil Group, and you might've heard by now that Fossil plans to launch 100 wearables in 40 countries (with support for 20 languages)... >>

Tissot is the latest Swiss Watch company to reveal smartwatch plans

Tissot is the latest Swiss Watch company to reveal smartwatch plans

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For those familiar with Swiss Watch company Tissot, news of a smartwatch might not be so strange. The company has been flirting with smart functionality for some time through its T-Touch models, and has referred to them as smart in the past. At Baselworld... >>

Tag Heuer Connected doing well, new models reported for 2017

Tag Heuer Connected doing well, new models reported for 2017

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You might have up to eight different Tag Heuer Connected watches to choose from by this time next year.Shortly after teasing Hublot would be the next Swiss watchmaker to get into connected watches, the CEO of France's LVMH has announced that another subsidiary,... >>

Hublot might be the next Swiss watchmaker to make connected watches

Hublot might be the next Swiss watchmaker to make connected watches

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If you don't mind paying through the nose for a new gadget, you'll be stoked to learn Hublot is likely entering the smartwatch space.Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot is currently a subsidiary of France's LVMH. Tag Heuer belongs to the same parent company,... >>

Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is diamond and rose gold level premium

Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is diamond and rose gold level premium

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If you were a fan of Samsung's Gear S2, you're going to love the overhauled version by luxury specialist de Grisogono.The Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is the result of the two companies pairing up to release an ultra premium smartwatch in time for... >>

Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life

Best Apple Watch apps to streamline your family life

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With plenty of apps available on iTunes these days, the Apple Watch can potentially revolutionise interactions by extending phone features to our wrist and making them more efficient. And beyond the situations early adopters took their phones through,... >>

Fossil's connected device lineup adds two Android Wear watches and more

Fossil's connected device lineup adds two Android Wear watches and more

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Fossil has said it will release more than 100 connected devices in 2016, so it's no surprise to learn the company has just expanded its Android Wear smartwatch lineup with two new models called the Q Wander and Q Marshal.To put these in context, Fossil... >>

Mondaine adds PayChip contactless payments to new Swiss smartwatch

Mondaine adds PayChip contactless payments to new Swiss smartwatch

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Swiss watchmaker Mondaine has come out with a new contactless payment technology for its smartwatches.The Helvetica No1 will be the first smartwatch in Mondaine's lineup to be equipped with what the company dubbed "PayChip". The Helvetica watch brand... >>

MyKronoz Swiss-designed smartwatch collection, in pictures

MyKronoz Swiss-designed smartwatch collection, in pictures

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MyKronoz, the Swiss smartwatch specialist whose kit is of course designed in Switzerland, has been at MWC 2016 with its many watches. By many we really mean a bunch.MyKronoz may have come seemingly out of nowhere but the start-up has done so with plenty... >>

Victorinox Cybertool is a smart accessory for your analogue watch

Victorinox Cybertool is a smart accessory for your analogue watch

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Victorinox and Acer have been working together to combine Acer's technology passions with Victorinox's Swiss pursuit of quality, and bring something a little different to the wearable market.The Victorinox Cybertool is a high-tech addition for your Inox... >>

These are the new Guess Connect watches and they are amazing

These are the new Guess Connect watches and they are amazing

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Fashion brand Guess first announced its entry to the world of smartwatches at CES 2015. The Guess Connect took its design cues from the Guess Rigor watch but added smart functionality from Martian.It prioritised being a good-looking, stylish watch with... >>

Omate Rise preview: Full Android 3G smartwatch with carbon fibre for $280

Omate Rise preview: Full Android 3G smartwatch with carbon fibre for $280

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Omate, more well known for children's watches, is making its entrance into the big boys game with an impressive offering. The Omate Rise plans to straddle the boundaries between connectivity, form and price.Omate says the Rise, when it arrives in June,... >>

Haier Watch: Full Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your wrist

Haier Watch: Full Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your wrist

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Haier has shown off its new flagship smartwatch that comes packing full Android OS, dubbed simply, Watch.The Haier Watch, shown off at MWC 2016, is due for release in April priced at €200. Its aim is to offer a high quality build and full Android OS... >>

Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G to bring card-free eSIM enabled smartwatches to the UK

Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G to bring card-free eSIM enabled smartwatches to the UK

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Samsung has announced, ahead of MWC, that it will be bringing its 3G enabled eSIM-toting version of the Gear S2 Classic smartwatch to the UK.Not only does this mean a 3G connected smartwatch from Samsung but, more crucially, it's packing the new eSIM... >>

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear chipset signs up its first smartwatch manufacturers

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear chipset signs up its first smartwatch manufacturers

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Qualcomm recently announced the launch of the Snapdragon Wear 2100, a new chipset that's designed specifically for wearable devices. The company, on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2016, has revealed that the first manufacturers have signed up to use... >>

Pong was made for the Apple Watch, say goodbye to your battery life

Pong was made for the Apple Watch, say goodbye to your battery life

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Apple is all about minimalist design so what better game to put on its super simple Apple Watch than Pong?Pong was one of the first games ever to go mainstream meaning its basic. As such it certainly fits in the minimal design format with its white ball... >>

Which Withings activity tracker is right for you? Go vs Pulse Ox vs Activite

Which Withings activity tracker is right for you? Go vs Pulse Ox vs Activite

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Withings is a company dedicated to helping you live a healthier life. It not only has numerous activity trackers to monitor how much you move, but it also has a sleep system, smarthome camera, baby monitor, blood pressure monitor and Wi-Fi scales within... >>

Snapdragon Wear will give your next smartwatch better battery life and more

Snapdragon Wear will give your next smartwatch better battery life and more

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Qualcomm has announced a wearables platform and new system on chip that could potentially solve a couple of the most common complaints for smartwatches.Many Android Wear smartwatches already use the company's Snapdragon 400 chipset, but the newly unveiled... >>

Reasons why Realifex for iPhone and Apple Watch is the fitness tracker for the mind

Reasons why Realifex for iPhone and Apple Watch is the fitness tracker for the mind

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The online world and devices in our pockets aren’t always conducive to mental wellbeing. The endless checking of social media and always present technology, such as smartphones and, nowadays, smartwatches can make it even harder to find calm in the... >>

17 great gadget gifts for girls

17 great gadget gifts for girls

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There are hundreds of gadgets out there, some much more exciting than others. It could be the latest smartwatch, delivering notifications directly to your wrist, or a quirky external battery pack to keep your devices charged up.Either way, gadgets make... >>

This is HP’s Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch, with Swarovski crystals for just $250

This is HP’s Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch, with Swarovski crystals for just $250

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HP has dabbled in the wearables sector before, but its latest parnership with designer Isaac Mizrahi has resulted in a swish timepiece with more than the touch of bling about it.That's because the Isaac Mizhari Smartwatch Engineered by HP (yep, catchy... >>

HTC One smartwatch could launch in April, alongside One M10

HTC One smartwatch could launch in April, alongside One M10

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Sony has a smartwatch, Samsung has a smartwatch, LG has a wristful of smartwatches, as does Huawei, Asus and a number of others. But HTC doesn't, which seems odd. HTC has been looking to diversify in recent times as its smartphone business struggled... >>

You can finally buy the Apple Watch Hermes online starting 22 January

You can finally buy the Apple Watch Hermes online starting 22 January

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You will soon be able to purchase the Apple Watch Hermes online.Nearly four months after Apple announced its collaboration with the French luxury brand during its iPhone event in September, the Cupertino-based company has confirmed to Fashionista that... >>

Motorola Moto 360 Sport review: Lifestyling sport
3.5 stars

Motorola Moto 360 Sport review: Lifestyling sport

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The second-gen Motorola 360 Android Wear watch has a special edition that's pitched towards sports training. That's obvious enough from its Moto 360 Sport namesake, perhaps bringing some clarity to a segment of wearable technology that's a little muddled... >>

All Samsung smartwatches in future could be iPhone compatible, Gear S2 just the beginning

All Samsung smartwatches in future could be iPhone compatible, Gear S2 just the beginning

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During its CES 2016 press conference, Samsung announced that it will be bringing iOS compatibility to its Gear S2 smartwatch. What's more, during the show it also confirmed to Pocket-lint that that the firmware update and, presumably, dedicated iPhone... >>

Griffin Travel Power Bank tops up Apple Watch right from your keychain

Griffin Travel Power Bank tops up Apple Watch right from your keychain

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Let's face it: the Apple Watch's day-long battery just isn't enough.Griffin seems to thinks so as well, because at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, it unveiled a new accessory that hangs from your keychain and packs 800mAh of extra power specifically for the Apple... >>

Razer Nabu Watch: Here's that enormous digital watch with some 'smart functions'

Razer Nabu Watch: Here's that enormous digital watch with some 'smart functions'

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The company that is "for gamers, by gamers" has made a smartwatch that it doesn't want you to call a smartwatch.While at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, we got a look at Razer's interesting new device, called the Razer Nabu Watch, and the first thing we noticed... >>

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

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New Balance has confirmed that it is embracing digital technology, with plans to launch a consumer running watch during 2016.Announcing a new Digital Sport division, the company has outlined that it wants to create a digital platform for runners, covering... >>

Martian made a hybrid smartwatch for women: Here's the Kindred vip

Martian made a hybrid smartwatch for women: Here's the Kindred vip

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Martian Watches is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas showing off a couple new watches, including something described as a hybrid smartwatch for women.The watch is the Kindred vip. It has a round watch face with a diameter of 38mm set in a stainless steel case.... >>

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

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During its CES 2016 press conference, Samsung revealed that it is making its Gear S2 smartwatch compatible with iPhone. Now it has also confirmed to Pocket-lint exactly when that will happen. And it's sooner than you think.We spoke to Samsung's Kyle Brown,... >>

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

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Razer has taken a different approach to its activity tracking smartwatch. The Nabu Watch has two screens, each drawing on different batteries, to give the perfect blend of watch and smart notification device.Primarily the Nabu is a watch, with time, countdown... >>

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

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Samsung has announced that it will be bringing compatibility for iPhone and iPad to its Gear S2 smartwatch line.During its CES 2016 press conference in Las Vegas, the company dropped the bombshell but didn't elaborate, so we don't yet know when exactly... >>

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

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Casio has revealed an Android Wear powered smartwatch at CES in Las Vegas, but added its own design ethos on to the experience to help it stand out from the crowd.The new WSD-F10, which harks plenty of the G-Shock qualities from the company's rugged range... >>

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant: Huawei's Android Wear watch just got a lot glitzier

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant: Huawei's Android Wear watch just got a lot glitzier

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Huawei is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, where it is taking a moment to refresh its product lineup, and of course it hasn't ignored the Huawei Watch. You can now get the company's Android Wear watch with ultra-fancy design options.The idea here is of course... >>

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

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The Fossil Q range of smartwatches has grown today after the new analogue faced Fossil Q54 Pilot was announced from CES 2016 is Las Vegas.The new wearable joins the Fossil Q Founder and Q Grant watches in the Q range.The Fossil Q54 Pilot was designed... >>

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

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The Huawei Watch arrived with plenty fanfare and now sits among the best of the Android Wear watches despite being rather large for the smaller wrist. It therefore will come as no surprise to some that the Chinese manufacturer has introduced a couple... >>

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

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You might not know this, but...you can use an Apple Watch without an iPhone.Apple released the Apple Watch almost a year ago, and while there is a tonne of information floating around about how it works with your iPhone to pass data back and forth, few... >>

27 Apple Watch accessories for pimping out your new timepiece

27 Apple Watch accessories for pimping out your new timepiece

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Although the Apple Watch is nearing a year old, we're still in early-days territory.App developers and accessory manufacturers alike are just getting their hands on Apple Watch, and that means they're scratching their heads, trying to dream up something... >>

60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

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Looking for a new Android Wear watch face? Well, you've come to the right place.Thanks to Google's dedicated Google Play Store hub specifically for finding Android Wear watch faces, they are now easier than ever to find and download, with over 4,000 currently... >>

Apple WatchOS 2 tips and tricks: Hidden secrets revealed

Apple WatchOS 2 tips and tricks: Hidden secrets revealed

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Your Apple Watch has finally arrived, but you've been staring at the new smartwatch for the last 10 minutes trying to work out how to use it.There's no denying it, the Apple Watch is a complex device that offers plenty to those happy and keen to explore... >>

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something

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The Apple Watch is no longer the new kid on the smartwatch block. It's been kicking around for nearly a year now and in that time, the apps available for it reach over 10,000.Of course, not all these apps are great, useful or even suited to the Apple... >>

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

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Connected homes used to be something you'd associate with the future but that's no longer the case. Over the last few years we have seen several smarthome gadgets and devices appear and they have really come into their own in 2015.Smart heating and lighting... >>

Tag Heuer Connected review: Android Wear gets its luxury tag
4.5 stars

Tag Heuer Connected review: Android Wear gets its luxury tag

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The Tag Heuer Connected was described as a marriage of Watch Valley and Silicon Valley at the launch, with the larger-then-life CEO of the Swiss watch company, Jean-Claude Biver, introducing this forward-looking device from a traditional watch company.It's... >>

What's Android Wear really like on iPhone?

What's Android Wear really like on iPhone?

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Smartwatches are now a thing. It doesn't matter if you love them or hate them, think they are great or entirely pointless, there are new models launching every month and this is only set to continue.It wasn't all that long ago that options were more... >>

Moto 360 Sport: When can you get it and for how much?

Moto 360 Sport: When can you get it and for how much?

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The Moto 360 Sport debuted a few months ago at IFA 2015, but Motorola weren't as forthcoming with its details as the standard Moto 360. We were told it would release after the second-gen Moto 360 but other than that, information was pretty thin on... >>

Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?
4.0 stars

Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?

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Android Wear is the platform for wearables designed to put the power of Google on your wrist. It keeps you always connected by delivering tailored alerts from your smartphone, but also acts as a point of input for interaction with your apps. It's designed... >>