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Apple Watch pre-orders open and first wave sold out already, just as well Katy Perry got hers early

Apple Watch pre-orders open and first wave sold out already, just as well Katy Perry got hers early

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Apple opened pre-orders for its Apple Watch early this morning and already all models are suggesting a four to six week wait for shipping, even though the device officially comes out in two weeks time, on 24 April. That includes all variations of the... >>

Going to try on an Apple Watch? 12 things you should know before you go

Going to try on an Apple Watch? 12 things you should know before you go

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The Apple Watch has been on the radar for so long that there's plenty of information out there already. Following the Apple announcement you might think you know everything there is to know. But there are probably a few more cool things you aren't aware... >>

Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch

Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch

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Apple Watch is almost here. After months of speculation following the Cupertino announcement in September last year, we now have almost all the details of the new smartwatch from Apple: how it will work, how much it will cost, what the battery is going... >>

Samsung Gear A: The company's first round smartwatch should offer 3G calling

Samsung Gear A: The company's first round smartwatch should offer 3G calling

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Samsung has been creating smartwatches for some years now and is only just about to release round-faced wrist-wear in its Gear A, or Orbis, according to rumours. New leaks have appeared on Sammobile that suggest the Samsung Gear A, codenamed Orbis, is... >>

Excited about Apple Watch? Apple fuels the hype with all-new guided tour videos

Excited about Apple Watch? Apple fuels the hype with all-new guided tour videos

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If you didn't know how Apple Watch worked before today, you will now. When Apple launched the iPhone back in 2007, it did so with the release of several videos that explained how to use the smartphone and navigate its interface. The company is repeating... >>

Casio Edifice EQB-510D continues to blur lines between smart and sexy

Casio Edifice EQB-510D continues to blur lines between smart and sexy

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After success with its connected G-Shock watches, Casio added Bluetooth Smart technology to its Edifice range at the tail end of last year, on the EQB-500 which we finally got to see in the flesh at CES in January. It has now continued that trend with... >>

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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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... >>