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A week in reviews: 14 - 18 July

A week in reviews: 14 - 18 July

By 19 July 2014

From electric hybrid cars to 4K action cameras, and the latest wearable tech, it's been a busy week at Pocket-lint HQ. Two major products hit the shelves this week: the Nokia Lumia 930 will be among the last handsets to receive the Nokia badge; while... >>

Android Wear review
4 out of 5

Android Wear review

By 17 July 2014

Android Wear is a new platform for smartwatches designed to put the power of Google's Android onto 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... >>

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

By 16 July 2014

Android Wear smartwatches were always going to be home to modified watch faces. But this Star Trek: The Next Generation face is beyond awesome. The touchscreen UI found on this face came from Star Trek back when touchscreens weren't even really a thing.... >>

Apple iWatch could come in three different variations, only one with sapphire glass

Apple iWatch could come in three different variations, only one with sapphire glass

By 15 July 2014

Apple may release three variations of its iWatch at its expected unveiling this September. According to Taiwan's Economic Daily, Apple will be releasing two 1.6-inch iWatches and a third 1.8-inch version. Only the large model will feature the super strong... >>

LG G Watch review
3.5 out of 5

LG G Watch review

By 15 July 2014

The LG G Watch is one of the first Android Wear devices, and the most affordable at the time of writing, making it the first step in a the brave new world of Google's Android platform. Following in the footsteps of the Sony Smartwatch, various Samsung... >>

Apple iWatch concept video shows iPod-like design

Apple iWatch concept video shows iPod-like design

By 14 July 2014

The Apple iWatch is almost certainly going to be unveiled this year but what it will look like is still in debate. This concept video shows off an iPod-like design with interesting wireless charging bay. The video, created by Set Solution, shows the iWatch... >>

Blocks unveils modular smartwatch, upgrade the parts you want

Blocks unveils modular smartwatch, upgrade the parts you want

By 9 July 2014

Smartwatches are becoming so varied it's hard to know what to buy. Even then it's unclear if you'll need to splash for a new one a few months later. Enter Blocks, the modular smartwatch that you can upgrade as and when you need. Much like Google's Project... >>

Kizon is the LG smartwatch for the little people that lets their big people track and call them directly

Kizon is the LG smartwatch for the little people that lets their big people track and call them directly

By 9 July 2014

LG, after releasing its Android Wear G Watch, has announced its Kizon smartwatch for children. The Kizon is designed for primary school age little'uns mainly as a way for parents to keep track of them. That's not a first as plenty of start-ups have been... >>

Hicon smart bangle keeps you tethered to social networks, with alerts shown on your wrist

Hicon smart bangle keeps you tethered to social networks, with alerts shown on your wrist

By 8 July 2014

There is a new device in the works that aims to keep eyes off smartphones but still caters to the social media addicts of the world. It's called Hicon. Described as a smart bangle/bracelet/wristband, Hicon is a wearable device that just launched on crowdfunding... >>

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

By 8 July 2014

The first Android Wear watches are beginning to ship, and that means people are now getting a good look at what these wrist-worn gadgets boast. As part of a twinned teardown of sorts, iFixit, which is known for regularly taking apart new tech devices,... >>