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Best activity trackers: The best fitness wearables to buy today

Best activity trackers: The best fitness wearables to buy today

By 24 February 2015

The wearables market has really taken off over the past year, leaving behind a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers. There is such a breadth of choice out there, it's difficult... >>

Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy
4 out of 5

Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy

By 22 January 2015

Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking world with several options under its belt, claiming to have one to suit everyone.  The Fitbit Flex is described by the company as "the stylish wristband that fits your lifestyle" and it will do all sorts... >>

Best smartwatches 2015: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

Best smartwatches 2015: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

By 2 January 2015

Smartwatches used to be gadgets only James Bond would have access to, but that's no longer the case. These wrist-worn phone companions that can receive calls, texts, emails and social network notifications have been whipping the wearables sector into... >>

Sony SmartBand Talk review: Jack of all trades, master of none
3.5 out of 5

Sony SmartBand Talk review: Jack of all trades, master of none

By 17 December 2014

Sony isn't a new player in the world of wearables, it was one of the first companies to kick a ball in the field of smartwatches with its aptly named but ultimately underwhelming SmartWatch back in 2012. The Sony SmartBand Talk, codename SWR30, is a pared-down... >>

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold
4 out of 5

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold

By 21 November 2014

The first TomTom Multi-Sport sportswatch was released around a year ago, catering for running, cycling and swimming activities. It did a fair job, but there were some loose ends that its follow-up, the Multi-Sport Cardio, tackles head-on. We've been using... >>

Best wearable 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best wearable 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 17 November 2014

Wearable tech really came into its own last year, warranting a new category in the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards and while many of the products were great, there were a few things missing. This year, the wearable category has hit a whole new level, from... >>

Samsung Gear 2 Neo review
4 out of 5

Samsung Gear 2 Neo review

By 6 May 2014

The smartwatch market is an interesting one: some people we talk to can't wait to get their hands on one, while others are less impressed with the idea of getting their emails and texts delivered to their wrists. Samsung's first attempt in the category,... >>

Samsung Gear 2 review
3.5 out of 5

Samsung Gear 2 review

By 6 May 2014

There's a revolution in wearable tech and Samsung is in the thick of it, fighting for elbow room, along with just about every other tech manufacturer out there. Its second-generation wearable device, the Samsung Gear 2, is a new generation of smartwatch,... >>

Acer Liquid Leap: Wearable companion device in the works, due August 2014

Acer Liquid Leap: Wearable companion device in the works, due August 2014

By 29 April 2014

Acer has confirmed its plans to enter the world of wearable tech. At its global press conference in New York the company presented the Liquid Leap device, due to be launched in limited markets in the latter half of this year. Information is limited at... >>

A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

By 5 April 2014

It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as... >>