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Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings

By 4 hours ago

We like big claims. We really do. But the suggestion that the Lenovo Magic View smartwatch concept is akin to "virtual reality for smartwatches" thanks to its dual-screen design - as quipped on stage at the Lenovo Tech World conference - is simply nonsense.... >>

Lenovo Magic View dual-screen smartwatch concept: 'Like bringing virtual reality to smartwatches'

Lenovo Magic View dual-screen smartwatch concept: 'Like bringing virtual reality to smartwatches'

By 9 hours ago

At Lenovo Tech World the company unveiled a dual-screen smartwatch concept with a twist: the Magic View includes a 'Virtual Interactive Display' (or VID) that can project images direct to the eye. The idea is to solve two issues prevalent in smartwatches:... >>

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

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

By 22 hours ago

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... >>

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

Hands-on: Garmin Forerunner 225 review: Heart-rate from your wrist (finally!)

By 26 May 2015

Finally Garmin has taken the plunge and released its first running watch with a built-in heart-rate sensor, the Forerunner 225. We got to handle one at CES Asia to see whether it's the one everyone's been waiting for. The Forerunner 225 isn't the device... >>

Checking-in at the W with Apple Watch, is it the future for hotels?

Checking-in at the W with Apple Watch, is it the future for hotels?

By 26 May 2015

As we walk back to the hotel from dinner at a nearby restaurant it suddenly dawns on us that we don't have our room key. Having travelled to numerous hotels around the world, the key, now normally a card, is a stable addition to our back pocket. Tonight... >>

LG Watch Urbane review: All that glitters is not rose gold
3.5 out of 5

LG Watch Urbane review: All that glitters is not rose gold

By 21 May 2015

LG launched the Watch Urbane to the world, saying it was time to step forward with luxury accessories that people would really want to wear. Presented in stainless steel or rose gold, the LG Watch Urbane looks to take a more traditional approach to this... >>

Google Glass is not dead, it’s just resting

Google Glass is not dead, it’s just resting

By 20 May 2015

Google Glass might have been suspended earlier this year, at least the Explorer program was, but there's still life in the technology yet. Head of the project Tony Fadell, who is also CEO of Nest, claims that the company still has plans for a consumer... >>

Android Wear 5.1.1 now rolling out with Wi-Fi support and ability to draw emoji

Android Wear 5.1.1 now rolling out with Wi-Fi support and ability to draw emoji

By 20 May 2015

Google has begun rolling out an update to Android Wear just hours after Apple released the first update to Watch OS, and it appears as though the LG G Watch and LG G Watch R are among the first devices to get the software. According to Android Police,... >>

Forget head tracking on Oculus Rift, Fove VR headset can track your eyes

Forget head tracking on Oculus Rift, Fove VR headset can track your eyes

By 19 May 2015

When you read you don't move your head from side-to-side, just your eyes. And when you are looking around in your normal field of vision, you are not expected to make sharp and distinct head movements either. But that is what we are expected to do when... >>

This bionic lens could give you 3 times better vision than 20/20

This bionic lens could give you 3 times better vision than 20/20

By 19 May 2015

The jump from standard definition to high definition may not be reserved for screens alone for much longer. A new bionic contact lens could enhance perfect 20/20 vision by three times more quality. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens creator Dr Garth Webb, says... >>