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Pebble Time Steel first impressions: What we think of the Apple Watch alternative so far

Pebble Time Steel first impressions: What we think of the Apple Watch alternative so far

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When we reviewed the Pebble Time at the beginning of last month, we liked it a lot but felt there was still scope for improvement. Since then there have been several minor firmware patches to paper over some of the cracks, but they were never likely to... >>

Swatch CEO calls Apple Watch an "interesting toy", outlines plans for NFC Swatch

Swatch CEO calls Apple Watch an "interesting toy", outlines plans for NFC Swatch

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In an interview with Swiss paper Tages-Anzeiger, Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek candidly outlines smartwatch plans for the Swiss company moving forward, while taking the opportunity to call out manufacturers like Apple, Samsung and Sony for their rivalling... >>

Sony SmartBand 2 adds heart rate tracking to the mix

Sony SmartBand 2 adds heart rate tracking to the mix

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Sony has announced a second generation activity and fitness tracker that maintains the core design and abilities of its first, but adds a heart rate tracker to more accurately judge pulse and cardio information. The Sony SmartBand 2 looks almost identical... >>

Intel’s future vision: Robot butlers, fashion wearables, super-fast SSD and RealSense prevail at IDF 2015

Intel’s future vision: Robot butlers, fashion wearables, super-fast SSD and RealSense prevail at IDF 2015

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At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 it's all go this year: we've seen automated robot butlers, Fossil unveiling a glimpse of its forthcoming fashion smart wearables, Razer jumping on board Intel's RealSense technology in its new Twitch-friendly camera,... >>

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

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Intel and Fossil Group announced a partnership in September 2014, and now we're seeing the fruits of that as tangible product at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015. Yep, Fossil will release its first fashion smartwatch, an as-yet-unnamed Android Wear... >>

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine, the water wearable for swimmers

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine, the water wearable for swimmers

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Misfit, best known for its Shine activity tracker, has teamed up with Speedo to create its first water-specific wearable. The Misfit Speedo wants to make swimming data collection easy. The Speedo branded tracker will not only track swimming but will work... >>

Vector Luna Watch review: Simple but stylish
3.5 stars

Vector Luna Watch review: Simple but stylish

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The Vector Luna Watch isn't your typical smartwatch. Sure, it does everything you'd expect a smartwatch to do – deliver notifications, track your activity, wake you up with an alarm and offer customisable watch faces – but Vector claims those receiving... >>

Samsung watch: The story of Samsung's smartwatches then, now and what's to come

Samsung watch: The story of Samsung's smartwatches then, now and what's to come

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Samsung has been creating smartwatches for years. But only now does it have stark competition from Apple's Watch, LG, Sony, Asus, and others. Can focusing on it's own operating system and adding 4G connectivity (standalone) help it lead the way? We've... >>

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01, Moto 360 2, Samsung Gear S2 and more

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01, Moto 360 2, Samsung Gear S2 and more

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To hear watch without the word smart in front of it will soon be indicative of a heirloom description. Even luxury watch brands are embracing smartwatches and this year has already had some exciting announcements with their launches anticipated, while... >>

This is the Samsung Gear S2

This is the Samsung Gear S2

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Samsung has shown off its first round watch ... via a fashion lookbook. Hours after revealing it will unveil the Gear S2 in September before IFA, Samsung has released images from a fashion-focused photo shoot that show off the new smartphones it announced... >>