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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

By 27 March 2015

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... >>

Apple Watch apps: This is the experience Apple will sell you on launch day

Apple Watch apps: This is the experience Apple will sell you on launch day

By 27 March 2015

The Apple Watch launch is getting nearer by the day, with an 10 April pre-order date before going on sale on 24 April. Unlike Google's Android Wear found on smartwatches from Motorola, LG, Asus and others, Apple and third-party developers have had since... >>

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

By 26 March 2015

LG has announced the release date for its first completely autonomous smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane LTE. The Korean LG site says the smartwatch will arrive in 27 days, which make it a 21 April release date. LG has also mentioned the price of the Watch... >>

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

By 26 March 2015

"Instruments for Professionals" Breitling's UK MD Gavin Murphy tells Pocket-lint in a behind closed doors fourth floor meeting room on the opulent Breitling Baselworld 2015 stand at the world's biggest watch trade show. Murphy has just showed us the new... >>

Mondaine Helvetica No 1 hands-on: The Swiss watch just got smarter

Mondaine Helvetica No 1 hands-on: The Swiss watch just got smarter

By 25 March 2015

The Mondaine Helvetica No 1 smartwatch is the Swiss company's answer to the smartwatch. Yet unlike the Apple Watch, or something from Samsung or LG, the Helvetica No 1 doesn't feature a touchscreen display, doesn't need charging every night, and isn't... >>

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

By 25 March 2015

The trouble with many smartwatches is that when the screen isn't on, they are a hunk of metal or plastic on your arm doing nothing. Not the Kairos, a new smartwatch that hopes to let you have your cake and it eat it, so to speak, by featuring a fully... >>

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

By 25 March 2015

Baselworld, the world's largest and most important watch show in the world, happens once a year in Basel, Switzerland, and it is where companies big and small come to show off their latest achievements and past accolades in the wristwear field.  High... >>

Vector smartwatch comes with a 30-day battery life and either a round or square face

Vector smartwatch comes with a 30-day battery life and either a round or square face

By 19 March 2015

Vector has unveiled a new smartwatch range at Baselworld that runs a proprietary operating system but links to iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices. It also features a 30-day battery. The new watches will be available in two different form factors,... >>

Frederique Constant smartwatch combines luxury with analogue step tracking

Frederique Constant smartwatch combines luxury with analogue step tracking

By 19 March 2015

Frederique Constant has unveiled a new watch. But it's not just any watch; it's a Swiss timepiece with connected functionality. Called the Horological Smartwatch, Geneva-based Frederique Constant said it features all the attributes of a luxury watch as... >>

Best smartwatches of Baselworld 2015: Traditional meets tech

Best smartwatches of Baselworld 2015: Traditional meets tech

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March has been the month of the smartwatch so far but if you thought we'd had all the smartwatch announcements for this year already, think again, because the Swiss trade fair Baselworld is currently taking place and it has some delightful treats to... >>