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Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld
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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... >>

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

Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch
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Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch

By 9 March 2015

Apple Watch is here. After months of speculation following the Cupertino announcement in September last year, we now have almost all the details of the new smartwatch from Apple: how it will work, how much it will cost, what the battery is going to be... >>

Why the Guess Connect is the sexiest smartwatch there is (hands-on)
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Why the Guess Connect is the sexiest smartwatch there is (hands-on)

By 5 March 2015

Guess announced the Guess Connect smartwatch at CES 2015 and while we saw it at the Las Vegas show, it was Mobile World Congress where we fell head over heels in love with it.  The fashion company may be better known for its handbags and shoes,... >>

Pebble Time: Hands-on with the most successful Kickstarter project ever
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Pebble Time: Hands-on with the most successful Kickstarter project ever

By 2 March 2015

Pebble Time is the new must have smartwatch, well it you talk to the hundreds and thousands that have already ordered the device on Kickstarter, and Pocket-lint caught up with the founder of the company to demo the new watch ahead of its release in May.... >>

LG Watch Urbane: A classic take on Android Wear (hands-on)
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LG Watch Urbane: A classic take on Android Wear (hands-on)

By 1 March 2015

Smartwatches are not standing still. Having impressed us with the round display of the LG G Watch R, the smartwatch has taken a step forward with the LG Watch Urbane.  The G Watch Urbane is a premium take on the smartwatch, looking to add desirability... >>

Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant
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Withings Activité Pop review: Forget Swiss Made, this budget option is brilliant

By 28 January 2015

First came the Swiss Made Activité smartwatch from Withings with its shiny metal exterior, curved circular glass, leather straps, and hefty £320 price tag. For those struggling to justify such expense for what is effectively a very nice watch meets... >>

Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?
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Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?

By 30 December 2014

Android Wear is the 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... >>

Asus ZenWatch review: Adding a touch of elegance
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Asus ZenWatch review: Adding a touch of elegance

By 23 December 2014

Of all the Android Wear devices to appear in 2014, we didn't think it would be Asus that landed with the most elegant solution. That's not because Asus can't do design - just look at some of the Zenbook models - but because we expected a low price, high... >>