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Blocks Wearables: A closer look at the modular Android smartwatch
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Blocks Wearables: A closer look at the modular Android smartwatch

By 4 June 2015

Blocks Wearables is working on a modular smartwatch. We recently reported that the project is moving forward, hitting Kickstarter this summer, looking to crowd-fund and wing its way to the wrists of gadget fans everywhere.  We caught up with Blocks... >>

Asus ZenWatch 2: Stylish and slim (hands-on)
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Asus ZenWatch 2: Stylish and slim (hands-on)

By 1 June 2015

Asus has really pushed out the boat in terms of aesthetics with its follow up to the ZenWatch, the ZenWatch 2, as it tries to compete with the premium look and feel of the Apple Watch, and other would be contenders in the Android Wear fashion space... >>

Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings
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Lenovo Magic View smartwatch: Two screens, multiple shortcomings

By 28 May 2015

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.... >>

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

Apple Watch review: Fashion over function?
Wearables 4 out of 5

Apple Watch review: Fashion over function?

By 8 May 2015

Before even going on sale the Apple Watch, which some affectionately call the iWatch, has already polarised opinion around the globe. You probably either believe it's a product moving technology in a positive direction or one simply not worth the time... >>

Moto Maker for Moto 360 review: Is personalised smartwatch design worth the extra wait?
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Moto Maker for Moto 360 review: Is personalised smartwatch design worth the extra wait?

By 20 April 2015

Silver or gold? Or maybe black with stone leather? This is tricky. In the tech world it's almost always been black, black, black, maybe a white option. More recently space greys and mystic champagnes have begun to dominate (in among other bonkers colour... >>

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 8 April 2015

Apple Watch is almost 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... >>

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... >>