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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 16 hours ago

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
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

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?
Apps 4 out of 5

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
Gadgets 4 out of 5

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... >>

LG G Watch R review: Android Wear's new champion
Gadgets 4 out of 5

LG G Watch R review: Android Wear's new champion

By 14 November 2014

Hot on the heels of the LG G Watch, the Korean company has released a new version of its Android Wear device in the G Watch R. It certainly looks the part too: blurring the lines between traditional watch design and modern smartwatch functions. As the... >>

Samsung Gear Live review
Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

Samsung Gear Live review

By 30 September 2014

The Samsung Gear Live is the company's first smartwatch to run on Google's Android Wear platform, but the third operating system that the Korean company has utilised throughout its sometimes experimental smartwatch campaign. Practice makes perfect after... >>

Cogito Pop review
Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

Cogito Pop review

By 2 September 2014

Cogito is looking to shake-up the smartwatch market with its newly announced Cogito Pop - an affordable, fun and fashionable watch that also offers basic notification from your top apps via four icons on the watch face. Smartwatches are all the rage at... >>

Motorola Moto 360 review
Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

Motorola Moto 360 review

By 19 September 2014

When Android Wear - Google's operating system for wearables - was announced, three devices lined up for scrutiny: the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live and the Moto 360. Of the three, the Moto 360 was heralded as the best of the bunch, the apple of Android... >>

Apple Watch preview: Apple hopes it's time for the ultimate iPhone accessory
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Apple Watch preview: Apple hopes it's time for the ultimate iPhone accessory

By 9 September 2014

After months of speculation, the Apple Watch is here. From early 2015 you'll be able to get an Apple device for your wrist that connects to your iPhone (iPhone 5 and higher) to deliver a series of notifications, sports data, and even let you pay for stuff.... >>