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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.... >>

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch
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Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

By 5 September 2014

Announced at Google I/O in June, the Moto 360 has taken a long-ish time to make it to UK shores but the wait is almost over. Costing £199 and avialable from early October, we managed to get our hands on the new circular Android Wear smartwatch to see... >>

LG G Watch R: Less toy, more watch (hands-on)
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LG G Watch R: Less toy, more watch (hands-on)

By 4 September 2014

LG announced its LG G Watch R smartwatch at IFA 2014 featuring Android Wear and a round face, taking on the Motorola Moto 360. The circular design is great and offers a much more watch-like appearance than previous square designs. It looks a lot more... >>

Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review
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Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review

By 3 September 2014

Sony has officially announced its third generation of SmartWatch during its press conference at consumer electronics show IFA 2014, currently taking place in Berlin. The SmartWatch 3 will be Sony's first wearable to sport Google's Android Wear platform,... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review
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Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review

By 3 September 2014

Samsung isn’t shy of releasing a smartwatch or two. Indeed it’s been putting them to market by the bucket load, but in so doing the company has been slowly refining its wearable offerings. The latest Gear S, which was already unveiled ahead of Samsung... >>

Hands-on: Asus ZenWatch review: A curved glass Android Wear smartwatch that takes a stylish approach
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Hands-on: Asus ZenWatch review: A curved glass Android Wear smartwatch that takes a stylish approach

By 3 September 2014

How do you go from being a technology company to becoming a fashion accessory company? That's the challenge many tech companies face with the launch of a wearable device. For Asus, the company more famous for its range of stylish laptops, the transition... >>