Latest smartwatch news

Google to revive WearOS with Fossil's mystery watch tech and R&D team
Google to revive WearOS with Fossil's mystery watch tech and R&D team By Maggie Tillman

Google is acquiring some of Fossil’s smartwatch technology and members of the watchmaker's research and development team.... Read more

Michael Kors Access Sofie 2.0 gets fitness smarts and even more glam
Michael Kors Access Sofie 2.0 gets fitness smarts and even more glam By Chris Hall

GPS, NFC, HRM all added to the mixture in this next-gen fashion watch... Read more

Best upcoming smartwatches: Future wristwear to look forward to
Best upcoming smartwatches: Future wristwear to look forward to By Britta O'Boyle

Here are all the best smartwatches thought to be coming or confirmed for 2018 and 2019. Read more

Apple Watch fitness: Rings, Workouts, Challenges explained
Apple Watch fitness: Rings, Workouts, Challenges explained By Stuart Miles

Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch and its fitness features, from making sure you select the right workout, to changing your Move goal.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Sport renders show "Pulse" watch in full
Samsung Galaxy Sport renders show "Pulse" watch in full By Rik Henderson

Samsung is soon expected to unveil a second smartwatch in a relatively short space of time and renders of the device have appeared online.... Read more

Kate Spade Scallop Smartwatch 2 adopts Wear OS and matches face to your outfit
Kate Spade Scallop Smartwatch 2 adopts Wear OS and matches face to your outfit By Rik Henderson

Kate Spade has announced its second touchscreen smartwatch, the Kate Spade Scallop Smartwatch 2.... Read more

Withings' new Move ECG watch and BMP Core cuff can both detect AFib
Withings' new Move ECG watch and BMP Core cuff can both detect AFib By Maggie Tillman

Similar to the recent Apple Watch Series 4, Withings new devices are capable of performing a complex ECG medical test.... Read more

Matrix's PowerWatch 2 packs solar power charging and a heart rate monitor
Matrix's PowerWatch 2 packs solar power charging and a heart rate monitor By Maggie Tillman

It's a successor to the PowerWatch, which purportedly solved one of the biggest issues with smartwatches: it didn’t need to be charged.... Read more

Apple Watch Series 5: What we want and expect to see
Apple Watch Series 5: What we want and expect to see By Britta O'Boyle

Here is everything we want and expect to see on the Apple Watch Series 5, coupled with any rumours floating around.... Read more

The Huawei Watch 2 price has been slashed to £184 in the sales
The Huawei Watch 2 price has been slashed to £184 in the sales By Chris Hall

Amazon is slashing prices across its UK store and the Huawei Watch 2 has just received a big discount.... Read more

Apple Watch tips and tricks: Hidden secrets of WatchOS revealed
Apple Watch tips and tricks: Hidden secrets of WatchOS revealed By Stuart Miles

The Apple Watch is a complex device but it offers plenty to those happy and keen to explore all its features. Here are our tips and tricks.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Pulse smartwatch rumoured as successor to Gear Sport
Samsung Galaxy Pulse smartwatch rumoured as successor to Gear Sport By Stuart Miles

Samsung is reportedly working on its next smartwatch following the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Watch earlier this year.... Read more

Guess contactless watch collection combines bPay with analogue style
Guess contactless watch collection combines bPay with analogue style By Rik Henderson

Guess is adding tech to more regular timepieces with an all-new contactless watch collection available now.... Read more

Mobvoi launches its new Ticwatch C2 Wear OS watch for £180
Mobvoi launches its new Ticwatch C2 Wear OS watch for £180 By Maggie Tillman

The Ticwatch C2 is available with a $199.99 starting price in the US (£179.99 in the UK). But there’s a 10 per cent off sale at launch.... Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 users can now take ECGs from their wrists
Apple Watch Series 4 users can now take ECGs from their wrists By Maggie Tillman

The feature, which has been promised since September, has even received FDA approval.... Read more

Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 rugged Wear OS smartwatch release date revealed
Casio Pro Trek WSD-F30 rugged Wear OS smartwatch release date revealed By Chris Hall

Casio's update to its Pro Trek family of smart outdoors watches will be with us in the new year. The WSD-F30 model is slated for January.... Read more

Is the Transformers G-Shock the coolest watch ever?
Is the Transformers G-Shock the coolest watch ever? By Rik Henderson

Casio has teamed with Takara Tomy for what must be the coolest digital watch of all time: the G-Shock x Transformers edition of the DW-6900.... Read more

What's new in Google's 'H' update to Wear OS?
What's new in Google's 'H' update to Wear OS? By Maggie Tillman

Google has announced a new update to Wear OS. It's simply called "H", and no, Google didn't explain what that means.... Read more

You need a background check to buy this Hublot watch with Bitcoin
You need a background check to buy this Hublot watch with Bitcoin By Maggie Tillman

Hublot has a new luxury watch that you can only buy online using Bitcoin. And you need a background check first.... Read more

Fossil Sport smartwatch is the first to use Wear 3100 and it's just £250
Fossil Sport smartwatch is the first to use Wear 3100 and it's just £250 By Maggie Tillman

Fossil has adopted Snapdragon Wear 3100 for thin, sport new smartwatch line-up.... Read more

Spotify begins testing its official Apple Watch app - see the screenshots here
Spotify begins testing its official Apple Watch app - see the screenshots here By Maggie Tillman

If you'd like to test official Spotify support on the Apple Watch now, you can sign up for Spotify's iOS beta.... Read more

Samsung's next smartwatch could be a hybrid
Samsung's next smartwatch could be a hybrid By Rik Henderson

Samsung could be planning a hybrid smartwatch for 2019, if a newly published patent is anything to go by.... Read more

Want to use Apple Watch ECG outside the US? There's a simple trick to get it working
Want to use Apple Watch ECG outside the US? There's a simple trick to get it working By Rik Henderson

There is a way to unlock the ECG app in regions around the world, once the new WatchOS is available.... Read more

Mobvoi made a pair of lookalike AirPods and a new Wear OS watch
Mobvoi made a pair of lookalike AirPods and a new Wear OS watch By Maggie Tillman

Mobvoi has announced a pair of wireless earbuds and updated its smartwatch lineup with a new wearable called the TicWatch C2 (Classic 2).... Read more

Misfit Vapor 2 is a more stylish, more confident Wear OS sequel with GPS
Misfit Vapor 2 is a more stylish, more confident Wear OS sequel with GPS By Rik Henderson

Misfit has announced a follow-up to its first smartwatch that is seemingly more capable and adopts Google Wear OS and GPS.... Read more

Garmin Instinct, for those who like a bit of rough and have £270 to hand
Garmin Instinct, for those who like a bit of rough and have £270 to hand By Rik Henderson

Garmin is really going for it with its smart and sports watches of late. The latest is the Garmin Instinct, a tough, rugged watch with built-in GPS.... Read more

watchOS 5 features: What's in Apple's new watch software?
watchOS 5 features: What's in Apple's new watch software? By Britta O'Boyle

These are the key new features in watchOS 5.... Read more

How to add Spotify to your Garmin watch
How to add Spotify to your Garmin watch By Cam Bunton

Garmin has added Spotify to its sports watch range. Here we describe how you can set it up and download songs to play.... Read more

LG Watch W7 Wear OS hybrid is a smartwatch for those who don't like smartwatches
LG Watch W7 Wear OS hybrid is a smartwatch for those who don't like smartwatches By Maggie Tillman

LG not only announced a new smartphone, the V40 ThinQ, but also a new smartwatch. Called the Watch W7, it is a hybrid wearable.... Read more

Huawei Watch GT pic and details leak, Sport, Fashion/Classic models at reasonable prices
Huawei Watch GT pic and details leak, Sport, Fashion/Classic models at reasonable prices By Rik Henderson

A new Huawei Watch has been on the cards for a while and it could be unveiled alongside the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones on 16 October.... Read more

AIX Armani Exchange Connected: Wear OS built to impress
AIX Armani Exchange Connected: Wear OS built to impress By Rik Henderson

The first touchscreen smartwatch from Armani Exchange is available now. Made by the Fossil Group, the AIX Armani Exchange Connected smartwatch runs Wear OS and is... Read more

How to turn on Fall Detection on Apple Watch Series 4 and how it works
How to turn on Fall Detection on Apple Watch Series 4 and how it works By Maggie Tillman

Apple over the years has positioned its Apple Watch as a health accessory - and its new "fall detection" feature is a prime example.... Read more

Apple Watch ECG: Should you really be able to do an ECG yourself?
Apple Watch ECG: Should you really be able to do an ECG yourself? By Dan Grabham

Apple claims its new Watch Series 4 can perform an ECG or electrocardiogram. But can it? And should it?An ECG is a non-invasive way in which a medical... Read more

What is Apple Watch Nike+? And how is it different to the standard Apple Watch?
What is Apple Watch Nike+? And how is it different to the standard Apple Watch? By Maggie Tillman

Here's everything you need to know about Apple Watch Nike+.... Read more

New Apple Watch Series 4 unveiled, bigger screen, faster processing
New Apple Watch Series 4 unveiled, bigger screen, faster processing By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced a new version of its smartwatch during the "Gather Round" event in Cupertino.The Apple Watch Series 4 has a new curved display...... Read more

Google Pixel watch specs, release date, news and rumours
Google Pixel watch specs, release date, news and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Google is apparently planning to launch its own-branded Wear OS smartwatch. So what should we expect?... Read more

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100 offers better battery life for incoming Wear OS watches
Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100 offers better battery life for incoming Wear OS watches By Dan Grabham

Qualcomm has introduced its new smartwatch platform that will power the next generation of Wear OS smartwatches.... Read more

Garmin watches finally get full Deezer integration
Garmin watches finally get full Deezer integration By Rik Henderson

After announcing that it was coming at the start of this year, Garmin has finally added Deezer support to several of its smartwatches.If you take up or... Read more

No Google Pixel Watch this year after all
No Google Pixel Watch this year after all By Rik Henderson

There has been a lot of speculation in recent months that Google will announce its own-branded Wear OS smartwatch during its October Pixel 3 launch event.... Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 leak: Image shows larger display and gold finish
Apple Watch Series 4 leak: Image shows larger display and gold finish By Maggie Tillman

The Apple Watch has a gold enclosure (maybe a stainless steel option with a gold finish) - just like the new iPhone models.... Read more

Sony's e-paper FES Watch U finally gets a release outside Japan
Sony's e-paper FES Watch U finally gets a release outside Japan By Andrew Williams

The Sony FES Watch U is a watch with a strap and face design you can change with the press of a button.Its face and strap have a layer of e-paper, which... Read more

Diesel Full Guard 2.5 is the biggest Wear OS watch around
Diesel Full Guard 2.5 is the biggest Wear OS watch around By Andrew Williams

Ever looked at a smartwatch and thought, yeah it’s nice, but I wish it were bigger? That’s what the Diesel Full Guard 2.5 is here for.Sure, we’ve... Read more

Skagen Falster 2 smartwatch adds brains to beauty
Skagen Falster 2 smartwatch adds brains to beauty By Andrew Williams

Skagen’s Falster 2 takes the pretty design that made the original Falster smartwatch so superficially appealing and adds to it all the features missing... Read more

Michael Kors adds new Runway Wear OS watches to Access collection
Michael Kors adds new Runway Wear OS watches to Access collection By Maggie Tillman

The wearable has a recognisable case with steel bracelet choices and new silicone straps.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch specs, release date, news and features
Samsung Galaxy Watch specs, release date, news and features By Chris Hall

Samsung has officially announced its all-new smartwatch: the Samsung Galaxy Watch.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch official, several days battery on a single charge
Samsung Galaxy Watch official, several days battery on a single charge By Rik Henderson

Samsung has officially announced its all-new smartwatch: the Samsung Galaxy Watch. As heavily rumoured, gone is the Gear S branding.... Read more

Qualcomm's next gen Wear OS chip to be unveiled 10 September
Qualcomm's next gen Wear OS chip to be unveiled 10 September By Rik Henderson

Qualcomm has teased the date it will unveil its next smartwatch chip specifically designed for Google's Wear OS platform.In a "save the date" email to... Read more

Fossil intros two new Fossil Q smartwatches with GPS, Google Pay, heart-rate tracking and swimproofing
Fossil intros two new Fossil Q smartwatches with GPS, Google Pay, heart-rate tracking and swimproofing By Dan Grabham

We've known for a little while that some new Fossil smartwatches were en route and here's the new range - Fossil Q Venture HR and Fossil Q Explorist HR.... Read more

BMW smartwatches to launch in 2019 thanks to Fossil
BMW smartwatches to launch in 2019 thanks to Fossil By Chris Hall

BMW and Fossil have announced that they've partnered on an agreement to bring BMW watches and smartwatches to market from 2019.... Read more

Samsung accidentally reveals new Galaxy Watch on its website
Samsung accidentally reveals new Galaxy Watch on its website By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Samsung just leaked its next smartwatch. Called the Galaxy Watch, the device briefly appeared on Samsung's US retail website.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch likely to come in two sizes, LTE support on both
Samsung Galaxy Watch likely to come in two sizes, LTE support on both By Chris Hall

The replacement for the Samsung Gear S3 has been rumoured for some time, but things are getting closer to the final details - and launch - with both watches... Read more

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