Latest smartwatch news

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active features come to older smartwatches, including better battery life
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active features come to older smartwatches, including better battery life By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung is rolling out a software update to the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3 and Gear Sport that will bring the latest Galaxy Watch Active's One user interface... Read more

Withings launches premium smartwatches in the form of Steel HR Sapphire Signature line-up
Withings launches premium smartwatches in the form of Steel HR Sapphire Signature line-up By Adrian Willings

Withings is set to enhance its line-up of smartwatches with its new Steel HR Sapphire Signature series. Fitness trackers with a more robust design.... Read more

Best smartwatch 2019: Top smartwatches available to buy today
Best smartwatch 2019: Top smartwatches available to buy today By Britta O'Boyle

A round up of the best smartwatches available to buy today, covering various platforms from Wear OS to Watch OS and numerous styles. Read more

Select Garmin devices can now auto-alert a key contact if you have an accident
Select Garmin devices can now auto-alert a key contact if you have an accident By Dan Grabham

Garmin has introduced some new safety features for the Vívoactive 3 Music, Fenix 5 Plus and Forerunner 645 Music devices.The key new feature can automatically... Read more

Google rolls out six widget-like Tiles you can swipe between on Wear OS watches
Google rolls out six widget-like Tiles you can swipe between on Wear OS watches By Maggie Tillman

Google rolls out six widget-like Tiles you can swipe between on Wear OS watches... Read more

Garmin's new Forerunner 245 Music GPS watch lets you listen to tunes, phone-free
Garmin's new Forerunner 245 Music GPS watch lets you listen to tunes, phone-free By Maggie Tillman

Garmin has two new high-end Forerunner GPS smartwatches, one of which comes with a focus on music and not just exercise.... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 45 and 45S watches are for new runners who need coaching
Garmin Forerunner 45 and 45S watches are for new runners who need coaching By Maggie Tillman

Garmin has updated its line of Forerunner GPS watches, starting with the entry-level Forerunner 45 and Forerunner 45S.... 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

The Huawei Watch 2 price has been slashed by £140
The Huawei Watch 2 price has been slashed by £140 By Chris Hall

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

Possible Google Pixel Watch tech pops up in patent
Possible Google Pixel Watch tech pops up in patent By Cam Bunton

A recently approved patent reveals Google has been working on several quick release watch band mechanisms, which could - if it ever launches - make the... 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

Apple orders the OLED displays for Apple Watch Series 5
Apple orders the OLED displays for Apple Watch Series 5 By Dan Grabham

It looks like Apple has asked Japan Display to supply new OLED screens - presumably for the next version of the Apple Watch. We're expecting Apple Watch... Read more

Apple Watch ECG feature now live in UK and Europe with WatchOS 5.2 update
Apple Watch ECG feature now live in UK and Europe with WatchOS 5.2 update By Maggie Tillman

Apple's electrocardiogram (ECG in the UK or EKG in the US) reading feature for Apple Watch Series 4 owners has gone live in the UK and Europe.... Read more

Apple Watch ECG: What is it, how does it work and how do you set it up?
Apple Watch ECG: What is it, how does it work and how do you set it up? By Stuart Miles

This feature explains what the new Apple Watch ECG heart feature is, how it works, what it means, and why you might want to use it.... Read more

Huawei Watch GT smartwatch line adds new Active and Elegant models
Huawei Watch GT smartwatch line adds new Active and Elegant models By Maggie Tillman

Huawei has unveiled two new models of its Watch GT smartwatch, though details about specs and a launch date are still slim.... Read more

Tag Heuer Golf Edition smartwatch and app aim to improve your game
Tag Heuer Golf Edition smartwatch and app aim to improve your game By Rik Henderson

Tag Heuer has announced a special edition version of its current smartwatch designed specifically for golfers.... Read more

Garmin Marq series smartwatches celebrate company's 30th birthday in style
Garmin Marq series smartwatches celebrate company's 30th birthday in style By Rik Henderson

Garmin has announced a new series of tough, stylish smartwatches that are designed to mark the company's 30th anniversary with flair and style.... Read more

Versa Lite Edition makes Fitbit's fitness smartwatch even cheaper
Versa Lite Edition makes Fitbit's fitness smartwatch even cheaper By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit announced several new products during its Spring event, including a Lite Version of its Versa smartwatch. The smartwatch, which sits below the company's... Read more

Apple Watch Series 6 to get sleep tracking?
Apple Watch Series 6 to get sleep tracking? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple is finally rumoured to be working on sleep tracking technology for its Apple Watch, according to a Bloomberg report. The company bought Beddit, a... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is a fun, waterproof smartwatch for £229
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is a fun, waterproof smartwatch for £229 By Rik Henderson

Samsung has followed up its Galaxy Watch with a new smartwatch aimed at the same market who originally loved its Gear Sport.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds confirmed in app update
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds confirmed in app update By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung will announce the Galaxy S10 range on 20 February at its Unpacked event in San Francisco, but it looks like there will be three wearables joining... Read more

Sony Wena straps add smart functions to any watch
Sony Wena straps add smart functions to any watch By Chris Hall

Sony first unveiled Wena in 2015, the product of Sony's startup incubator in Japan - called Seed Acceleration Program - and looking to provide an alternative... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active will be missing the awesome rotating bezel
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active will be missing the awesome rotating bezel By Cam Bunton

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Watch Active - previously referred to as the Galaxy Watch Sport - will be missing one of the best features of previous generations... Read more

Is Google working on a watch or not? New job listings suggest yes
Is Google working on a watch or not? New job listings suggest yes By Maggie Tillman

Google is trying to make some interesting hires, indicating it has some major hardware ambitions for wearables.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Sport leak reveals spec list but also a name change?
Samsung Galaxy Sport leak reveals spec list but also a name change? By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung is expected to announce the successor to the Gear Sport at its Unpacked event on 20 February.The device has previously been called the Galaxy Sport... Read more

Will Fitbit's new Versa 2 only bring new colours? Let's hope not
Will Fitbit's new Versa 2 only bring new colours? Let's hope not By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Fitbit is working on a successor to its Fitbit Versa smartwatch that launched last year. But it might not be much of a successor.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Sport image reveals stunning next-gen smartwatch
Samsung Galaxy Sport image reveals stunning next-gen smartwatch By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung will reveal the Galaxy S10 devices at its Unpacked event on 20 February, but a successor to the Gear Sport smartwatch is also expected to be announced. The... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Sport gets certified, February launch likely
Samsung Galaxy Sport gets certified, February launch likely By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung is expected to have a busy Unpacked event on 20 February. Not only are the trio of Samsung Galaxy S10 devices all but confirmed to be announced,... Read more

Louis Vuitton expands Tambour Horizon smartwatch collection, yours from £2,125
Louis Vuitton expands Tambour Horizon smartwatch collection, yours from £2,125 By Rik Henderson

Louis Vuitton has released a new range of its Tambour Horizon smartwatches, this time with Google's Wear OS installed.... Read more

Huawei launches Honor Watch Magic in the UK for £180
Huawei launches Honor Watch Magic in the UK for £180 By Maggie Tillman

The Honor Watch Magic smartwatch was released in China in October 2018, but it is now launching in Europe and in the UK.... Read more

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

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 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

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