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Apple Watch to cost from $349 but could go up to $5K, says expert

Apple Watch to cost from $349 but could go up to $5K, says expert

By Elyse Betters

Those of you who are eager to buy the fancy 18-carat gold version of Apple's Watch Edition sometime early next year better start saving your loose change now. It's expected to cost at least a couple of mortgage payments.More specifically, Daring Fireball's... Read more

Can Tag Heuer bring us a smartwatch we actually want to wear?

Can Tag Heuer bring us a smartwatch we actually want to wear?

By Chris Hall

Tag Heuer has expressed its interest in launching its own smartwatch, which could bring about the clash of the old world and the new, and result in a smartwatch you'd actually want. Talking to Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag, Jean-Claude Biver, head of... Read more

Intel claims Basis 'Peak' smartwatch will deliver more advanced optical heart rate monitor

Intel claims Basis 'Peak' smartwatch will deliver more advanced optical heart rate monitor

By Mike Lowe

At the Intel Developer Forum 2014, Mike Bell, corporate vice president and general manager of the new devices group at Intel, took to the stage during the opening keynote and unveiled a sneak peek of a forthcoming smartwatch by Basis. But details of... Read more

The Apple Watch looks far better with a round face, it suits the UI

The Apple Watch looks far better with a round face, it suits the UI

By Luke Edwards

Apple unveiled its Watch to the world and the world responded with mixed reactions. One was surprise at the fact it wasn’t round as many of the iWatch rumours had suggested. The Apple Watch UI seems made for circles, so a designer has adapted it for... Read more

Apple Watch: The fashion industry delivers its verdict

Apple Watch: The fashion industry delivers its verdict

By Stuart Miles

Apple's approach to the wearables market is decidedly different from other manufacturers in the space and nothing said that more than the company openly courting fashion influencers.But if Apple is to make a success of the Apple Watch, it has to make... Read more

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

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

By Stuart Miles

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.We... Read more

What is Apple Watch and what can it do?

What is Apple Watch and what can it do?

By Elyse Betters

Apple has finally unveiled a smartwatch at the Flint Center in Cupertino.The gadget, which notably goes by the name Watch instead of iWatch, has many stylish bands and comes in different sizes and models. Jony Ive, head of design at Apple, said there... Read more

Apple Watch could kill activity trackers and sports watches, but not the Samsung Gear S

Apple Watch could kill activity trackers and sports watches, but not the Samsung Gear S

By Luke Edwards

Apple has announced its Watch and with it two new fitness apps that can track and train its wearer, simply called Activity and Fitness.Now that Apple has moved firmly into the wearable market and is offering complete fitness tracking, it could be a time... Read more

Game over Android Wear? Apple Watch is here: $349 and available early 2015

Game over Android Wear? Apple Watch is here: $349 and available early 2015

By Rik Henderson

Apple has finally unveiled its long-rumoured smartwatch and has dropped the "i" before its much-touted name. The Apple Watch (not iWatch) has been launched during the company's iPhone 6 press launch in Cupertino and it looks as if it could redefine the... Read more

iPhone 6 and iWatch launch: We're here

iPhone 6 and iWatch launch: We're here

By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint has arrived at the mysterious white building that Apple will be holding its 9 September press event this evening and we're getting all the more excited about what we are about to see.Current rumours suggest that it could be the biggest Apple... Read more

Diesel Black Gold bands for Samsung Gear S make it look even more like a dog collar

Diesel Black Gold bands for Samsung Gear S make it look even more like a dog collar

By Rik Henderson

Not content with sticking thousands of pieces of glass to one special edition Gear S smartwatch, Samsung has collaborated with another fashion label to create an alternative version - this time for those with a penchant for looking like Billy Idol. From... Read more

Why we can expect an Apple iWatch launch in a few hours

Why we can expect an Apple iWatch launch in a few hours

By Luke Edwards

Apple is about to kick off its yearly September announcement event in San Francisco where the iPhone 6 is expected to launch. This year should be special though as Apple is also expected to launch its first wearable with the iWatch.This year not only... Read more

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)

LG Kizon smartwatch lets you directly call and track your little ones (hands-on)

By Britta O'Boyle

LG announced a wearable for kids back in July, dubbed the Kizon smartwatch, which allows parents to track and call their children directly.Despite its name, it's not really a watch as such given that there is no way to tell the time, but it's pretty... Read more

Fossil and Intel to create fashionable Intel-powered wearables, like Android Wear watch?

Fossil and Intel to create fashionable Intel-powered wearables, like Android Wear watch?

By Elyse Betters

Fossil and Intel are going to make wearables. But these devices will be for the fashion industry, only.Both companies have announced they plan to "identify, support and develop emerging trends" in the wearable technology space. More specifically, they... Read more

Is this the iWatch? Apple developer documents possibly reveal watch design

Is this the iWatch? Apple developer documents possibly reveal watch design

By Elyse Betters

Apple published developer documents recently that may have revealed what the iWatch looks like, it's claimed.Apple is expected to launch a smartwatch or wearable device called the iWatch on 9 September. Although many reports have said the iWatch will... Read more

HTC abandons smartwatch plans, has it been scared off by competition?

HTC abandons smartwatch plans, has it been scared off by competition?

By Stuart Miles

HTC has abandoned plans to make a smartwatch Pocket-lint has learnt.Sources familiar with the matter have told us that although the company was planning to launch a smartwatch for customers, it has now abandoned the idea for the time being.Our source... Read more

Moto 360 smartwatch coming to UK early October, £199

Moto 360 smartwatch coming to UK early October, £199

By Stuart Miles

Motorola has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be launching the anticipated Moto 360 smartwatch in the UK in early October, for £199.The circular Android Wear smartwatch, the first from the company, will be available from O2, Tesco, Amazon and John... Read more

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Apple iWatch to come in two sizes, with flexible sapphire screen and tiny sensors

Apple iWatch to come in two sizes, with flexible sapphire screen and tiny sensors

By Elyse Betters

With only four days left to go before Apple's special event, major details about the iWatch and next-generation iPhone are beginning to emerge.The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, both of which have great track records when it comes to Apple... Read more

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

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

By Britta O'Boyle

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 like... Read more

Intel MICA high-fashion wearable has sapphire glass touchscreen and wireless charging

Intel MICA high-fashion wearable has sapphire glass touchscreen and wireless charging

By Luke Edwards

Intel has teamed up with fashion company, Opening Ceremony to create a luxury wearable aimed at fashionable women. They came up with My Intelligent Communication Accessory, or MICA.At the moment the capabilities of the jewelry are being kept secret but... Read more

Sony joins Android Wear with SmartWatch 3

Sony joins Android Wear with SmartWatch 3

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced its latest wearable device with the launch of the SmartWatch 3, at IFA 2014.In doing so, the company jumps onto the Android Wear bandwagon, following the leads of rivals Samsung and LG.The Sony SmartWatch 3 has a new design, looking... Read more

Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review

Hands-on: Sony SmartWatch 3 review

By Britta O'Boyle

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,... Read more

Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review

Hands-on: Samsung Gear S review

By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

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

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

By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Asus ZenWatch smartwatch: Curved glass, Android Wear, and yours for £199

Asus ZenWatch smartwatch: Curved glass, Android Wear, and yours for £199

By Stuart Miles

Asus has stepped into the wearables arena with the launch of the Asus ZenWatch.The new watch, announced at IFA 2014 in Berlin, follows a number of teasers from the company and its CEO and challenges a growing number of manufacturers trying to persuade... Read more

Don't expect to get an Apple iWatch in your Christmas stocking this year

Don't expect to get an Apple iWatch in your Christmas stocking this year

By Elyse Betters

Apple will supposedly unveil the iWatch on 9 September. But the most recent report has claimed it won't ship until 2015.According to tech website Recode, which cited unnamed sources in the position to know, Apple's upcoming "wearable device" (note that... Read more

Samsung Gear S smartwatch wearers to get Nike+ Running app

Samsung Gear S smartwatch wearers to get Nike+ Running app

By Elyse Betters

Samsung and Nike have announced a new version of the Nike+ Running app just for Samsung Gear S smartwatch.The Gear S offers Bluetooth and GPS connectivity, so runners can leave their phones at home but still map their runs, track progress, and view metrics... Read more

Apple iWatch release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iWatch release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Smartwatches are becoming the next big thing and while there are numerous options out there already – there is one company that has yet to grace us with its presence in the market.The Apple iWatch has been the subject of rumours for over a year, with... Read more

LG G Watch R official, circular smartwatches are the new thing to lust after

LG G Watch R official, circular smartwatches are the new thing to lust after

By Stuart Miles

LG has detailed its latest smartwatch ahead of the consumer electronics tradeshow IFA in Berlin, as teased online a couple of days ago, revealing a circular design to go up against the Moto 360 from Motorola.Following the reception of the Moto 360 watch... Read more

Samsung Gear S smartwatch surprisingly unveiled before IFA, curved display and 3G connectivity

Samsung Gear S smartwatch surprisingly unveiled before IFA, curved display and 3G connectivity

By Stuart Miles

Samsung has announced a new smartwatch, the Gear S ahead of its Samsung Unpacked event during the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.The Samsung Gear S comes with a curved screen and 3G connectivity so you don't need to worry about a having... Read more

Apple's iWatch wearable to show up at September event, could work with HomeKit?

Apple's iWatch wearable to show up at September event, could work with HomeKit?

By Elyse Betters

Apple's rumoured iWatch will debut alongside two new iPhones on 9 September, it's claimed.It's been widely reported that the iWatch will show up at Apple's next event. But now Recode, which has an impeccable track record when it comes to Apple rumours,... Read more

Next LG G Watch to be round and launched at IFA in Berlin

Next LG G Watch to be round and launched at IFA in Berlin

By Rik Henderson

No sooner has LG released one Android Wear smartwatch than it's about to unveil another. Although we've not had confirmation of the name yet, the company's "newest wearable" has already been teased by LG Mobile Global and if the not so subtle clues... Read more

Whoops! Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and SmartWatch 3 leaked by Sony itself

Whoops! Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and SmartWatch 3 leaked by Sony itself

By Rik Henderson

With the IFA consumer electronics trade show around the corner, some companies prefer to reveal what products they are likely to exhibit for the first time in Berlin. However, Sony generally isn't one of them, more often opting to announce kit during... Read more

Asus Android Wear smartwatch will debut at IFA tradeshow

Asus Android Wear smartwatch will debut at IFA tradeshow

By Elyse Betters

Asus has teased that it will unveil a smartwatch in a couple weeks.In a press invite posted through Twitter, Asus has shown off what looks like a smartwatch silhouette with a square form factor. The invite announced that Asus has an event scheduled at... Read more

Motorola Moto 360 leaks: heart rate monitor, 4 September release date and $249 price

Motorola Moto 360 leaks: heart rate monitor, 4 September release date and $249 price

By Luke Edwards

The much anticipated round-faced Android Wear smartwatch is due to arrive in the Motorola Moto 360. Until now a date for its appearance wasn't clear. But Best Buy has just leaked the information early.American gadget retailer Best Buy put up a webpage... Read more

Sony Smartwatch 3 leaks before IFA, wireless charging, Wi-Fi direct and no Android Wear

Sony Smartwatch 3 leaks before IFA, wireless charging, Wi-Fi direct and no Android Wear

By Luke Edwards

Sony is expected to reveal its third smartwatch at the IFA trade show at the start of September. Now the Sony Smartwatch 3 has begun leaking specs.The rumours about the Smartwatch 3 have come from Chinese site Digi-Wo, which has apparently been reliable... Read more

Samsung Gear Solo expected to arrive at Note 4 event on 3 September

Samsung Gear Solo expected to arrive at Note 4 event on 3 September

By Luke Edwards

Samsung working on a stand-alone watch, that uses a SIM to work without a phone, is not a new rumour. But the Gear Solo, as it's being called, appearing at the Unpacked event on 3 September is new.Samsung is already expected to announce its Galaxy Note... Read more

Withings Activité coming October, its first stylish entry into the smartwatch market

Withings Activité coming October, its first stylish entry into the smartwatch market

By Rik Henderson

While the fact that Withings was to enter the smartwatch market is not new, a date for release is. The Withings Activité will be available from October.Speaking to Wareable, company CEO Cédric Hutchings explained that the Aura sleep system will be... Read more

Cogito Classic and Pop smartwatches prove that connected wearables can also be fashionable

Cogito Classic and Pop smartwatches prove that connected wearables can also be fashionable

By Britta O'Boyle

Cogito has announced two smartwatch line-ups that combine fun and fashionable looks with the accessibility of notifications from your Android or iOS smartphone.Both the Cogito Classic and the Cogito Pop watches feature analogue faces. And while they... Read more

Limited Edition Pebble smartwatch arrives in new colours

Limited Edition Pebble smartwatch arrives in new colours

By Luke Edwards

Pebble, the original smartwatch, has announced a range of new colours which are available now as Limited Edition devices.The new Limited Edition Pebble smartwatches come in Fresh Green, Hot Pink and Fly Blue. The face colours and strap colours can vary... Read more