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Fossil Q Motion might be the best-looking activity tracker we’ve ever seen

Fossil Q Motion might be the best-looking activity tracker we’ve ever seen

By Luke Edwards

Fossil, the accessory specialist, has revealed its latest activity tracking wearable in the Q Motion, and it looks brilliant. But its impressiveness doesn't stop at looks.It looks like Fossil Group's welcoming of the Misfit company into its fold has boded... Read more

Pebble slashes pricing for Pebble Time and Pebble Time Round smartwatches

Pebble slashes pricing for Pebble Time and Pebble Time Round smartwatches

By Elyse Betters

Pebble needs to keep consumers interested, especially with so many wearables now flooding the market.The smartwatch-maker has therefore announced deep price cuts for two of its smartwatch models. Starting today, you can get the Pebble Time for $149.99... Read more

MyKronoz Swiss-designed smartwatch collection, in pictures

MyKronoz Swiss-designed smartwatch collection, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

MyKronoz, the Swiss smartwatch specialist whose kit is of course designed in Switzerland, has been at MWC 2016 with its many watches. By many we really mean a bunch.MyKronoz may have come seemingly out of nowhere but the start-up has done so with plenty... Read more

Victorinox Cybertool is a smart accessory for your analogue watch

Victorinox Cybertool is a smart accessory for your analogue watch

By Chris Hall

Victorinox and Acer have been working together to combine Acer's technology passions with Victorinox's Swiss pursuit of quality, and bring something a little different to the wearable market.The Victorinox Cybertool is a high-tech addition for your Inox... Read more

These are the new Guess Connect watches and they are amazing

These are the new Guess Connect watches and they are amazing

By Britta O'Boyle

Fashion brand Guess first announced its entry to the world of smartwatches at CES 2015. The Guess Connect took its design cues from the Guess Rigor watch but added smart functionality from Martian.It prioritised being a good-looking, stylish watch with... Read more

Omate Rise preview: Full Android 3G smartwatch with carbon fibre for $280

Omate Rise preview: Full Android 3G smartwatch with carbon fibre for $280

By Luke Edwards

Omate, more well known for children's watches, is making its entrance into the big boys game with an impressive offering. The Omate Rise plans to straddle the boundaries between connectivity, form and price.Omate says the Rise, when it arrives in June,... Read more

Haier Watch: Full Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your wrist

Haier Watch: Full Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your wrist

By Luke Edwards

Haier has shown off its new flagship smartwatch that comes packing full Android OS, dubbed simply, Watch.The Haier Watch, shown off at MWC 2016, is due for release in April priced at €200. Its aim is to offer a high quality build and full Android OS... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G to bring card-free eSIM enabled smartwatches to the UK

Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G to bring card-free eSIM enabled smartwatches to the UK

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has announced, ahead of MWC, that it will be bringing its 3G enabled eSIM-toting version of the Gear S2 Classic smartwatch to the UK.Not only does this mean a 3G connected smartwatch from Samsung but, more crucially, it's packing the new eSIM... Read more

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear chipset signs up its first smartwatch manufacturers

Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear chipset signs up its first smartwatch manufacturers

By Chris Hall

Qualcomm recently announced the launch of the Snapdragon Wear 2100, a new chipset that's designed specifically for wearable devices. The company, on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2016, has revealed that the first manufacturers have signed up to use... Read more

Snapdragon Wear will give your next smartwatch better battery life and more

Snapdragon Wear will give your next smartwatch better battery life and more

By Rik Henderson

Qualcomm has announced a wearables platform and new system on chip that could potentially solve a couple of the most common complaints for smartwatches.Many Android Wear smartwatches already use the company's Snapdragon 400 chipset, but the newly unveiled... Read more

This is HP’s Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch, with Swarovski crystals for just $250

This is HP’s Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch, with Swarovski crystals for just $250

By Rik Henderson

HP has dabbled in the wearables sector before, but its latest parnership with designer Isaac Mizrahi has resulted in a swish timepiece with more than the touch of bling about it.That's because the Isaac Mizhari Smartwatch Engineered by HP (yep, catchy... Read more

HTC One smartwatch could launch in April, alongside One M10

HTC One smartwatch could launch in April, alongside One M10

By Chris Hall

Sony has a smartwatch, Samsung has a smartwatch, LG has a wristful of smartwatches, as does Huawei, Asus and a number of others. But HTC doesn't, which seems odd. HTC has been looking to diversify in recent times as its smartphone business struggled... Read more

You can finally buy the Apple Watch Hermes online starting 22 January

You can finally buy the Apple Watch Hermes online starting 22 January

By Elyse Betters

You will soon be able to purchase the Apple Watch Hermes online.Nearly four months after Apple announced its collaboration with the French luxury brand during its iPhone event in September, the Cupertino-based company has confirmed to Fashionista that... Read more

Motorola Moto 360 Sport review: Lifestyling sport
3.5 stars

Motorola Moto 360 Sport review: Lifestyling sport

By Chris Hall

The second-gen Motorola 360 Android Wear watch has a special edition that's pitched towards sports training. That's obvious enough from its Moto 360 Sport namesake, perhaps bringing some clarity to a segment of wearable technology that's a little muddled... Read more

All Samsung smartwatches in future could be iPhone compatible, Gear S2 just the beginning

All Samsung smartwatches in future could be iPhone compatible, Gear S2 just the beginning

By Rik Henderson

During its CES 2016 press conference, Samsung announced that it will be bringing iOS compatibility to its Gear S2 smartwatch. What's more, during the show it also confirmed to Pocket-lint that that the firmware update and, presumably, dedicated iPhone... Read more

Razer Nabu Watch: Here's that enormous digital watch with some 'smart functions'

Razer Nabu Watch: Here's that enormous digital watch with some 'smart functions'

By Elyse Betters

The company that is "for gamers, by gamers" has made a smartwatch that it doesn't want you to call a smartwatch.While at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, we got a look at Razer's interesting new device, called the Razer Nabu Watch, and the first thing we noticed... Read more

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

New Balance outlines Android Wear running watch plans

By Chris Hall

New Balance has confirmed that it is embracing digital technology, with plans to launch a consumer running watch during 2016.Announcing a new Digital Sport division, the company has outlined that it wants to create a digital platform for runners, covering... Read more

Martian made a hybrid smartwatch for women: Here's the Kindred vip

Martian made a hybrid smartwatch for women: Here's the Kindred vip

By Elyse Betters

Martian Watches is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas showing off a couple new watches, including something described as a hybrid smartwatch for women.The watch is the Kindred vip. It has a round watch face with a diameter of 38mm set in a stainless steel case.... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

By Rik Henderson

During its CES 2016 press conference, Samsung revealed that it is making its Gear S2 smartwatch compatible with iPhone. Now it has also confirmed to Pocket-lint exactly when that will happen. And it's sooner than you think.We spoke to Samsung's Kyle Brown,... Read more

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

Razer Nabu Watch is a genius dual-screen, dual-battery activity tracking wearable

By Luke Edwards

Razer has taken a different approach to its activity tracking smartwatch. The Nabu Watch has two screens, each drawing on different batteries, to give the perfect blend of watch and smart notification device.Primarily the Nabu is a watch, with time, countdown... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced that it will be bringing compatibility for iPhone and iPad to its Gear S2 smartwatch line.During its CES 2016 press conference in Las Vegas, the company dropped the bombshell but didn't elaborate, so we don't yet know when exactly... Read more

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

By Stuart Miles

Casio has revealed an Android Wear powered smartwatch at CES in Las Vegas, but added its own design ethos on to the experience to help it stand out from the crowd.The new WSD-F10, which harks plenty of the G-Shock qualities from the company's rugged range... Read more

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant: Huawei's Android Wear watch just got a lot glitzier

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant: Huawei's Android Wear watch just got a lot glitzier

By Elyse Betters

Huawei is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, where it is taking a moment to refresh its product lineup, and of course it hasn't ignored the Huawei Watch. You can now get the company's Android Wear watch with ultra-fancy design options.The idea here is of course... Read more

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

By Luke Edwards

The Fossil Q range of smartwatches has grown today after the new analogue faced Fossil Q54 Pilot was announced from CES 2016 is Las Vegas.The new wearable joins the Fossil Q Founder and Q Grant watches in the Q range.The Fossil Q54 Pilot was designed... Read more

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

By Luke Edwards

The Huawei Watch arrived with plenty fanfare and now sits among the best of the Android Wear watches despite being rather large for the smaller wrist. It therefore will come as no surprise to some that the Chinese manufacturer has introduced a couple... Read more

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

By Elyse Betters

You might not know this, but...you can use an Apple Watch without an iPhone.Apple released the Apple Watch almost a year ago, and while there is a tonne of information floating around about how it works with your iPhone to pass data back and forth, few... Read more

Apple WatchOS 2 tips and tricks: Hidden secrets revealed

Apple WatchOS 2 tips and tricks: Hidden secrets revealed

By Stuart Miles

Your Apple Watch has finally arrived, but you've been staring at the new smartwatch for the last 10 minutes trying to work out how to use it.There's no denying it, the Apple Watch is a complex device that offers plenty to those happy and keen to explore... Read more

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something

By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple Watch is no longer the new kid on the smartwatch block. It's been kicking around for nearly a year now and in that time, the apps available for it reach over 10,000.Of course, not all these apps are great, useful or even suited to the Apple... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected review: Android Wear gets its luxury tag
4.5 stars

Tag Heuer Connected review: Android Wear gets its luxury tag

By Chris Hall

The Tag Heuer Connected was described as a marriage of Watch Valley and Silicon Valley at the launch, with the larger-then-life CEO of the Swiss watch company, Jean-Claude Biver, introducing this forward-looking device from a traditional watch company.It's... Read more

What's Android Wear really like on iPhone?

What's Android Wear really like on iPhone?

By Britta O'Boyle

Smartwatches are now a thing. It doesn't matter if you love them or hate them, think they are great or entirely pointless, there are new models launching every month and this is only set to continue.It wasn't all that long ago that options were more... Read more

Moto 360 Sport: When can you get it and for how much?

Moto 360 Sport: When can you get it and for how much?

By Elyse Betters

The Moto 360 Sport debuted a few months ago at IFA 2015, but Motorola weren't as forthcoming with its details as the standard Moto 360. We were told it would release after the second-gen Moto 360 but other than that, information was pretty thin on... Read more

Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?
4.0 stars

Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?

By Chris Hall

Android Wear is the platform for wearables designed to put the power of Google on 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 apps. It's designed... Read more

Pebble Classic and Steel owners also get timeline and unlimited apps

Pebble Classic and Steel owners also get timeline and unlimited apps

By Rik Henderson

Pebble is bringing its new firmware and timeline feature to the older smartwatches in its line-up. Pebble Time, Time Steel and Time Round users have been enjoying Pebble Firmware 3.0, with the handy way to see notifications, events and calender entries... Read more

TAG Heuer to make more Android smartwatches due to high demand

TAG Heuer to make more Android smartwatches due to high demand

By Elyse Betters

TAG Heuer wants you to know how well its doing in the smartwatch space.The company recently pulled the covers off the Tag Heuer Connected, its new Android smartwatch that comes as the result of a partnership between Tag Heuer, Intel, and Google. Priced... Read more

Guess Connect review: Fashion with function
4.0 stars

Guess Connect review: Fashion with function

By Britta O'Boyle

Fashion company Guess may be better known for handbags and shoes, but it has been making watches for over 30 years. The Guess Connect is the result of its most successful design - the Guess Rigor - joining the wonderful world of smartwatches.Smartwatches... Read more

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock: Charging time?

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock: Charging time?

By Stuart Miles

There are plenty of Apple Watch docks on the market already. Companies like Griffin, TwelveSouth, Belkin and others were all keen to offer something in place of Apple's absence.Now Apple has announced, and launched its own docking station for the Apple... Read more

Fossil Q Founder adds Android Wear to classic looks, out today

Fossil Q Founder adds Android Wear to classic looks, out today

By Luke Edwards

Fossil has released its first full touchscreen Android Wear smartwatch called Q Founder.The Fossil Q Founder acts as a normal watch while also tracking activity and offering alerts for incoming calls, messages and calendar appointments. This joins the... Read more

Asus ZenWatch 2 review: Suave without the spending plan
4.0 stars

Asus ZenWatch 2 review: Suave without the spending plan

By Elyse Betters

The wearable market is still in its infancy. Android Wear watches began hitting store shelves just last year, with the original Asus ZenWatch one of the affordable numbers that added a touch of elegance to the party.Elsewhere we're beginning to get a... Read more

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

By Luke Edwards

Apple has announced a new official accessory for its Watch that allows for wireless charging in a new style.The Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock is a circular platform that the Watch can be placed on to wirelessly charge, as the name suggests, magnetically.Thanks... Read more

Blocks reveals up]dated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

Blocks reveals up]dated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

By Luke Edwards

Blocks, the modular smartwatch, is nearing the final stages of its Kickstarter run and getting ready to start making deliveries in May.This should be the beginning of a new platform that does to hardware development what apps did to software.We caught... Read more

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

By Luke Edwards

HP has announced a partnership with watchmaker Movado to create their first smartwatch called Bold Motion.While Movado is bringing the fashion and analogue design, HP is cramming the tech smarts inside the wrist-worn device.On the outside it's a round-faced... Read more

Sony E Ink FES watch finally sees the light of day

Sony E Ink FES watch finally sees the light of day

By Rik Henderson

Sony's crowdfunded FES watch, with a mono E Ink display, will finally make it onto consumers' wrists in Japan on 21 November, a year after first being touted.The device by sub-brand Fashion Entertainment Solutions (hence FES), doesn't quite fit into... Read more

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

By Luke Edwards

Withings has revealed its latest analogue smartwatch in the Activité Steel. This joins the Activité and Activité Pop.The Withings Activité Steel design is of premium quality. It features analogue hands for the time as well as a smaller analogue dial... Read more

Here’s what the new Android Wear wrist gestures can do

Here’s what the new Android Wear wrist gestures can do

By Elyse Betters

The new 1.4 update to Android Wear brings new ways to control your watch.More specifically, it adds a set of wrist gestures, among other things. The idea is that - beyond swiping on the touchscreen - you will be able to flick your wrist around to navigate... Read more

Fossil buys Misfit, doesn't want to become a wearable dinosaur

Fossil buys Misfit, doesn't want to become a wearable dinosaur

By Elyse Betters

US-based Fossil Group, which makes clothing and various accessories, including watches, has agreed to acquire Misfit, a maker of wearables.Misfit is just a 4-year-old company that makes affordable trackers, such as the Shine 2, as well as some smarthome... Read more

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

By Britta O'Boyle

Smartwatches are growing in popularity and they have come along way since the original models launched. The smartphone platform you have used to limit the smartwatch models available to you but since Android Wear added iOS compatibility, the limitations... Read more

This is why a £1100 Android Wear smartwatch makes perfect sense

This is why a £1100 Android Wear smartwatch makes perfect sense

By Chris Hall

Our biggest criticism of Android Wear devices so far has revolved around design. Things started cheap (and there's some value in cheap things) but when you get to a flood of cheap, the entire category is devalued.The vernacular around Android Wear changed... Read more