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Tissot is the latest Swiss Watch company to reveal smartwatch plans
Tissot is the latest Swiss Watch company to reveal smartwatch plans By Chris Hall

For those familiar with Swiss Watch company Tissot, news of a smartwatch might not be so strange. The company has been flirting with smart functionality for some time through its T-Touch models, and has referred to them as smart in the past. At Baselworld... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected doing well, new models reported for 2017
Tag Heuer Connected doing well, new models reported for 2017 By Elyse Betters

You might have up to eight different Tag Heuer Connected watches to choose from by this time next year.Shortly after teasing Hublot would be the next Swiss watchmaker to get into connected watches, the CEO of France's LVMH has announced that another subsidiary,... Read more

Hublot might be the next Swiss watchmaker to make connected watches
Hublot might be the next Swiss watchmaker to make connected watches By Elyse Betters

If you don't mind paying through the nose for a new gadget, you'll be stoked to learn Hublot is likely entering the smartwatch space.Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot is currently a subsidiary of France's LVMH. Tag Heuer belongs to the same parent company,... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is diamond and rose gold level premium
Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is diamond and rose gold level premium By Luke Edwards

If you were a fan of Samsung's Gear S2, you're going to love the overhauled version by luxury specialist de Grisogono.The Samsung Gear S2 by de Grisogono is the result of the two companies pairing up to release an ultra premium smartwatch in time for... Read more

Fossil's connected device lineup adds two Android Wear watches and more
Fossil's connected device lineup adds two Android Wear watches and more By Elyse Betters

Fossil has said it will release more than 100 connected devices in 2016, so it's no surprise to learn the company has just expanded its Android Wear smartwatch lineup with two new models called the Q Wander and Q Marshal.To put these in context, Fossil... Read more

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

Android Wear now does voice calling, speech dictation from major apps
Android Wear now does voice calling, speech dictation from major apps By Elyse Betters

Ladies and gents - the future is now. Or at least it is for Android Wear users.Android Wear supports voice actions and gestures so you can get things done while hands-free, but it's just expanded those ways, including adding new features that let you... 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

60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now
60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now By Elyse Betters

Looking for a new Android Wear watch face? Well, you've come to the right place.Thanks to Google's dedicated Google Play Store hub specifically for finding Android Wear watch faces, they are now easier than ever to find and download, with over 4,000 currently... 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