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Tag Heuer Connected official: Release date, specs, prices and availability

Tag Heuer Connected official: Release date, specs, prices and availability

By Luke Edwards

Luxury watch brand Tag Heuer has officially taken the wraps off its first ever smartwatch dubbed Connected.The watch is made from lightweight titanium materials and features a large round face, 3D bezel and button to give it a traditional look despite... Read more

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

By Luke Edwards

Tag Heuer, the luxury watch brand, is about to reveal its first smartwatch. The event will be live streamed, below, from 4pm GMT.Rumours have been abound since Tag Heuer took to the stage with Google and Intel to announce they would be teaming up to create... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 review: The Tizen gamble
3.5 stars

Samsung Gear S2 review: The Tizen gamble

By Mike Lowe

You may know Samsung as the lead manufacturer for Android, with its smartphone sales decimating those of the official Nexus series. However, it also has a habit of going off on a tangent, in the occasional bid for world domination. The Samsung Gear S2... Read more

Pebble Time Round coming to the UK sooner than you think, we take a first look

Pebble Time Round coming to the UK sooner than you think, we take a first look

By Rik Henderson

It didn't seem long after the launch of the Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel smartwatches that the company unveiled another model in the line-up. However, while it is in the same family, and with the same colour Pebble OS and Timeline software, the Pebble... Read more

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

By Luke Edwards

Withings has revealed its next-generation of Activité analogue smartwatch from the WebSummit event in Dublin.Wareable got a shot of the new premium smartwatch. The new Activité appears slim as the previous model but features an all black face. It's... Read more

Huawei Watch finally goes on sale in the UK, starts at £289

Huawei Watch finally goes on sale in the UK, starts at £289

By Elyse Betters

We recently reviewed the Huawei Watch and determined it is one of the most beautiful Android Wear watches you can buy today, and if you agree, you'll be glad to know that it has just launched in the UK.You can now buy the stylish Huawei Watch from... Read more

Pebble Time Steel review: Steel-ing the smartwatch limelight?
4.0 stars

Pebble Time Steel review: Steel-ing the smartwatch limelight?

By Rik Henderson

When the Pebble Time Steel was first released, we decided to give our first impressions rather than rush into a full review straight away. There were a couple of reasons for this: firstly, we had not long before reviewed the Pebble Time and save for some... Read more

Huawei Watch review: Android Wear gets glitzy
3.5 stars

Huawei Watch review: Android Wear gets glitzy

By Elyse Betters

The Huawei Watch is in an interesting device, because it caters to a relatively niche group: techy, stylish, and well-off people who prefer the Google-Android ecosystem strapped to their wrist rather than an Apple Watch.There's no denying the Huawei Watch... Read more

Motorola Moto 360 (2015) review: Pretty but still not perfect
3.5 stars

Motorola Moto 360 (2015) review: Pretty but still not perfect

By Britta O'Boyle

The original Moto 360 smartwatch was the poster boy for Android Wear. It was the first round-faced watch to run Google's operating system, making it instantly more appealing than the rectangular alternatives. Sadly, the black-out bar at the bottom of... Read more

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

Fossil details Q family of connected accessories, including Q Founder Android Wear watch

By Chris Hall

Fossil has finally shed some light on its line-up of connected devices called Fossil Q, designed to keep you informed, without sacrificing your style. The devices were previously teased at New York fashion week.There are two "connected bracelets", the... Read more

Pebble Time smartwatches are getting Nuance-powered voice dictation

Pebble Time smartwatches are getting Nuance-powered voice dictation

By Elyse Betters

You'll soon be able to control Pebble's latest lineup of devices with your voice.The company has announced a new Dictation API, which is powered by Nuance voice recognition, and with this new set of tools, developers will be able to create voice-command-friendly... Read more

Tag Heuer Connected Android Wear watch teased, coming 9 November

Tag Heuer Connected Android Wear watch teased, coming 9 November

By Elyse Betters

Luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer used Twitter today to not only give the world a first look at its upcoming Android Wear smartwatch, but also to provide us with a link to a countdown on its website, which ticks down to 9 November.The company's tweet includes... Read more

LG Watch Urbane second edition: Massive Android Wear watch with LTE connectivity

LG Watch Urbane second edition: Massive Android Wear watch with LTE connectivity

By Alex Allegro

In the shadow of the LGs’ main event today, there appeared a successor to LGs’ first Android Wear smartwatch, the Watch UrbaneCalled the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, the new watch includes several fresh features, including a heart rate monitor,... Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?

LG Watch Urbane 2 vs LG Watch Urbane: What's the difference?

By Chris Hall

The Watch Urbane 2, or second edition, has just been announced by LG, bringing the very latest features to its line-up of smartwatches and expanding the offering of Android Wear.Its namesake the LG Watch Urbane was introduced at Mobile World Congress... Read more

LG Watch Urbane 2 revealed: LTE, built-in GPS, and more

LG Watch Urbane 2 revealed: LTE, built-in GPS, and more

By Elyse Betters

LG has announced the latest version of its Watch Urbane, with this second edition watch offering a full range of wireless connections, including 4G and 3G. The new LG Watch Urbane 2 will be showcased at the launch of the LG V10 in NYC on 1 October.The... Read more

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch gets release date, price and OS announced

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch gets release date, price and OS announced

By Luke Edwards

If you thought Apple Watch was luxury, wait until the classic luxury watch makers start revealing their kit. And that wait won't be too long now as Tag Heuer has announced its Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch will be unveiled on 9 November.The Tag Heuer... Read more

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

By Luke Edwards

Fossil, the well-established fashion brand, has just announced three new smartwatch devices it's created with Google and Intel. We first heard about these back in August but now know the device are being called Fossil Q.Since Fossil is fashion focused... Read more

Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose?

Pebble Time Round vs Pebble Time vs Pebble Time Steel: Which should you choose?

By Rik Henderson

Pebble has announced a third device to add to its colour Pebble Time family of smartwatches, with more of a fashion/design focus. The Pebble Time Round is the first watch from the company that comes with a completely circular face but that's not the... Read more

This beauty is the Pebble Time Round smartwatch: Here's what it can do

This beauty is the Pebble Time Round smartwatch: Here's what it can do

By Rik Henderson

Not content with releasing two new smartwatches this year, both of which breaking records on Kickstarter when they were announced, Pebble has unveiled another addition to the family. But this time it is aimed at a slightly different market.The Pebble... Read more

Watch complications: What is Apple talking about?

Watch complications: What is Apple talking about?

By Chris Hall

Over the past year, the world of tech that we inhabit has been exposed to a new vernacular. As companies diversify product offerings, we've seen new terms appear, crawling out of presentations and press releases, with little thought as to whether they're... Read more

Pebble round smartwatch: Is it really happening and when?

Pebble round smartwatch: Is it really happening and when?

By Elyse Betters

Pebble is possibly getting ready to unveil a new wearable.A new report has claimed the smartwatch maker is working on a new watch. It's round and coming soon. But that's not all: it's also metal. If this news is true, the upcoming watch will join Pebble's... Read more

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

By Elyse Betters

Apple has begun rolling out WatchOS 2 to the public. It is the first major update to Apple Watch's software.The update brings many new features and capabilities, including the ability to run native apps on the watch itself (rather than the iPhone). Also,... Read more

Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch
4.0 stars

Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch

By Stuart Miles

Before it even went on sale the Apple Watch, which some affectionately call the iWatch, polarised opinion around the globe. Six months on from initial launch and it's still up against a multitude of challengers, with the number seemingly growing by the... Read more

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

By Stuart Miles

Apple has released WatchOS 2, a major update to its operating system that powers the Apple Watch.The new OS, first announced in June but now available for all Apple Watch owners, brings a host of new features to the smartwatch and fixes a couple of issues... Read more

Timex launches Metropolitan+ analogue smartwatch to track activity in style

Timex launches Metropolitan+ analogue smartwatch to track activity in style

By Luke Edwards

Watch manufacturer Timex has announced its first connected smartwatch, sort of. The Timex Metropolitan+ is a classic faced analogue watch with activity tracking technology.The activity tracking is transmitted via Bluetooth to a connected smartphone. This... Read more

Apple delays watchOS 2 rollout, not coming today

Apple delays watchOS 2 rollout, not coming today

By Stuart Miles

Apple will not be releasing watchOS 2 today as planned, the company has confirmed to Pocket-lint. It cites a bug that is taking longer than expected to fix, causing a delay as to when the operating system can be made available. "We have discovered a... Read more

Apple Watch Hermes: First fashion partnership creates unique offering (pictures)

Apple Watch Hermes: First fashion partnership creates unique offering (pictures)

By Stuart Miles

Apple has teamed up with Hermes to create the Apple Watch Hermes for those that want something a little more fashion focused on their wrist.The new variant of the Apple Watch Hermès starts at £1,000 for the 38 mm stainless steel case with the Single... Read more

New Apple Watch models available today, Apple Watch OS 2 coming 16 September

New Apple Watch models available today, Apple Watch OS 2 coming 16 September

By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced a number of new Apple Watch apps that are coming along with Watch OS 2. Plus, two new styles of Watch will be available from later today.Alongside the more than 10,000 apps that are already available on the Watch, Facebook Messenger... Read more

Will HTC Halfbeak be firm’s first Android Wear smartwatch or will it just be another HTC Petra?

Will HTC Halfbeak be firm’s first Android Wear smartwatch or will it just be another HTC Petra?

By Rik Henderson

HTC is once again rumoured to be dipping its toes into smartwatch waters with a device codenamed the HTC Halfbeak.Even though the company has been listed as a key partner for Android Wear by Google in the past, a wearable device has failed to materialise... Read more

Moto 360 Sport is an athletic lean on Moto's new smartwatch

Moto 360 Sport is an athletic lean on Moto's new smartwatch

By Chris Hall

Amidst the announcements for Motorola's new Android Wear devices was the Moto 360 Sport. It's the athletic cousin to the two new 360 devices launched by Motorola.The big difference between this smartwatch and the others is that there is a silicone strap... Read more

iHealth Wave wants to track swimming, activity and sleep without using buttons

iHealth Wave wants to track swimming, activity and sleep without using buttons

By Luke Edwards

iHealth specialises in wellness, rather than simple health tracking. For this reason it's pushing swimming tracking which can be used to recover from injuries as well as enhance fitness. The iHealth Wave is the fitness tracker it wants to help make these... Read more

The Samsung Gear S2 watch faces, in pictures

The Samsung Gear S2 watch faces, in pictures

By Luke Edwards

The Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic smartwatches were unveiled by Samsung at the IFA 2015 trade-show. We got hands-on time and managed to snap all the watch faces on offer.Samsung did point out that on certain faces it is possible to personalise the... Read more

Runtastic Moment smartwatches show that fitness tracking and style can go hand-in-hand

Runtastic Moment smartwatches show that fitness tracking and style can go hand-in-hand

By Rik Henderson

Runtastic might be better known for smartphone and smartwatch applications but the Adidas-owned company has been putting its name to hardware too in recent times.There are sports watches, heart rate monitors, even a weighing scale with the Runtastic logo... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has announced the Samsung Gear S2, its first round smartwatch.The watch is actually being offered in three distinct models, with the standard Gear S2 being the flagship device. The other models include the Gear S2 Classic, which has a more familiar... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 Classic hands-on: Ultimate style with all the smarts

Samsung Gear S2 Classic hands-on: Ultimate style with all the smarts

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has ramped up its design game for the Galaxy S6 already, now it's doing the same with its smartwatches. The Gear S2 Classic is the premium version of its latest Gear S2 smartwatch.Featuring a slimmer rotating bezel than the Gear S2, this is the... Read more

Watch the Samsung Gear S2 launch right here, we have the IFA 2015 showcase livestream

Watch the Samsung Gear S2 launch right here, we have the IFA 2015 showcase livestream

By Rik Henderson

Although Samsung has already unveiled its Gear S2 smartwatch, including the specifications, there's still a lot of mystery about the device and we're yet to see it in the flesh, rather than just press images.It will be shown off for the first time during... Read more

Don't touch the watch: LG Watch Urbane Luxe glitters behind glass

Don't touch the watch: LG Watch Urbane Luxe glitters behind glass

By Chris Hall

One of the devices we were really looking forward to getting our hands on at IFA 2015, was the LG Watch Urbane Luxe.Recently announced, this limited edition version of the Watch Urbane is rather special. It's 23-karat gold for starters, has an alligator... Read more

New Moto 360: Two sizes, sleeker design, but still has that black bar on the face (hands-on)

New Moto 360: Two sizes, sleeker design, but still has that black bar on the face (hands-on)

By Mike Lowe

This is the new Moto 360 (not the Moto 360 2 as was widely touted) Android Wear smartwatch. It's a sleeker smartwatch than its predecessor, embodying a number of tweaks and enhancements. But it's still got that darn black band at the bottom of the watch... Read more

Sony Wena smartwatch moves the brains to the bracelet

Sony Wena smartwatch moves the brains to the bracelet

By Britta O'Boyle

At the end of the Sony press conference at IFA 2015 in Berlin, the company's CEO Kazuo Hirai mentioned a new smartwatch it was working on going by the name of Wena. It launched earlier this week on Sony's First Flight crowdfunding platform and it is part... Read more

Moto 360 2: What's the story so far?

Moto 360 2: What's the story so far?

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola has just unveiled the Moto 360 2.The Android Wear-powered watch is actually called the new Moto 360, and it's available in two different sizes (42mm and 46mm) as well as a sport version called Moto 360 Sport. You can read about the... Read more

New Moto 360 comes in two sizes and a sport version, but the 'flat tyre' screen remains

New Moto 360 comes in two sizes and a sport version, but the 'flat tyre' screen remains

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo-owned Motorola just made the new Moto 360 official, by unveiling what it calls "the new Moto 360 collection".The Android Wear smartwatch collection primarily includes two different-sized models: 42mm and 46mm. Pricing for the models depends on... Read more

Huawei Watch officially priced from €399, now available for pre-order

Huawei Watch officially priced from €399, now available for pre-order

By Chris Hall

Huawei has taken to the stage at IFA 2015 to announce that the Huawei Watch is now officially on sale, with pre-orders opening in the US from 2 September. The Huawei Watch, Huawei's first Android Wear smartwatch, was first introduced at MWC 2015 where... Read more

Latest Moto 360 2 render shows off fancy gold and silver variants

Latest Moto 360 2 render shows off fancy gold and silver variants

By Elyse Betters

Due to several leaks within recent weeks, we know what the next-generation Moto 360 looks like, but that doesn't mean we aren't eager to get a closer look at the upcoming watch's pricey models.Evan Blass (@evleaks) has shared a new render of the Moto... Read more

LG Watch Urbane Luxe: You can now get LG's watch in 23-carat gold

LG Watch Urbane Luxe: You can now get LG's watch in 23-carat gold

By Elyse Betters

LG's Urbane Watch now comes decked out in gold and with alligator skin, which is perfect for those of you who are gaudy or have a tonne of spare cash.The company has taken its Android Wear watch and cloaked the body in 23-carat gold. It's also given the... Read more

Samsung Gear S2: What's the story so far?

Samsung Gear S2: What's the story so far?

By Elyse Betters

Samsung confirmed at its Samsung Unpacked event in August, in which it unveiled the Galaxy Note 5 and the S6 edge Plus, that the there was more to come in the near future, and then it quickly showed off a round smartwatch.It's no secret that Samsung has... Read more

Samsung Gear S2 announced: Tizen-powered, NFC for payments, comes in two models

Samsung Gear S2 announced: Tizen-powered, NFC for payments, comes in two models

By Elyse Betters

Ahead of an event set for this week in Berlin, Samsung has taken the wraps off its new Gear S2 smartwatch. It actually announced two Gear S2 watches, with one model being aimed at traditional watch-wearers.It's no secret that Samsung had a new watch in... Read more