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LG Watch Urbane available now as most expensive Android Wear device yet

LG Watch Urbane available now as most expensive Android Wear device yet

By Luke Edwards

On the day LG is supposed to announce its G4 smartphone officially, its Watch Urbane has become available. The LG Watch Urbane is listed on Google Play at more than any other Android Wear device.The LG Watch Urbane price is £259 on Google Play. It is... Read more

Apple Watch damage gallery: Here are photos of already broken Apple Watches

Apple Watch damage gallery: Here are photos of already broken Apple Watches

By Luke Edwards

Apple began dishing out its much-anticipated Watch on Friday 24 April. It's been on the wrists of wearers for one weekend and already photos of broken models are appearing online.The Apple Watch comes in three variants and so far we've seen photos of... Read more

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

By Luke Edwards

UPDATE: Pebble has released a statement saying it's working with Apple to fix the issue and has not been banned. The full statement reads: "Still a work-in-progress, but we're working with Apple to clear up any misunderstandings to make sure rejections... Read more

Watch Jony Ive and Marc Newson talk about why they designed Apple Watch

Watch Jony Ive and Marc Newson talk about why they designed Apple Watch

By Elyse Betters

Apple's most famous designers appeared at the Conde Nast International Luxury Conference to talk about Apple Watch, and now video of their interview has been posted to British Vogue's YouTube Channel.Jony Ive and Marc Newson spoke with Vogue's Suzy Menkes... Read more

These are the only places you'll be able to buy an Apple Watch today to walk away with

These are the only places you'll be able to buy an Apple Watch today to walk away with

By Luke Edwards

If you thought you could walk into an Apple Store from today and walk out sporting an Apple Watch, think again. But that isn't to say there aren't a few shops on the planet that will let this happen.Apple has already announced it will let customers try... Read more

Apple Watch teardown: Could measure your blood oxygen, battery loses to Android Wear and more

Apple Watch teardown: Could measure your blood oxygen, battery loses to Android Wear and more

By Luke Edwards

The Apple Watch has been sliced and diced by iFixit which has given the smartwatch its teardown treatment. The results reveal an oxygen sensor that's not used, a battery that can't compete with Android Wear, and more.The iFixit teardown revealed that... Read more

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch will be round, OS teased by Samsung

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch will be round, OS teased by Samsung

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has officially dangled a glance at its next Gear smartwatch and it's going to be round.Samsung announced the launch of a new SDK on its website with a link for developers who want to apply to get involved. But rather than just words it also teased... Read more

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

By Luke Edwards

Asus has already impressed with its sleek ZenWatch and it's not stopping there. The new Asus VivoWatch takes on sporting needs while offering another attractive design and impressive 10-day battery.Most smartwatches these days will last two days, if... Read more

Moto Maker for Moto 360 review: Is personalised smartwatch design worth the extra wait?

Moto Maker for Moto 360 review: Is personalised smartwatch design worth the extra wait?

By Mike Lowe

Silver or gold? Or maybe black with stone leather? This is tricky.In the tech world it's almost always been black, black, black, maybe a white option. More recently space greys and mystic champagnes have begun to dominate (in among other bonkers colour... Read more

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

By Luke Edwards

Running, cycling, swimming, triathlon or adventure racing – they can all be improved with gadgets. We don't just mean the usual list of kit for runners or bike bolt-ons for cyclists but tech that can make you faster.If you're running a marathon and... Read more

Apple Watch for £37 anyone? Apple stocks are low, so why not get a replica?

Apple Watch for £37 anyone? Apple stocks are low, so why not get a replica?

By Luke Edwards

Apple Watch stock is reportedly running low with some countries sold out at pre-order and long waits in others. Could a £37 Chinese replica be the answer?In the Chinese city Shenzen Apple Watch knock-offs are selling for just £37. They're claimed to... Read more

Apple Watch sells 1m units on the first day of pre-order in the US, not got one? Expect a wait

Apple Watch sells 1m units on the first day of pre-order in the US, not got one? Expect a wait

By Luke Edwards

It looks like Apple's potential stock shortages on its Watch are because of ridiculous first day sales with around 1 million pre-orders in the US.Consumer spending tracker, Slice Intelligence, studied 9,080 US online shoppers and says Apple sold around... Read more

This Apple Watch is worth £1,200 more than the new one

This Apple Watch is worth £1,200 more than the new one

By Rik Henderson

The Apple Watch has garnered a lot of attention since its unveiling last year, with hype magnifying significantly since Apple opened its pre-order process for the new device on Friday 10 April.Even new areas in Apple Stores and concessions in major shops,... Read more

If you're looking to get an Apple Watch this could be the best place to go

If you're looking to get an Apple Watch this could be the best place to go

By Rik Henderson

Pre-orders for the Apple Watch opened on 10 April and within minutes Apple's online stores were already having to shift shipping dates. Many customers will now not be able to get a device on launch day.You can however try one on and get advice on which... Read more

Apple Watch vs Pebble Time Steel: Which one should you choose?

Apple Watch vs Pebble Time Steel: Which one should you choose?

By Elyse Betters

In just a few hours of being made available on Kickstarter, Pebble's new smartwatch, Time, became the most successful crowd-funded campaign of all time. But surprisingly the company wasn't done with new product announcements.At Mobile World Congress,... Read more

Apple Watch straps that don’t cost a wrist and a leg

Apple Watch straps that don’t cost a wrist and a leg

By Luke Edwards

The Apple Watch is finally available along with its myriad straps to personalise the setup. But not only is the Watch pricey, the straps are too.Rather than buy the straps from Apple, which you need to do because of those odd 38mm and 42mm sizings, there... Read more

Apple Watch: You won't be able to buy in Apple store on day one

Apple Watch: You won't be able to buy in Apple store on day one

By Stuart Miles

If you're thinking you'll just walk into an Apple store on the 24 April and pick up an Apple Watch, think again.Apple has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the only way you'll be able to buy an Apple Watch is online or have an assistant at an Apple Store... Read more

Apple Watch pre-orders open and first wave sold out already, just as well Katy Perry got hers early

Apple Watch pre-orders open and first wave sold out already, just as well Katy Perry got hers early

By Rik Henderson

Apple opened pre-orders for its Apple Watch early this morning and already all models are suggesting a four to six week wait for shipping, even though the device officially comes out in two weeks time, on 24 April.That includes all variations of the Watch... Read more

Going to try on an Apple Watch? 12 things you should know before you go

Going to try on an Apple Watch? 12 things you should know before you go

By Luke Edwards

The Apple Watch has been on the radar for so long that there's plenty of information out there already. Following the Apple announcement you might think you know everything there is to know. But there are probably a few more cool things you aren't aware... Read more

Apple Watch available to pre-order now if you go Goldgenie

Apple Watch available to pre-order now if you go Goldgenie

By Luke Edwards

The Apple Watch will go up for pre-order tomorrow, Friday 10 April, but you can pre-order one early – presuming you're rich and like Goldgenie.Goldgenie, the company responsible for blinging up the Apple Watch, has announced its pre-orders are already... Read more

Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch

Apple Watch Edition gold hands-on: What to expect from Apple's £8,000 smartwatch

By Stuart Miles

Apple Watch is almost here. After months of speculation following the Cupertino announcement in September last year, we now have almost all the details of the new smartwatch from Apple: how it will work, how much it will cost, what the battery is going... Read more

Moto 360 2 leak shows new watch with fully round display

Moto 360 2 leak shows new watch with fully round display

By Elyse Betters

It appears as though the world is getting its first look at the Moto 360 2.Lenovo-owned Motorola is thought to be working on the next Moto 360, and a new render, which recently surfaced on the web, seems to support that theory by supposedly revealing... Read more

Samsung Gear A: The company's first round smartwatch should offer 3G calling

Samsung Gear A: The company's first round smartwatch should offer 3G calling

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has been creating smartwatches for some years now and is only just about to release round-faced wrist-wear in its Gear A, or Orbis, according to rumours.New leaks have appeared on Sammobile that suggest the Samsung Gear A, codenamed Orbis, is... Read more

Excited about Apple Watch? Apple fuels the hype with all-new guided tour videos

Excited about Apple Watch? Apple fuels the hype with all-new guided tour videos

By Elyse Betters

If you didn't know how Apple Watch worked before today, you will now.When Apple launched the iPhone back in 2007, it did so with the release of several videos that explained how to use the smartphone and navigate its interface. The company is repeating... Read more

Casio Edifice EQB-510D continues to blur lines between smart and sexy

Casio Edifice EQB-510D continues to blur lines between smart and sexy

By Rik Henderson

After success with its connected G-Shock watches, Casio added Bluetooth Smart technology to its Edifice range at the tail end of last year, on the EQB-500 which we finally got to see in the flesh at CES in January.It has now continued that trend with... Read more

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

Why is the Olio Model One smartwatch such a threat to Pebble, Android Wear and Apple Watch?

By Luke Edwards

What happens when a former Apple and HP product designer creates a smartwatch from scratch? Olio.Smartwatches are now coming thick and fast with Android Wear in many forms and the Apple Watch ready to hit wrists the world over. But the Olio is different,... Read more

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

Where can you try on the Apple Watch? Selfridges, Isetan, Galleries Lafayette, and more

By Luke Edwards

Previous Apple products may not have needed a real world hands-on experience before buying, but the Apple Watch changes that. To make sure everyone can try before they buy, Apple is extending their retail reach and opening shops-in-shops worldwide.The... Read more

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

Blurred lines: Up close with the Frédérique Constant and Alpina smartwatches at Baselworld

By Stuart Miles

First came the Withings Activité with its analogue approach and intelligent invisible smart capabilities. Now more Swiss companies are offering smartwatches with similar technologies, but are they as good? We caught up with watch makers Frédérique... Read more

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

LG Watch Urbane LTE gets official price and release date, for Korea

By Luke Edwards

LG has announced the release date for its first completely autonomous smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane LTE.The Korean LG site says the smartwatch will arrive in 27 days, which make it a 21 April release date.LG has also mentioned the price of the Watch... Read more

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

Breitling B55 smartwatch hands-on: An instrument for pros rather than notifications on the go

By Stuart Miles

"Instruments for Professionals" Breitling's UK MD Gavin Murphy tells Pocket-lint in a behind closed doors fourth floor meeting room on the opulent Breitling Baselworld 2015 stand at the world's biggest watch trade show.Murphy has just showed us the new... Read more

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

Kairos see-through smartwatch lets you have your cake and eat it

By Stuart Miles

The trouble with many smartwatches is that when the screen isn't on, they are a hunk of metal or plastic on your arm doing nothing.Not the Kairos, a new smartwatch that hopes to let you have your cake and it eat it, so to speak, by featuring a fully working... Read more

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

The wonderful marvellous novelty watches of Baselworld 2015

By Stuart Miles

Baselworld, the world's largest and most important watch show in the world, happens once a year in Basel, Switzerland, and it is where companies big and small come to show off their latest achievements and past accolades in the wristwear field. High... Read more

Tissot unveils smartwatch that uses clock hands to point you to lost keys

Tissot unveils smartwatch that uses clock hands to point you to lost keys

By Luke Edwards

Tissot has shown off a working prototype of its smartwatch from Baselworld 2015.The Tissot smartwatch, currently housed inside the head of a T-Touch Solar Expert, features Bluetooth and NFC connectivity.The Bluetooth is used to connect the watch to an... Read more

Apple Watch: Here’s how you can use it as a remote for all-things Apple and more

Apple Watch: Here’s how you can use it as a remote for all-things Apple and more

By Elyse Betters

Apple Watch can do a lot of things.It can tell time. It can pass data to and from your iPhone. It can track your health. It can pay for stuff. It can also act as a remote control.That last one might surprise you, as it is a feature that hasn't received... Read more

Apple built this secret gym-like lab for gathering data and testing Apple Watch

Apple built this secret gym-like lab for gathering data and testing Apple Watch

By Elyse Betters

Apple first began making Apple Watch more than four years ago, but it's only now been revealed that part of the company's development process apparently included building a gym-like lab for gathering fitness data and testing tracking features.ABC News... Read more

Vector smartwatch comes with a 30-day battery life and either a round or square face

Vector smartwatch comes with a 30-day battery life and either a round or square face

By Elyse Betters

Vector has unveiled a new smartwatch range at Baselworld that runs a proprietary operating system but links to iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices. It also features a 30-day battery.The new watches will be available in two different form factors,... Read more

Frederique Constant smartwatch combines luxury with analogue step tracking

Frederique Constant smartwatch combines luxury with analogue step tracking

By Elyse Betters

Frederique Constant has unveiled a new watch. But it's not just any watch; it's a Swiss timepiece with connected functionality.Called the Horological Smartwatch, Geneva-based Frederique Constant said it features all the attributes of a luxury watch as... Read more

Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech

Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech

By Britta O'Boyle

March has been the month of the smartwatch so far but if you thought we'd had all the smartwatch announcements for this year already, think again, because the Swiss trade fair Baselworld is currently taking place and it has some delightful treats to... Read more

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

By Luke Edwards

Neptune Suite might just be the one platform to unite them all. It uses a smartwatch as the brains then adds phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphones and TV dongle as accessories to make it work everywhere.The Neptune Suite, currently smashing its... Read more

Tag Heuer confirms Google and Intel partnerships for first luxury Android Wear smartwatch by end of 2015

Tag Heuer confirms Google and Intel partnerships for first luxury Android Wear smartwatch by end of 2015

By Stuart Miles

Tag Heuer has announced a smartwatch at Baselworld 2015 along with Google and Intel, becoming the latest company to enter the smartwatch space.Google offers the Android Wear platform, in this case powered by Intel, to take on Apple at the high-end of... Read more

Alpina Horological Smartwatch to take on Withings Activité at analogue activity tracking

Alpina Horological Smartwatch to take on Withings Activité at analogue activity tracking

By Luke Edwards

Alpina has unveiled its latest offering at Baselworld 2015 with its Horological Smartwatch that offers analogue readings for activity data.The Alpina Horological Smartwatch is aimed at women and joins the market of analogue data wearables. Withings already... Read more

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

By Luke Edwards

Citizen Watches has announced a new analogue watch that still manages to fit into the smart tech category. The Limited Edition Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900, Citizen claims, is the world's thinnest light-powered GPS satellite-synchronised watch.The world's... Read more

Breitling just entered the smartwatch game with its B55 Connected

Breitling just entered the smartwatch game with its B55 Connected

By Elyse Betters

Switzerland-based Breitling is a company that primarily designs and manufactures chronometer watches, but it's latest offering is something a bit different. It has finally introduced a smartwatch (or, rather, a "connected watch") called B55 Connected.The... Read more