Smartwatch

Android Wear Could Be Launching On iPhone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech

Making a Moto 360 talk to your iPhone might seem like a pipe dream but the truth is that as we've seen in our own conversations with Google, the searc...

Why I Won't Be Getting an Apple Watch

Georgie Barrat | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Don't get me wrong the Apple Watch launch hasn't passed me by. I've keenly followed the rumours, buildup and release of Apple's shiny new toy and there are many features that I ohh and ahh over.

Horology and the Apple Watch - According to My Dad

Jamillah Knowles | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Tech
Jamillah Knowles

Knight Senior gained his Diploma from the National Association of Goldsmiths in 1960/61. Here's an extract our chat about his world of watchmaking."My close-up eyesight is rubbish and I don't want a really expensive piece of electronics on my wrist that I cannot see. If it needs touching or poking on something so tiny, I'd get frustrated."

This Is What An Apple Watch App Can Do

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has unveiled the Apple Watch release date and price at its 'Spring Forward' event in California. As well as giving away pricing and release ...

This Is How Much The Apple Watch Costs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has unveiled a release date and price for the Apple Watch. It will be available to buy in the UK on the 24 April, you can pre-order Apple Watch ...

The Apple Store Is Down Already

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Tech

Giving some indication of the impact the Apple Watch will have on the site, the Apple Store has gone down hours ahead of the 'Spring Forward' event Ap...

Huawei Unveils First Smartwatch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Tech

Huawei has unveiled its first smartwatch. Called simply Huawei Watch it'll come running Android Wear and features a stainless steel frame wrapped ...

LG Unveils 4G-Enabled Smartwatch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Tech

LG has unveiled a 4G-enabled smartwatch that allows you to use all the features of a smartphone without actually needing one to function. Unlike th...

The Apple Watch Will Replace Your Car Keys

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Tech

Tim Cook says the Apple Watch will replace your car keys. In a new interview with The Telegraph, which largely comprises an account of a surprise v...

This Smartwatch Is So Elegant It's Invisible

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Tech

The Withings Activité Pop exercise tracker is £119 Key Features: Eight month battery (without charging) Fitness tracking (steps, running, swi...

Pebble Time Takes 17 Minutes To Hit Kickstarter Funding Goal

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Tech

Pebble has announced its brand new smart watch on Kickstarter - taking a mere 17 minutes to meet its initial $500k fundraising target. The Pebble ...

The Pebble Might Now Come In Colour

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Tech

The Pebble smart watch might not be a dominant player in wearable tech on sales alone, but with few truly compelling products to compete against it’...

The Apple Watch Started Life As A Wearable 'Doctor'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Tech

The Apple Watch is in every sense a smart watch - it's as powerful as an iPod Touch and yet a fraction of the size. Interestingly though, the Apple Wa...

'A Round Smartwatch Doesn't Make Any Sense'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech

Why is the Apple watch a rectangle? Because “a circle doesn’t make any sense”. That’s the verdict of Apple design chief Jony Ive, accord...

Universities Ban Apple Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Tech

Smart watches including the not-yet-released Apple Watch have been banned from University of London exam halls. The full ban -- which affects all w...

Can Smartwatches Be the Future of Wearable Tech?

Mat Greenfield | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

The crop of wearable smart devices at CES overwhelmingly leant towards controlling the features of your phone and fitness tracking, but are these the only applications?

Time Will Tell, but Watch This Space for the Rise of Wearables

Robert Williams | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Robert Williams

One such example of where it is starting to ramp up, is the UK market which is predicted to reach a value of £313.6 million by the end of 2014. Many brands are hoping that the upcoming Christmas period will finally see a breakthrough for wearable technology into the consumer space or certainly soon after as Apple throws its considerable weight behind the market.

Harvard Nieman Foundation: Visiting Fellowship 2015

Jack Riley | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
Jack Riley

Apple, Samsung, Motorola and the other wearable manufacturers have been squaring up, tweaking their products and getting ready for a multi-year assault on the consumer market... I'm excited to start my project at Harvard in February, where I'm researching and writing a report on how the relationship between smartwatches and content companies is going to develop.

Windows On A Watch Is... Pointless

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Tech

To show just how far technology has come in 20 years a 16-year old hacker has managed to get Windows 95 running on his Samsung Gear Live smart watch. ...

7 Genuinely Cool Smartwatch Life Hacks

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

Smartwatches are the latest idea to capture everyone's imagination in the world of tech. Even Apple is getting in on the action, announcing its own mi...

What to Expect in the Apple Watch 2

Mat Greenfield | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

Given the years of hype around the idea of their smartwatch, it would have been all too easy for Apple to just stick a sixth-generation iPod Nano on an overpriced wrist strap and be done with it. Instead, the Cupertino-based company has given its Apple Watch a nifty way of gliding through menus, a healthy slew of supported apps and crammed it with more sensors than a North Korean game show.

We Need a Low-Cost Smartwatch to Give Wearable Tech a Kick-Start

Mat Greenfield | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

Low-cost 'feature' smartwatches, supporting only functions baked in by the manufacturer and lacking flashy designs, may be the push needed to help smartwatches go mainstream. Without it, the market might remain limp-wristed for a long time to come.

Until Brands Get Smart, It's Not Time to Ditch Your Stupid Watch

James Connelly | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech
James Connelly

A confession - I'm not a smartwatch fan. They're nearly all ugly, crap battery and over-engineered. Also, I like normal watches, with nice dials and nice straps. Smartwatches stink of innovation by public companies to drive sales and share value. I'm perfectly happy having a smartphone and a stupid watch.

Michael Rundle

Samsung Unveils A Phone Without An Edge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung has stunned the IFA tech conference in Berlin by revealing a phone with a curved edge that seems to disappear off the side of the device. ...

If The iWatch Looked Like This, Would You Buy It?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

Back in the distant past of this time last year, the iWatch was a mystical, strange idea. Smartwatches barely existed in any usable form, and even the...