25/09/2014 13:02 BST | Updated 09/11/2015 09:59 GMT

7 Ways A Smartwatch Could Genuinely Improve Your Life

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 mini computer designed to sit on your wrist and do...

Well, what exactly?

One thing that has been missing so far in the smartwatch discussion are genuine ways this new class of gadget can genuinely improve your life.

We've given it some serious thought, and have come up with seven things a smartwatch can do that your phone and your tablet can't. Take a look and let us know if we've missed anything.

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