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Misfit Phase review : Minimal design, tactile smarts

The Misfit Phase is an elegant new vessel for Misfit’s activity tech, and a beautiful watch in its own right. Notifications take a bit of

Garmin Approach X40 review : The first true everyday golf wearable impresses

We’re big fans of the Approach X40 and it’s become our go-to golf watch. While elements of the shot tracking and advanced scoring are too

​The best wearable payment devices : Put the bank card down and pay with your body

Wearables aren’t just for showing smartphone notifications and tracking your fitness (or lack of it): a growing number of them are adding contactless payments to

Polar M200 review : An affordable, unassuming watch that does more than you’d think

Don’t be fooled by the unassuming look – the Polar M200 is a capable budget running watch, especially when working with Polar’s training program. If

Cheap Smartwatches Under $40 Ranked Best to Worst

Always wanted a smartwatch, but the Apple Watch is out of your price range? A plethora of smartwatches from a squadron of obscure Chinese vendors

Asus Zenwatch 3 Review : Stylish Midrange Smartwatch

THE GOOD Good battery life Attractive design Customizable watch faces THE BAD No heart-rate monitor Lacks GPS VERDICT Though it lacks GPS and a heart

The best kids trackers : Using wearables for child safety

Never lose track of your little ones again with GPS trackers for kids big and small Thanks to advances in GPS technology, keeping track of

Withings Health Mate : Essential guide – Tips and tricks for Withing’s lifestyle app

When we’re talking about how good a piece of fitness tech is, it’s easy to focus only on the hardware. But if you’re serious about

The best wearables for real time coaching

Skip the personal trainer and let these wearables give you that extra edge We know that fitness trackers and sporty wearables are great at showering

Fitbit Charge 2 v Fitbit Charge HR : Battle of the fitness trackers

The Fitbit Charge 2 has arrived, one of two new devices from the company, joining the swim-friendly Fitbit Flex 2. The Charge 2 does many

Polar M450 review

THE GOOD: The Polar M450 has GPS and can accurately measure speed, distance, route and altitude of your rides. It’s water-resistant, has long battery life

Apple Watch Series 2 v Fitbit Flex 2 Comparison : Swimming

We spend some serious pool time with the two waterproof wearables After years of users asking for it, Fitbit finally gave the world its first

Suunto Spartan Sport review : Suunto’s sleek multisport GPS watch is let down by some big bugs

The worrying reality here is that in trying to keep up with the aesthetic changes of the competition Suunto has become a bit of a

Huawei Fit Review : Budget Smartwatch Meets Fitness Tracker

THE GOOD Elegant watch face Simple design Smartphone notifications Inexpensive THE BAD Touch screen too sensitive Awkward layout for text on screen VERDICT If you

Skagen Hagen Connected review : A smart analogue watch that’s beautifully brilliant at the basics

The Skagen Hagen Connected is a beautiful analog smartwatch that has a few tricks up its sleeve. The notifications feel limited, but that’s the nature

Luxafor Flag Review

The Pros Lights up to show your work status; Easy to use The Cons Your colleagues may not obey it; Can’t move between devices Verdict

​Samsung Gear Fit2 v Fitbit Charge 2 : Which fitness tracker is best for you?

Both the Samsung Gear Fit2 and Fitbit Charge 2 are well rounded fitness trackers with a few flaws sprinkled in here and there. The first

Huawei Fit hands-on: A fitness watch to undercut Fitbit

If there’s a market for a wearable somewhere in-between a traditional smartwatch and a fitness tracker then Huawei wants to dominate it, and the competitively

Garmin Forerunner 35 Review

The Garmin Forerunner 35 might not be a looker, but it does offer a solid all round running watch experience. It covers the basics well

Gator Watch review: Parental peace of mind

When do you buy your kids a mobile phone? Age 15, 12, eight? With such hectic lives, perhaps separate lives, being able to keep in

Smartphone supertest : Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Google Pixel vs OnePlus 3 vs Honor 8 vs Sony Xperia XZ

Can a £300/$450-odd Android phone really compare to the £720/$1,080 iPhone 7 Plus? There’s only one way to find out 2016 is almost in the

Waterproofing and wearables : Here’s what you need to know

‘Is it waterproof?’ That’s up there with ‘what’s the battery life?’ and ‘does it look any good?’ as the first questions that get asked when

ResMed S+ review

PROS Non-contact yet accurate Beautiful design Clear and insightful app Excellent smart alarm Calming sleep encouragement CONS Could offer more sleep-enhancement tips No built-in speaker

Misfit Phase Hands-on Review : A beautiful smartwatch in disguise

The first thing to note about the Misfit Phase is that there’s no giveaway. The buttons on the side might suggest there’s more to this

Fossil Q Marshal review : The classiest Android Wear show in town

Big on style and unashamedly hefty, the Q Marshal is one of – if not the – best looking Android Wear watch out there right

TomTom Touch review : A promising fitness tracker that falls short

On paper the TomTom Touch is a decent tracker, but the devil is in the detail, and it didn’t quite shine on our wrists. Usability

GARMIN VIRB ULTRA 30 REVIEW

HIGHS Intuitive and simple controls Comprehensive G-Metrix sensor data Built-in touchscreen YouTube live streaming via mobile app 3-axis electronic image stabilization LOWS 4K mode lacks

Best smart analogue watches 2016 : Withings, Mondaine and more

What’s the difference between a smartwatch and a smart analogue watch? They might sound like the same thing, but there’s a way to tell the

Garmin Fenix 3 HR review

This is what GPS watches are all about: tough, long lasting, accurate and full of sensors. It now looks good enough to wear day to

And finally : Samsung Gear S3 to become Gear VR controller

Welcome to another edition of And finally, our round up of the less credible and smaller wearable and connected technology stories of the week. Every