Wearable Tech

LifeBEAM Vi review: Is Vi up to the task of being your new running coach?

Vi is a fitness coach with real personality, offering up helpful tips and guidance that will help you improve your workouts. When she’s working well,

The best hearables and smart earbuds you can buy right now

Ears are the right place for wearable tech. So says a growing number of hearable and smart headphone startups. The appetite is certainly there for

We break down all the Michael Kors Access smartwatches, trackers and hybrids

Michael Kors was straight out of the blocks with two Android Wearsmartwatches last year and since then the designer’s super stylish Access wearable tech collection

Best wearable tech for triathlon training: Wearables for triathletes to make that swim-bike-run prep a bit more bearable

Whether you’re going for a big run in the park on your lunch break or you’ve decided to sign up for an Iron Man, triathlons

Wearable Angels: 6 stories of lifesaving wearable tech

They’ve got your back, and your heart Wearables don’t only have the potential to improve us, making up for our inefficiencies as pudgy sacks of

Misfit Flare Hands-on Review: What you need to know – Essential guide to the minimalist, budget fitness tracker

The new budget Misfit tracks steps, sleep and swims Misfit has a new fitness tracker, the Flare, to add to its growing collection and it’s

Kate Spade Metro Grand review : Chicer than your average hybrid

When is a smartwatch not a smartwatch? When it looks like this. Kate Spade – and Fossil – are changing the game around what a

The best smartwatches for women : Stylish hybrids & designer picks

Yes, they exist – here’s our pick of female-friendly smartwatches so far If we had tried to compile a collection of the best smartwatches for

Fitbit smartwatch investigation : Fitbit is hell bent on building an Apple Watch rival

Experts and insiders tell us what to expect – but is Fitbit missing a trick? Fitbit is definitely building a ‘proper’ smartwatch. In case the

The best running watches and fitness trackers for women

From step counting to marathon training, these wearables have got your back We still get asked a lot which GPS sports watches for women are

And finally : Apple Watch smartbands detailed and more

A look back at some of the lesser stories from the past seven days And finally is the place where we round up the wearable

A look at Fossil’s Spring 2017 collection : Q Accomplice, Modern Pursuit and more

CES 2017: Fossil brings the class to Vegas What’s that – you thought launching 100 wearables in a single year wasn’t going to be possible?

And finally : Apple Watch Series 3 detailed and more

A roundup of the week’s rumour mill and some of the lesser stories from CES 2017 It’s been a crazy few days in the tech

How to set up and use Apple Pay on your Apple Watch

Apple Pay is now available in the US and the UK (along with Canada, France, Australia and more), which enabling you to pay using your

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

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

Every Fossil Group designer wearable launched in 2016 so far

Getting to 100: Michael Kors, Skagen, Misfit, Kate Spade & more At Baselworld back in March, Fossil Group announced it would launch 100 wearables from

The wearable tech contenders chasing China’s health and fitness boom

Will Apple and Fitbit make a mark or leave Xiaomi and Huami to clean up? If ever there was a sure bet, it’s the health

And finally : Microsoft Band to be dumped and more

The week in wearable tech has been dominated by the Apple Watch Series 2 going on sale, news that China loves wearablesand the Amazon Echo

Crowdfund this : Wearable Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns to keep an eye on

If you’re looking for the most interesting wearable projects looking for funding on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or other crowdfunding platforms, you’ve come to the right place.

Which Fitbit tracker should you buy? Style, budget and fitness levels?

Fitbit continues to be the most popular wearable tech brand and for good reason. Its fitness trackers are easy to wear, simple to use and

And finally : 4G Apple Watch plans ditched and more

And finally is where we mop up the wearable tech rumour mill, bringing you fully up to speed with what’s being rerported by the tech

The best budget fitness trackers

Activity tracking is cheaper than you think: Misfit, Jawbone, Fitbit, Razer and more… If you’re looking for a cheap fitness tracker that doesn’t compromise on

Samsung Gear Fit 2 specs on GPS, water resistance and more leak

Second gen Fit tipped to have more features than older gen devices The Gear Fit2 leaks just keep on coming. Last we saw, the next-gen

And finally : Xbox VR coming in 2017

Boy, it’s been a busy week in the world of wearable tech. We kicked things off with Fitbit’s heart rate data accuracy coming under scrutiny

And finally : Fitbit Flex 2 named and more

Think of And finally as a filter system for the wearable tech newsbeat. While the major stories slip through and land on our dedicated news

Android Wear watches are stylish and sporty now – will they sell?

Android Wear is just over two years old. It was announced in March 2014, with more details in June and smartwatch launches beginning that summer.

Microsoft HoloLens apps and games to look out for

Microsoft HoloLens is finally in the hands of developersmeaning we’ll hopefully see a finished version within the next few years or sooner so we can

And finally: Oculus Rift goes live with special delivery and more

And finally is where we mop up the wearable tech stories that were not covered in our dedicated news hub. It’s a one-stop-shop for catching

​Nixon The Mission first look review : Sporty Android Wear impresses in the details

So often smartwatches are about compromises. Sliding up the scale of features you want directly reduces the levels of aesthetics and usability, which means you