wearables

Bose Soundwear Companion Review

Pros  Directional waveguide sound  Decent 12-hour battery  Clear hands-free calling Cons  Makes you look like you want attention  Better than the competition but still not

Future of fitness trackers: State of play and what comes next

What Fitbit, Xiaomi and Garmin can do to quell the fitness band decline With each passing financial quarter, the reality becomes clearer – fitness trackers are slowly

And finally: BBC experiments with speed reading news on smartwatches

All the smaller wearable tech stories from the past seven days We just had a big week of wearable tech news with the Samsung Galaxy Watchannouncement

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Release date, price and features

Samsung has unveiled the follow up to 2016’s Samsung Gear S3: the Samsung Galaxy Watch. The watch was officially revealed at the August Unpacked event alongside the Note

Galaxy Watch vs Apple Watch: A new wearable king?

Which wearable is better? Apple and Samsung have been slugging it out in the wearable space for years. But for the most part Apple’s held

Galaxy Watch coming: what we want from Samsung’s next smartwatch

While we’re counting down to Samsung’s Unpacked event this Thursday, the company is already dropping hints at something big coming later this month. It might

The best Wear smartwatches: LG, Fossil, Huawei, Polar and more

Our faves from an ever growing group of Google-powered watches Android Wear has been going by the name Wear OS for a while now, and

And finally: Samsung Galaxy Watch to get Apple AirPower-style charger

Look, we know it’s hot outside and you want to enjoy every drop of that summer sunshine, but why not take a little break and

Google Pixel Watch vs Apple Watch Series 4: what we expect

If recent reports are anything to go by, we are about to see a couple of pretty exciting smartwatch releases in the second half of

Wear OS on iPhone: Our guide to getting your iOS smartwatch fix

What you can and can’t do with Wear on iOS and what devices will work Wear OS by Google lets iPhone users pair a Wear

Best fitness tracker guide 2018: Fitbit, Xiaomi, Garmin and more

Eat, sleep, walk, repeat with these top activity bands If you’re looking for a top fitness tracker – be it a activity band, fitness watch

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Everything we know about Samung’s new smartwatch

We investigate all the latest talk and rumours It’s that time of year again, and Samsung looks set to change its flagship smartwatch, with the

And finally: The Apple Watch could one day warn you about sunburn

Welcome to And finally, the place where we roam around the world of wearables and pluck the most intriguing rumours and lighter stories. The week has

Best budget fitness trackers: Xiaomi, Fitbit, Huawei and more

If you’re looking for a budget fitness tracker – or cheap Fitbit – there are some decent options out there. Whether it’s imports from China

And finally: Apple Watch of the future could get improved gesture controls

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And finally: Lenovo’s hybrid smartwatch, the Watch X, sells out in 15 seconds

Just like the Prodigal Son, you’ve returned. And to celebrate, we’re ready to unleash some of the lighter wearable tech stories from the week. That’s

Best tennis wearables and trackers for a better technique

Grab your racquet and some top tennis monitoring kit Whether you’re hitting the courts in the afterglow of Wimbledon or you’re a seasoned server, there’s

And finally: Apple Watch automatic low-power mode revealed by patent

Welcome, one and all, to another big slice of And finally goodness. That’s right, it’s your place to find out about the smaller stories that didn’t make

Qualcomm’s Wear 2500 chip will power a new generation of kids’ smartwatches

Qualcomm is going big on kids’ wearables Last year, Qualcomm took a big step into the world of kids’ wearables with the Snapdragon 1200 platform, which was

And finally: Samsung Gear S4 evidence mounts with wireless charger details

It’s time for And finally, the place where we dig out some of the smaller stories from the wonderful world of wearables that might have escaped your

Samsung Gear S4 could be unveiled with Note 9 in August

Welcome one and all to And finally, the place to find out about the smaller stories from the world of wearables you may have missed. Missed the

Lenovo HX03F Spectra review: Good fitness tracker, but could be better

It seems like Lenovo has got the budget fitness tracker segment squarely in its sights. The company launched the Lenovo HW01, HW01 Plus, and HW02

Smartron t.band review: A health-centric fitness tracker

The budget wearable market right now is pretty much the same if i’m honest. Most fitness trackers in the range are capable of measuring your

Tommy Hilfiger TH24/7 You review : It may be a mouthful, but Tommy’s Wear debut has ample bright spots

The Tommy Hilfiger TH24/7 You may still have own of the wildest names in wearable tech, but it’s a smartwatch that is still a relatively

And finally: Apple Watch Series 3 LTE arrives in more countries

This week we have been mostly talking about the Apple Watchbecause it was WWDC and Tim Cook and company had new watchOS 5 features to talk about. We

The beginner’s guide to Fitbit : What you need to know about all things Fitbit

So you got yourself a Fitbit or maybe someone gave you one as a present. Congrats on bagging yourself one of the most popular wearables

Garmin v Fitbit: How do these two fitness giants compare 2018 ?

When you look at the heavyweights of the wearable division, Garmin and Fitbit are firmly within the elite group. Both have managed to carve out a name for themselves

The new watchOS 5 features Apple didn’t talk about at WWDC 2018

Incoming Apple Watch upgrades that the keynote skipped over If you didn’t watch Apple’s WWDC 2018 keynote, don’t worry. We’ll catch you up on all

JBL Soundgear Review

Pros  Decent sound quality  Well built  Relatively light Cons  Uncomfortable  Weak battery life  Too much noise bleed  Not cheap Key Features Hands-free calling 6-hour battery

Your running watch explained: How to understand the stats

We demystify the jargon to help you get more from your running watch If you’re using your GPS running watch just to track your distance and pace,