wearables

Huawei Watch GT and Band 3 Pro track fitness with incredible battery life

Huawei doesn’t just have the new Mate 20 Pro today, it also has a pair of wearables that promise maximum fitness tracking flexibility without compromising on battery

Montblanc Summit 2 first look: A luxury Wear OS smartwatch with fitness skills

Qualcomm’s new tech debuts in Montblanc’s second gen Wear watch The Montblanc Summit, launched last year, left plenty to be desired. Sure, it was a good

Here’s why heart rate monitors are getting bpm from bog rolls

We put a bunch of wearables to the HR test and ask the experts what’s going on You might have noticed photos on social media

Pixel Watch no show? No problem – I’ll wait until you have something great, Google

I’ll happily wait it out if Google has bigger plans for its own smartwatch Up until maybe a month or so ago, we thought Google

Garmin Vivosmart 4 review : Pulse ox and Body Battery features give this little tracker a unique angle

The Garmin Vivosmart 4 livens things up with pulse ox detection and the new Body Battery feature, giving you a more comprehensive insight into your

And finally: Apple Watch Series 4 Nike+ edition is now available

A mighty hello to all you lovely people out there who just want a little bit more wearable tech news. And guess what? We can

LG Watch W7 pokes mechanical hands through a Wear OS touchscreen

LG doesn’t just have the new V40 ThinQ smartphone today, it also has a brand new wearable, the LG Watch W7, which pairs physical hands

Fitbit’s next chapter: Fashion, data and fighting Apple on health

itbit has been living on our bodies for a decade now – such a long time that when I ask co-founder Eric Friedman about those

Huawei Watch 3 investigation: What we know and what we want to see

Huawei’s got a big new smartwatch coming Huawei may already have launched the Huawei Watch 2 in 2018, a refresh on last year’s smartwatch, but there’s

And finally: Audible comes to the Apple Watch, and more

It’s all been happening in the realm of the connected self this week. Withings returned with the Steel HR Sport, the Apple Watch Series 4

Atrial fibrillation explained: Why wearables want to look after your heart

Fitbit and Huami also want to make a difference in monitoring heart health Apple beat Fitbit by bringing serious health monitoring to its smartwatch first on the Watch

Apple Watch Series 4 v Samsung Galaxy Watch: The flagship smartwatches face off

We compare the two wearable kingpins in all the essential areas Joker and Batman. Coke and Pepsi. Samsung and Apple. These two companies can’t seem

Spire Health Tag Hands-on Review : First look – Keeping calm with the invisible wearable

We stick on Spire’s new stress and activity tracking tags Spire, the company behind the wearable that wanted to keep you calm, is back with

Apple Watch Series 4 review : This smartwatch will save someone’s life – and that’s a claim few can make

Just as Samsung, Google and the Wear OS gang look like they’re catching up to Apple – it goes and streaks ahead. The truth is

The best wearables for the gym : Our picks for HIIT, spinning, treadmill, strength and CrossFit training

Proper gym trackers are slowly on the rise and helping serve your muscle-building needs, whether it’s for bodyweight workouts or a session in the weights

Withings Steel HR Sport Hands-on Review : First look – Getting the band back together

Withings makes re-entry with a new hybrid smartwatch Withings is back, baby – and it’s packing heat in the form of the Withings Steel HR

Polar Vantage V hands-on review : First look – V800 successor brings the power and upgraded HR skills

Serious athletes need only apply for this supercharged sports watch We’ve spoken to a lot of professional athletes and one question we always ask them

Huawei TalkBand B5 Review

Pros  Good call quality  Solid sleep tracking  Premium design Cons  Disappointing battery life  Not water-resistant  Limited smart functionality Key Features Review Price: £170/$221 Bluetooth headset

ECG wearables: The current state of play

Here’s what you need to know about the heart rate monitoring tech Heart rate monitors on wearables are no longer a rare thing. Smartwatcheslike the Apple Watch or

What Qualcomm’s new smartwatch tech is missing – and why it might not matter

Qualcomm has finally announced its new Snapdragon Wear 3100 smartwatch platform, which will drive the next generation of Wear OS smartwatches, starting with the Montblanc Summit 2 later this

Apple’s September 12th 2018 event: what to expect

We’re counting down the hours to Apple’s much awaited event of the year, even if it’s still more than 24 hours away. But while the

Snapdragon Wear 3100: The 5 big things you need to know

Time waits for no-one, and in smartwatch terms that means the Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 is long overdue. The latest chipset for Wear OS by Google

Top sports watches with music 2018 : Take control of your workout tunes and leave your smartphone at home

Take control of your workout tunes and leave your smartphone at home Music makes running easier, but for those looking to run to their tunes

The best Fitbit Alta & Alta HR bands : Change your Alta look for any occasion

Whether you’re the proud new owner of a Fitbit Alta or you’re rocking the award-winning Alta HR, picking out a new band is a great

5 ways smartwatches could break out as medical devices

Phone alerts and step tracking are just the beginning With each passing year smartwatches continue to pile on the features, whether that’s monitoring your heart

And finally: Apple Watch Pride face is blocked in Russia by watchOS 5

The tech world’s gaze may have been fixed firmly on IFA 2018 this week, as new wearables were revealed in droves, but we’re here to

Essential apps and devices that work with Google Fit

Our fave fitness apps, health apps and wearables that plays nicely with Google Fit Google Fit wasn’t much to write home about when it first appeared

IFA 2018: What to expect in smartwatches, fitness tech and AR

The biggest launches due at the Berlin tech show It’s that time again where we implore you not to buy gadgets, because there’s a whole hunk of

And finally: Amazon deals on Fitbit and Huawei smartwatches

Welcome to And Finally, our round up of the rumblings and smaller stories around the world of wearable technology. This week we have details of another

What’s next for smartwatches: Health, design, features and more

We know what your next smartwatch is gonna be like As fitness trackers wobble, smart rings die and VR and AR are still figuring things