What to Look for in a Smartwatch: Key Tech You’ll Want in Your Next Timepiece

The smartwatch market has been relatively slow to take off. But demand for intelligent wearable devices has grown consistently year-on-year and is now bigger than ever. While we might typically think of smartwatches as being produced purely by the tech companies, these days, larger fashion brands have also moved into the market, massively expanding the … Read more

Apple watchOS 7 vs Apple watchOS 6 – What’s new? How to get & install it? And compatible watches – FAQ

Following my previous posts about Apple iOS 14 for the iPhone and iPadOS 14, let’s look at what’s new with Apple watchOS 7 Apple watchOS 7 vs watchOS 6 what is new? Watch Faces and Sharing – Step counting finally on the home screen? Lots of new watch faces are coming with new ways to … Read more

Mobvoi TicWatch S2 Review – Is this a cheap Garmin Fenix alternative?

Mobvoi is originally an AI company but has made waves in the smartwatch industry the past few years for their affordable and excellent TicWatch Wear OS watches. Following the success of the original TicWatch S and E they have now been following up with a second generation featuring the more powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 chipset. … Read more

Huawei Watch GT Announced – Could this be an affordable Garmin competitor?

During the Mate 20 announcement, Huawei also announced the new Watch GT and I found it almost as exciting as the phone release. As much as I love my Garmin Fenix 5 it cost me £350, and the plus models are about £600 and while they are technically smartwatches, they lack a lot of smartwatch … Read more

Apple Watch Series 4 launched with custom processor and improved HRM with ECG functions

The new iPhone may get all the attention and they look beautiful but let’s face it, its just the same old with some insane price options (£1400+!). I am a little more excited about the Apple Watch 4. The smartwatch scene has stagnated a little especially with Wear OS, this will hopefully improve with the Qualcomm Snapdragon … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 Smartwatch SoC Launched claims week-long battery life & 15 hours GPS sports battery life

The Android-based Wear OS platform has been getting a little long in the tooth with the platform struggling to gain traction, this has partly been down to no new system on chip being launched for it in the past 3 years. The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 is the first new chip to land for the wearables platform … Read more

Letsfit Smart Band Review – Smart Fitness Tracker

**Update on Instructions** I have had a few enquiries on how to use the Letsfit Smart Band, therefore in a recent review of a fitness tracker that is essentially the same I have gone into much more detail on how to set up and use these budget fitness trackers, and the guide will work for … Read more

Fatmoon DM58 Fitness Tracker with Heart Rate Monitor

This year Amazon has been flooded with fitness trackers offering wrist-based heart rate monitoring. While I like the Fitbit ecosystem they are a lot of money for what they are, and it is a high price to pay if you are just getting into fitness. I bought this particular tracker is the design is nice … Read more

FitBit Launches Ionic Smartwatch

We have been expecting Fitbit to launch their first smartwatch for a while now. They bought up the IP from Pebble late last year, at the same time fitness tracker sales have been declining for Fitbit. So releasing a smartwatch was an inevitable move. This week Fitbit finally announced their entry into the smartwatch market … Read more

Garmin Fenix3 HR Review – Sports watch & Activity Tracker

Over the past 5 years I have become a bit of a fitness geek, which in turn has meant I have spent hundreds, if not thousands on fitness-related equipment and technology. One of the main areas I have been interested in is tracking my performance, I first dabbled with Bluetooth heart rate straps by Polar, … Read more

Apple Watch Series 2: Waterproof and with GPS

It has been 2 years since Apple released the original Apple Watch, and many competitors have entered the market since, so it is about time the Watch received a decent upgrade. Appearance wise it is very similar to the original but inside the watch, it has been entirely redesigned. It now has a new S2 … Read more

Google is building two Android Wear smartwatches with Google Assistant integration

Android Police is reporting that they have a very reliable source claiming that Google is currently building two Android Wear devices – possibly Nexus-branded – for release sometime after the latest Nexus phones are announced. One watch will be larger, sportier, and more fully-featured (LTE, GPS, heart rate), the other will be smaller and lack … Read more

Tag Heuer Connected Smart Watch Announced

Swiss luxury watch-marker Tag Heuer has finally launched their long anticipated smartwatch. The Connected is an Android Wear smart watch and will retail for £1100. The watch is made from lightweight titanium materials and features a large round face, 3D bezel and button to give it a traditional look despite being smart. There is also a … Read more

Huawei unveils Huawei Watch – Android Wear smartwatch and TalkBand B2 Fitness tracker

With the growth of the Smartwatch industry it is no surprise that Huawei have joined in on the action. Today they announced 2 new wearable, the first is the TalkBand B2 which is the successor to last years B1 and is a wrist-worn Bluetooth earpiece and fitness tracker. The second is probably the most attractive Android Wear watch … Read more