Soundcore Frames take on Bose Frames & Huawei X Gentle Monster with more attractive pricing of £150 vs £240 vs £270

I reviewed the Bose Frames a bit over two years ago. At launch, Bose promised big things, with the initial branding being Bose AR which was supposed to feature augmented reality. They were quite good, they were not bone-conducting like you might imagine, such as Aftershokz but they managed to sound good without creating too … Read more

DIZO, from realme TechLife, Unveils its First Smartwatch – DIZO Watch; Offering an Extension to your Style and Sports Needs!

This is sponsored content DIZO Watch comes equipped with 3.5cm (1.4”) High-res Touchscreen, 90 Sports Modes, 12 days of Battery Life, Live Watch Faces, Blood Oxygen Monitor, Real-time Heart Rate Monitor,IP68 Water Resistant, Smart AIoT control and much more / London, UK: DIZO, the first brand under the realme TechLife Ecosystem, today, unveiled its first … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Review – The Watch4 is the best Wear OS smartwatch in a world of mediocre smartwatches

The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 was announced last month and is probably one of the most important smartwatch launches in years. Samsung has teamed up with Google and will launch all their future smartwatches based on the Wear OS platform, ditching their own Tizen OS. With Samsung being such a large player in the industry, this … Read more

Fossil Gen 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 vs Ticwatch Pro 3 Wear OS Watches Specs Compared

Yesterday, the Fossil Gen 6 series was announced, and range of Wear OS devices is finally starting to get interesting again. The Fossil Gen 6 will use the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 4100+ platform, making them just the second brand to adopt the now year-old 4000-series wearable chipsets. Ticwatch were the first to the market with … Read more

How to use ECG & Blood Pressure on a Galaxy Watch 4 without a Samsung Phone using a modded Samsung Health Monitor App

My initial impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 have not started well. When I first set up the watch it because apparent that the ECG and blood pressure function would not work on my OnePlus Nord 2. It turns out some functionality is walled off for users with a Samsung phone. While this may be … Read more

Fitbit Charge 5 vs Charge 4 vs Luxe vs Inspire 2 Specifications Compared – Is the Fitbit Charge 5 worth £170 vs £100 Charge 4?

Yesterday, Fitbit announced the new Fitbit Charge 5, which integrates some of the features found on their flagship Fitbit Sense but with a steep increase in price compared to the previous Charge 4. What is for the Charge 5 vs Charge 4 Fitbit has made quite a few changed to the Charge 5. This includes: … Read more

COROS VERTIX 2 GPS Adventure Watch launched for $699.99 / £599

Today, COROS has introduced their latest flagship watch, the VERTIX 2 adventure watch. This is specifically marketed as an adventure watch, not sports watch, due to the premium build quality and materials used to achieve extreme durability. The press release is a little thin on the ground, but the original VERTIX was the only GPS … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 vs Apple Watch 6 vs Fitbit Sense Specs Compared – Will Wear OS finally be as good as Apple?

Yesterday, Samsung announced their latest Galaxy Watch4 Series, and it is likely the most significant smartwatch launch of the year, quite likely years. Samsung has now teamed up with Google. They are moving away from Tizen and committing to Wear OS. This appears to be more than Samsung just moving to Wear OS, it has … Read more

Samsung Exynos W920 vs Exynos 9110 vs Qualcomm Wear 4100 Specifications Compared – The new Galaxy Watch4 chipset could make this the best Wear OS watch yet

Today, Samsung will announce the new Galaxy Watch4 series, and it could be one of the most important and exciting announcements for none-Apple related wearables in years. It was revealed earlier in the year that Samsung has teamed up with Google, and all forthcoming watches will use Wear OS instead of Tizen , which has been … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 gets turn by turn navigation with Petal Maps

The Huawei Watch 3 is one of the best smartwatches currently available today. The hardware is exceptional, and the battery life outperforms all current Wear OS watches. However, using Harmony OS and no access to Google, the range of apps for it has been limited, which was my main criticism during my review. Huawei has … Read more

Realme Watch 2 Review – Not much has changed, still a decent entry-level fitness tracker

Page 2 covers health tracking, price and alternative options and my overall opinion. Last month, as part of the Realme GT launch, the company announced its new affordable fitness trackers, the Realme Watch 2 and Watch 2 Pro. The Watch 2 is almost the same as the previous generation, they have improved the battery and … Read more

Suunto 7 Titanium Review – A great Wear OS watch but not sure if the titanium is worth the premium

The Suunto 7 launched back in 2020 and represent a significant shift in the company strategy, adopting Wear OS rather than their existing software, which has very limited functionality outside of fitness. Using Wear OS, Suunto has been able to catch up and surpass rivals Garmin in terms of smartwatch features. All this comes at … Read more

Realme Announce Watch 2 & Watch 2 Pro for £70 & £50 + New LiDAR mapping TechLife Robot Vaccum for £260

As part of the Realme GT 5G launch, Realme announced the launch of three new AIoT products – the Realme watch 2 & 2 Pro and the Realme TechLife Robot Vacuum – as part of an accelerated AIoT product strategy for the next five years. The TechLife robot vacuum sounds particularily interesting, a LiDAR equipped … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 Review – Almost amazing, but some useful apps would be nice to justify the cost vs the Watch GT 2 series

Announced last week, the Huawei Watch 3 is the first global device from Huawei to run their own OS, HarmonyOS. It is a critical moment for Huawei, the shift to Harmony OS represents a no turning back point for their devices. Google and the Play Store are gone for good. HarmonyOS on a wearable makes … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 Announced – HarmonyOS could beat Wear OS thanks to 3-day battery [5 on the Huawei Watch 3 Pro]

The Huawei Watch 2 was announced back in 2017 running Wear OS, but in the following years, they ditched Wear OS in favour of a less smart LiteOS. With LiteOS, you got what you were given, and you had to live with it. While that doesn’t sound appealing compared to Wear OS, with its apps, … Read more

Wear OS might finally become good thanks to Samsung and Fitbit. Just need Qualcomm to pull their finger out.

Wear OS has been a bit of a disappointment, it has not received the love it deserves from Google, and Qualcomm have put no effort into advancing the SoCs at the same rate as phones. While I don’t hate Wear OS watches, my experience with them has always been lacklustre. The abysmal battery life is, … Read more

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