Google working on two smartwatches
Published in Wearables


Angelfish and Swordfish

Google is reportedly working on two Android Wear smartwatches which have a fishy theme.

PCB suppliers reject smartwatches
Published in Motherboards


Apple proved that they can’t be a new business driver

It seems that Apple’s “super, cool, game-changing” smartwatch has convinced PCB suppliers that the technology will not be a new driver for their industry.

Time called on the Smartwatch industry
Published in Wearables


Bubble burst already

The bottom is dropping out of the smart watch industry as VC’s start to realise that the Apple dream is not making many people much dosh.

Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC
Published in Wearables


30 per cent smaller, 25  per cent better battery

After years of  the Snapdragon 400 being Qualcomm's only SoC for wearable devices, the company has announced a successor – Snapdragon Wear 2100.

Tag Heuer can’t keep up with demand
Published in Wearables


There is a market after all

Luxury watchmaker Tag Heuer has found that there was a market for an expensive smartwatch if you were not Apple.

Pebble Time Round Is Beautiful
Published in Wearables


Pebble is on a roll, round watch rolls in in November.

The Kickstarter darling Pebble is doing its best to avoid being squeezed out of the market by Android Wear and Apple Watch. In its latest attempt at staying relevant, Pebble is launching the Pebble Time Round. And it just might have most, if not all, of the ingredients right.

Omate launches two Android watches
Published in Wearables


TrueSmart+ and TrueSmart-i

Smartwatch maker Omate has announced two new Android 5.1 watches with quite impressive hardware and $169 price tag. 

Huawei Watch available for pre-order in Europe
Published in Wearables


Starts at €399

Huawei is finally bringing its smartwatch to Europe and has started to take pre-orders via its official European online store.

Smartwatches used to spy
Published in Wearables
14 September 2015

Smartwatches used to spy


Data leak

In another reason not to own a smartwatch, a team of boffins have turned them in to devices which can spy on their owners.

New Moto 360 still missing piece of screen
Published in Wearables


But Motorola wants $349 to $399 

The first Moto 360 watch was a really desirable design. It was the first round Android Wear but it came with quite a few flaws. The new Moto 360 2015 is still missing a piece of screen but at least it has a better Snadragon 400 SoC powering it.