Samsung Gear S and Pebble Steel: Smartwatch polar opposites, in pictures

Samsung Gear S and Pebble Steel: Smartwatch polar opposites, in pictures If smartwatches ever go mainstream, will they look more like designer watches or tiny smartphones? Let's take a quick look at the best examples of those two extremes – the fashionable Pebble Steel and futuristic Samsung Gear S – to compare the two … Read Read more about Samsung Gear S and Pebble Steel: <b>Smartwatch</b> polar opposites, in pictures[…]

Control Your Smartwatch with Skin Buttons

Control Your Smartwatch with Skin Buttons In case you've missed the past year of technology developments (or Apple product launches), the smartwatch is the rising star of wearable tech. Software developers, mobile manufacturers, and fashion designers alike are betting on societal adoption of … Read more on PSFK (blog)

Forget the Apple Watch: Kidizoom smartwatch to be must-have Christmas gadget

Forget the Apple Watch: Kidizoom smartwatch to be must-have Christmas gadget While grownups are stuck waiting for Apple to release its watch next year, toddlers can already get their very own smartwatch. The $ 60 Vtech Kidizoom watch can play games, take video and even download apps and new watches. KMart has even named it Read more about Forget the Apple Watch: Kidizoom <b>smartwatch</b> to be must-have Christmas gadget[…]

Fitbit Joins the Smartwatch Race, and Replaces the Rash-y Force With a New

Fitbit Joins the Smartwatch Race, and Replaces the Rash-y Force With a New … After complaints emerged last February that the Fitbit Force was causing skin rashes for some wearers, the San Francisco-based health and fitness company was forced to recall the device, and promised the Fitbit-wearing community it would share news … Read more on Read more about Fitbit Joins the <b>Smartwatch</b> Race, and Replaces the Rash-y Force With a New <b>…</b>[…]

5 things we want from the Microsoft smartwatch

5 things we want from the Microsoft smartwatch This is one for Microsoft to try and fulfil but we want its smartwatch to have some killer feature (or multiple) which you can't find elsewhere. Some kind of James Bond style metal cutting laser would be awesome but perhaps a little impractical so we … Read Read more about 5 things we want from the Microsoft <b>smartwatch</b>[…]

Will.i.am is set to launch his smartwatch, which can make calls

Will.i.am is set to launch his smartwatch, which can make calls Smartwatches are coming in many shapes and sizes but only a few – such as Samsung's Gear S and the forthcoming Apple Watch – allow people to make calls. Now musician and technology entrepreneur will.i.am is set to reveal a rival which will let Read more about Will.i.am is set to launch his <b>smartwatch</b>, which can make calls[…]

Microsoft's latest Android Wear app tries your finger for smartwatch typing

Microsoft's latest Android Wear app tries your finger for smartwatch typing Microsoft Research may have a solution for text input on small smartwatch screens, and it's using Google's Android Wear platform to test it out. The company has developed an “Analog Keyboard” app for Android Wear, letting users string words together by … Read more on Read more about Microsoft's latest Android Wear app tries your finger for <b>smartwatch</b> typing[…]

£110 smartwatch charges once a YEAR and connects to ANY iPhone or Android

£110 smartwatch charges once a YEAR and connects to ANY iPhone or Android … Battery life is consistently listed as a major feature customers want from their gadgets – and it's such a major sticking point, Apple is even said to have delayed launching its smartwatch to get it right. And while many smartwatches boast Read more about £110 <b>smartwatch</b> charges once a YEAR and connects to ANY iPhone or Android <b>…</b>[…]

Pebble cuts smartwatch prices while awaiting Apple challenge

Pebble cuts smartwatch prices while awaiting Apple challenge Smartwatch maker Pebble has cut the price of its watches as the number of rivals in the niche keeps growing while customers remain scarce. The company's low-end watch now costs $ 100 while its higher-end design is $ 200. Both versions are $ 50 cheaper … Read more Read more about Pebble cuts <b>smartwatch</b> prices while awaiting Apple challenge[…]