Hannspree Smart Sports Watch – can budget prices drive the Smartwatch market?

The Smartwatch market is waiting with bated breath to see if Apple’s new number can help jump-start an industry that has been idling along rather more slowly than many manufacturers would like. There could be any number of reasons why people haven’t put this down as the next must-have gadget – conflicting style, bulky designs, … Continue reading Hannspree Smart Sports Watch – can budget prices drive the Smartwatch market?

Garmin Forerunner 920XT – best fitness “smartwatch” on the market?

At first glance you’d be forgiven for classifying the Garmin Forerunner 920XT as “just another smartwatch”, albeit on with more of a sporty twist. This is another category of “wearable” entirely though – best described as a multisport GPS watch it offers a massive range of data for various exercises and delivers far more than … Continue reading Garmin Forerunner 920XT – best fitness “smartwatch” on the market?

Asus’ ZenWatch delves into wearable tech: what do the critics think?

Not content sticking with laptops, tablets and smartphones, Asus is broadening its horizons and is moving on to wearable technology, starting with the ZenWatch. The Asus ZenWatch pairs with an Android smartphone to serve as a personal wellness manager. Despite its high-tech capabilities the ZenWatch resembles a rectangular-faced and traditional-crafted watch and even comes with … Continue reading Asus’ ZenWatch delves into wearable tech: what do the critics think?

Motorola 360 – best looking smartwatch to date?

With Apple confirming that it will be releasing a smartwatch, the battle is well and truly on to see who can produce the most popular timepiece. While functionality isn’t a problem for Android devices, one area in which Apple hopes to get one up on the competition is a familiar one – aesthetics. One of … Continue reading Motorola 360 – best looking smartwatch to date?

Samsung’s New Smartwatch, It’s The Year Of The ‘Wearable’

Surely the worst kept secret leading up IFA was the launch of Samsung’s smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear.  Everyone knew it was coming, but what exactly would it look like, and how many features would they pack in? Well, these questions and more have now been answered. The Gear, available in Europe from the end of … Continue reading Samsung’s New Smartwatch, It’s The Year Of The ‘Wearable’

Samsung’s Smartwatch: What We (Might) Know So Far…

Speculation, rumours and tech-entrenched chatter: recent leaks of Samsung’s possible smart watch patents have triggered gadget gossip on a scale last seen in late 2009 when talk of the iPad first surfaced. But while Apple stormed the tablet race, the only evidence to suggest it’s making any ground in the wearable-tech race is the fact … Continue reading Samsung’s Smartwatch: What We (Might) Know So Far…