Category Archives: Smart wristbands

Back on our wrists again – the Apple Watch 3

This review has been a long time coming – partly because we wanted to be really sure that the third-generation Apple Watch is able to live up to its promise. This made

Can wearables really work in the workplace?

Although consumer devices like Fitbit and smartwatches have grabbed a lot of the attention, they do not tell the whole story when it comes to the development of wearable technology over the

Our search for the perfect tracker continues (as Withings Steel HR fails)

It’s starting to look like an impossible quest: The search for the perfect fitness tracker. After a strong performance over the last weeks, our Withings Steel HR has failed in a spectacular

What’s going on at Jawbone?

Almost four years after a Jawbone UP got us hooked on wearable tech, we’ve got a ‘new’ UP3 smart wristband. Our return to Jawbone made us wonder what is going on at

Decluttering my wrist (or why I sold my Apple Watch)

We’ve cleared house and gotten rid of non-essential wearables. That meant disposing of everything that doesn’t work – or that we couldn’t find a use for. What’s gone into the recycling First

WebSummit panel to highlight wearable’s next top model

WebSummit is shaping up to be THE technology event of the year, and we’ll be there to cover it. Join WTW editor-in-chief Simon Jones as he moderates the “Wearable’s next top model”

World’s first Pokémon Go Wearable

It was inevitable that a Pokémon GO wearable would surface sooner or later. The new Pokémon Go Plus is a $35 wrist-worn device backed by semiconductor manufacturer Dialog, which says “the SmartBond DA14580

Wearables meets IoT at Smart IoT London

This coming week, wearables meet IoT at the biggest dedicated show of its kind so far – Smart IoT in London. WearableTechWatch will be there, with editor-in-chief Simon Jones on the panel of

The PitPat of tiny footsteps – a dedicated fitness tracker for your pooch

A couple of years ago, my expectations were shattered after putting a Fitbit on our family dog. I’d expected a good 20,000 steps per day – but what the readouts showed was

Fitbit’s lowest-ever stock price: Cause for alarm?

On paper, it would be one of the greatest wearables success stories – clearly recognized as the market leader in terms of sales (and to an extent, for its products too), two