Category Archives: Smartwatches

Pebble breaks records, Withings just breaks

It’s been a record-breaking week for Pebble and a shattering week for Withings. As Pebble raised a staggering $20 million plus to close its round of funding for its next-generation smartwatch Pebble Time,

Why wearable tech won’t let you ignore it

Wearable tech will not be ignored: That’s the title of a presentation that WTW founder Simon Jones will be giving tomorrow (Wednesday March 25) to a networking group in Munich, Germany. Just

Apple Watch too expensive? Then it’s not aimed at you

If you balked at the price of an Apple Watch, then you’ll possibly be surprised to learn something: It’s not targeted at you. According to two recent reports, Apple is hitting the

Apple Watch: All you need to know

It’s been exactly six months now since Apple announced the Watch – and will be another month and a half before you can buy one. With a pricing announcement today, Apple fueled the

Don’t fancy an Apple Watch? Plenty more choice …

Starting now, prepare to be bombarded with information about the new Apple Watch – with the company about to announce more-detailed specifications, pricing and an availability date. It looks as if you’ll

Smartwatch market heats up

The smartwatch market continues to heat-up, with Huawei’s new model getting rock-star treatment on the company’s expansive booth at Mobile World Congress – right across the hall from rival Samsung. This week,

Wearables at MWC: Day One round-up

Based on a quick tour of the show floor and a skim of the news headlines, it appears that smartwatches are the most-popular wearable at this year’s Mobile World Congress, with the fashion

And our Fitbit replacement? A Fitbit

It was a tough decision from a strong field of candidates, but we think the decision has been made – for now, the replacement for our recently-deceased Fitbit Flex is … another

Withings wakes up: 11th hour reprieve for Activité Pop

Shortly after we’d printed the return shipment label for the Withings Activité Pop, the smartwatch that has so far proven itself woefully inadequate in sleep tracking, Withings wakes up to address the

Withings Activité disappoints: A less-than-smartwatch

The Activité is a brave attempt on an alternative smartwatch from French wearables firm Withings – but is it good enough to take on devices with a digital display? After 10 days of extensive