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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

Lenovo’s Vibe is a disruptive, sub-$100 smartwatch

Lenovo is set to cause disruption in the wearable technology market by offering a basic smartwatch for under $90 – a price point cheaper than most smart wristbands. With the lines between

Final rays from the first-generation Shine?

It always signals the beginning of the end: The special edition model packed with all imaginable extras, to help sustain a product’s position in the market just a little longer. In the automotive

2015: Truly the year of wearable tech?

One year ago, pundits declared that we were entering the so-called Year of Wearable Technology. Here at Wearable Tech Watch, we’d say these predictions were not wrong, but just a year early,

The latest glut of trackers: Not quite smart enough for smartwatch status

As Fitbit builds out its range of wearable technology, it has wisely decided not to call its new flagship product, the Surge, a smartwatch, but a "fitness super watch".

New Misfit Flash: Savior of the (Wearables) Universe*?

Wearable price war ahoy: Does the brightly-colored $49.99 Misfit Flash signal a race to the bottom?

The fickle world of fashion takes another look at wearables

Fashion, turn to the left / Fashion, turn to the right / Ooh, Fashion We are the Goon Squad and we’re coming to town, beep beep Less than five years after scoring a

ERI: Digi-Care responds to quality and feature issues

A few days back we posted that the long-awaited ERI smart wristband had arrived, but was sorely disappointing. Then it stopped working completely. We complained, and now we’ve heard back from Digi-Care.

ERI smart wristband: Die young, stay beautiful

Just a few days ago we reported on the long-awaited arrival of the ERI smart wristband: A brave go-it-alone effort by a Chinese company to crack the market, supported by a $50,000-plus

The wristwatch strikes back

Technically speaking, the Withings Activité is a smartwatch – but don’t expect to use it to read your mails. On the surface, the Activité is a stylish unisex watch. Under the face,