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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

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

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

Rashgate: Another rash move for Fitbit

For smart wristband leader Fitbit, it’s Groundhog Day. Approaching a year after it was forced to pull its Force tracker from the market, Fitbit is again finding itself awash with more complaints that

Death of a Fitbit Flex

So long then, Fitbit Flex. After tirelessly tracking more than 4.5 million steps, my Flex was declared dead this afternoon. Flex, during our short time together, you counted more than 4,591,000 of my

Meanwhile, over in England … the Daily Mail weighs in on wearables

The good old UK Daily Mail – able to put a negative spin on almost anything. There’s even a Daily Mail story generator out there (opens in new tab)  … this time it’s wearables that

Analysis: Why Google killed Glass

Mainstream media are surprised, but it was only a matter of time until Google took its Glass project out to the paddock and put a bullet in its head. That happened today.

Pop goes the Withings Activité smartwatch

Even before its sleek but pricey $450 Activité smartwatch has made it to general sale, French wearable technology company Withings is undercutting itself with the Pop version, retailing at just $150. OK, so you don’t