Category Archives: Smartwatches

Life with Apple Watch: Our impressions | Wearable Tech Watch

Apple's Watch is the highest-profile consumer wearable technology device to arrive on the market so far. But how easy is it to live with? Read on ...

Jawbone attempts lower-price comeback | Wearable Tech Watch

Smart wristband pioneer Jawbone has launched a lower-priced version of its fitness tracker in an attempt to woo back customers.

Climbing the Apple Watch learning curve | Wearable Tech Watch

How easy is it to get started with an Apple Watch? The New York Times described a "steep learning curve". How hard is it to get started?

Use the IoT to liberate wearable data | Wearable Tech Watch

How to liberate your data from Fitbit, Jawbone UP and Misfit smart wristbands, plus the Apple Watch.

Healthcare insurers invade wearables | Wearable Tech Watch

Health insurers are using step-counting phone apps as a Trojan horse to lure customers into sharing "very sensitive information", according to a new warning.

Fitbit and Jawbone fight in-field failures | Wearable Tech Watch

Leading smart wristband makers Fitbit and Jawbone are both fighting to stem the tide of in-field failures of their smart wristbands.

Airing, world’s first hose-free CPAP | Wearable Tech Watch

Airing is reinventing the approach to the CPAP - Continuous positive airway pressure - solution

Tyia smart bracelet unchains you from a smartphone | Wearable Tech Watch

Tyia is a smart bracelet that filters out all but the most essential alerts when you'd prefer to spend time away from your technology

Mapping quantified life with wearables | Wearable Tech Watch

Data science consultancy Profusion ran a research project into the limits and possible application of data collected and analysed from wearable devices.

Japan doesn’t embrace smart wristbands | Wearable Tech Watch

One year on and we’re revisiting the wearables market in Japan. Although there are more bands on sale now in 2015, it’s still a much more limited choice.