Category Archives: Smartwatches

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.

Mi redefines low-end wristband market | Wearable Tech Watch

Plain smart wristbands are available for under $20. The Mi band from Chinese telco giant Xiaomi is a good example...

Yes, Apple’s Watch changes everything

After spending time with the new Apple Watch, we think Apple's arrival changes everything for the smartwatch.

Beddit: We think it’s the best sleep monitor so far | Wearable Tech Watch

Beddit is an excellent sleep tracker, providing more accurate and definitely deeper insights than a smart wristband or a smartphone slipped under the pillow.

Our survey says something doesn’t add up | Wearable Tech Watch

Does the general public really understand what wearables is all about? We think not, based on the results from a recent survey on wearables.

SoulAthlet: gamification of wearables | Wearable Tech Watch

Start-up SoulAthlete.com is a new platform that enables wearables users to compete with each other on steps and other stats.

What $349 buys in wearables if you DON’T get an Apple Watch | Wearable Tech Watch

We take a look at what else you can get for the same money ... and set out to find some of the best bargains in wearables.

Pebble breaks records, Withings breaks | Wearable Tech Watch

Pebble raised a staggering $20 million plus to close its round of funding for its next-generation smartwatch Pebble Time

Wearable tech won’t let you ignore it | Wearable Tech Watch

Just like the mobile phone before it, wearables are here to stay - although they're following a much more varied adoption curve.

Apple Watch too expensive? | Wearable Tech Watch

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.