Do Kids Really Need a Smartwatch?

At the London Toy Fair 2014, VTech has decided that the recent trend in wearable electronics should apply to kids too. So the company's new Kidizoom Smartwatch straps a 1.4-inch colour touchscreen display, 0.3-megapixel camera, and various games, apps, and clock faces to your kids' wrist for £39.99. Read More >>

Samsung Admits Galaxy Gear "Lacks Something Special" (But Will Still Sell it, of Course)

Whether you think smartwatches are a great idea or not, you'd hope that the brains behind the devices at least have some faith in the quality of the wrist-based products they're putting out. Not so with Samsung it would seem, with a loose-lipped executive admitting to the Korea Times that the company acknowledges that the Galaxy Gear "lacks something special". Read More >>

The Pebble SDK Is Out and Apps Aren't Far Behind

The allure of having a smart watch like the Pebble is more than just having a watch with more display options: it's apps. Now, with the release of the Pebble SDK, the apps can start to flow. Read More >>

Why You'll End Up Wearing a Smart Watch

'People don't wear watches anymore. You'll look ridiculous. Why wouldn't you just use your smartphone instead'? These are just some of the negative sentiments skeptics are spewing about smart watches, which are still very much in their nascent stage. Guess what? They're wrong. Read More >>

NYT: Apple Is Messing Around with a Curved Display iOS Watch

The tablet revolution has arrived and stabilised and now everybody's scrambling for the next big thing. Google's quite publicly doing its whole glasses thing, but Apple's been characteristically quite about any fancy new digs. Now, the New York Times is reporting that Apple's got an iOS watch in development, but deep, deep, deeeeep under cover. Read More >>

Would You Wear a Google Smartwatch That Looked Like This?

Whatever your opinion on the whole smartwatch thing is, don't worry/get excited; this isn't real. This is just a concept design called "Google Time" by Adrian Maciburko. That said, they look kind of, well, nice. Read More >>


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