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Wearable tech

Microsoft smartwatch with two-day battery life to launch 'in weeks'

Firm's debut wearable to arrive on shelves by Christmas

Mon Oct 20 2014, 09:52

Google Glass catches up with Android Wear with Notifications Sync

Explorers can now view all of their smartphone's notifications in the viewfinder

Wed Oct 15 2014, 14:48

Fitbit has 'no plans' for iOS 8 HealthKit integration

But never say never

Wed Oct 08 2014, 16:46

Sapphire display maker GT Advanced Technologies files for bankruptcy

Shares plummet after plans to provide a sapphire display for iPhone were abandoned

Tue Oct 07 2014, 15:03

Intel's Basis Peak smartwatch is coming in November for $200

Improved optical heart rate sensor shines light through blood to capture minute changes in the flow

Wed Oct 01 2014, 11:37

Hacker ports Minecraft to Android Wear smartwatch

Requires desperation and tiny fingers

Mon Sep 29 2014, 17:15

Apple Watch release date, price and specs

Updated Everything you need to know about Apple's debut wearable device

Thu Sep 25 2014, 11:24

Samsung Gear S hands-on review

We get up close and personal with the 3G-equipped Tizen smartwatch

Thu Sep 18 2014, 08:00

IDF: Intel says wearable makers should team with fashion brands to find success

Instead of just ‘slapping smartphone technology on the wrist’

Thu Sep 11 2014, 17:40

Apple Watch debuts with custom UI, sapphire display

Will be available in early 2015 from $349

Tue Sep 09 2014, 20:27

Apple iWatch to run third-party apps including Facebook

Firm gives 'high-profile' firms early access to wearable SDK

Mon Sep 08 2014, 10:28

Motorola reveals Moto 360 specs ahead of its 'early October' UK release

Circular smartwatch priced at £199

Fri Sep 05 2014, 07:01

Hardkernel cancels Raspberry Pi-like Odroid W after Broadcom stops supplying SoC

Meanwhile the Pi foundation updates the Epiphany browser

Mon Sep 01 2014, 17:26

LG reveals a circular smartwatch, the G Watch R

Has a rounded face for a more traditional look than the original G Watch

Thu Aug 28 2014, 15:20

Asus will be next to enter the Android Wear smartwatch arena

Firm to unveil debut wearable on 3 September

Wed Aug 20 2014, 11:44

Wearables will transform the healthcare industry

Column But it won't happen quickly

Fri Aug 15 2014, 15:33

Facebook Messenger adds support for Android Wear smartwatches

Embrace your inner David Hasselhoff

Thu Aug 07 2014, 10:57

The Apprentice on wearables shows the risks the market faces

Column Wearable? More like unbearable - and burnable

Fri Oct 17 2014, 15:34

Google Glass wearer is first to be diagnosed with Internet Addiction Disorder

Male in treatment after experiencing dreams as if through wearable's viewfinder

Wed Oct 15 2014, 13:34

Six million Brits to own a wearable in 2015 with smartwatch adoption set to soar

Popularity of wearable technology to double in next 12 months

Wed Oct 08 2014, 09:00

Google Glass gets subtitles for the hard of hearing

Closed captioning right at your eye level

Mon Oct 06 2014, 16:17

Pebble and Pebble Steel smartwatches are coming to the UK this month

Courtesy of O2, Amazon and Dixons

Wed Oct 01 2014, 10:42

Apple Watch likely won't see 'early 2015' release due to development issues

Adds to Tim Cook's list of woes

Thu Sep 25 2014, 11:12

Apple Watch is a danger on the roads, warns driving charity

Because you apparently need two hands to operate it

Tue Sep 16 2014, 12:57

Apple Watch to make up 'majority' of wearable shipments in 2015

Will likely take a bite out of Samsung and Fitbit

Thu Sep 11 2014, 15:27

Motorola's Moto 360 is the trickiest Android Wear smartwatch to repair

Scores a woeful three out of 10 repairability score

Tue Sep 09 2014, 17:05

Fossil partnership hints at first Intel-powered Android Wear smartwatch

Firms look to take wearables into the fashion industry

Mon Sep 08 2014, 10:02

IFA: Sony Smartwatch 3 arrives with Android Wear, standalone functionality

Firm also unveils the Smartband Talk fitness tracker

Wed Sep 03 2014, 16:15

Swatch will go it alone in wearables market next year

Who needs Apple or Google?

Mon Sep 01 2014, 14:55

Samsung reveals the Gear S smartwatch with its own 3G connection

Users don't have to rely on the internet connection of an attached Bluetooth phone

Thu Aug 28 2014, 10:49

Smartwatches and fitness bands dominate the wearables market

Wearable shipments up 129 percent year on year, analysts claim

Tue Aug 19 2014, 10:27

Michael J Fox teams with Intel to use big data and wearables in Parkinson's research

Analysis Will track patient data and improve treatment

Thu Aug 14 2014, 13:03

Whatsapp update adds support for Android Wear smartwatches

Let's users message from their wrist

Tue Aug 05 2014, 13:28

Will.i.am's Puls smartwatch 'collects your vibes' and will be available via O2

But autotune fan claims it's not actually a watch

Thu Oct 16 2014, 11:48

Microsoft develops a keyboard for text input on Android Wear devices using handwriting

Better than soft keyboards or voice activated input, says firm

Mon Oct 13 2014, 12:34

Opera brings a web browser to the Samsung Gear S

Fits full sized browser into a smaller aria

Tue Oct 07 2014, 16:52

LG might bring webOS to wearables

A now deleted 'WebOS smartwatch for developers' website spotted

Thu Oct 02 2014, 16:34

Edinburgh airport to follow Heathrow with Google Glass trial

Privacy advocates are not happy

Tue Sep 30 2014, 16:21

Moto 360 is now available to order via O2

Android Wear smartwatch priced at £199

Thu Sep 25 2014, 15:51

Mediatek's Labs programme offers developers tools to create IoT devices

To drive the next wave of consumer gadgets and apps

Tue Sep 23 2014, 11:21

Asus Zenwatch hands-on review

Our first impressions of the curved Android Wear smartwatch

Mon Sep 15 2014, 10:04

IDF: Intel's tiny Edison chip for wearables is available for $50

Firm also shows off its second generation Basis Peak smartwatch

Wed Sep 10 2014, 09:56

iPhone 6 and Apple Watch live blog

Coverage of all the announcements from Apple on 9 September

Tue Sep 09 2014, 16:11

IFA: Sony Smartwatch 3 hands-on review

Sony's third smartwatch offers a sleeker design and a better display

Fri Sep 05 2014, 12:03

IFA: Asus challenges Samsung and LG in Android Wear market with £199 Zenwatch

Also reveals the Memopad 7 and Zenbook UX305

Wed Sep 03 2014, 14:04

Apple iPhone 6 invites are out, will be unveiled 9 September

iWatch also expected

Fri Aug 29 2014, 10:34

Jabra joins the Internet of Things with fitness earbuds

Heart rate monitor takes your pulse in your ear

Wed Aug 27 2014, 11:50

Intel teams with 50 Cent's audio firm to launch heart-rate monitoring headphones

Look to eliminate the need for a separate fitness band

Fri Aug 15 2014, 16:40
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