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Samsung Gear Sport hands on
25 January, 2018
The smartwatch that’s a personal fitness coach on your wrist…
Smartwatches to predict when you're getting ill
8 February, 2017
A team of researchers publish results on long-term experiment looking into whether smartwatches could detect and monitor disease.
Hands on with the Samsung Gear S3
19 October, 2016
The latest smartwatch from Samsung comes in two stunning designs…
Samsung announces Gear S3 smartwatch
31 August, 2016
Samsung has unveiled their new Gear S3 smartwatch, which was less about the features, and more about creating a smartwatch that really looks like a watc
6 times The Simpsons predicted future tech
19 April, 2016
Springfield's favourite family has accurately predicted countless future events. In celebration of the show's 29th anniversary, here's the tech highlights
Top wearable tech of CES 2016
8 January, 2016
We investigate the best wearable technology to have shown up on the stands at CES 2016. From smartwatches to smartpatches.
Casio smartwatch lasts a month between charges
7 January, 2016
The Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 is an Android Wear smartwatch that can last a month between charges and survive in 50 metres of water.
Samsung Gear S2 to get Samsung Pay and iOS support
6 January, 2016
Samsung has confirmed the Gear S2 smartwatch is still on track to get Samsung Pay and iOS support this year. Find out more here.
Living with the Samsung Gear S2
19 November, 2015
We asked one of The Lowdown’s reviewers to spend a week with the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch.
Moto 360 2 hands on
29 October, 2015
Meet the second generation of Motorola's popular smartwatch, the Moto 360. Now available in two different sizes and all wrapped in metal.
Blocks: The customisable smartwatch
2 June, 2015
Blocks is the Project Ara of wearables - a modular smartwatch that you can customise for your particular needs.
MWC: BeaWarn child monitor
19 March, 2015
The BeaWarn child monitor is a connected wrist band that will put your mind at ease. It warns you when your kids stray too far away from you.
Replace your phone tablet and PC with this smartwatch
17 March, 2015
The Neptune Suite is a whole range of dumb accessories that make the Neptune Hub smartwatch a really useful wearable.
The most elegant smartwatches
10 March, 2015
Wearables look set to be one of the big trends this year. Here are some of the most elegant smartwatches around
MWC: Mykronoz smartwatches
3 March, 2015
Everyone loves the style and quality of a Swiss watch. But that mark of quality is something that’s been lacking in smartwatches – until now.
MWC Day 2: Wearables
3 March, 2015
Wearables are all the rage at Mobile World Congress. Here are some of our favourite wearables from day two of MWC.
MWC: Huawei unveils wearables
2 March, 2015
Huawei has been busy at MWC. The Chinese company has just unveiled its first smartwatch, along with a couple of interesting and unique wearables
MWC preview: Wearables
27 February, 2015
Mobile World Congress kicks off next week with wearables expected to make a strong showing. Here's a preview of what you can expect from MWC's wearables.
Neptune Duo is a wearable revolution
18 February, 2015
Wearables are everywhere these days - from smartwatches to fitness trackers - but the Neptune may just be the best yet
Sony SmartWatch 3 looks chic in steel
7 January, 2015
Last year, Sony made a splash with its SmartWatch 3. And this year, the company has refreshed it, giving it a stylish stainless steel strap.
Most anticipated smartphones of 2018
5 January, 2018
The flagship phone we're most looking forward to...
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
5 ways to save a bundle on your energy bill
29 January, 2018
Some tips to help you use less energy, and save some cash...
The best TV streaming boxsets of 2018
29 January, 2018
Unmissable shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu...
Data test: How much is 1GB?
1 June, 2017
Those videos that automatically play on Facebook and Twitter could be pushing you...
How do I keep my mobile number?
10 October, 2016
Here's how to make sure you're never without your number...
Screen resolution explained: Quad HD vs 4K
2 October, 2016
What's the real difference between 4K, Quad HD, Full HD and 2K?
The 6 best camera phones
18 May, 2017
Whether you're a selfie lover or a fully-fledged photographer, these are the best...
9 signs you've got upgrade fever
11 May, 2017
Can’t wait for that new phone feeling? You may have these symptoms...