Smartwatches


9 February, 2017
Android Wear is due a big upgrade - 2.0. The revision will bring with it some new looks and added functionality, and it's now confirmed for 9 Feb 2017...
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24 August, 2016
Smartwatches are coming on leaps and bounds every year. This is what we could be seeing coming to our wrists before the year's out...
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26 April, 2016
Finnish mobile brand, Nokia, is to purchase French wearables brand, Withings, for the sum of £131m (€170). A new chapter for the company
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5 December, 2015
This Christmas, smartwatches are sure to be at the top of a lot of gift lists. To help you choose, we've rounded up a few of the best.
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10 June, 2015
On 10 June 1998, the world's first smartwatch was released by Seiko. The Ruputer featured a 2-inch screen and was capable of more than just telling the time
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4 June, 2015
This week we asked one of The Lowdown’s trusted reviewers to unclasp their Sony SmartWatch 3, and spend a week with the LG Watch Urbane…
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27 May, 2015
We're seeing if a Sony SmartWatch 3 and Sony Xperia Z3 can help two couch potatoes train for Tough Mudder, a brutal 12-mile obstacle course.
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8 May, 2015
Wearables are the future. But with the Apple Watch making smartwatches the norm, what does a hyper connected future look like?
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13 April, 2015
This week we asked one of our reviewers to ditch their Moto 360, and spend a week with Sony’s SmartWatch 3…
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10 March, 2015
Wearables look set to be one of the big trends this year. Here are some of the most elegant smartwatches around
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4 March, 2015
Mobile World Congress has been and gone; here are the highlights of the showcase. There is some amazing technology on the way.
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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.
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3 March, 2015
Wearables are all the rage at Mobile World Congress. Here are some of our favourite wearables from day two of MWC.
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2 March, 2015
Mobile World Congress has got off to a great start in Barcelona. And one of the big trends we’re seeing is wearables
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2 March, 2015
LG just announced its first 4G smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane LTE, at Mobile World Congress. Here are all the details.
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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.
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23 February, 2015
Wearables are the big thing in mobile technology at the moment, allowing us to do so much without touching our phone. Here's how to play music through it.
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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.
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19 December, 2014
Google updated its Android Wear smartwatch software. Here's what's new in Android Wear Lollipop and a guide to installing it.
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28 November, 2014
If you picked yourself up an Android Wear smartwatch, you need to populate it with apps. Here are our favourite Android Wear apps and how to install them.
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