Smartwatches


18 October, 2018
The new Samsung Galaxy Watch is full of features, and looks the part. It's one of the best smartwatches to arrive this year. Here's a closer look.
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...
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...
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
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.
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
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…
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.
8 May, 2015
Wearables are the future. But with the Apple Watch making smartwatches the norm, what does a hyper connected future look like?
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…
10 March, 2015
Wearables look set to be one of the big trends this year. Here are some of the most elegant smartwatches around
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.
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.
3 March, 2015
Wearables are all the rage at Mobile World Congress. Here are some of our favourite wearables from day two of MWC.
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
2 March, 2015
LG just announced its first 4G smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane LTE, at Mobile World Congress. Here are all the details.
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.
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.
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.
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.

28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
6 November, 2018
Take photos with one of these this Christmas...
1 June, 2017
Those videos that automatically play on Facebook and Twitter could be pushing you...
10 January, 2018
Hey Alexa, what happens when someone asks you a silly question?
19 September, 2018
How Apple's new flagship compares with the old…
2 October, 2016
What's the real difference between 4K, Quad HD, Full HD and 2K?
7 June, 2017
A closer look at some of the biggest data bundles available...