Dyson’s new backpack will measure London air quality

Dyson's new backpack will measure London air quality

At its core, Dyson is an air company, making vacuums, hand dryers and pricy hair dryers. The company is also planning to jump into wearables with a pair of headphones that double as an air purifier. For now, Dyson is going in a different wearable direction. The company has announced that it’s building a backpack […]

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Puma’s wearable future goes beyond smartwatches and sel…

Puma's wearable future goes beyond smartwatches and sel...

15 January 2019. Nike introduces its Adapt BB basketball shoe. A sneaker designed for basketball players where the fit of the shoe could be adjusted from a smartphone or by manual touch. Self-lacing shoes had officially gone from sci-fi fantasy to sports store reality. Just a matter of weeks later, Puma unveiled its own self […]

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Snap, Vuzix, Microsoft, North & more

Snap, Vuzix, Microsoft, North & more

Smartglasses are getting smarter and augmented reality specs are finally approaching prime time – and plenty of startups are getting into the space. It’s not just about slapping a camera on your face, either. AR, fitness tracking and mixed reality are all powering the next generation of smart eyewear. Read this: Augmented reality explained From […]

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MWC 2019: All the big announcements

MWC 2019: All the big announcements

Mobile World Congress 19 is here, and for the next couple of days we’re going to get our hands on some shiny new smartwatches, fitness trackers and hearables, plus the latest in the world of VR and AR. MWC 2018 wasn’t exactly awash with wearables, with the show mostly dominated by VR with some interesting […]

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Ultimate guide to the smartwatch update

Ultimate guide to the smartwatch update

Android Wear is dead, long live Wear OS. Google’s smartwatch operating system has seen a number of changes over the past couple of years. It was revamped back in 2017 and was then rebranded in 2018 as Wear OS with an all-new version of Google Fit. Essential reading: Check our best smartwatches roundup On the […]

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Everything we know so far about the mixed reality heads…

Everything we know so far about the mixed reality heads...

Microsoft is the most seasoned of the major augmented reality players, having released its HoloLens headset long before Apple and Google started experimenting with the medium through smartphones. And while the first generation is now beginning to justify its existence in the classroom, in the operating theatre, on the battlefield and within industry, there’s still […]

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Everything we know so far about the next-gen smartwatch

Everything we know so far about the next-gen smartwatch

The Samsung Galaxy Watch may have only recently landed on wrists, but it looks like we won’t have to wait too long to see another new smartwatch from Samsung. Early rumours suggest this could be called the Samsung Galaxy Sport – a mash-up of the previous two watches released by the Korean giant. The name […]

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Everything we know, and what it needs to succeed

Everything we know, and what it needs to succeed

Wear OS has changed. Google has worked to make its smartwatch operating system smarter, better at fitness and more compatible with iPhones. But it’s been lacking a hero smartwatch to rival the likes of the Apple Watch and the Samsung Galaxy Watch. For the first time, it feels like that hero smartwatch could actually be […]

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Fitbit Inspire and Inspire HR fitness tracker duo quiet…

Fitbit Inspire and Inspire HR fitness tracker duo quiet...

Fitbit has added two new fitness trackers to its wearable collection, but it’s been very hush hush about it all. Why? Probably because you can’t just go out and buy one like you would a Charge 3 or an Alta HR. That’s because the new Fitbit Inspire and Inspire HR trackers are only available exclusively […]

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Campaign for better sleep week 3: Balancing sleep and e…

Campaign for better sleep week 3: Balancing sleep and e...

There’s no faster way to ruin your body than not getting a good night’s sleep. It makes you slower, less productive, more likely to reach for sugary foods – and you can forget about having the motivation to exercise. I’m on a quest to sleep better with the help of Fitbit, tracking my Sleep Stages […]

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