Category: Apple Watch

Got a Smartwatch? Want wood for it?

Smartwatches are starting to become a proper “thing” now and, with more and more people buying into the sector, there will be more and more demand for accessories. As an owner of a Pebble Time for nearing a year now, I have grown a bit bored of the “de …

Apple Watch 1s anyone?

Before Christmas there had been lots of speculation that March 2016 would see the release of the second generation Apple Watch.  Looking back, it isn’t obvious whether these rumours were based on anything other than the fact that it would mark a year since the original release.  Fresh …

Apple Watch now reduced at John Lewis

Just in case you haven’t got over the tech madness that was Black Friday, worry not for the Boxing Day sales are almost upon us.  As Leigh mentioned yesterday, there are already tech savings to be had.  John Lewis currently have £50 off all models of the Apple …

Three to range the Apple Watch

It’s been a while since the Apple Watch arrive in stores but, until now, no UK network has actually made it available. Today Three UK are the first network to actually be selling it in their stores. Sylvia Chind, head of devices and products at the network, tells …

Survey reveals the most used feature of the Apple Watch

As an avid smartwatch wearer, I use my Garmin Fenix 3 primarily to monitor notifications, for running, and for checking the time. I’ve played with the Apple Watch and although I liked its shiny looks and nice interface, I couldn’t really see that I’d use most of its …

When it’s not about the money – RHA is pretty impressive

So here’s how it works. You buy something and you quite like it. then it stops working. You try to get it fixed, and get prepared for a battle royal with a company that doesn’t give a hootenannie about you once the sale’s been made. This isn’t that …

Apple – Special Event 9th Sept 2015 – Liveblog

That time of year is upon us again when we are going to all be talking about the latest products from Apple. Rumour has it that this will be the biggest event yet, with the venue having space for up to 7000 occupants. That’s right, seven thousand. We …

New hack enables custom faces on Apple WatchOS 2

There have been a great many reviews and opinion pieces about the Apple Watch, but one of the more frequent complaints concerns the limited number of watch faces that can be chosen. WatchOS 1 has a choice of 8 faces, and although there is a certain amount of customisation available for …

The rise and fall of the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has been with us for several months now and although reviews are, on the whole, positive that hasn’t stopped it coming under fire, particularly over its battery life and price.  Initial sales figures were exceptionally high but a new survey has suggested that these have …

Apple Watch in stores from 26th June

Apple have announced that their latest product type, the Apple Watch will be available to buy in some stores from 26th June. All orders before now have been for delivery only, leaving the in store experience for trying on the different versions. The company also announced that Italy, …

Apple Watch – First Impressions

OK, thanks to another member of the team I’ve been able to get my hands on an Apple Watch. Dover Street Market had stock of the White 38mm, so that’s the one I’ve got. What do I think? Well, getting it out the box is a pleasure. The …

What will you use an Apple Watch for?

After the Apple watch hit stores, fans have been checking their bank balances before getting that hot new piece of technology. Heck, if you don’t have enough cash right now, that might not matter. Surely it can go on the credit card? ;) The British market is one …

Apple Watches available to buy now

For those of you disappointed that you cannot buy an Apple Watch immediately, rest assured that the national treasure that is CEX has some in stock.   Given the relative scarcity the prices are significantly higher than you’d pay at Apple, but if you have deep pockets and …

The Apple Watch. What’s it like to wear £12,000 ?

Arriving for a meeting in London later in the day I had already decided to visit the Apple store in Regent St. However this was for no ordinary everyday browse, this time it was to try on their new VERY limited ‘Edition’ Watch. This starts at £8,000 for a …

Apple Watch – Day one orders hit 1 million

That’s right. A million. On day one. There are always going to be some people who aren’t into wearables, and there will be others who can’t quite buy into the Apple way of doing things, but there are enough people who think differently. In a report from Sllice …

What can you do with a SmartWatch…

And more importantly – what’s the point? I’ve personally never understood the need for a SmartWatch. Perhaps it’s because of the reported short battery life on some models, or it’s because I’m never separated from my phone, but I never really ‘got it’. However, I’ve become aware that the …

Apple confirm Watch launch date of 24th April

Apple have just announced the new ‘Apple Watch’ will launch in many locations, including the UK on the 24th April. Not long to wait. The company also showed off a range of applications that will run on the new wearable and they gave us more information on the …

Apple Watch battery life (spoiler: not so good)

When the Apple Watch was announced last year many were left surprised that it was not going to be available immediately. One of the suspicions at the time had been that Apple was struggling with sustaining the battery life on it. Fast forward several months to January 2015 and with …

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus – Where to get them and how much

Well, we’ve currently got almost every network and retailer in the planet trying to work out pricing for the new Apple devices, so here’s an early look at what we’ve been told. It’s fair to assume that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be available …