Category: Wearable Tech

Gunnar Optics glasses unboxing

Time for something different. I have to wear glasses for work as I spend the vast majority of my day in front of a computer screen. Now, while the screens have got better than they once used to be, it can be very tiring on your eyes. Not …

LG G Watch also available from Mobile Fun

On Google Play it may be, but you can also get this new wearable from Mobile Fun too It’s available for order at £159 and stock will be arriving at the end of next week for delivery to customers on 7th July. If you want to get a …

You can now buy those fancy Android Wear watches

Last night a lot happened in the Google camp, possibly the most exciting being the announcement that two new Android Wear SmartWatches would be available to order pretty soon. Well last night they appeared on the Google Play Store devices section and you can order either the LG …

LG announce the G Watch.. again

As part of the Google I/O event last night, Google announced some new additions to the Android Wear range. This, the LG G Watch, was one of them. It’s a device we’ve actually already seen and the company announced that they were .. err.. working on it back in March. The …

Garmin Vivofit unboxing

What do we have here then? A wearable that doesn’t need to be charged everyday? Is that possible ? I have been really excited to get this gadget. This, for me, is where wearables become useful. The big thing that holds them back is the fact that you …

LG’s G Watch Specs have been leaked. Check them out.

Another day and another leak for the LG G Watch… One of LG’s worst kept secrets now.  @UpLeaks have got hold of the specifications for the LG G Watch which is expected now to be available on the 7th July possibly making an appearance at Google IO this month. …

Samsung announces the Simband

Samsung seem to be on a wearable trend at the moment, with recent leak, and of course the release of the Gear 2, Gear Neo and Gear Fit. Now Samsung have announced the Simbad, which is best described as a cross between the core in a Sony Smartband …

Garmin vivofit goes red

Something is wrong with my head. Whenever those lovely people at Garmin get in touch with us I can’t stop thinking about the “Ch-ch-ch-ch… charmin” advert. It’s toilet roll. I mean. Big, soft toilet roll. Nothing like Garmin products, but I can’t get it out of my head. …

Samsung design for new smartwatch leaked

In a recent application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Samsung have given some hints about what they think a new smartwatch could look like and how a user could interact with it.   The answer to the design at least, is very similar to the …

Quick cycle-related news update

Was my previous post just a cheap way to get donations to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice? Well yes, it probably was a bit, but they provide care for those with progressive diseases and a limited life expectancy. It’s a bloody good cause and I’ve only had 11 donations, …

I’m troubled by what we’ve created

Friday. I think something is happening to me. At work, during my lunch hour, I did my usual trip to the supermarket to get a sandwich. Like many, I filled the period of “dead time” by faffing about with my phone. Twitter, Facebook, the news, checking email. The …

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit in stock @ Mobilefun

Those readers out there who are into wearables have a reason to be happy this morning as Mobilefun have just a released info that they are carrying stock of the Galaxy Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit. With the Gear 2 Neo coming in @£199.99 and the Gear …

Move your hands and get music!

I find the crowdsourcing movement absolutely fascinating, the idea that people all over the world join forces and bet on new products or services is great. It’s like investment and market research in one same action. As this is my first post, I thought it would be appropriate …

Samsung Gear Fit – Hands on

That’s the thing with Mobile World Congress. You go out there, you do about 20 miles of running about, then a few days later you sit back and find that one of your posts never made it past the “draft” stage. I blame the sheer fact that I …