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Who is wearing wearables? New survey shows 12 per cent of adults. Female ownership up

A new study of trends in wearables reveals that ownership has doubled in the last 12 months to 12% of the population with activity trackers and smart watches both doing well. However the growth of GPS sports watches has fallen. Based on 3,000 interviews with a nationally representative survey, the poll from Clicked Research Agency's Wearable…

Orsto smart watches boast seven month battery life

ORSTO has unveiled 16 new analogue smart watches boasting seven months of battery life Describing itself as a 'horology atelier' - that's watchmaker to you and me - ORSTO has introduced 16 new analogue smart watches following a successful crowdfunding campaign which secured the backing of 88 international venture capitalists. The new…

CES 2016: Sphero announces Star Wars Force Band

At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, connected play brand Sphero announced its first wearable gadget dubbed the Force band. Expanding outside of Sphero's usual heritage app-enabled robotic experiences, the Force band attaches to the wrist and utilises gesture-based controls to operate the BB-8 app-enabled Droid product. “Branching out of app-enabled robotics and into new categories that…

Stocking fillers. Wear your sound with Wraps headphones

OK it's not what most of us think of when we think about wearables. They're not exactly hi-tech or particularly 'smart' - quite dumb really. But these Wraps headphones might just make a great stocking filler for a teenage girl or boy for that matter. Apparently, at the recent MTV EMA awards, celebs including Ed…

Bling and Bing? Microsoft smart ring patent unveiled

According to a patent unearthed by website Patently Apple, Microsoft could be about to launch its first piece of smart jewellery. Earlier this month the US Patent Office published a new Microsoft patent application covering an invention that relates to using wearables - such as a ring or a wristband - to control other devices, including…

Moto 360 Sport available to buy from Motorola and Amazon for £219

Motorola has announced the launch date for the much anticipated Moto 360 Sport. It will now be available to purchase from 18th December for £219.00 from Motorola.co.uk and Amazon. Made for sport, the Moto 360 Sport features built-in GPS, heart rate monitoring and a music player. It is designed to work seamlessly with Android fitness…

ROAR Athena – smart protection for women

Earlier this week we wrote about a new smart ring from Neyya. Although it looks like a nice piece of jewellery, it can actually be used as a sort of fancy remote control to scroll through pages in a presentation or even turn the volume up and down when listening to music via Spotify etc. Now…

Zing wearable is affordable alternative to Apple Watch

As we well know, wearable technology is going nowhere. It's estimated that 10% of 16-24 year olds own a smartwatch, and smartwatches were all over IFA this year. But in spite of their omnipresence, which is fast driving down prices, they continue to be prohibitively expensive for many people. The Apple Watch, the most costly, retains…

Moto X Style smartphone and new Moto 360 smartwatch now available in the UK

Motorola's colourful X Style smartphone and Moto 360 second generation smartwatch with black and cognac leather bands are now available to pre-order on motorola.co.uk. They will be available online from Carphone Warehouse from 25th September. Priced from £399.00 for the custom 32GB version, the Moto X Style can be fully customised in the Moto Maker online design studio with…