Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch (aka iWatch), including its ...
to own an iPhone in order to use the Apple Watch, so you're looking at an additional £319 (for the iPhone 5C) or more unless you already own an iPhone. The Apple Watch is compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus....
April 24, 2015
Alcatel Onetouch Watch Review - Cheap But Limited
But as an iPhone owner, my choices are limited. Should I invest in the versatile but pricey Apple Watch, or wait for the upcoming Pebble Time? The $149 Alcatel Onetouch is a compelling alternative. It pairs with my iPhone (and Android phones), sports a ...
April 15, 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 Review
It's not quite as pronounced as the 2.5D glass on the iPhone 6, but a little closer to what we've seen on the Moto X (2nd Gen) or DROID Turbo. Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 . to whatever it is you're viewing. The only problem is this mode isn't ...
April 15, 2015
Wireless charging set for huge growth in next 10 years
Yes, smartphone vendors will likely sell wireless chargers compatible with their products. But consumers looking for third-party accessories will have to know which standard the particular product is running on to see if it's compatible. According to ...
March 31, 2015
7 Things You Can Do on the Apple Watch Without the iPhone
The Apple Watch is a companion to the iPhone, but there are some things that the Apple Watch can do without the iPhone if you want to leave your phone at home or in your car and go mobile without carrying around an iPhone 5 to iPhone 6 Plus. This does ...
March 30, 2015
Fitbit Surge activity tracker review
by Julie Strietelmeier on April 6, 2015. fitbit-surge-1 You can also sync the data to your Fitbit account using an iOS or Android device. Using the web app or mobile app, you can customize your settings like alarms, dominant hand, watch face style ...
April 6, 2015
Review: Wake up to the iHome iPL22 Lightning dock clock radio
iHome iPL22 I believe I've reached the point where my main concern with a new iPhone release isn't getting a new case for it, but checking compatibility with alarm clock docking stations. Of all the accessories I use with my iPhone, an alarm clock dock ...
June 30, 2014
How to buy an Apple Watch The Apple Watch went on sale today (24 April), and the first batch of pre-ordered watches have gone out to purchasers. However, those hoping to buy an Apple Watch today will be left disappointed. For Apple Watch rivals, take a look at our round-up of the best smartwatches of 2015. According to Apple there will be no watches available to buy in store now or throughout May. From today the Apple Watch is available (at least to place your order) in the UK, US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong and Japan, with more countries to follow. Where to try the Apple Watch and how to book an appointment If you're not sure about whether to buy an Apple Watch then the best plan is to try one out. As well as Apple Stores across the country, there's also a special Apple Watch store inside Selfridges on Oxford Street, London. The Apple Watch starts at $349 (Sport edition, 38mm. $399 for 42mm) in the US. The Apple Watch Collection starts from $549 and goes up to $1049 in 38mm, while 42mm once again adds $50 to the price. The Apple Watch Edition, crafted from 18k gold, will be available in limited supply, and will cost from $10,000. Apple Watch: What other features does Apple's smartwatch have.
But as an iPhone owner, my choices are limited. Should I invest in the versatile but pricey Apple Watch, or wait for the upcoming Pebble Time. It pairs with my iPhone (and Android phones), sports a color display and, unlike the Pebble, tracks your heart rate — all for $50 less. However, because it runs a proprietary OS, the Onetouch Watch offers significantly fewer apps than the Apple Watch or the Pebble. Editors' Note: After this review was published, we discovered issues with the Alcatel Watch's notifications system, and have revised this review and rating accordingly. Design It looks deceptively simple, but in many ways, the Onetouch Watch is one of the more handsome smartwatches around. Its round, black, 1. 2-inch face is encased in a silver stainless-steel case, with silver markings in the bezel, like on an analog watch. Black on the outside and orange on the inside, the watch's rubber strap looks almost sporty, but it's nondescript enough to wear anywhere. It takes a while, but once you figure out that you should pull the thinner piece of the two-part clasp towards yourself, it becomes easier to put on. Alcatel will also offer a white stainless-steel version, and preproduction samples of that...
The research firm said it expects wireless charging receivers to continue to grow in popularity, reaching shipments of more than 2 billion units in 2024. Wireless charging represents an important shift for the tech industry. Wireless charging, however, ditches the cord and allows users to simply rest their device atop a charging pad to add juice. Samsung made waves in the wireless-charging industry earlier this month after announcing that its flagship handsets, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, would support wireless charging. Apple's upcoming smartwatch Apple Watch also supports a form of wireless charging, called "tightly coupled inductive solution," despite having a charger that connects to the underside of the watch's face. IKEA, the world's largest furniture maker, said it would start selling furniture that would come bundled with wireless charging. Most devices on store shelves today do not support wireless charging, and those that do need to contend with competing standards. The Wireless Power Consortium offers the Qi wireless-charging standard, which is incompatible with standards from the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) and Alliance for Wireless Power.