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The XKCD face best watchface for the Moto 360

You know XKCD, right? The brilliant webcomic from Randall Munroe. If you don't know the name, you'll no-doubt recognise some of the most famous comics. Anyway - a while back Randall posted this combination clock widget/cartoon, which shows what time it is around the world by using a map. Some time later Motorola brought out…

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James O'MalleyThe XKCD face best watchface for the Moto 360
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The Digest: Microsoft pulls another dodgy patch… and 5 other things people are talking about this morning

  Microsoft has again been forced to pull a patch to prevent nasty side-effects, according to The Register: "The patch that aimed to add 'SHA-2 Hashing' to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 has instead raised some concerns among Redmond's customers. The company is therefore 'investigating behavior associated with this update' and…

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Stuart O'ConnorThe Digest: Microsoft pulls another dodgy patch… and 5 other things people are talking about this morning
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“Will.i.am”‘s “i.am PULS” “smartwatch” coming to the UK on O2

Noting that Bono is getting a little bit too much coverage in the tech press, younger challenger for the title of "person who you assume is a bellend but can't really explain why", musician Will.i.am has announced details of his forthcoming smartwatch, known as the "i.am PULS". Yeah, with that spelling. The watch is somewhat…

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James O'Malley“Will.i.am”‘s “i.am PULS” “smartwatch” coming to the UK on O2
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Don’t wait for the Apple Watch – here’s 7 smartwatches you can buy BEFORE Christmas

The Apple Watch isn't due to hit stores until early next year so what are you supposed to do if you want something smart on your wrist in the meantime? As luck would have it, Apple isn't first on this - there are already plenty of smartwatches out there. Here's our pick of…

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James O'MalleyDon’t wait for the Apple Watch – here’s 7 smartwatches you can buy BEFORE Christmas
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Do you want to surf the web on your smartwatch?

Mobile web browser Opera Mini is coming to the Samsung Gear S Smartwatch... for... some... reason? According to TheNextWeb, the browser will soon be available on Samsung's watch, which is fairly unique amongst smartwatches for not requiring a tethered phone to run: A SIM card goes into the watch, and you can carry out phone…

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James O'MalleyDo you want to surf the web on your smartwatch?
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10 essential apps for your Pebble smartwatch

The Pebble smartwatch is out in the UK today - and there’s already a tonne of great apps available on the platform. Here’s our pick of the ten best. Twebble Want to check your tweets whilst lying in bed? Twebble will let you view your timeline and even post tweets using a keyboard…

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James O'Malley10 essential apps for your Pebble smartwatch
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Pebble smartwatch launches in the UK at last

Can't wait for an iWatch? Then why not pick up a Pebble? The smartwatch officially launches in the UK today. Pebble was one of the first smartwatches to market in the US, the watch was an early hit for Kickstarter - and the watch marks itself out by using a Kindle-style e-ink display rather than…

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James O'MalleyPebble smartwatch launches in the UK at last
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Apple announces September 9 event – iPhone 6 and iWatch on the way?

Apple will hold its highly-anticipated iPhone 6 launch event on September 9 at the Flint Centre for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, the company has announced. The invitations, sent to the world's technology press on Thursday, features a close-up image of the top of the Apple logo and the tagline: "Wish we could say…

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Stuart O'ConnorApple announces September 9 event – iPhone 6 and iWatch on the way?
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Acer Liquid Jade smartphone and Liquid Leap wristband coming to UK

Acer has announced that its Liquid Leap smart wristband and Liquid Jade smartphone, first presented at Computex in Taipei in June, are now to be released in Europe after their debut at IFA in Berlin next week. The one-inch Liquid Leap bracelet can connect to the Jade smartphone over Bluetooth to access and control a…

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Stuart O'ConnorAcer Liquid Jade smartphone and Liquid Leap wristband coming to UK