Listen to music underwater with WaterCage – launching on Kickstarter today

Launching on Kickstarter today is a casing and earbud set that allows you to listen to music underwater on your smartphone, rather than having to use a dedicated SwiMP3 player. Billed as the world’s best waterproof phone set, the WaterCage case and earbud sets were created by water enthusiasts for water enthusiasts.  Just attach the special…

Bling and Bing? Microsoft about to launch smart ring

The Microsoft smart ring patent features voice activation and gesture control 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…

OXY launches smart watches on Indiegogo November 17th

This looks interesting. It's a smart watch from Bristol-based company OXY which has been designed to look and feel like an ordinary watch. Capable of being connected to virtually every modern smartphone - whether it is running on Android, iOS or Windows 10 - OXY is an open source project in collaboration with Ingenic Semiconductors. Available…

ReVault seeks funding for world’s first wearable cloud from Indiegogo

Hardly a day goes by without a new tech company looking for crowdfunding from Kickstarter or Indiegogo. But here's one that caught our eye. Billed as the world's first wearable private cloud it's essentially a watch that can store all your files from various devices without having to be connected to the internet. Potentially perfect…

Alcatel OneTouch smart watch will be available for £99 from June

Following the unveiling of its OneTouch smart watch at CES in Las Vegas, Alcatel has announced the watch will be available to buy for £99.99 from mid-June in Currys PC World stores nationwide and online. Recently awarded an iF Design Award by the iF International Forum Design GmbH, the smart watch is available in a sporty dark…

Android Wear gets native wifi support, gesture controls and more

Google has announced a big software update for Android Wear adding a bunch of new features. In what we're sure isn't a coincidence, this news comes just days from the launch of the Apple Watch. According to TechCrunch, Wear is getting native wifi support, so that your watch can connect directly, rather than via bluetooth…

O2 gets a “high street exclusive” on Moto 360 in “Light Gold”

O2 has today announced the availability of a "Light Gold" Moto 360 Android Wear watch at its stores. The Moto 360 is one of the most highly acclaimed Android smartwatches - and unlike the Apple Watch features a round screen, just like a real watch. O2 says "The stunning stainless steel with a light gold…

Apple “likely” to increase Apple Watch production to meet demand

Apple Watch pre-orders launched last week in a blaze of publicity - with demand massively outstripping supply. In fact, many customers who were hoping to get their hands (well, wrist) on a watch on the April 24th release date look like they'll have to wait as late as June for their order to arrive.

Here’s how fancy the Apple Watch Edition box looks

Whilst us peasants are stuck picking up the Apple Watch Sport (or maybe the 'normal' Apple Watch if we're feeling particularly extravagant), what do the rich people get? If you're willing to part with upwards of eight grand for a piece of technology that isn't technically better than the £300 version, and that will be…

Apple Watch pre-orders start TOMORROW!

Apple has announced that from tomorrow at 8:01am UK time you'll be able to pre-order the Apple Watch online or in-store. Tomorrow will also mark the start of your opportunity to try the watch on - with demo units coming to Apple stores worldwide, as well as high-end fashionable shops, like Selfridges on Oxford Street.…