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My Awful Year With The Apple Watch

I bought the Apple Watch a year ago. I stopped wearing it two months ago, and I’m not sure if I’ll ever wear it again. That’s because it doesn’t really do anything that anyone needs, and even when it does, it doesn’t always work like it’s supposed to.


Razer Nabu Review: Smart Features Made Stupid 

“For gamers, by gamers” is the kind of motto that sells liquid-cooled spec-obsessed towers, headsets, rumbling lounge chairs, and ergonomic mice with more buttons than a double-breasted suit. Razer, however, has these words stamped into the back of its wearable Nabu, which it’d like to remind us is not a smartwatch, but a watch with smart features.


Apple Watch Is Now Cheaper, And Has New Bands

It’s been almost a year since the first Apple Watch was released, and following its poor sales numbers, we were hoping that we might get some much-needed love at Apple’s special press event today.


Neat Visualisation Shows What's Inside A Watch

Video: What makes a watch tick? This exploded view of a mechanical watch shows the centuries old tech that is still used to keep time without a battery. It’s all in the movement and the design, which is somehow harder for me to grasp than microchips and circuit boards.


Twelve South's HiRise Apple Watch Stand Is Out Now In Australia

Got yourself an Apple Watch? How often do you need to charge it? If you’re a heavy user, that might be daily — and that’s when a magnetic charging stand like Twelve South’s HiRise might come in handy. It’s a beautiful little piece of design, too.


Steal This Idea: A Smart Band For Your Dumb Watch

Watches are awesome, ancient technology. They’re simple, often beautiful, completely functional tiny clocks we strap to our arms and wear out into the world. I love watches, but I think making them “smart” makes them worse. Instead, we should be making smart bands for the dumb, beautiful watches that already exist.


An Apple II Watch Would Be So Much Better

The Apple Watch is OK, I guess, but a miniaturised Apple II strapped to your wrist? Now that would be cool.


Suunto Ambit2 (HR) Review: The Smartwatch For Badasses

The Suunto Ambit2 (HR) won’t read you your email and doesn’t know Will.i.am’s phone number. But, it will tell you your precise location anywhere on earth and powerfully monitors your physical exertion. How many beers did that climb burn? http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/achieving-hima…


Report: Apple's Hiring Fashionistas To Help Flog Its Watch

With the impending launch of the Apple Watch, many people have been wondering how a company geared towards selling gadgets to techies will flog $US5000 fashion accessories to Vogue editors. According to documents seen by 9to5Mac, the solution lies in hiring conscious staff.


ASUS ZenWatch Review: The First Smartwatch I'd Wear As A Watch

For years, I’ve wanted a smartwatch: a device that would blend style with digital convenience. Unfortunately, the first crop of smartwatches have predominantly been bulky pieces of plastic and glass for which adjectives like “elegant” seem disingenuous. But the Asus ZenWatch is evidence that things are getting better.


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