Wearables: Can a smartwatch hack it as a sports watch?

Wearables: Can a smartwatch hack it as a sports watch?

Huawei launched the second edition of its Huawei Watch series at MWC earlier this year. The watch comes in two flavours: Classic and Sport. The one I am most interested in is the Huawei Watch 2 Sport. I was fortunate enough to get hands-on for an extended period...
Wearables for Athletic Performance

Wearables for Athletic Performance

This is the latest in a series of blogs where I discuss the learnings obtained from trying various wearable devices to aid my training for a significant sporting event. On July 2nd I participated in a 44km SwimRun event (http://www.brecaswimrun.com/breca-buttermere)....
Huawei Sprinkles Hollywood Glamour on P9 and P9 Plus

Huawei Sprinkles Hollywood Glamour on P9 and P9 Plus

UPDATED with some comparative photos from the P9 sample device. Huawei has been one of the fast moving brands over the last two years. It was early to adopt a dual branding strategy to take advantage of online sales opportunities in its home market. This worked well...
CES 2015 – the show that grows

CES 2015 – the show that grows

The Consumer Electronics Show that kicks off the year in resounding style was larger than this year. Its size and diversity mirrors the rapidly developing state of the technology space. There were few show-stopping new product announcements. Instead there was an...