Before the Apple Watch: A history of smartwatches, in pictures

Summary: Updated: The Apple Watch isn't a new idea - tech giants have been trying to get smartwatches right for more than a decade. Take a tour from the earliest smartwatches to the very latest.

Topics: Hardware, Smartphones


Steve Ranger is the UK editor-in-chief of ZDNet and TechRepublic, and has been writing about technology, business and culture for more than a decade. Previously he was the editor of

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