It has long largely been the realm of fictional secret agents. Some vendors have taken their crack at one, only to crash and burn. But based on several popular pitches on crowdfunding web sites, and rumours coming out of a Silicon Valley giant, the time may finally be right for a gadget long awaited by geekdom worldwide: the smartwatch.
This week, we look at several smartwatches already on the market, and the rumours coming out of Cupertino about what may be the next big thing.
What do you think; is the smartwatch the next big thing or just a passing fad?