back to article China's best selling smartwatch offers surveillance-as-a-service … for kids

Although Chinese smartwatch shipments declined in 2022, Huawei, Apple and Oppo saw growth. Meanwhile Huawei's smartwatch designed for parents to keep tabs on their kids took the lead as the year's bestseller. "China's smartwatch shipments fell 9.3 percent year on year in 2022, mainly due to the COVID-zero policy's impact on …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Chinese smart watch monitors kids exercise

    Go to the park with your dog

    Attach Watch to dog’s collar

    Set dog free, “look, birds”

    Go back to playing War Thunder 4 on your iThingy…

    1. DS999 Silver badge

      Re: Chinese smart watch monitors kids exercise

      Then if the parent calls and the dog brushes the watch against something that accepts the video call they will be wondering why their kid is crawling down on the ground and getting up close and personal with various dog's butts.

      1. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

        Re: Chinese smart watch monitors kids exercise

        Serves 'em right.

        "Demand for children's smartwatches" would make a fitting epitaph for civilization.

  2. M.V. Lipvig Silver badge

    See there?

    The US has Britain's back. We're going to keep both you and the Aussies in the loop for advanced tech. Australia can reciprocate by building left hand drive Utes for export to the US. Britain, we can work something out later once you've got your post-Brexit feet back under you.

  3. Tubz Silver badge

    Anybody care to explain why we are still sending millions to India in aid, when they have obviously spent billions on a space organisation way ahead of the UK's ?

    1. xyz Silver badge

      Aid used to equal control over who was getting the aid, but now it's just a bung in the hope of a "free from the EU shackles" trade deal. :-)

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