Watches and Clocks

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One of the most interesting innovations that the Apple Watch brought, in my book, is the method for attaching bands to the main unit. Rather than loop materials through a spring-loaded pin inserted into the ears of the watch body, you simply slide the band into place and it locks there. To remove it, there [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Watches and Clocks
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About a year ago, Nomad, those folks who understand wandering Gadgeteers and their need for on-the-go charging, released a product called the Pod for Apple Watch. It's basically a battery that has an internal spool to hold a charging puck (not provided) in a compact, hockey-puck sized case. I was working at Apple at the [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iOS, Reviews, Watches and Clocks
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I upgraded my first generation Apple Watch the night after updating all my iOS devices to iOS 10. (For those who have never done it, you have to have the watch charged to at least 50% and it has to be on the charger. Also, your phone has to be on wifi.) While the initial [...]

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Posted in: Articles, iOS, Watches and Clocks
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Garmin's been on fire the last few months with several new product announcements. In May they announced the Vívomove fitness tracking watch, then a few weeks ago it was the fēnix Chronos watches, and just a couple days ago it was the VIRB Ultra 30 action cam. If you thought they were done, you'd be [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Watches and Clocks
withings-steelhr

Withings, my favorite health gadget company, has just added two new activity tracking watches to their existing line of wearable fitness trackers. The new Steel HR watches will be available in a 36mm and 40mm case version and will have all the features we've come to expect from Withings activity trackers including automatic step, run, [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Watches and Clocks
fenix-chronos

Check out these new fēnix Chronos watches from Garmin. Designed for outdoor adventures, keeping track of your epic workouts and everyday wear, these watches have a premium metal housing and a scratch-resistant sapphire lens that protects a 1.2-inch high-resolution, sunlight-readable Garmin Chroma Display. The fēnix Chronos also feature a built-in omnidirectional EXO antenna with GPS [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Watches and Clocks
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I don't have an Apple Watch. It's not that I don't want one, mind you. It's just that for years I've been wearing watches like G-Shocks that are water-, dirt-, and shock-resistant---really tough watches. And as much as I'd like to have an Apple Watch to pair with my iPhone, I just don't see the [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, News, Watches and Clocks
kanex-gopower

The GoPower Watch from Kanex is designed especially for the Apple Watch to keep it charged when you're away from home. This portable power pack features a 4,000 mAh battery that will charge the Apple Watch up to six times before needing to be recharged. The Apple MFi Certified GoPower is the first portable battery [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News, Watches and Clocks
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Gadgets that track your activity and sleep are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. There are trackers that clip to your clothing, ones that clip to your shoes, wristband style trackers and smartwatches with built-in activity tracking features. But what if you don't want to clip a tracker to your clothes and don't [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, Reviews, Watches and Clocks
tokyobay-watchkit

If you're the kind of person who has a favorite watch or watches that they like to wear on a regular basis, you may also like customizing it by switching out the watchbands. TOKYObay is now offering this watch repair toolkit for at home strap replacements and more. The kit comes with a selection of [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, News, Watches and Clocks
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Polar is renowned for their heart rate monitoring equipment and they have recently announced their newest model, the M600. Notwithstanding the Piper M600 aircraft, the Noble M600 supercar, or the DJI M600 drone, it's still one of the coolest M600's out there. The idea is that this watch is the perfect combination of a smartwatch [...]

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Posted in: Android, Health, Fitness, Sports, News, Watches and Clocks
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If you ever wondered about taking that step into owning a smartwatch but were afraid of the complexity and the price then I think the GW01 from Ulefone will be a pleasant surprise in the right direction. With cell phones in everyone's pocket and the progression of day-to-day technology, having a smartwatch on your wrist would be [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Reviews, Watches and Clocks
ctband

If you've day dreamed about adding smartwatch features to your favorite non-smart watch, the CT Band from French startup Rifft, may make your dreams to become a reality. The CT Band is a replacement watchband for most watches that is made of leather or silicone and comes in a variety of different colors. The band [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News, Watches and Clocks
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Face it, if you're using an Apple Watch, you're going to need to charge it on a regular basis. As in daily. And, like many other devices, most of us want to charge our watches where we want, not "have to" go to a certain location. To facilitate charging on the go, the folks at [...]

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Posted in: iOS, Reviews, Watches and Clocks
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The Apple Watch Sport doesn't come with a charging case or dock, just a charging cable.  You'll either have to charge your Watch as it lays on a table, putting it at risk of not being seen when you drop something else on the table, or you'll have to purchase a third-party charging stand of [...]

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Posted in: Cases and Covers, Reviews, Watches and Clocks