Watches and Clocks

Citizen Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, Citizen put on a "Ride for Light" event in New York City, where participants rode spin bikes to help light up the Earth.  Each bike was connected to the central globe by pedal-powered light strings. The faster someone pedaled, the further up the string the light would travel until it [...]

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kor847001

Are you tired of the sometimes clunky looking smartwatches and fitness trackers out there? I myself, will always choose function over form, but come on, why can't we have both? Michael Kors, a designer of high-end luxury accessories and clothing, must have thought the same thing. They have been working with Google to develop a [...]

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lifetrak-r420-3

Fitness watches are the craze nowadays, with even the Apple Watch boasting fitness capabilities. There are so many out there, that there has to be one for nearly everyone. I prefer the type that has the continuous heart rate monitoring, while my husband just prefers something simple that he doesn't have to charge often. I [...]

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chronologia-outdoor-1

While I wouldn't consider myself a wristwatch fanatic, I do always find myself with a timepiece on my wrist. Generally, I can be found wearing my Moto 360, but on certain occasions I like to wear a more traditional watch. Sometimes it is nice not having to worry about battery life. Plus, even the nicest smartwatches [...]

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KD Group's Kurio Watch is a real, working Bluetooth smartwatch designed specifically for kids ages 6 to 12.  This fashion-forward, high-tech kids' wearable combines smartwatch functions with modern messaging capabilities, fun mini-games, a high-quality camera and video recorder, and more. (PRNewsFoto/KD Group)

Some people spent Valentine's Day weekend in New York City, but they weren't all there for hansom cab rides through the park. Some were attendees at The 2016 American International Toy Fair, at the Javits Center, where KD Group introduced the Kurio Watch. It's a Bluetooth smartwatch made for children between the ages of 6 and 12.  The watch is especially sized to fit small wrists [...]

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Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News, Watches and Clocks
digitalsundial

The words digital and sundial don't usually go together, but a French maker has changed that with a cool 3D printed sundial that "displays" the time like a digital watch. The way sundials traditionally work is that they cast a shadow from the sun across a dial with numbers. You have to read the number [...]

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Razer Nabu Watch

Razer, a company known for its high-end, high-quality gaming equipment has branched out to the fitness wearables with the Razer Nabu Watch. Razer has some earlier entries into the sports band market with the Nabu X and Nabu, but the Nabu Watch is a step towards a fully functional timepiece. The Nabu Watch is basically [...]

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dokiwatch-dokiwatch-1

As cellphones become more prevalent and ingrained into our daily lives, many parents find themselves wondering, "At what age do I let my child get a phone?" For those parents who aren't ready to let their children have the full cellphone experience, but still want to be able to contact them when away, a solution [...]

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Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News, Watches and Clocks
tenone-timeframe

If you happen to be an Apple Watch owner who hasn't been happy with the included charging dock, consider the new Timeframe charging sleeve from Ten One Design. The Apple watch slides securely into a rubber frame that leaves the display viewable for people who like to use the Nightstand mode to view the clock face. There's [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News, Watches and Clocks
samsung-gear-s2-1

The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch is an Android-compatible smartwatch that does not use the Android Wear operating system like the majority of the Android smartwatches that are currently on the market. Samsung marches to the beat of their own drum and has opted to use the Tizen OS to power their watches. Let's take a [...]

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what-watch

The Stop The Time watch by What? Watch is an analog timepiece that is available in four styles including a pocket watch. This watch pairs with your iOS or Android smartphone to let you mark the meaningful moments in your life so you will remember them later. By pressing the red button on the side [...]

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Romain Jerome Super Mario Bros watch

Are you a gamer? Do you long for the simpler times in gaming when Donkey Kong ruled the skyscrapers and the Super Mario Bros. ruled the sewers? We can't return to those days, but Romain Jerome has designed a way for you to wear your favorite gaming plumber on your wrist with the RJ X [...]

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AppleWatchStandNews

According to the excellent AppleWorld.Today, Apple is adding a new item for in-store and online purchasing on Friday: an Apple-branded charging stand for Apple Watch. The white saucer-shaped unit will feature a flip-up charging puck, so that the user can have the Watch flat or on it's side, in order to use "Nightstand Mode". This [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News, Watches and Clocks

Okay, so you're the proud new owner of an Apple Watch. Maybe you've even acquired a second band - something a little dressier than that sport band you got with the watch itself. When you're traveling, you'll need something to carry both the charger for your watch, as well as the extra band(s) you may [...]

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electrohome-retro-1

Getting out of bed in the morning isn't easy for most people, especially if it's a work day. Finding the right tools to help you wake up can mean the difference between a good morning and a grumpy one. The Retro Alarm Clock Radio from Electrohome is a small alarm clock that combines a cute [...]

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BLOCKS

If you're like me, you are still waiting for that one smartwatch to rule them all. Being an Apple fanboy I have to admit that the Apple Watch is not that watch, and even though Pebble was the first major player, it is not there yet either. Enter BLOCKS, a modular smartwatch project on Kickstarter. [...]

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Now that wearables and smartwatches are becoming the norm, it was only a matter of time before traditional watchmakers entered this burgeoning market. Fossil, a company that's been making watches for over 30 years, recently announced a lineup of wearables and smartwatches. Fossil teamed up with Intel to create a series of devices that will [...]

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eone-the-bradley

While surfing around on the net, my attention was immediately arrested by this watch. The Bradley, created by the design company Eone, is a unique and professional looking watch that would look attractive on anyone wearing it, although it might be a little large for some depending on your preferences since it is 40mm in [...]

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polar_v800-wrist

Earlier this year I reviewed the Polar M400 sport watch and was pleased with how feature packed and fitness oriented it was. I have used it on and off throughout 2015.  When Polar gave me the opportunity to put their latest flagship training device through its paces, I jumped at the chance. The Polar V800 is one of [...]

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citizen-satellite-1

Earlier this week I was invited to an event at Citizen Watch's Flagship store in New York's Times Square. The event was an unveiling of Citizen's newest timepieces, the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS and the Satellite Wave F900. Both watches use GPS to set the date and time. Citizen claims these are the most accurate [...]

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martian-g10-1

We have reached a tipping point; smartwatches are no longer something worn only by early adopters and gadget geeks. Smartwatches are a common sight in most big box stores and it's not hard to walk down the street and find cool tech affixed to someone's wrist. Early smartwatches were bland devices that stood out from [...]

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wove-band-1a

Do you find yourself gazing at your smartwatch a little too long to read your texts? Perhaps your watch face is too small. Wouldn't it be nice to have a larger display? What you need is the Wove Band made by Polyera.  Most of the outer surface of the band functions as a grayscale capacitive multi-touch [...]

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wristouch

Wristouch is your one stop shop for premium quality watch bands for your 42mm sized Apple Watch. They offer nine different styles that include seven metal bands which include one with a Camouflage pattern that has been printed directly on the steel band. Wristouch also offers two bands made of rubber in either black or [...]

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Are you in need of a good multi-function alarm clock that can also help you keep your gear charged as well.  Check out the HomTime C1 Pro Bluetooth Alarm Clock Speaker with Dual USB Charger.  Heck, you can even customize your alarm to play whatever you want using the included micro USB card.  The HomTime [...]

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ferrolic-clock

The clock called Ferrolic by Dutch designer Zelf Koelman is like a lava lamp clock that does not emit light. The magnetic fluid (a black fluid with magnetic particles suspended in it) within an aluminum casing is attracted to the clock's electromagnets to form the numbers. The best part is that it comes with software that is [...]

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