Smartwatch

We've reviewed quite a few smartwatches including ones from Martian (see related links at the end of this post), but this is the first smartwatch that I've heard of that has Amazon Alexa cloud-based voice service built-in. Like the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, the Martian mVoice watch can be used to ask Alexa to [...]

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Popular fitness tracker manufacturer Misfit has announced the Phase Hybrid. It's an activity tracker wearable that records all the same data that the Misfit Ray and their other trackers track, but adds an analog watch face and smartwatch features that include vibration alerts for call and text notifications, alarms and custom app notifications. The Phase [...]

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Analog meets digital with the Calendar Watch from What? Watch. Available in several styles, this wristwatch pairs with an app on your phone and displays the next 12 hours of your scheduled appointments as darkened segments on the LCD face behind the analog watch. The watch runs for up to 2 months per charge which [...]

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Most smartwatches look like smartwatches. But the SKAGEN Hagen Connected Hybrid Smartwatch looks more like a classic analog watch and as far as I'm concerned, that's not a bad thing. SKAGEN's watches are available with four traditional analog style watch faces, 20mm wristband styles, and have digital features that include: Automatic date and time adjustment [...]

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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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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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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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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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One of the features that sets Android apart from other operating systems is its ability to be customized. Google isn't afraid to allow users to customize their devices to suit their individual needs. I assume Google was thinking along those lines when it created its newest product, Mode. Mode is a line of "snap-and-swap" watch bands [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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