Smartwatch

(Hopefully) the third time is the charm: Apple Watch Series 3 review

The title says it all… I’ve purchased both the Series 1 and Series 2 Apple Watches, taking them both back within Apple’s no-questions-asked return window. Each time going into the relationship starry-eyed and hopeful. But ultimately determining that I didn’t need Apple’s smartwatch or I missed my old school timepieces. Well, oops I’ve done it …

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Samsung’s Gear Sport smartwatch puts fitness first

It was just last week that Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 8, but that isn’t stopping them from launching some new products at IFA 2017. But instead of a phone, they have focused on launching several wearables at the show, and these wearables are all focused on fitness. The star of the line up is …

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Ghost Studio’s Android Wear watch faces are incredible

Wow. That’s the only word that popped into my head when I clicked a link in an email to the Ghost Studio website. I wasn’t expecting much because I get so many emails asking to look at apps, products, etc, that end up being disappointing when I take the time to check them out. That …

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Martian mVoice PTL 02 Smartwatch review

If you think that smartwatches only come from companies that have a fruit or a green robot as their logo, then let me introduce you to Martian smartwatches. While they may not be a true smartwatch with a color touch screen and the ability to run apps, Martian watches offer a basic set of functions and …

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New Martian mVoice watches puts Alexa on your wrist

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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Misfit joins the smartwatch revolution with new Phase Hybrid Smartwatch

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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See your schedule at a glance with the Calendar Watch

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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Analog meets digital with SKAGEN smartwatches

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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Garmin’s new fēnix Chronos watches keep the time for your next adventure

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’s M600 boasts Android wear, GPS, HRM and the kitchen sink!

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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CT Band turns your Rolex or Timex into a smartwatch

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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Michael Kors smartwatches are for those who enjoy fashionable wearable tech

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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