Smartwatch

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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Kurio Watch delivers a Bluetooth smartwatch in a kid sized package

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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Samsung Gear S2 Classic smartwatch review

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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Pad and Quill Luxury Travel Kit for Apple Watch

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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Building a better smartwatch with BLOCKS modular smartwatch

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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Fossil announces it’s entering the wearable market

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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Polar V800 GPS sports watch review

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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Martian Envoy G10 smartwatch review

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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The Wove Band – because your smartwatch is just too small

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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Motorola launches Moto 360 (2nd gen) smartwatch

Yesterday, I reported the news that the latest version of Android Wear will be compatible with iPhones. Based on the feedback I received, it is clear that our readers are as excited as I am that they will have more options than the Apple Watch to join the smartwatch revolution. Today, Motorola announced the availability …

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Android Wear comes to iPhone

  Google announced that as of Monday, Google’s Android Wear smart watches will now connect to Apple’s iPhones (iPhone 5 and up). This is big news for those of us who have iPhones, but who are fans of Google’s many useful tools, such as Google Calendar, Gmail, and my favorite, Google Now. While Google’s Android …

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G-Shock goes smartwatch with GBA400 watch models

I’m a big fan of Casio’s G-Shock watches; I’ve worn them for years and can vouch that they are some of the toughest watches in the world and packed with useful features. The latest G-Shock GB400 models include some new features that caught my eye. Bluetooth Smart enables linking between the watch and a phone for remote control …

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Watchit! 3D solves road trip Apple Watch battery woes

We’ve all seen car mounts for smartphones, tablets, and even laptops, but have you ever seen a car mount for a smartwatch? Neither have I until now. The Watchit! 3D from byVinzant is a specially designed car mount head unit for smartwatches like the Apple Watch. The Watchit! 3D gets its name from the fact …

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