Watches and Clocks

News, reviews and articles about watches and clocks.

Casio DW291H heavy duty digital watch review

REVIEW – I love tech but sometimes simpler technologies can carry big benefits. Enter the Casio DW291H digital watch with 10-year battery, 200 meter water resistance, and more great features. What is it? The Casio DW291H-9AVCF (black bezel version) is a digital watch in their Heavy Duty series, hence the red ‘HD’ on the face. The …

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Zepp Z smartwatch review – Luxury finish and price

REVIEW – Earlier this year I reviewed the Amazfit T-Rex smartwatch, and it was one of my favorites so far.  Since then I also tried out a Ticwatch Pro 3 GPS Wear OS watch, which had better features overall but a much shorter battery life.  Zepp (either a rebrand or sub-brand of Amazfit depending on …

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Zepp E Circle Smartwatch review

REVIEW – When you see a square watch on someone’s wrist you automatically know it’s a smartwatch just from the shape of it. The square face tends to be the go to shape for smartwatches these days. However, I prefer the traditional round circular shape for my smartwatches. And with the Zepp E smartwatch, not …

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Nomad’s Rugged Strap makes sure your new Apple Watch is ready for its next adventure

NEWS – With Apple announcing new Apple Watches last week, it’s no surprise that several companies are introducing new bands designed for Apple’s latest product. One of those companies, Nomad, was quick to show off its new Rugged Strap. The Rugged Strap, like most of Nomad’s straps, is designed to give your Apple Watch a …

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OPPO Wear OS powered watch review – an excellent Google Wear smartwatch experience

REVIEW – There are more smartwatches these days than I can shake a stick at, but if you ask people on the street to name models from memory I would bet you would get “Apple Watch” and “Fitbit”, and that’s about it.  I’ve used quite a few different models of smartwatches over the years, from …

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Check out the world’s first all Damascus steel sports watch

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – For many years I have collected watches and predominantly automatic watches. I love elegant designs that ooze sophistication and command the attention of all eyes around. However, in many cases, I have had to settle for cheaper but still good looking watches because of price tags that start at as much as …

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The CIGA Design Z-Series Mechanical Titanium Watch just went from awesome to awesome!! awesome!!

NEWS – Back in January 2020, I reviewed the CIGA Design Z-Series Mechanical Titanium Watch and simply loved the build quality, design, function, and sleek and classy look. I was impressed enough that despite my collection of watches, I found myself choosing this watch as a regular option. The fact that it is a mechanical …

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CIGA Design J Series Zen Karesansui Mechanical Timepiece review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – For many years, I have been a watch collector, with mechanical automatic watches being my preference and dominating my collection with the exception of my smartwatches. Earlier this year, CIGA Design sent me their Z-Series Mechanical Titanium Watch and I loved it, so I am so happy that they have now followed …

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Matrix PowerWatch Series 2 review

REVIEW – Back in October 2018, I reviewed the Matrix Powerwatch X, the first smartwatch powered by the wearer’s body heat.  Since then, Matrix Industries has been developing the next generation of product and offered us the opportunity to review the PowerWatch Series 2.  Let’s check it out. What is it? The Matrix Industries PowerWatch …

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Casio PRO TREK PRTB50YT-1 Quad Sensor Bluetooth Connected Watch review

REVIEW – World-class watch manufacturer Casio has been churning out reliable timepieces for decades, and their PRO TREK line manages to pack an incredible amount of trail-ready tools into a small, rugged package. Let’s dive right in. What is it? The PRTB50YT-1 model of Casio’s PRO TREK line of watches features 100M water resistance, a …

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How to prep your gadgets for daylight savings time

ARTICLE – Daylight Savings Time (DST) is just around the corner, so are your gadgets ready for it? When the time changes in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, March 8, it may throw you off your schedule a bit. But it doesn’t have to. If you’re anything like the average American, you …

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