Watches and Clocks

News, reviews and articles about watches and clocks.

NightWatch Apple Watch charger dock review – Turn your Apple Watch into a bedside clock

REVIEW – I’ve reviewed quite a few smartwatches over the years, but once the review was posted, I stopped wearing them because they always felt too bulky and uncomfortable on my wrist. But then I reviewed a fitness system that used the Apple Watch. They sent me a refurb to use with their system and …

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Atowak Ettore Drift wandering hour watch review – Channel your race car desires

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – At some point in our lives, many of us have fantasized about driving a race car at breakneck speeds, whipping around an oval, or perhaps conquering a road course, effortlessly drifting around a tight curve, keeping the vehicle in perfect alignment for that expert exit at full throttle.  Put that thrill on …

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Nove Trident Automatic dive watch review – dive watches go thin and stylish

REVIEW – I’m a watch guy.  It’s an addiction. I have Swiss, Japanese, and American watches. I have chronographs, plain-dial, skeleton, super-thin, and Mickey Mouse watches.  I have steel, gold, wood, ceramic, and titanium watches.  I have automatics, quartz battery-operated, solar-powered, and manual wind watches. But one thing I don’t have in my collection is …

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Steampunk your wrist with the Nixoid Next

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Are you a watch person? Do you dig a steampunk vibe? If so, there’s a Kickstarter you need to check out! The Nixoid Next watch uses actual nixie tubes to display the time. Three years ago, they launched the Nixoid Classic. Now, they’ve improved on it with more strap designs, a tilt …

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Mobvoi TicWatch Pro S smartwatch review

REVIEW – We’ve reviewed quite a few Mobvoi products here at the Gadgeteer over the years with their smartwatches primarily focusing on fitness, ruggedness, and bang for the buck. In such a crowded tech-space, they continue to hold their own by improving their smartwatch hardware, performance, and user experience. This year is no different, the …

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Lululook Alligator Leather Apple Watch Band review

REVIEW – If you’re looking for a sophisticated look for your Apple Watch, the Lululook Alligator Leather Band can add an exotic flair to your wrist. What is it? The Lululook Alligator Leather Band is an Apple Watch band made from real alligator leather and incorporated with color-matching stainless steel quick-release hardware. Hardware specs Made …

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CIGA Design X Series Mechanical Watch review

REVIEW – By now, everyone who reads my reviews knows that I am a big fan of the CIGA watch design. As a collector of watches and especially mechanical automatic watches, I am always intrigued by a new CIGA design. I am excited to now have another opportunity to review CIGA’s latest design which is …

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OneClock wakes you up with sonic science instead of harsh alarms

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Getting up in the morning to face a new day is tough enough, but when you’re jarred awake with a harsh noise, it can set you up to be grumpy from the minute you get out of bed. Sure, you can use pick a softer tone for your alarm on your phone, …

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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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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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