Watches and Clocks

News, reviews and articles about watches and clocks.

Lenovo’s Smart Clock with Google Assistant will make sure you wake up on time

NEWS – At CES 2019, Lenovo revealed the Smart Clock with Google Assistant, the latest in its line of smart living products.  First and foremost, it’s a clock.  It has a four-inch display that tells the time and sounds the alarm in the morning.  It is, however, much more than just a clock.  It can …

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Design your own clock/speaker/alert system with Divoom Timebox Mini

NEWS – Don’t let the retro-feeling, pixelated display fool you! In just a few square inches, the Divoom Timebox Mini packs in a quality speaker, clock and notification system that’s completely customizable. An app lets you create a personalized system to match your needs and individual whimsy. Want Sponge Bob to rouse you in the …

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It’s January so it’s time to get fit in style with the Withings Move activity tracking watch

NEWS – January brings resolutions, and many of those revolve around fitness. Sadly, most don’t last much past mid-January, and if you’ve invested a ton of cash on what is now a very expensive clothes rack or jewelry cabinet ornament, it also leads to regrets. Enter the Withings Move activity tracking watch. Like other trackers …

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Withings announces 2 new fitness watches and a 3-in-1 blood pressure monitor

NEWS – One of my all-time favorite health and fitness brands is Withings and today at CES in Las Vegas, they are announcing 2 new wearables and an updated blood pressure monitoring cuff. Let’s start with the watches. The new Withings Move watch is a customizable and very affordable analog watch that will be available …

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Huawei Band 3 Pro fitness tracker watch review

REVIEW – I am a watch fanatic, and for many years I avoided any device other than the traditional analog automatic watch. It took quite some time for me to try a digital smartwatch, and when I did, I opted for a relatively expensive and higher end brand. Even then, I used it for time, and messaging, …

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The Time Since Launch Clock lets you count up the days from that single big moment in your life

NEWS – 2019 is nearly upon us, and for many of us, it’s a time for making resolutions. New Year’s resolutions are easy to make but all too often hard to keep. The Time Since Launch Clock is here to help you mark and hopefully keep them. This unique time-capsule clock counts up the days …

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SureFire 2211 WristLight is a wearable flashlight watch

NEWS – They say that the best camera is the one that you have with you, so that has to be the same advice for flashlights as well, right? Most of us reading this post probably have a smartphone that we can use as a flashlight in a pinch, but check out this always at …

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This iHome bedside clock has Alexa built-in

NEWS – This may look like an old-fashioned alarm clock, but the iHome iAV14 Bedside Clock is so much more.  The clock has both Bluetooth speakers and Alexa Voice Service (AVS) with Far Field voice capability built-in.  Using Alexa and WiFi, you’ll be able to stream music from a variety of services.  You’ll able able …

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Fossil’s new Sport Smartwatch is colorful and packed with features

NEWS – Fossil’s smartwatches have come a long way since Judie and I posted our joint review of their Palm and Pocket PC wrist PDAs over 16 years ago! Those bulky monochrome monstrosities are nothing like the smartwatches of today and are definitely not like Fossil’s latest Sport Smartwatch which runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear …

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Matrix PowerWatch X review

REVIEW – Smart watches are one of the hottest tech trends in recent years, but one of the main drawbacks of these popular “wearables” with their wealth of features is their battery life, or lack thereof. Many smartwatches require daily charging, which can be a bit irritating and sometimes inconvenient.  That’s why the Matrix PowerWatch …

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Time’s flying! Hurry and catch this golden snitch!

NEWS – There’s not a lot of information about the Golden Snitch Clock from Pottery Barn Teen, but you can be sure it would be a hit with any devoted Harry Potter fan.  The clock is made of zinc alloy with aluminum hands and a steel backing.  It has a high gloss gold finish, just as you …

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TicWatch Pro smartwatch review

I enjoy looking at watches and reading about watches, but I don’t actually wear a watch. Weird right? I used to wear a watch every day but that was back before smartphones. Now I don’t really need one. Or do I? That’s a question I planned to answer by reviewing the TicWatch Pro from Mobvoi. …

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Casio turns back time with the re-introduction of two Baby-G watches

NEWS – If you prefer an old-school watch over a smartwatch, you need to check out these newly released watches from Casio.  I had a beautiful Baby-G watch years ago with a translucent blue case and band, and the face featured an animated swimming dolphin.  These Casio Baby-G Origin Series women’s watches don’t have the …

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Barrington Special Edition Watch Winder review

REVIEW – I have a small but growing collection of automatic watches which I love wearing. In the era of smartphones and smartwatches, many say that old school timepieces are a thing of the past. But I would argue that watches are one of the original gadgets, their style and use still having a place in …

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iLive – Voice Activated Clock with Amazon Alexa Review

REVIEW – I am normally an early riser by nature and will often wake up before my alarm clock even goes off.  However, there are those occasions where I apparently needed the extra sleep and was glad I did have an alarm clock set to make sure I got up on time.  I had recently …

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