Watches and Clocks

News, reviews and articles about watches and clocks.

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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Rip and Shred 42mm Apple Watch cuff case review

If you own an Apple Watch and you’re anything like me you’re constantly looking for new and unique bands to show it off. If you peruse Amazon there are literally thousands of choices but most of them are just cheaper replicas of watch bands that are already offered by Apple. I present to you the …

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Elago takes something new and makes it old again with their Macintosh inspired Apple Watch stand

Feeling nostalgic? Then take a look at Elago’s latest product for the Apple Watch. The W3 stand, which uses the Apple Watches Night Stand mode to create the iconic look of an original Macintosh monitor. With the Apple Watch in Night Stand Mode it’s green font really makes your Apple Watch look like a vintage Macintosh …

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iHome iPLWBT5 Docking Bluetooth stereo FM clock radio with Apple Watch charging review

One of the most used review items I have is an iHome alarm clock. Not only do I use it for waking up and checking the time, but I also use it to charge my phone overnight. Just a few months ago, I picked up an Apple Watch and had been looking at charging stations …

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Supcase UB Pro Rugged and Unicorn Beetle Bumper cases will help protect your Apple Watch

I really like the Apple Watch. Or at least the idea of the Apple Watch. But for all its amazing-seeming functionality, it just doesn’t seem like it would be tough enough for me. I’d want to wear it 24/7 and for the activities that I engage in, it would need to be pretty durable. The folks …

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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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Want a Nixie tube clock but don’t like steampunk? No problem!

We’ve shown you several Nixie tube clocks, chess sets, and thermometers over the years, but they all were steampunk in style.  Many of them were also kits that you needed to assemble yourself.  ThinkGeek has two Nixie tube clocks from Nuvitron that don’t require assembly, and they aren’t steampunk.  Both clocks use new old-stock tubes …

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