Tag Archive: smartwatch


The Fitbit Ionic is (still) a better fitness tracker than smartwatch

If you’ve read Daniel Bader’s excellent Fitbit Ionic review from September you already know that the device boasts a bold (if polarizing) design, backed up by one of the best health-tracking platforms on the planet, but mated to a somewhat sub-par software build. After a couple weeks of my own spent with the Ionic, I can report that that set of attributes – and the $ 299 price point – has remained mostly unchanged since. 

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Omate unveils an adorable smartwatch for kids with a LEGO strap

Before Google’s Android Wear and the Apple Watch, a startup called Omate was developing its own smartwatches which ran a stripped-down of Android. We haven’t heard much from the company for a while, but this week Omate (in partnership with Tata Communications) is back with a new smartwatch that’s aimed at children. Although geeks might […]

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Omate unveils an adorable smartwatch for kids with a LEGO strap

Before Google’s Android Wear and the Apple Watch, a startup called Omate was developing its own smartwatches which ran a stripped-down of Android. We haven’t heard much from the company for a while, but this week Omate (in partnership with Tata Communications) is back with a new smartwatch that’s aimed at children. Although geeks might […]

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Order a Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch and get a Swarovski strap for free

Need some inspiration on what to buy your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Here’s what Samsung has to offer for the occasion. The company has been offering $ 50 off its Gear Sport smartwatch since last year, but in order to make the purchase sweeter for the festival of love, the Korean tech giant is now […]

Michael Kors summons Spring by adding new colors to its Access smartwatch lineup

Spring is almost here or so would Michael Kors would have us believe. The fashion brand just unveiled its Spring 2018 collection which includes quite a few new options under the Michael Kors Access line of smartwatches. If you were looking for a smartwatch for your girlfriend or wife for Valentine’s Day, the new Access […]

TAG Heuer announces Connected Modular 41 smartwatch, starts at $1200

The price of luxury ain’t cheap.

CES 2018 was home to a couple Android Wear announcements from Kate Spade and Skagen, and following this, TAG Heuer is launching its all-new Connected Modular 41 – a smaller and cheaper version of the Connected Modular 45 that launched in March of 2017.

Similar to the Modular 45, you can customize just about every aspect of the Modular 41, including the watch band, buckle, lugs, and bezel (aka module) surrounding  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear Sport vs. Fitbit Ionic: Fitness smartwatch showdown

Samsung and Fitbit have two of the best smartwatches out now for Android users, and we’re here to help you determine which is best for your lifestyle.

If you’re an Android user and are in the market for a new smartwatch, you’re currently in a slightly awkward position. Google doesn’t seem to be giving Android Wear any sort of real attention for the time being, and as such, your best bet is to go with third-party solutions.

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Blocks modular smartwatch is finally available to purchase, but will anyone bite?

The Blocks modular smartwatch launched on Kickstarter in 2015 and is now available to purchase.

Back in 2015, smartwatches were in their golden age. The Apple Watch had just launched, Android Wear was still appealing and Pebble still existed. At the same time, a little company called Blocks launched a Kickstarter campaign for its modular smartwatch, with a promised ship date of May 2016.

May 2016 came and went, and the shipping date kept being pushed back.  [Read More…]

Skagen’s first Android Wear smartwatch stays true to the company’s minimalist design principles

Smartwatches might not be the most hyped tech product category these days, but some companies still believe they have the power to attract their fair share of customers. It’s the case of the renowned watch maker, Skagen who at CES 2018 debuted a fully-fledged Android Wear smartwatch. So far the company offered a few hybrid […]

Garmin’s first smartwatch that can store music is the Forerunner 645

Garmin, a company which built its brand by selling GPS products has today unveiled a new smartwatch at CES in Las Vegas. It’s called the Forerunner 645 watch and it’s the first in its portfolio to offer music storage for offline usage. Some of Garmin’s previous watches featured some basic music controls, meaning that users […]