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Need GPS in your smartwatch or tracker? Check out these options.

Whether you’re a casual or professional athlete, GPS is often one of the most sought-after features when buying a smartwatch or fitness tracker. Depending on your budget and what other features you’re seeking, there are some great options out there, but you’ll often have to pay more for the privilege. If you’re serious about tracking your activities and want all of the details plus built-in GPS, we’d recommend the Garmin Forerunner 245 Music. It has plenty to offer,  [Read More…]

Tory Burch launches ToryTrack Tory Wear OS smartwatch for $295

It is the second Wear OS smartwatch from Tory Burch.

What you need to know American fashion brand Tory Burch has a new Wear OS smartwatch called the ToryTrack Tory. Like most other Wear OS watches these days, the Tory is made by the Fossil Group. It comes in three different color combos including, black and gold, white and rose gold, and an all navy option.

One of the few strengths of the Wear OS platform is  [Read More…]

Mobvoi slashes smartwatch prices up to 35% for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to figure out what you’re getting your special someone. You are buying them something, right?

If a smartwatch is on your list of potential gift ideas, the time (pun intended) is right. Mobvoi, makers of Wear OS wearables, has dropped prices for a number of its of models as part of an ongoing Valentine’s Day promotion.

READ: TicWatch S2 review – The best budget Wear OS experience

While many of its products are  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Garmin Vivomove HR or Fossil Hybrid Smartwatch HR??

Brilliant battery Fossil Hybrid Smartwatch HR

$ 195 at Amazon

Pros Gorgeous design Outstanding battery life Customizable display Heart-rate monitoring Activity and sleep tracking Cons No GPS options Not fully waterproof

Fossil’s newest hybrid is dressed to impress. In addition to a gorgeous selection of designs, it also delivers heart-rate monitoring, activity and sleep tracking, smartphone notifications, music controls, and outstanding battery life.

Pretty performance Garmin Vivomove HR

$ 180 at Amazon

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This fitness and activity tracker looks like a certain smartwatch but costs just $35

Buying an activity tracker or fitness watch doesn’t have to cost hundreds of dollars. In fact, many excellent models come in considerably lower than that.

While the prices have dropped for these types of wearables, the tech has gotten better. Every once in a while one comes along that gives us everything we need and which has a price tag that’s surprisingly low.

Such it the case with the Smart Fit multi-function wellness and fitness watch from Go Gadgets. Available  [Read More…]

Amazfit T-Rex preview: A great rugged smartwatch for everyone

With a MIL-STD810G rating and 20-day battery life, the T-Rex could just be the rugged smartwatch you’ve been looking for.

Huami has been making fitness bands for Xiaomi all the way from the 2014 Mi Band, and in recent years the brand decided to launch its own range of wearables under the Amazfit label. Like Xiaomi, Amazfit’s core tenet is delivering great value for money, with smartwatches like the Verge offering an exciting set of features for  [Read More…]

Suunto 7 is a WearOS smartwatch with offline outdoor maps, 70+ sports modes

An impressive new sports-focused WearOS smartwatch that offers reasonable battery life.

What you need to know Suunto 7 is the company’s very first WearOS smartwatch. The sports-focused smartwatch comes with free offline outdoor maps, wrist heart rate sensor, and GPS tracking. It will be available for purchase in the U.S. starting January 31 for $ 479.

Suunto today unveiled its very first smartwatch to be powered by Google’s Wear OS platform. Called Suunto 7, the new smartwatch  [Read More…]

IEVA’s Time-C smartwatch monitors health and environmental factors

We live in a time where just about we own is considered smart. And while that is not entirely true, it sure feels that way. So much of what we buy now is smart to one degree or another.

Take watches, for instance. There used to be a sizable divide between smartwatches and activity trackers. Each had their own distinct features and consumers tended to lean in one particular direction over the other. Today there’s a lot of overlap and  [Read More…]

Here’s your first look at Amazfit’s upcoming T-Rex rugged smartwatch

Amazfit is set to take on the likes of Garmin with the rugged T-Rex.

What you need to know Amazfit is all set to introduce a new rugged smatwatch dubbed T-Rex at CES 2020. A recent FCC filing suggests it will feature Bluetooth 5.0, built-in GPS, 5ATM water resistance, and a heart rate sensor. Amazfit will unveil the smartwatch alongside two other products on January 8.

Amazfit made a name for itself in the wearable segment with  [Read More…]

Puma Smartwatch review: This Wear OS watch is far from purrfect

This is the sporty smartwatch people are looking for … held back by low memory and Wear OS shortcomings.

Fossil’s biggest accomplishment in smartwatches is being able to bring together an incredibly diverse set of well-known brands under a common platform. It’s unlikely that Puma would be able (or willing) to make a competent smartwatch on its own, so this partnership with Fossil is a complete win-win like every other brand partner. Puma gets to leverage its  [Read More…]