Category Archives: Smart watches

Casio Pro-Trek WDS F30 Sucks

Bless writer Jonathan Shannon for trying to find good things to say about the Casio Pro-Trek WDS F30. Like “it won’t appeal to everyone, and in fact the people it will appeal to probably won’t be too bothered about … Continue reading

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Always-On Apple Watch 5: The Hidden Truth

The Apple Watch 5 offers some new cosmetic options (titanium and ceramic case, Hermès edition), a compass, a menstrual cycle tracker and a REALLY LOUD NOISE detector (Note: detects really loud noises quietly.). The Apple-loving press had to have something to … Continue reading

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The Smartwatch Crisis Is Officially Here

Hear that? That’s the sound of a dead industry walking. In the last 18 months, Americans bought more smartwatches than traditional watches. The stat sounds the death knell for the traditional watch industry, facing a smartwatch crisis that makes the … Continue reading

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Quartz TAG Heuer Monaco?

A watch movement’s that’s cheaper, more accurate and more reliable than any mechanical watch movement? Vive la quartz revolution! Actually, that ship has sailed, as smartwatches do to quartz watches what quartz watches did to mechanical watches: make them obsolete. … Continue reading

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Mi Band vs. Apple Watch

According to, shipments of “wrist-worn wearables” — as opposed to wrist-worn unwearables — are up 29 percent this year; A growth curve some experts see continuing for the next seven years. Fighting it out for the biggest slice of … Continue reading

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Hermès Apple Watch 5: BCBG!

The Hermès Apple Watch 5 is one of those limited time only deals. Available in either a silver or blacked-out steel case, it differs from the highest price Apple Watch Series 5 in one key way: a Swift leather band. … Continue reading

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Puma Smartwatch: Send in the Clones!

Apple is a brand. Fossil is a brand. Apple’s smartwatch is a far stronger brand, eating up the vast majority of the smartwatch market. But Fossil has a secret weapon. Licensing. Enter the Puma smartwatch, a Fossil smartwatch that says … Continue reading

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