Category Archives: Smart watches

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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Hybrid Smartwatch Misfit Command

Ever stood in front of the spaghetti sauce section of your local supermarket, staring at hundreds of bottles, unable to choose? It’s called Overchoice. For some, the Apple Watch is wrist-borne overchoice. Too many apps! Where do I start? What … Continue reading

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New Apple Watch 5 Revealed

Apple’s unveiled the new Apple Watch 5 and there’s plenty to get excited about — assuming you’re an excitable boy (or girl). The watchface is always on, saving Americans an enormous amount of effort and stress. Well, not totally always … Continue reading

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Apple Files Biometric “Wrist ID” Patent for Apple Watch. Big Brother Is Pleased

Apple files patents all the time, as you’d expect from a company selling consumer products in the information age. This one is different. “The patent describes a biometric sensor built in a smart Apple Watch band which would recognize you … Continue reading

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How Long Will It Take Kids to Hack Apple Watch’s “Schooltime” Mode?

“It appears Apple is working on a new Schooltime feature for the Apple Watch,” macrumors.com reports, “designed to help students focus during school hours by blocking access to apps, complications, and notifications on the device. Emergency calls and alerts will … Continue reading

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Apple Watch Series 5: Burrito Sleep App is Coming

“The Apple Watch might include¬†sleep tracking sooner than you think,” engadget.com reports. 9to5mac.com takes the “might” out of that report and spills the tea on the soon-to-be-released Apple Watch sleep app . . .

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Apple Watch Laces Your Sneakers!

The media calls Nike’s new Adapt Huaraches “self-lacing” sneakers. Not to be pedantic, the FitAdapt technology-equipped kicks don’t actually lace themselves. Little motors inside the shoes — and I didn’t just make that up — tighten or loosen the laces … Continue reading

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