Tag Archives: smartwatches

  • Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz: H. Moser & Cie’s New Smartwatch Imitation

    Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz: H. Moser & Cie’s New Smartwatch Imitation

    Generally the phrase “smartwatch imitation” means someone has been ripped off, with a watch that purports to have smart functionalities but actually doesn’t. Upscale watch brand H. Moser & Cie has taken it as a challenge, though, and the limited edition Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz is the end result. The Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz is […]

  • ZeTime: “World’s First Smartwatch with Hands Over Touchscreen

    ZeTime: “World’s First Smartwatch with Hands Over Touchscreen

    As technology continues to march on and innovation continues to spread, the bar on being the first product in the world to do a certain thing gets higher and higher. And that bar has been raised once more with the unveiling of ZeTime, billed by its makers at MyKronoz as the “world’s first smartwatch with […]

  • Dot Watch: “The First Braille Smartwatch” (Video)

    Dot Watch: “The First Braille Smartwatch” (Video)

    An anonymous poet once wrote, “envy the blind, for they cannot see the horrors that await them.” That may or may not be so, but now there’s another reason to envy the blind that has nothing to do with unseen horrors: It’s the Dot Watch, billed as “the first braille smartwatch” ever invented. The Dot […]

  • Moskito Combination Analog Smartwatch and Bike Speedometer

    Moskito Combination Analog Smartwatch and Bike Speedometer

    To all outward appearances, your watch is a standard, albeit impeccably designed, timepiece.  But with a simple twist and lock, it becomes a speedometer and tracker mounted to your bike. Science-fiction? No.  It’s Moskito, a new smartwatch now raising funds on Kickstarter. Moskito is billed as a “Swiss analog smart watch & bike speedometer,” and that […]

  • Matrix PowerWatch: A Smartwatch Powered by Your Own Body Heat (Video)

    Matrix PowerWatch: A Smartwatch Powered by Your Own Body Heat (Video)

    A common feature of smartwatches is step-counters and other functions in the service of fitness tracking. But even if your body is kept in perfect working order thanks to encouragement from your watch, your watch isn’t going to get much in return from this bargain—unless you (in the near future, that is) have a Matrix PowerWatch. The […]

  • Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Snake Plissken: International criminal, flew the Gullfire over Leningrad, president-rescuer-for-hire … style icon? No, the eye patch is not coming back this year, but we do have the next best thing in the form of Lifeclock One, an officially licensed smartwatch meticulously based on the countdown clock Snake wears in John Carpenter’s Escape from New […]

  • Nixon Mission: “The World’s First Action Sports Smartwatch”

    Nixon Mission: “The World’s First Action Sports Smartwatch”

    Durability has not exactly been the strong suit of the smartwatch, which makes it a risky proposition even for regular day-to-day activity, let alone high impact adventures across treacherous landscape. The Nixon Mission is purported to be the exception, billed as “the world’s first action sports smartwatch.” The Nixon Mission has all the usual smartwatch […]

  • Calendar Watch: Your Daily Calendar on Your Wrist

    Calendar Watch: Your Daily Calendar on Your Wrist

    The term “smartwatch” tends to convey a couple of different, not-necessarily-true things: For one, there’s the idea that a smartwatch has to be a clunky, fashionably appalling piece of hardware strapped to your wrist, which has already been thoroughly disproved. The other is that a smartwatch has to do a bunch of arguably superfluous things […]

  • Casio Smart Outdoor Watch (Video)

    Casio Smart Outdoor Watch (Video)

    How smart is the average outdoor watch? Not very. How rugged and outdoorsman-like is the average smartwatch? I dunno, mildly? Any freshman marketing major can see what has to happen next, and now it’s happened, in the form of the Casio Smart Outdoor Watch. The Casio Smart Outdoor Watch combines the usual rugged construction of […]

  • TAG Heuer Connected Watch (Video)

    TAG Heuer Connected Watch (Video)

    TAG Heuer isn’t the first watch brand to try to combine smartwatch functionality with old-fashioned style, but their new entry in this timepiece sub-genre might be the best. It’s the TAG Heuer Connected Watch. The TAG Heuer Connected Watch looks to all outward appearances like a TAG Heuer Carrera, but it’s running Android Wear under […]