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Shaun Zeng

Shaun Zeng really enjoys living an efficient life through Arduinos, smart home tech and smartwatches. He wakes up to a cup of java and proceeds to write JavaScript.

I Tested the TicWatch E3: This is What You Need to Know

I like my Garmin Fenix 6. It’s a great smartwatch that gives me a lot of data about my health and workouts. But Mobvoi released the Ticwatch E3 and I was very excited to test it. I must say…I forgot how convenient it is to have a general purpose smartwatch that can do it all. …

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Ticwatch GTH vs Fitbit Sense

When you place them side by side, you’ll find that the Ticwatch GTH and the Fitbit Sense are two similar smartwatches. But are they just superficially similar? Hmm, both smartwatches are fitness focused. Both smartwatches also follow similar design features. But the price difference is distinct. So what’s the difference? Is the Ticwatch GTH cheap …

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Ticwatch GTH vs Apple Watch Series 6

Don’t laugh. Seriously, don’t. The Ticwatch GTH really looks like the Apple Watch Series 6. L So, if you produce a lookalike, you’re bound to attract comparison. Think about Zooey Deschanel and Katy Perry. Or the Lotus Elan and Mazda MX-5. No, the Ticwatch GTH doesn’t come close Besides superficial similarities, the Ticwatch GTH smartwatch …

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I Bought the Ticwatch GTH and This is What You Need to Know

So what happens when smartwatch manufacturer Mobvoi decides to go into the Fitbit space? Well, the Ticwatch GTH smartwatch happens. The new Ticwatch GTH is something like a Fitbit mated with an Apple Watch and then mating with fitness tracker. It’s not really a smartwatch, but it does look like the Apple Watch. It’s close …

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Smartwatch privacy: the best and worst

Let’s not kid ourselves. Anything that has an internet connection could potentially send your data to nefarious actors. Your smartphone has become one of the biggest providers of data. For good and for bad. I am glad Facebook Marketplace is so effective when I’m a seller, but I am also quite annoyed when I see …

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LOL Surprise Kids Interactive Smart Watch – What You Need to Know

The LOL Surprise Kids Interactive Smart Watch must be an eye-catching smartwatch because when I was video calling my mother, she noticed it. I think she noticed it even more because the colours and design were not something that would be marketed to boys, but I was wearing it anyway. The cartoon “LOL Surprise” is …

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I Played Around with the iTOUCH Playzoom kids smartwatch – My Findings

A few years ago, I went to Yellowstone and Yosemite in one trip. My biggest mistake was going to Yellowstone first. Yellowstone just made Yosemite look like an amateur national park. The same has happened here with the iTOUCH Playzoom. I just reviewed the Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 and so far, I still prefer that …

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Apple Watch Series 6 vs Suunto 7

Wearing the Suunto 7 and the Apple Watch Series 6 are two different experiences. It’s like comparing Bear Grylls with Kim Kardashian. They’re both great, but they’d appeal to different audiences. One’s known for its grit, athleticism and resourcefulness, and the other is known for style and stardom. Style and stardom The Suunto 7 is …

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I Test-Drove the Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 for kids… My Findings

The Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 is hardly a smart watch, but it makes me happy. Why? It reminded me of the ’90s when things were simpler. There weren’t smartwatches, just digital watches and analog watches. However, the ’90s also had a pretty groundbreaking device: the Gameboy. There’s just something alluring about the Gameboy being a …

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