Skip to Content

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. …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

The Garmin vivofit jr. 3 – Is This Kids’ Smartwatch Worth It?

The Garmin vivofit jr. 3 is a fitness tracker for kids that is compact, useful and fun. Design I guess the main draw of this smartwatch comes down to the fictional characters that you can get the watch adorned with. I bought the Black Panther edition because, uh, this watch is kinda marketed for boys …

Read More about The Garmin vivofit jr. 3 – Is This Kids’ Smartwatch Worth It?

I Have the Samsung Galaxy Watch3 – Is Samsung’s Third Time a Charm?

Do you remember the song PPAP? It goes “I have a pen, I have an apple…” The Galaxy Watch3 is like that. The singer grunts, “Hng!” and then says “apple pen” In the Galaxy Watch3’s, you have the Samsung Galaxy Watch on one hand and the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 on the other. HNG! Samsung …

Read More about I Have the Samsung Galaxy Watch3 – Is Samsung’s Third Time a Charm?

Yup, I Bought the Apple Watch Series 6 – Is It Still the ULTIMATE Smartwatch?

FEATURES: New processor, better always-on screen Blood oxygen tracker, ECG, noise monitoring, hand washing timer New straps Excellent integration of emails and texts Great voice assistant, Siri Informative watch faces I have always lauded the Apple Watch Series 5 as the best smartwatch that I have ever used. I still believe that the Apple Watch …

Read More about Yup, I Bought the Apple Watch Series 6 – Is It Still the ULTIMATE Smartwatch?

ASUS ZenWatch 3 Review (2017): It’s Awesome But Not Perfect

As a kid growing up in the 80’s I loved video game and calculator watches. I was fascinated by them because I thought it was so cool you could have these electronic features in such a compact design. I didn’t use the features much, but I sure loved the concept and loved wearing those watches. …

Read More about ASUS ZenWatch 3 Review (2017): It’s Awesome But Not Perfect

I Wore the TicWatch Pro for Many Days – How Does Mobvoi’s Premium Watch Stack Up?

I’ve been keen to get my hands on this popular, yet very reasonably priced smartwatch for some time. I finally did, ran it through the gears, and now here are my thoughts and detailed review of the TicWatch Pro smartwatch. Features Dual LCD and AMOLED display for superior battery life Integrated GPS for workouts without …

Read More about I Wore the TicWatch Pro for Many Days – How Does Mobvoi’s Premium Watch Stack Up?

I Have the Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle Smartwatch – It’s Looks Great But is it a Great Smartwatch?

Fossil is going all in on smartwatches.  They continue to release new models.  They’re one of the few traditional watch companies staking a serious claim in the smartwatch market. Here’s our Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle review. Features: Excellent performance for a Wear OS watch Speaker, microphone for calls Two-day battery life with all functions Integrated …

Read More about I Have the Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle Smartwatch – It’s Looks Great But is it a Great Smartwatch?

I Bought the Polar Vantage V – Is this a Smartwatch or a Fitness Instrument?

The word “polar” usually suggests “extreme.” North Pole, South Pole. Bipolar. With the Polar Vantage V, it’s so polarizing that it’ll make a Fitbit seem like an amateur toy watch. It’s like a Jeep versus a everyday SUV. It’s like a full carbon-fibre bike frame versus an aluminum frame. Gourmet ramen versus instant noodles. It’s …

Read More about I Bought the Polar Vantage V – Is this a Smartwatch or a Fitness Instrument?

THE Apple Watch Series 5 – This is What You Need to Know

Features: Always-on screen, new to the Series 5 Lightweight, comfortable watch Speaker, microphone for calls Siri voice assistant Reply to notifications Apple likes to do things its way and they are very good at it. The Apple Watch Series 5 will not play nice with Android phones. Other smartwatches at least try, even if they …

Read More about THE Apple Watch Series 5 – This is What You Need to Know

Of Course I Bought the Samsung Galaxy Watch… But Do I Like It?

My first ever smartwatch was a Samsung Gear S3 Frontier, hence when it came time to review the Samsung Galaxy Watch, I was completely confused. Am I seeing a doppelganger? A clone? A pirated version? When I turn on both watches, it confirms that I have two different watches because they have different start-up screens. …

Read More about Of Course I Bought the Samsung Galaxy Watch… But Do I Like It?

I’ve Used the Ticwatch E2 Quite a Bit and It’s Oustanding for This Type of Smartwatch

Mobvoi’s Ticwatch range has always intrigued me as some of the best budget Wear OS watches out there. Upon taking the Ticwatch E2 out of its box, I immediately had a few thoughts about it. It was definitely very similar to the Ticwatch Pro but less “Pro.” For one, it has a completely plastic watch …

Read More about I’ve Used the Ticwatch E2 Quite a Bit and It’s Oustanding for This Type of Smartwatch

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Review (2017): “Is It the Best Smartwatch?”

Don’t let reports of lower than expected smartwatches fool you. The Samsung Gear S3 is a popular smartwatch and it’s flying off the shelves. I called/visited 6 local stores in a large city in an effort to get my hands on Samsung’s latest is the Samsung Gear S3 (I got the Classic model… my Frontier …

Read More about Samsung Gear S3 Classic Review (2017): “Is It the Best Smartwatch?”

Fitbit Blaze Review (2017): Impressed in Many Ways

I can definitely say that Fitbit designed a unique fitness smartwatch with the Blaze.  It has a steel frame into which the square watch component clips. While some people call this an advanced fitness tracker, I qualify it as a smartwatch.  It has a watch and several smart features.  In my view, it’s more than …

Read More about Fitbit Blaze Review (2017): Impressed in Many Ways

Fossil Q Smartwatches Review (Overview of All Models)

Phew!  No longer do we need to wear inappropriate looking “fitness” or “space-age” watches all the time. It’s Fossil to the rescue with a large and growing fleet of nicely designed smartwatches.​ Unless you’re an outright Apple geek who buys everything Apple pumps out, you probably didn’t get too excited about smartwatches when they first …

Read More about Fossil Q Smartwatches Review (Overview of All Models)