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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 …

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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 …

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Best Smartwatch for iPhone 2021

The best smartwatch for iPhone users is undoubtedly the Apple Watch Series 6 The logic is simple. Apple makes smartwatches for its iOS phones and those smartwatches pair with the iPhone the best. One of the most distinct differences between the iPhone when paired to an Apple Watch and another smartwatch is that the Apple …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Nixon “The Mission” Smartwatch Review (2017) for Diehard Skiers and Surfers

I have a knack for breaking stuff.  I always have.  I’m tough on gear, sports equipment, my cars, electronics… everything.  Stuff just breaks. My tendency for breaking stuff gets me excited about Nixon’s “The Mission” smartwatch.  I don’t think I’m ever breaking this thing. I have a couple of young boys who also break stuff. …

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I Splurged on the TAG Heuer Connected Smartwatch: Good Deal or a Rip Off?

True story.  I’ve been buying and using many smartwatches for this website.  My wife sees me wearing a new smartwatch every week or so.  She doesn’t care much about them; she’s not particularly interested in them herself.  She never remarked all that enthusiastically about any smartwatch I wore home until… I showed up with the …

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Fossil Q Founder 2.0 Review (2017): What’s Special About This?

As much as I like Samsung Gear S3 Classic, ZenWatch 3, and even my TAG Heuer smartwatches, sometimes I want a totally different design for a particular occasion.  This is where my Fossil Q Founder 2.0 comes in. I own several Fossil watch straps which I can easily swap out on the Founder further customizing …

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