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    Huawei Watch 2 Review

    Early last year I checked out the Huawei Watch. It was Huawei’s debut smartwatch, and the Chinese company went for style, using metal builds with colors like gold to try to create a smartwatch that would actually look good with a nice outfit. I wasn’t totally convinced. Part of that was because of Android Wear, […]

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    ZTE Quartz Review

    The excitement surrounding smart watches has drastically died off, with many companies throwing in the towel altogether on their wearables. Yet, ZTE has finally come out with their first smartwatch – the Android Wear 2.0 powered ZTE Quartz. The company has purposely waited to enter the smartwatch market late in the game, so that much […]

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    The Huawei Watch 2 is Available in the United States Starting Today

    When Huawei unveiled their new flagship P10 smartphone at Mobile World Congress, they also showed off their latest smartwatch — the Huawei Watch 2. While the P10 is the usual slight upgrade, the Huawei Watch 2 represents a pretty big departure from the original, moving from something fashion-focused to a fitness-first wearable. Historically, Huawei hasn’t […]

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    Misfit Introduces Flare, a $60 Fitness Tracker With a Replaceable Battery

    At CES, Misfit unveiled the Vapor, their first fully-featured smartwatch with fitness tracking features. Today, the Fossil-owned company is taking the opposite approach with the Flare, a simple wrist-worn fitness tracker with only a single LED light. Like most other Misfit devices, the Flare will record steps taken, distance traveled, and calories burned — it’s an […]

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    ZTE Quartz is a Super Cheap AndroidWear 2.0 Smartwatch with 4G

    A big complaint about smartwatches thus far is that without a smartphone, they aren’t very useful. That’s an especially big deal for runners who don’t want to be weighed down by a smartphone, but it’s also an issue for anyone who might want to rely on their phone a little less. That’s why we’ve seen […]

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    Intel and Tag Heuer Team Up for a Fancy New Modular Smartwatch

    Android Wear 2.0 has finally arrived, and with it, we’re starting to see a slow trickle of updated smartwatches. With smartwatches maybe not doing so hot, the lack of enthusiasm might not be too surprising. But, Intel’s enthusiasm hasn’t waned, and neither has Tag Heuer’s — the latter is updating their Tag Heuer Connected watch with […]

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    Withings Steel HR Hybrid Smartwatch Review

    We’ve talked a fair bit about Fossil’s hybrid smartwatches lately, but it was Withings that got the ball rolling in 2014 with the Activité, an analog watch with fitness tracking sensors and a Bluetooth module hidden inside. That watch demonstrated the value of hybrid smartwatches — smart features combined with months-long battery life. But, even with the […]

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    Fossil Adding Thinner Hybrid Q Smartwatches This Spring

    Last year, Fossil started adding hybrid smartwatches to their Q line of wearables. Being analog watches with simple, user-friendly smart features, we found them to be much more fashionable and non-intrusive than full-on smartwatches. As much as we liked them, we still found the hybrid smartwatches a bit thicker than we expected — that’s changing in […]

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    Misfit’s First Smartwatch is the Sleek, Sporty Vapor

    Up until now, Misfit has been known best for the Shine, their simple, fashionable fitness tracker. But, in 2015, Misfit was acquired by Fossil, a company that has always been interested in the smartwatch, in all its forms. At CES today, Fossil and Misfit made the most of both their areas of expertise with the […]