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Feature Articles

Feature Articles

Top 10 Small Smartwatches 2018

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 03/02/2018.

Looking for a small smartwatch? We’ve got you covered with our list of the top 10 small smartwatches in 2018, as chosen by our editors. What does small mean? Well, the benchmark we have set for our list of small smartwatches is that each smartwatch must have a 38mm diameter case or smaller. Many have an even smaller case than this. If that matches up with your expectations, read on to discover a wide range of exciting small smartwatches. Editor’s note: All the following smartwatches are hybrid smartwatches with an analogue dial. They are not touchscreen smartwatches. At this present time, there are no touchscreen smartwatches on the..


Top 10 Smartwatches under $100 2018

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 27/01/2018.

What can you buy for $100? A decent pair of kicks’ costs more than that. Still, if that’s your budget for a smartwatch, there’s plenty of options to choose from. If you have $100 to spend on a smartwatch, for the most part we recommend you look at hybrid smartwatches (smartwatches with an analogue watch face and activity tracking sensors) over smartwatches with a digital display. That’s because the market for smartwatches under $100 with a digital display is weak. Most are from brands you’ve never heard of. At least with a hybrid smartwatch, you’ll get a product that’s enjoyable to use, and one that isn’t let down by a slow OS or dated..


Top 10 Smartwatches under $200 2018

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 26/01/2018.

  Buy cheap, buy twice. The adage applies to many things, but does it also apply to smartwatches? The truth is, there are some excellent smartwatches for under $200 on the market. Sure, you won’t get an Apple Watch for under $200, but you’ll at least get a usable device that’ll track your activity and send you push notifications. Plus, what does cheap really mean? $200 is a good chunk of cash. You can buy a month’s groceries for that. The only thing to keep in mind when buying a smartwatch for under $200 is that you won’t always get high-end features such as GPS or LTE connectivity. If you can live with that compromise, read on,..


Top 10 Smartwatches for iPhone 2018

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 30/12/2017.

Looking for a smartwatch for your iPhone? 2018 is the best year yet for feature-packed smartwatches, and we’ve made it easier than ever to find the best with our latest round-up. Whether you are looking for a smartwatch with LTE for untethered music streaming, or a smartwatch with accurate GPS for tracking your runs, there’s a wide range of iPhone compatible smartwatches on the market to suit your needs. So, without further ado, let’s look at the top 10 smartwatches for iPhone in 2018:   Apple Watch Series 3 The Apple Watch 3 is the best Apple smartwatch on the market right now if you can do without cellular connectivity...


Top 40 Best Smartwatches 2017

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 27/08/2017.

Best smartwatches 2017 - the ultimate list! Looking for the best smartwatches of 2017? Look no further. We’ve created a huge, detailed list of the best smartwatches in 2017 to help you in your search. Over the last two years, there has been an explosion in the number of smartwatches brought to market. The good news with regards to that recent explosion is that there’s now lots of choice. The bad news is that sifting through the good, the exceptional and the downright rubbish smartwatches is not always an easy task. That task is made even harder when you consider that many smartwatches do the same things, and for those that are markete..


Top 10 Waterproof Smartwatches 2017

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 26/08/2017.

Whether you want to be able to take a shower with your smartwatch on or go diving with it on, your ability to do so safely depends on what water resistance rating it has. Watches are given a water resistance classification that is based on what atmospheric pressures they can resist. These are most commonly 30 metres / 3 ATM, 50 metres / 5 ATM, 100 metres / 10 ATM, or 200 metres / 20 ATM. Some watches are also given an IP rating, such as IP68 or IPX7. IP68 devices can be submerged in water up to 1.5m for 30 minutes, while IPX7 devices can be submerged in water up to 1.0m for less than 30 minutes. For a watch to be considered ‘wate..


Top 10 Kids Wearables 2017

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 19/08/2017.

If you are considering buying a wearable piece of technology for your child, it’s important to consider what you want you or your child to get from the device. For some parents, a wearable that offers location tracking is high on the agenda for enhanced security. For others, a wearable that simply tracks their child’s activity and shows them that data on their smartphone is insight enough. Whatever you are looking for, the good news is that there’s a wide range of wearables out there to suit your criteria. And best of all, most of these kid’s wearables look great and are comfortable to wear with water-resistance. So, without furt..


Top 10 Running GPS Smartwatches 2017

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 31/07/2017.

Looking for a running smartwatch that’ll accurately track your runs, and help you get more from them? We hear you. Whether you are looking for a smartwatch that’ll track basic data such as your step count and calories burned, or a more advanced smartwatch that’ll gather stride length and vertical ratio metrics, there’s a device out there for you. Running GPS smartwatches come in all shapes and sizes, and some are more capable than others. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best. Here’s our top 10 running GPS smartwatches in 2017:   New Balance RunIQ The New Balance RunIQ is one of the most comfortable r..


Top 10 Android Wear Smartwatches 2017

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 20/07/2017.

When Android Wear smartwatches first came out, they acted as an extension of your smartphone. They would notify you of incoming calls and texts, they would send you app notifications, and they would let you control your smartphone’s camera. Today, Android Wear smartwatches are much more capable. The recent Android Wear 2.0 update brought with it standalone apps, its own Play Store, Android Pay and improved messaging features. Now, you can wear smartwatches untethered from a smartphone and they don’t lose out on any functionality. In other words, they are multi-talented. It is Android Wear’s multi-talented feature-set that has driven..


Top 10 Sleep Trackers 2017

Posted by Martin Simkin in Feature Articles on 06/07/2017.

We spend a third of our lives asleep, and sleep trackers can provide a fascinating insight into that deep, slumberous unknown. If you have trouble sleeping sometimes, or you find yourself feeling more tired than you should in the morning, a sleep tracker could help you to understand why. Sleep trackers are fitness trackers. They have sensors within them that detect movement, so they can tell when you toss and turn in the night or when you get up. That data is then offered up within a smartphone application. In terms of accuracy, these devices are accurate and they also do a good job of detecting the difference between being asleep a..


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