Articles by Adam Zeis

Pebble extends Black Friday offer - Save $20 all weekend

Pebble had a great Black Friday offer, dropping $20 off the price of a new watch. But for those of you that missed it, they are keeping things going all weekend long. Direct from Pebble you can grab a watch in black, orange, red or white for just $130 (+tax) thanks to the discount. As other retailers have he Pebble up for the regular ~$150 tag, this is truly a steal if you’re looking to grab...

Pebble smartwatch now available on Amazon

Just in time for the holidays, the Pebble smartwatch is now available for purchase from Amazon. A shiny new one will run you $148.99 which is right on par with other retailers. While the listing shows all colors are available, only the black and red models are Amazon-direct. Any others and you’ll be looking at a third-party seller. Great to see the Pebble trotting its way to even more and more...

Android USA unveiling new smartwatch in December

Hoping to sneak in their new smartwatch in time for the holidays, Android USA has shown off their new smartwatch in a few teaser videos recently. The sub-$200 watch looks to have some mechanical inspired watch faces while the UI reminds us a bit of the earlier iPod Nano. The watch itself will itself will connect to Android devices via Bluetooth and offer call capabilities, a voice recorder,...

ZTE reportedly plans to launch a smartwatch in 2014

Smartwatches are becoming more and more prominent, and with big-name companies like Samsung having such great success, others are looking to get a piece of the pie as well. The latest rumor comes from ZTE who is reportedly working on smartwatch to be released in Q2 of 2104. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Lu Qianhao of ZTE said the company is working on a new smartwatch that will...

Pebble Smartwatch now available at Best Buy Canada for $149

If you’re in Canada and have yet to pick up a Pebble, you’re in luck. Best Buy is now selling the Pebble for $149 in stores. Sadly you’ll only be able to grab the black model but that’s still our favorite anyway. Pebble is becoming available at more retailers as the weeks go by which is great. We can only hope that we’ll see more color options down the road as well — as of now the red, white...

Neptune Pine heads over $200k on Kickstarter with 30 days to go

Perhaps one of the largest yet mot functional smartwatches to hit Kickstarter, the Neptune Pine has already doubled its goal and still has 30 days to go. The Neptune Pine is one of the biggest watches we’ve seen but that’s because it’s more than just a smartwatch — it’s a full featured phone that you wear on your wrist. The Neptune Pine includes voice calling, text messaging, camera, web...

Qualcomm Toq available December 2nd for $349

Qualcomm gave the word today that they’ll be making their new Toq smartwatch available starting December 2nd for $349. The Toq will hook up to your Android phone and allow you to receive alerts for text messages, phone calls, emails and more. We’ll see how the Toq stacks up in the smartwatch game once it hits the streets in a few weeks. Qualcomm Announces Availability of Qualcomm Toq...

Fitbit Force now available for $130

Thought it’s not quite a smartwatch, the Fitbit Force is a great little device. It’s main goal (as with all Fitbit products) is fitness tracking, and the Force does it better than the rest. It shows your daily steps, activity and even tracks your sleep – all on an OLED display. Of course it will show you the time as well, but unfortunately beyond that, not too much smartwatch action going on...

Nissan looks to be the first automaker to have a smartwatch

Nissan looks to be the first automaker to have a smartwatch

While car companies have been teaming up with app makers for years, never have they gone too far into companion accessories. Nissan looks to do just that however as they now have plans for a smartwatch that will link up with their Nismo performance line of cars. The watch will allow drivers to monitor not only average speed and fuel consumption, but also use it as a heart-rate monitor and get...

Ticker lets you know when your time is up for good

If you’re a bit of the morbid type then there’s a new watch on Kickstarter made just for you. Tikker is the latest “smart” watch to hit Kickstarter and does little more than tell you when you’re time is up — for good. The idea is to remind you that every second counts in your lifetime. Tikker works by having you fill out a survey, then you program the results into the watch to receive your “...

Nokia may have a smartwatch of their own in the works

Nokia was recently snatch up by Microsoft in a huge deal but it looks like some pieces may be left behind. According to some leaked photos, Nokia may indeed have a smartwatch of their own in the works. While the images don’t show off too much at all, we do (sort of) get a look at the watch body sans straps. It’s hard to say for sure if anything will come of this, but Nokia does have a big...

FiLIP Smartwatch aims to land on kids wrists in the coming months

Smartwatches are where it’s at lately and while there seem to be more and more popping up each week, we haven’t really seen any geared towards kids – until now. The bright colored FiLIP smartwatch has only two buttons but packs a kid-sized punch. It doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of your standard watch however but it does carry GPS that will help parents in keeping track of their...

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