Timex Ironman R300 is a $120 GPS watch with retro chic

Timex Ironman R300 is a $120 GPS watch with retro chic

In a week of surprise fitness devices from the timekeeping old guard, Timex has announced its Ironman R300 – which it describes as its first smartwatch. Hot on the heels of the new G-Shock GBD-H1000, the Timex R300 GPS is a sports watch that will track outdoor sessions for up to 20 hours – ands […]

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We test the Wear OS running watch

We test the Wear OS running watch

The Suunto 7 is the Finnish sports watch maker’s very first smartwatch. While the likes of the Suunto 9 and the Suunto 3 Fitness have offered some kind of smartwatch-like functionality, it’s taking things up a notch. Suunto has turned to Google’s Wear OS to provide those additional smarts, which include NFC payments, a built-in […]

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Best Apple Watch deals for 2020: Every Series 5 model i…

Best Apple Watch deals for 2020: Every Series 5 model i...

Sarah Tew/CNET We’re keeping our eyes open for Presidents Day deals on the Apple Watch. At the moment, however, the 38mm Series 3 models are selling with the most of modest of discounts at B&H Photo (that is, the GPS version) and Walmart (the cellular version). Amazon and B&H Photo have the best prices on […]

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Want the latest Apple Watch for cheap? Get an Apple Wat…

Best Apple Watch deals for 2019: These are all of the b...

Sarah Tew/CNET Sales on various legacy models of the Apple Watch come and go on a regular basis, but when we see the Series 5 pop up on our deal radar, it’s more of an event. The last time we told you about a discount on the Series 5, it was on the cellular model, […]

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Apple shipped 10M more watches than entire Swiss watch …

Apple shipped 10M more watches than entire Swiss watch ...

Apple shipped 31 million smartwatches during 2019, Strategy Analytics says. Sarah Tew/CNET Apple’s smartwatch is gaining popularity, with the tech giant shipping 31 million Apple Watch devices during 2019, according to Strategy Analytics. Combined, it said Swiss watch companies shipped 21 million units for the year. This means Apple “outsold the entire Swiss watch industry,” […]

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10 best smartwatches for iPhone users: Apple Watch alte…

10 best smartwatches for iPhone users: Apple Watch alte...

If you’re an iPhone owner and you’re hunting for a smartwatch the Apple Watch is naturally the perfect choice – but it costs a lot and the battery life is terrible. If that bothers you, there are plenty of alternatives. There’s a whole host of iPhone-compatible smartwatches on the market with features that Apple’s devices […]

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Bargain sport watch takes a bite at Garmin

Bargain sport watch takes a bite at Garmin

Huami, the Chinese company backed by Xiaomi, has carved out a nice little business in building wearables that compete with rivals on specs but undercut on price. The Amazfit T-Rex follows in those footsteps as the company’s first outdoors smartwatch, and it only costs $140. This is Huami taking a straight shot at Garmin: the […]

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Xiaomi Mi Watch OTA update brings body energy monitorin…

Xiaomi Mi Watch OTA update brings body energy monitorin...

The Xiaomi Mi Watch may have only been out in China for a couple of months, but another substantial update is being rolled out for the smartwatch. Following on from the OTA update it received for iOS support in December, a new update teased by the company indicates the Apple Watch clone will receive a […]

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This Apple Watch copycat is surprisingly good for just …

This Apple Watch clone is surprisingly good for just $3...

The ID205 looks like the Apple Watch, but costs significantly less. Rick Broida/CNET Last year I posed a question. How good could a super-cheap smartwatch possibly be? Verdict: Surprisingly good, if you keep your expectations in check. See, these watches claim to be jacks of all trades — fitness tracking, heart-rate monitoring and so on […]

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How to use Alexa on the Apple Watch

How to use Alexa on the Apple Watch

Alexa on the Apple Watch, you say? Well, while the smartwatch still doesn’t have an official app for Alexa, it’s still compatible through a third-party app. If you download the Apple Watch app from the App Store, you can ditch Siri and instead pop your queries over to Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa. Essential reading: Apple […]

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