Many have concerns and are asking if smartwatches are safe to wear? The short answer is Yes. Some have concerns about health issues and others about privacy and other safety aspects. I will address each of these in turn. Health issues are usually around the signals the device is emitting like Bluetooth, WiFi, 4G. Smartphones have … Read moreAre Smartwatches Safe to Wear – Health and Privacy concerns
The five must-have features that make smartwatches worth buying are currently 1. wrist-based heart rate measurement, 2. sleep tracking, 3. sports tracking, 4. GPS for distance and speed measurement and 5. smart notifications. I have been asked many times: are smartwatches worth buying? Yes, I think so. You might be surprised by all the things you … Read moreAre Smartwatches Worth Buying – You might be surprised by #11
Smartwatches can do many things that your smartphone can’t. Benefits include tracking your heart rate, sleep, activity and overall fitness level. You can also play music and do phone free activities and even pay at the store. What benefits do Smartwatches provide? I have used smartwatches and fitness trackers for multiple years and I decided … Read moreWhat are the Benefits of a Smartwatch?
Do self-charging Smartwatches exist? Yes, absolutely they do, but there are limitations. I think the number one reason people get frustrated with smartwatches and stop using them is that the battery needs to be charged all the time. So why not make a smartwatch that doesn’t need to be charged at all similarly as automatic or self-winding watches … Read moreSelf-charging Smartwatches Powered by You
Can a Smartwatch detect a Heart Attack? No. I am no doctor or professional in this topic, but based on my research on the topic there is no smartwatch out there that could detect a heart attack. A heart attack is blood “circulation” problem and can’t be diagnosed based on heart rate alone. Diagnosis is usually … Read moreCan a Smartwatch detect a Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest
Hybrid smartwatches look like regular analog watches but are in fact smartwatches. The idea is to aim smartwatches to people who like wearing watches instead of tech or sports devices. I’m not sure who coined the term Hybrid Smartwatch, but it might have been Fossil since they have had Hybrid models since 2015. What are Hybrid Smartwatches … Read moreWhat are Hybrid Smartwatches?
Most smartwatches absolutely allow you to change the strap or band on the smartwatch. This is a neat feature since you can customize the look of your smartwatch for the occasion or if you get bored with how it looks like. Which smartwatches allow changing the strap? If you are still looking for a smartwatch … Read moreCan You Change Your Smartwatch Strap?
Can Smartwatches Play Music? Yes, there is a range of Smartwatches which can Play Music. There are a few different kinds of smartwatches that fall into this category. First, devices that can connect to the internet and stream music and play it over a Bluetooth connection to your headphones. Second, devices that have storage on the … Read moreCan Smartwatches Play Music
Does Seiko make Smartwatches? I would really love to answer yes, but that’s not quite accurate. If Seiko would have an Android smartwatch that looks as good as the Seiko automatic watches I would enjoy wearing one. Unfortunately, Seiko doesn’t have any real smartwatches currently. The Seiko Epson corporation which is part of the Seiko Group … Read moreSeiko Smartwatches?
Which Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers are designed with Swimming in mind? I looked at all the major brands and over 30 devices to show you in this buyers guide how to get your money’s worth when selecting a device for swimming! There are a ton of options out there for swimmers and casual swimmers who … Read moreWaterproof Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers For Swimming – Guide for getting Best Bang for your Buck