Are Smartwatches Safe to Wear – Health and Privacy concerns

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

Are Smartwatches Worth Buying – You might be surprised by #11

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

Self-charging Smartwatches Powered by You

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 or Cardiac Arrest

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

Waterproof Smartwatches and Fitness Trackers For Swimming – Guide for getting Best Bang for your Buck

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