Posts tagged with: Timex
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    In an increasingly crowded, ultra-competitive wearable scene where numerous five-star traditional watch manufacturers and experienced smartphone brands essentially vie for the possibility of turning a profit down the line, a newcomer has but two options to stand out. Simplicity is one of them, bundled with retro looks and a low, low retail price, while the alternative calls for the exact opposite, namely luxury, wrist technology as advanced as a tiny display permits, and extravagant cost objectives. No prizes for guessing which strategy Timex adopted for the half analog watch/half fitness ...

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    The current pack of smartwatches sure is feeling a lot more refined than what the options looked like just a year ago, introducing things like a common wearable platform in the form of Android Wear. But for all the advancements, certain things have fallen by the wayside, and one we're not seeing on any of the models from major manufacturers is native cellular connectivity; all the most popular smartwatches still require tethering to a smartphone. Despite rumors about products like the Samsung Gear Solo, we've yet to see high-profile stand-alone smartwatches launch - or at least, not from ...

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