Garmin has introduced the Fenix, a wristwatch that features built-in GPS navigation. Designed for outdoorsy types and adventurers, the Fenix features a ruggedized shell that’s waterproof down to 50m, as well as an altimeter, barometer, temperature sensor, and 3-axis electronic compass.
No, this isn’t a smartwatch that can hook up with your smartphone via Bluetooth, but if you’re into undeniably awesome stuff (and who isn’t?) then you’re going to want this Dieter Rams-designed classic. If you’re not familiar with Dieter Rams, he’s the minimalist designer whom Apple designer Jony Ive has named as a major influence,
Allerta, makers of the Pebble smartwatch that’s currently looking for funding on Kickstarter, has just announced that they’re upgrading the watch with Bluetooth 4.0. This bit of news comes roughly a month after they celebrated hitting $3 million in funding by giving it better waterproofing. And why shouldn’t they? They just hit the $10 million
If you’ve been following the budding smartwatch trend, then you’re probably already aware of the Pebble smartwatch project on Kickstarter. It’s pretty hard to miss, not after hitting $1 million from backers after a day. Well, they just hit $3 million over the weekend (actually, they just topped $4m with 30 days to go) so
If you don’t own a smartwatch (yet)… then you’ve probably decided that you don’t really need one. But if you’re kind of looking into it thanks to the recent crop of new options, well here’s another one. Sony’s MW2 SmartWatch is now up for pre-order on their US online store for $149. If you have