Items tagged with Timex

It seems as though smartwatches are all the rage these days. Although smartwatches have been around for quite some time, things didn’t really start heating up until Motorola launched the Moto 360 last year. The market really took off when the Apple Watch was launched this past spring, and we’re looking forward to even more great things with the upcoming launch of devices like the second generation Moto 360 and Samsung Gear S2. But what about those of us that don’t want to go full-bore into the smartwatch realm, but still want something with a little more intelligence than a typical wristwatch? Withings tried to achieve such a feat with its Activité Pop, and now Timex is looking to do the same... Read more...
Up to this point, it's mostly been smartphone makers that have been aggressively pushing the smartwatch movement, but what about traditional watch makers? They've been sitting idly by waiting for the right time to pounce, and for Timex, the time has come. In collaboration with AT&T, Timex is jumping into the smartwatch space with the release of the Ironman One GPS+, a smartwatch of a different kind. The Ironman One GPS+ is not only the first smartwatch to come from an authentic watch brand, it's also the first to offer consumers wireless connectivity without a smartphone. Timex skips the middleman (aka, your smartphone) and connects directly with AT&T's wireless network. Some of the many... Read more...