Archive for the ‘Timepieces’ Category

ScanWatch 42mm Black Review

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

I feel like I’m preaching to the choir when I write about ScanWatch; I’m so often met with “I have one and it’s excellent.” But that doesn’t mean it should go unsaid. The ScanWatch is excellent. Hard to photograph! — Phil Howard (@Gadgetoid) October 23, 2022 I reviewed the 38mm version back in March, […]

Withings ScanWatch Reviewed

Thursday, March 10th, 2022

I’ve held a keen interest in their products since picking up the Body+ scales, back when Withings was still under the Nokia umbrella. The scales are great, by the way, but today I’m talking about the ScanWatch. Withings kindly sent one for me to try with the suggestion that it would make for a great […]

Oregon Scientific RMR500 “Clima Control”

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

The RMR500 from Oregon Scientific is dubbed a “weather and home environment station” and supports monitoring the temperature and humidity in up to four rooms, displaying this information on a large LCD display. I can’t help but think it would be far more interesting if the RMR500 could make realtime adjustments to your heating or […]

Never Be Late With The Neverlate Executive Alarm Clock

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

The Neverlate boasts an alarming (sorry!) 21 individually customisable alarms each of which can be assigned to a different radio station. That’s 7 daily alarms for you, 7 for your partner and, presumably, 7 additional ones to finally wake you up after you’ve ignored the other two each morning. I think this more than justifies […]

Casio Wave Ceptor (WVQ-570DBE-1AVER) Radio Set Watch

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

In this review I will be looking at the WVQ-570DBE-1AVER from the Casio Wave Ceptor range. Alas Casio have neglected to give any of their extensive watch range catchy monikers so I will simply refer to WVQ-570DBE-1AVER as the Casio Wave Ceptor henceforth.