Maybe you want a smartwatch, but sometimes you might not want to deal with all of that. Having to charge it every day, being woken by the buzzing on your wrist during your afternoon nap just because a bank wants to offer you a loan that you don’t need, and being constantly bombarded with notifications even though you deliberately hid your smartphone under a pillow - these are just some of the reasons to give smartwatches a skip and go old-school instead.
When we say old-school, we don’t mean too old-school - you can still have a modern, tech-focused wristwatch without it being an actual smartwatch. We’ve made a list of some interesting tech and designs in the world of traditional wristwatches, made to appeal to the geekiest among us. Read on to find out how to be smart on your wrist without being, quite literally, too smart.