First, it should look classy, not clunky, ugly, and tech-y.
Second, it shouldn't try to do too much. It should be an extension of your phone, providing notifications and information, nothing more.
Third, it should last for at least a week before needing to be recharged.
Finally, it should cost no more than $100.
The Martian Passport is not the perfect smartwatch. It gets a lot of things right, but also misfires in a few key areas -- not the least of which is basic wristwatch duty.
At first glance, the Passport looks pretty snazzy, with its analog face and shiny chrome casing. It's available with a black or white face, though the black one (which I tested) has a decidedly non-snazzy rubber wristband. The white one comes with a leather band. Read More »