Just got a chance to pay with the iControl. Don’t buy it if you’re looking for a sports watch. Buy it if you want to control your iPod from your wrist.

The Timex iControl is a watch/dongle combination that lets you control your iPod from your Timex Ironman. The watch itself is quite small and thin — very lightweight — and it has five iPod control buttons as well as a complete set of watch functions including a 50-lap memory, timer, and two alarms. Dongle itself is much larger than the Nike+iPod kit and takes up the iPod’s docking port, which is kind of upsetting since you can no longer use the pedometer if you have both.

Timex iControl Review [CrunchGear]

ByJohn Biggs

John lives in Brooklyn and has loved watches since he got his first Swatch Irony automatic in 1998. He is the editor of WristWatchReview.

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  1. This seems perfect for skiing or anytime your iPod is buried in clothing or inaccessable, but you want to control it. This morning I was using my snow thrower, and listening to my iPod. My playlist ended, so the iPod stopped. It was into the deep jacket pocket to hit a few buttons to get it going again. My iControl should be here this week.

    Another use is in-car. The range of the watch is about 10 feet, so the iPod could be out of reach but still needing control.

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