Tag Archive: smartwatch


Quick Replies make the Fitbit Versa a much better smartwatch

Yes, yes, a thousand times yes.

Two months after the Versa was first announced, Fitbit’s since rolled out a new feature for Android users called Quick Replies. Fitbit told us to expect Quick Replies, but what we weren’t told is that this update was also going to overhaul the way Fitbit smartwatches (including the Versa and Ionic) handle notifications.

Notification support has been one of the Versa’s weakest points since its release, so with the release of  [Read More…]

Google will reportedly announce a Pixel smartwatch alongside the Pixel 3

We’ll also see a second-gen version of Pixel Buds.

Just like the past two years, we’re expecting Google to host a press event this fall to talk about its latest and greatest hardware. We’re already expecting to see a Pixel 3 this year, but a new report suggests we’ll get a couple of other welcome announcements alongside it.

The LG Watch Sport.

According to Evan Blass, Google will also use its hardware event to announce a  [Read More…]

LG’s next smartwatch passes through the FCC

In what may come as a surprise, a new LG smartwatch has passed through the FCC the day before Google I/O 2018. The company has been rumored to be working on a new smartwatch, and this may be our first good look.

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Design a watch face for a chance to win a Ticwatch S smartwatch and a $300 cash prize

Get your creative shoes on and design a watch face for a chance to win a Ticwatch S smartwatch and a $ 300 cash prize. Contest is available until May 21.

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The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch and other fitness trackers are on sale for all-new low prices today

Choose the right color and size for you.

The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch and fitness tracker is down to $ 249.95 on Amazon. This is its lowest price ever and its first time dropping below $ 270.

There are several other Fitbit activity trackers on sale today, as well. Get the Alta or the Charge 2 on sale in a variety of configurations, colors, and sizes. You can find all these prices directly from Fitbit as well.

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Misfit Path minimalist hybrid smartwatch goes on sale

Misfit Path is a minimalist hybrid smartwatch that will appeal to the more fashion-conscious customers. The wearable recently went on sale.

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Hands-on with Android P on Wear OS: This smartwatch doesn’t need a charger

Android P brings a dark UI and power-saving features to the Huawei Watch 2.

After officially rebranding Android Wear to Wear OS a few weeks ago, Google has released a developer preview for the Huawei Watch 2 that gives us an early look at some of the improvements Android P will bring to the platform.

The preview system image is available on the Android Developers site, where Google also provides instructions on how to install it through  [Read More…]

Skagen Falster smartwatch review: Minimalist design, minimal features

Maximum nostalgia.

It took far less time for the smartwatch market to cool than the smartphone ecosystem it was supposed to emulate. The interest curve of early adopters to mainstream consumer acceptance seemed to happen fairly quickly, but the falloff was, I think, far more severe than anyone realized.

I’m referring mainly to the Wear OS (née Android Wear) and not to the Apple Watch, which as Apple products usually are, seem to be immune to category  [Read More…]

How to use Google Pay on your Wear OS smartwatch

Google Pay is here and easier to use than ever.

The biggest perk about having access to parts of your smartphone from your watch is convenience. Whether that means checking the weather while you are getting dressed, or being able to easily glance down for a moment to check your notifications. Google Pay is now available for use right from your wrist, provided that your watch is running Wear OS and has NFC.

How to set up  [Read More…]

Hublot is launching a Wear OS smartwatch that costs $5,200

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Although the Android Wear name might be dead, Google’s Wear OS smartwatch platform is still chugging along mostly as a result of fashion and luxury brands like Kate Spade, Tag Heuer, and others. Hublot is the latest such company to jump into the Wear OS game, and it’s doing so with a smartwatch that costs a whopping $ 5,200.

Hublot is a Swiss watchmaker that’s been in  [Read More…]