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TicWatch-E Review: the best value in WearOS smartwatches

Let’s be honest, Android Wear wasn’t exactly lighting the world on fire. Like iPads in the tablet world, the Apple Watch rules the smartwatch world. But, with WearOS, Google is making a strong push to try to save the struggling brand.

Unfortunately, newer features and better performance requires better hardware, and many of the original Android Wear watches are being left behind – even the venerable Moto 360.

And replacing them is pricy! Most WearOS-compatible watches are $ 200 or  [Read More…]

Facer launches interactive watch faces for Wear OS, Tizen smartwatches

Smartwatch face design platform Facer just announced Facer 4.6.0 this week, which introduces a new feature called interactive watch faces.

With these new faces, users can add buttons for frequently used apps, switch between data modes or implement mini-games and enjoy fun animations. All with just a few taps.

But for the time being, creating this new type of face is limited to Facer Partners. The feature has been available for them in private beta for a few days now  [Read More…]

As many as three ‘Pixel’ smartwatches could launch with the Pixel 3

A surprise rumor has arisen which suggested that Google could be set to launch three new smartwatches this fall. These could be branded as the Pixel Watch and will be released with the Pixel 3 and new Pixel Buds.

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Here are the five best smartwatches you can buy right now (May 2018)

Smartwatches aren’t just for secret agents anymore. They’re becoming increasingly common tech accessories among spies and civilians alike. Check out our list of the five best smartwatches you can buy right now!

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Qualcomm is working on new chipsets for Wear OS smartwatches

Qualcomm aims to revive the stagnant Wear OS platform with new chips for wearable devices. The new silicone will be launched this fall, alongside a flagship device.

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Here are the five best smartwatches you can buy right now (April 2018)

Smartwatches aren’t just for secret agents anymore. They’re becoming increasingly common tech accessories among spies and civilians alike. Check out our list of the five best smartwatches you can buy right now!

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Here are the five best smartwatches you can buy right now (March 2018)

Smartwatches aren’t just for secret agents anymore. They’re becoming increasingly common tech accessories among spies and civilians alike. Check out our list of the five best smartwatches you can buy right now!

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CES 2018 roundup: Best smartwatches

CES 2018 came and went and now it’s time to take a look back at some of the most exciting products that got showcased during the event in Las Vegas. In this article we’re going to focus on smartwatches and related and below you’ll be able to check out some of the best new tech […]

Smartwatches are awesome. So why aren’t they more popular?

The future looked way cooler than it really is.

Officially, Google isn’t finished with Android Wear, and neither are the companies that build watches powered by it. But I’m pretty sure that Android Wear’s time has come and gone.

Barring some major breakthrough that will fundamentally change the way we use the platform, there’s not much more to be done with it. On the technical side, there is a lot of cool stuff that can happen; things  [Read More…]

Best Smartwatches for Fitness in 2018

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Best overall Samsung Gear Sport

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The best smartwatch to pull double duty for daily use and activity tracking is the Samsung Gear Sport. It’s built to take a beating or a plunge with 5ATM waterproofing, and has all of the necessary sensors and radios to make sure you can track everything. Samsung Health has gotten surprisingly good for following each  [Read More…]