Tag Archive: Sport


Google intros Android Wear Oreo beta program, available only on the LG Watch Sport

In almost two years of existence, Google’s Android Wear platform has seen only two major releases – one of which (version 2.0) was subject to a very slow roll out. Now it appears a third Android Wear version might be just around the corner. Google just introduced a beta program for Android Wear meant to […]

Samsung Gear Sport vs. Gear S3: What’s the difference?

The wearable landscape is heading toward fitness, and there are plenty of choices.

Samsung offers a nice three-pronged approach to wearables, starting at the bottom with the fitness-driven Gear Fit 2 Pro, notching up to the fence-sitting Gear Sport and impressing at the top with the all-around performer Gear S3. For someone who wants comprehensive fitness tracking but also a bigger screen that can handle more traditional smartwatch functions, they will instantly narrow down to just the  [Read More…]

Best Wireless Headphones for Samsung Gear Sport, S3, or S2

Listen to your favorite tunes with your Samsung Gear with these great headphones!

Your Samsung Gear Sport, S3, or S2 are great for on-the-go productivity and pleasure. Whether you want to listen to your favorite tunes on your weekly jog, conduct phone calls using your smartwatch on the subway, or taking in a new audiobook while your significant other is sleeping next to you, a great pair of wireless headphones are essential to enjoying sound through your  [Read More…]

Qualcomm isn’t working on a Snapdragon 836, Pixel 2 to sport Snapdragon 835

New reports suggest Qualcomm isn’t working on a mid-cycle refresh to the Snapdragon 835.

Early Pixel 2 rumors suggested the phones will be powered by the Snapdragon 836, a mid-year refresh to the Snapdragon 835 with a minor uptick in performance. Qualcomm did the same last year with the Snapdragon 821, which made its debut on the first-generation Pixel. But according to two new reports from XDA Developers and Android Police, Qualcomm never had any plans for a Snapdragon  [Read More…]

Samsung refreshes fitness-focused wearables with Gear Fit 2 Pro, Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018

It’s a product portfolio that was in need of updating.

Samsung is taking to IFA 2017 in Berlin to refresh its fitness wearable lineup, with an improved version of the Gear Fit 2, refreshed Gear IconX earbuds and an all-new Gear Sport smartwatch. The naming is not subtle: Gear Fit 2 Pro, Gear Sport, and Gear IconX 2018.

The new set of wearables is all about building on what Samsung has already done in this market, with  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear Sport hands-on: The Gear S2 refresh we all wanted

We really needed that ‘in between’ smartwatch again.

When Samsung released the Gear S3 Frontier and Classic, it made the watches substantially larger than the original Gear S2. And in doing so, the Gear S3 lineup kind of lost a lot of its appeal to those who wanted a fitness-oriented smartwatch rather than a general-purpose one. To remedy the situation, Samsung is releasing the Gear Sport: a smartwatch that has its eyes set on fitness and activity,  [Read More…]

Samsung adds Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX to its roster of wearables

Samsung on Wednesday introduced three new devices as part of its portfolio of wearable products.  The trio emphasize fitness features such as the ability to swim in salt water with the Gear Sport and Fit 2 Pro, but they do not include the Bixby voice assistant technology. Moreover, they fill in gaps between current products and […]

Gear Sport 2017 leaks with replaceable watch bands

Samsung’s Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Classic have both made positive waves among Android users, since Samsung gave the Gear S2 Android compatibility back in 2015 and continued this commitment last year. And, for all its success, we’ve not yet seen a Gear S4 in the works. What we have seen so far is […]

Grab a Huawei Watch for as little as $200, Fit Sport Watch for $70

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with some great deals on a brand-new Huawei Watch!

Update: B&H dropped the price of the Huawei Watch by $ 50 since we last posted. The blue Fit Sport watch also dropped by $ 20 on Amazon

B&H Photo currently has some great deals on both the Huawei Watch and Huawei Fit Sport Watch, dropping prices down to as low as just $ 79.99. The Android Wear-powered Huawei Watch  [Read More…]

Verizon is no longer offering the LG Watch Sport

Verizon probably pushed back the launch of the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch, in order to better promote its own Wear24 intelligent timepiece, which only recently started selling. Right now if you want to purchase a smartwatch off Big Red you have a few options at your disposal including the Samsung Gear S2 or Motorola […]