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Fossil Gen 5 vs. Fossil Sport: Which should you buy?

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The new kid Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle

$ 295 at Amazon

Pros Fantastic hardware Vibrant, colorful screen 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage Cons Screen brightness struggles in sunlight Still some battery life struggles

The Fossil Gen 5 Carlyle is a near-perfect smartwatch. The well-tuned exterior casing, a solid rotating crown, some thoughtful tweaks to the software help this watch hum along wonderfully with the Snapdragon 3100 and 1GB of RAM. The only  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Galaxy Watch Active 2 or the Fossil Sport?

Not sure how to choose between the Galaxy Watch Active 2 and the Fossil Sport? It’s a close call, that’s for sure. We’ve created this side-by-side comparison to make it easier.

Impressive Innovation Galaxy Watch Active 2

$ 280 at Samsung

Pros Improved Sensors Digital rotating bezel Optional LTE connectivity Cons Can get expensive with LTE New ECG feature not available yet

If you’ve been waiting for a Samsung fitness smartwatch that offers LTE connectivity  [Read More…]

Motorola One Zoom tipped to sport Snapdragon 675, special Alexa integration

Despite being part of Motorola’s One series, the One Zoom may not be an Android One device.

What you need to know A new leak claims the upcoming Motorola One Zoom will run on Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 675 processor. The mid-range Android smartphone will have Alexa integration as well but will not be part of the Android One program. In Europe, the Motorola One Zoom will reportedly be priced at €399 ($ 446).

A report published by  [Read More…]

Find the time to shop this Fossil Gen 4 Sport Smartwatch sale at Amazon

Powered with Wear OS by Google, the Fossil Gen 4 Sport Smartwatch is fully-featured with the ability to receive notifications from your phone, manage your calendar, control music you’re listening to, download apps, and more. It’s compatible with both Android and iOS devices, and today, you can pick one up on sale at Amazon for as low as $ 199. Considering it normally sells for around $ 275, today’s deal isn’t one you want to miss.

The Gen 4  [Read More…]

These $150 Bluetooth 5.0 headphones sport USB-C and a stylish look

Urbanears’ first over-the-ear headphones do a lot of things right.

Back in March, a company called Urbanears reached out to me and asked if I wanted to review its Plattan 2 Bluetooth headphones. I’d never heard of Urbanears before, but I accepted, tried the headphones out, and came away pleasantly surprised.

A few months later, Urbanears has returned with the Pampas — its first over-the-ear headphones that promise to deliver a premium experience for a fraction of  [Read More…]

One UI update rolling out to Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport

The update includes battery optimizations and outdoor swim tracking.

What you need to know The One UI update is rolling out to the Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport. The update includes a refreshed UI with new settings and features. New battery optimizations should help your watch last longer.

We first got a glimpse of Samsung’s One UI on wearables with the launch of the Galaxy Watch Active. Now, the One UI update is rolling out  [Read More…]

Withings Move is worth it over the Garmin Vivomove Sport. Here’s why

Smartwatches. They’re just about everywhere you look these days, making it difficult to understand what’s all out there and which ones are worth your money. We do our research when it comes to wearables to help you decide which ones are worth the money.

Our choice Withings Move

$ 70 at Amazon

Pros 18-month battery life Connected GPS 50m water resistance Lightweight Clean, modern companion app Cons More expensive No heart-rate sensor

The Withings Move  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Galaxy Watch Active or the Fossil Sport?

We’ve been reviewing smartwatches for so long that most of us still have a Pebble sitting around somewhere. We’ve tested just about every Wear OS watch there is, and use that expertise to help you make your next purchase.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active

Well-rounded

$ 200 at Amazon

Pros Better battery life Great fitness tracking Tizen OS 4.0 is very smooth Cons Flush buttons can be harder to find Fewer apps for Tizen

The Galaxy  [Read More…]

Fitbit Versa Lite vs. Fossil Sport: Which should you buy?

Whether you want one to track your steps or keep up with notifications, smartwatches are helpful little gadgets that everyone should try at least once. At Android Central, we wear as many of them as we can to help you buy the wearable that’s best for you.

Fitbit Versa Lite

Great for beginners

$ 160 at Fitbit

Pros Excellent health/fitness features Waterproof 24/7 heart-rate tracking Sleek, lightweight design Over 4 days of battery life Great price  [Read More…]

Get a new replacement strap for your Fossil Sport

Your Fossil Sport smartwatch deserves your love, attention, and the promise to keep it well-preserved and looked after. Fossil pairs some pretty sturdy silicone straps with the Sport, but replacement straps for your smartwatch is always a good thing to have, whether for practical use, fashion, or something else entirely.

Pin and tuck LittleForest Fossil Sport Replacement Strap

Best 18mm band

Rather than using a traditional buckle style, the LittleForest strap uses its many perforations as holes  [Read More…]