Tag Archive: traditional


Spigen Pixel 2 Slim Armor Wallet Case review: A good alternative to traditional wallet cases

I hope you like thick phones.

Wallet cases have been around for years as a way to abandon your standalone wallet and merge it into your phone. It’s a novel idea and one that appeals to a lot of people, but most wallet cases are often too awkward to use in day-to-day use thanks to their fold-out designs that get in the way more often than not.

Thankfully, Spigen’s got an accessory that it thinks can be  [Read More…]

Samsung Pay updated with a cleaner and more traditional UI

The bottom navigation bar strikes again.

During my short stint with the Galaxy S8 last year, one of my favorite features was easily Samsung Pay. Between MST support and reward points for making regular purchases, it’s definitely my prefered mobile payment service of choice. The app in its current state is perfectly functional, but the latest update brings a new design that looks rather nice.

First spotted by our friends at Droid Life, updating Samsung Pay to  [Read More…]

Facer’s new Watchmaker Series will make your smartwatch look like a traditional watch

Facer – a popular app developed by Little Labs which let smartwatch users design and install customized watch faces announced this week a major update, as well as the new “Watchmaker Series”. After conducting a survey, Facer concluded that almost 80% of Facer users prefer traditional watches. With this in mind Facer today introduces the […]

Guess Connect review: Limited smarts but full of traditional style

Guess and Martian team up for an attractive smartwatch package.

When the first bunch of smartwatches were announced, one thing that was distinctly lacking was any kind of traditional style. Whether it was the original Pebble or the likes of the LG G Watch, they were more wrist computer than stylish timepiece.

And style is where we’ve seen big improvements in the years since. Phone makers like LG and Huawei are producing beautiful smartwatches now. But  [Read More…]

Runtastic Moment combines the traditional watch with a fitness tracker

Runtastic has announced a new wearable that combines the look and feel of a traditional watch with the functionality of a fitness tracker. The Runtastic Moment is available in four styles, offering a combination of different sized watch faces, band types and colors. Synchronizing with the Runtastic Me app opens up a world of tracking functionality for those who require said features but would rather opt for a watch base.

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iHeartRadio brings some of the best of traditional radio to your car with Android Auto

It’s always been sort of a dark horse in my book, but iHeartRadio definitely has solidified itself as a capable go-between for the legacy terrestrial radio business, and the future (or present, really) of streaming music. And now that it’s available as one of the launch partners of Android Auto, iHeartRadio brings that future to your car in a new way.

Android Auto

As we continue our tour through Android Auto apps,  [Read More…]