Tag Archive: Watch


Should you buy a Samsung Galaxy Watch with LTE?

Best answer: Most people should buy the standard Bluetooth model of the Galaxy Watch. It’s less expensive up-front, but also doesn’t require an ongoing service with your carrier. Aside from streaming music and receiving calls independent of your phone, it does everything that the LTE model does — and it gets better battery life.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch ($ 329+)

It’s about more than the up-front price difference

The Galaxy Watch starts at $ 329 for  [Read More…]

Is the Samsung Galaxy Watch a good health tracker?

Best answer: Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is not only stuffed with health tracking features, but you have a lot of control over how you use them to benefit you every day.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) ($ 349)

The flexibility to focus on specific parts of your health

Due in no small part to their enormous popularity, when most people think about fitness they think about a Fitbit or an Apple Watch. Fitbit is the original motivating  [Read More…]

MrMobile on the Samsung Galaxy Watch: Buy it, but do it soon

In a sea of Gear Fit 2 Pros, Apple Watch Series 4s and Casio WSD-F30s, the name “Samsung Galaxy Watch” is something of a relief, isn’t it? It has the dual advantage of simplicity and cachet, with Samsung’s premium “Galaxy” brand not having been seen on a smartwatch since 2013. Paired with the early rumors that the Galaxy Watch would ditch Samsung’s proprietary platform for Google’s WearOS, many of us in the tech space expected it to  [Read More…]

Replace the band on your 46mm Samsung Galaxy Watch

The Galaxy Watch is a great match for any Android phone, especially since you can easily make it your own. Not only can you choose from a number of watch faces, the watch bands are easily replaceable to better match your style. Here are the best replacement bands for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 46mm!

Totally metal V-MORO 22mm Stainless Steel Strap

This strap from V-MORO is made of heavy duty stainless steel, and it can go  [Read More…]

Keep a watch on your child at all times with Verizon’s 4G LTE GizmoWatch

Check in at any time.

In today’s era, simply sending your child to school can be worrisome. For parents who’re looking for a bit more peace of mind, Verizon is debuting its GizmoWatch later this year — the first 4G LTE watch for kids powered by Qualcomm.

The GizmoWatch is a successor to LG’s GizmoPal 2, a wearable which allowed for two-way calling with your child and the ability to view the device’s location on your smartphone.  [Read More…]

Can I use a Galaxy Watch even if I don’t have a Galaxy phone?

Best answer: If you have an Android phone, even one not made by Samsung, your Galaxy Watch will work great with it.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch ($ 350)

If you have a modern Android phone, you can use a Galaxy Watch

In the past, Samsung locked its wearables to the Samsung experience. You needed to have a Samsung phone, and a fairly new one at that, to use its watches and fitness bands. The biggest reason  [Read More…]

The Apple Watch Series 4 is light-years ahead of anything running Wear OS

Despite a new processor and UI, Wear OS is still lagging behind.

If you’re a fan of Google’s wearable operating system, Wear OS, 2018’s been one of the better years the smartwatch platform has ever seen.

In late August, Google announced a completely revamped interface that puts a big emphasis on the brand-new Google Fit and makes the Google Assistant more powerful than ever. Just last week, Qualcomm unveiled its first new wearable processor in over two  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Watch doesn’t change much — and that’s okay

Change for the sake of change doesn’t equal progress.

There’s been a lot of talk about Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch lately — well, at least as much talk as there can be about a smartwatch in 2018. Reviews are mostly positive, and despite its lackluster third-party app support (as is typical for Tizen watches), it seems to be a great overall smartwatch with sleek hardware, polished software, and multi-day battery life.

The biggest criticism it’s faced from  [Read More…]

How to watch the iPhone (2018) event: Live at 10:00 AM PT on Sept. 12!

iPhone Xs? iPhone X Max? iPhone Xc? Find out the truth about the name at this year’s iPhone event.

Every September, Apple launches a new iPhone and usually one or two additional new devices. This year, we already know we’re going to see two updated (and new sized) versions of the iPhone X, as well as the Apple Watch Series 4, but will Apple bring any other goodies to the party?

Apple iPhone (2018) Event Preview

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Fossil’s Q smartwatches get special digital watch dials designed by Mandy Moore, KJ Apa

Back in August, Fossil unveiled its latest smartwatch efforts, the Q Venture HR and Q Explorist HR. These new wearables combine both fashion and technology into a chic, attractive package.

Now company unveiled a new collection of digital watch dials for the two models designed by Fossil’s new ambassadors that are bound to make them even more fashionable. Actress Mandy Moore, actor KJ Apa and artist Darryl Westly all joined forces with the fashion tech company to  [Read More…]