Tag Archive: Watch


The Matrix Power Watch X uses your body heat to power itself

There’s no denying that smartwatch battery life is a hot topic. A quick look at the web will reveal there’s a huge amount of complaining going on with regards to smartwatch battery life being sub-par, in general. Most smartwatches out there can barely get through a full day’s use, but Silicon Valley materials company, Matrix […]

4 tips for getting the most battery life out of your Huawei Watch 2

The Huawei Watch 2 is one of the best Android Wear watches currently available, and it manages surprisingly good endurance out of its 420mAh battery. Still, for heavy users who are constantly checking notifications and flipping through apps, it might not be enough to last through a busy work day. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of the Huawei Watch 2’s battery.

Turn down your brightness

This one’s pretty obvious, but the brighter  [Read More…]

How to download and play music on the Huawei Watch 2

Whether you’re going to the gym or out on a run, being able to leave your phone at home is a huge convenience.

Audio controls are a huge convenience of Android Wear, allowing you to pause or skip tracks from apps like Spotify or Pocket Casts on your phone. But even more convenient is the ability to load music directly onto your smartwatch and listen to your favorite songs on the go, without needing your phone at all.

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Snapchat wants you to watch Stories outside of its app

Get ready to see Snapchat Stories everywhere you go.

Ever since Snapchat launched its Stories feature, we’ve seen endless clones from the likes of Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. Stories has become the bread and butter of Snapchat for a lot of users, and according to a new report, we could soon start seeing them outside of the Snapchat app for the first time ever.

Per sources that have spoken to Cheddar, “Stories Everywhere” is a new product  [Read More…]

Here’s a gold watch. Thanks. [#acpodcast]

In this episode, Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand wrap up this year’s coverage of the Android universe with a look back at the Galaxy Note 8, plus reviews of the Amazon Echo Spot and Google Home Max. They also talk about Eric Schmidt leaving the Executive Chairman role at Alphabet.

Additionally, they share their top picks from 2017. Join us for the last hurrah before CES in January!

Show Notes and Links:

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review, 3  [Read More…]

How to set up and use Google Assistant on Huawei Watch 2

Google Assistant at your wrist is one of Android Wear’s best features.

From a design and performance perspective, the Huawei Watch 2 and Huawei Watch 2 Classic are both compelling smartwatches in an increasingly dwindling market. Each runs Android Wear 2.0, offering a variety of useful features including Google’s powerful Assistant AI. Though Assistant originated as a secondary feature of Allo, it’s since grown into one of Google’s largest services, handling everything from simple queries to smart  [Read More…]

Watch free HD TV with this $10 25-mile AmazonBasics antenna

For all you cord-cutters out there.

This AmazonBasics Ultra Thin 25-mile indoor TV antenna is only $ 9.98 on Amazon. Over the last six months it has sold as high as $ 13 with occasional drops. This deal is about 70 cents above the lowest price ever.

Because of the limited range on this antenna, this is not going to serve you well in a rural place. You’ll get a lot more out of it if you  [Read More…]

Huawei Watch 2 Classic giveaway! Enter for a chance to win at Android Central!

If you’re looking for a high-end Android Wear watch, the Huawei Watch 2 Classic is your best bet, and we’re giving one away!

We have found the Huawei Watch 2 Classic to be extremely easy to wear, and quite enjoyable to use. The Classic is equipped with a bunch of top-notch specs for a modern smartwatch, including a super-sharp 1.2-inch OLED panel at 390×390 pixels, a Snapdragon 2100 processor, 768MB of RAM and 4GB of storage (which can be  [Read More…]

Soon you’ll be able to watch NFL games on your smartphone regardless of carrier

Verizon on Monday announced a game-changing partnership with the NFL which will bring football games on smartphones regardless of carrier. So far, Big Red has held the exclusive rights to mobile streaming of live NFL events, but all that will change starting January. Come next month, anyone with a smartphone will be able to watch […]

Watch our Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL hands-on video!

We finally have all of the details on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL we were all waiting for. Two phones to carry on the new-formed Pixel legacy, done up a bit differently in 2017 with new hardware features and refreshed software wrapped up in a familiar design. You’ve no doubt read our Pixel 2 and 2 XL hands-on preview, and now it’s time to see the phones in action with our hands-on video!

Give it a watch  [Read More…]