Tag Archive: Watch


Bad news watch fans, no Pixel Watch this year

With all the work Google has been putting into Wear OS previously Android Wear year after year, they have yet to put out an official branded watch. Over the years, Google has put out phones, tablets, Chromebooks, and smart speakers. Still, here we are in 2018 and there has been no official smartwatch from Google.

As a big fan of smartwatches myself, I have anxiously been awaiting the release of a Pixel Watch. Unfortunately, it looks like I and everyone  [Read More…]

Big changes are coming to your Wear OS watch

Wear OS formerly Android Wear is continuing to evolve as Google attempts to improve the platform. With this new update comes a lot of visual changes as well as functional. Wear OS appears to be making a shift to focus on being smarter, more useful, and I can’t wait.

Wear OS is getting smarter and more practical gestures

First up the UI and gestures are getting a bit of an overhaul. Swiping to the left or right no longer changes your  [Read More…]

Skagen’s Falster 2 Wear OS watch has NFC and a heart-rate sensor

Pricing for the watch ranges from $ 275 – $ 295.

Back at CES in January, Skagen announced its first Wear OS smartwatch in the form of the Falster. The Falster was a fine watch, but shortcomings like poor battery life and missing features made it a tough recommendation. Just a few months later, Skagen’s already releasing a successor in the form of the Falster 2.

From a design point of view, the Falster 2 looks very  [Read More…]

Pre-orders for the LTE Samsung Galaxy Watch have begun starting at $380

Back at Samsung’s big Unpacked event, they revealed their brand new Tizen Watch, the aptly named Galaxy Watch. At the time, you could only order the Bluetooth version, with the LTE versions slated to come at a later date. That date has finally arrived, at least for the T-Mobile versions.

Currently, only the T-Mobile variant is listed on the Samsung website. However, all major carriers are slated to get the new Galaxy Watch, so don’t worry if you’re not on T-Mobile.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs. Gear S2: Should you upgrade?

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is powerful, but the Gear S2 holds up surprisingly well.

If you’ve got an Android phone, one of the dominant forces in the smartwatch market is Samsung. The company’s Tizen operating system and unique hardware design have allowed for some truly excellent wearables over the years, and in 2018, Samsung’s big smartwatch is the Galaxy Watch.

The Galaxy Watch has a lot going for it, but for owners of the Gear S2 from 2015,  [Read More…]

How to watch YouTube videos on the Lenovo Smart Display

This might be your new favorite way to binge YouTube.

Of all the smart home gadgets that have come out in the past couple of years, one that I’ve been particularly enthralled with is the Lenovo Smart Display — essentially Lenovo’s take on Google Home that just happens to have a 10.1-inch screen slapped onto it.

There are a lot of use cases for the Smart Display’s screen, but out of all of them, one of the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs. TicWatch Pro: Which should you buy?

These watches compete with each other on nearly every level.

If you’re looking for the best Google Wear OS has to offer these days, the TicWatch Pro is where it’s at. But if you’re not totally sold on the “All Google, All The Time” experience, there are other great options available. The most recent option is Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch, a continuation of the popular smartwatch design that used to have the Gear branding on it.

Not  [Read More…]

Watch your favorite movies on the big screen with the Orimag P6 Smart Projector (Promoted)

Although the Summer of 2018 is coming to a close, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still have some fun. In fact, the Fall is arguably the best time to hold an outdoor viewing party for your favorite movies.

That’s where the Orimag P6 Mini Smart Project comes into play. This tiny projector is small enough to fit into your pocket, and won’t weigh you down.

That means you can take this to wherever you need to project a video,  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch could be the Android smartwatch you were waiting for

Turn the dial to 11.

Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch bears a striking resemblance to the Gear Sport from last year, but it’s refined in a number of ways that, along with the rebranding to bring it closer to the company’s line of Galaxy phones, could help it stand apart.

Available in two watch face sizes, 46mm and 42mm, the Galaxy Watch features an OLED display covered in Corning’s new Gorilla Glass DX+ glass built specifically for wearables.  [Read More…]

Galaxy Watch is Official, Still runs on Tizen

Samsung unveiled quite a bit in today’s Unpacked event. Besides the Note 9 and the Galaxy Home, Samsung showed everyone it’s new smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch. The Watch comes in two sizes, three colors, and unfortunately still runs on Samsung Tizen OS.

If you’re into Samsung and either your health or general accessibility, the Galaxy Watch was made with you in mind. The Watch has a significant focus on fitness (similar to its biggest competitor) with new features for stress  [Read More…]