Tag Archive: Watch


Montblanc Summit 2 is the first Wear OS watch with the Snapdragon Wear 3100

You’ll be able to buy the watch this October for an unknown price.

Today at an event in San Francisco, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon Wear 3100 as its next-generation processor for Google’s Wear OS. A few partners have already been confirmed to be working on hardware with the new chip, including Fossil and Louis Vuitton, but Montblanc will be the very first company to release a 3100-powered watch.

Following up on the Summit that was released last  [Read More…]

How’s your Galaxy Watch battery life been?

Turns out the Galaxy Watch is (mostly) a battery champ.

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is one of the latest smartwatches on the market, and while it’s not drastically different compared to the Gear S3 or Gear Sport, it’s still one of the best wearables you can buy right now.

One of the Galaxy Watch’s biggest claims to fame is its multi-day battery life on a single charge, and now that shipments are starting to go out, early adopters  [Read More…]

Strap the Huawei Watch 2 Sport smartwatch to your wrist for $190

Track all the things.

The Huawei 4GB Leo-B09 Watch 2 Sport smartwatch is down to $ 189.99 at Woot. The same watch goes for $ 229 on Amazon and hasn’t dropped anywhere near this price since last year. We have seen deals on the Watch 2 Classic, but it’s currently sitting close to $ 250.

Sold by Woot, it comes with a 90-day Woot warranty and a free U.S. adapter since these watches were originally meant for  [Read More…]

Watch the house while you’re away with the $37 wireless YI Cloud Home cam

Improve your home security.

The YI Cloud Home Camera is currently on sale at Amazon for just $ 36.99 when you enter promo code TU7S58Y9 during checkout. Today’s sale marks an all-time low price for it and saves you $ 12 off what it sells for on average.

This 1080P HD wireless IP security camera is capable of capturing panoramic video and can also live stream footage directly to your phone. It offers complete 360-degree coverage along  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs. Samsung Gear Sport

While Android phones are our main passion, we’re also enthralled with all things wearable tech. From smartwatches to fitness bands and more, we live and breath this stuff to help you find the gadgets that are right for you.

Galaxy Watch

Latest and greatest

$ 329 – $ 349 at Amazon

Pros Available in two sizes Much larger battery Optional LTE model Faster + more efficient processor Cons Expensive

The Galaxy Watch is Samsung’s latest  [Read More…]

Watch: ZTE Axon 9 Pro hands-on video

Gunning for the high end.

It’s been an incredibly tough year for ZTE, watching its phone sales and revenue tank as it faces sanctions from the U.S. government. But the company hasn’t stopped development of new phones, including the just-announced Axon 9 Pro.

A follow-up to the Axon 7, the new Axon 9 Pro is … well, a bit generic. It’s a big 6.2-inch metal-and-glass slab with some nice colors on the back and a screen  [Read More…]

No, Google won’t be releasing a Pixel Watch this year

Instead, Google’s focusing on helping third-party brands with their own watches.

Ever since a rumor surfaced this past May, it’s been expected that Google would debut its first Pixel-branded smartwatch alongside the Pixel 3 this fall (a Pixel Watch, if you will). Recent developments in Wear OS have led us to believe that 2018 would finally be the year, and now…

… it’s been confirmed that there is no Pixel Watch.

During IFA in Berlin, Tom’s Guide  [Read More…]

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…]