Tag Archive: Wear


Fossil’s first Snapdragon Wear 3100-based smartwatch is a colorful and sporty one

Fossil today has unveiled its first smartwatch based on the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 wearable platform. It’s called the Fossil Sport and as the name indicates, it’s a smartwatch aimed at health and activity enthusiasts.

At the same time, the Fossil Sport is perhaps the most colorful Fossil smartwatch yet. The product will be launched in two case sizes (41 and 43 mm respectively), six colorways and with 28 silicon strap options.

The Fossil Sport is based on the newly  [Read More…]

Fossil Sport watch announced with Wear 3100 and ultra lightweight body

The Sport is available now for $ 255.

Fossil is one of the biggest supporters of Google’s Wear OS platform, and today, the company announced its latest smartwatch offering as the Fossil Sport.

Fossil’s watches are typically designed with fashion in mind, but the Sport is all about being as functional as can be. Not only is it the lightest watch Fossil’s ever made, but thanks to its aluminum and nylon case, Fossil says that the Fossil  [Read More…]

The new Mobvoi TicWatch C2 watch is powered by Wear OS

Dear Santa…

Today the Mobvoi TicWatch C2 was unveiled. Available on December 6th, this shiny new smartwatch ships running Wear OS. It features NFC for Google Pay compatibility, too. You can pre-order it now in black and platinum, as well as in a slightly thinner rose gold version.

The TicWatch 2 was originally launched on Kickstarter, and it ran on its own Android-based OS. The new version, aside from using the Wear operating system, features a two-day  [Read More…]

Misfit Vapor 2 Wear OS watch officially announced for $250

Pricing starts at $ 249.99.

Misfit has just announced its second Wear OS / Android Wear smartwatch in the form of the Misfit Vapor 2. The Vapor 2 looks a lot like its predecessor but offers a few important upgrades that Misfit skipped out on last year.

Although the body of the Vapor 2 looks a lot like the original Vapor, it now comes in two different sizes (41mm and 46mm) to be more accessible to people  [Read More…]

Spotify is getting an official app for Wear OS

You’ll be able to browse playlists, favorite songs, and more.

Wear OS’s app selection is actually pretty good, but ever since it was first released as Android Wear back in 2014, one of the biggest absences has been a proper Spotify app. Well, ladies and gentlemen, that’s finally changing.

On October 17, Spotify announced on its official blog that it’s launching a standalone Wear OS app for its streaming service so you can access the best bits  [Read More…]

The first Wear OS smartwatch powered by a Snapdragon Wear 3100 goes on sale

The first smartwatch powered by the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, which was unveiled last month, is now available for purchase. It’s called the Montblanc Summit 2 and it’s a premium intelligent timepiece with pricing kicking off at a hefty $ 995.

The Summit 2 arrives with a 42mm case and features a circular 1.2-inch AMOLED display with 327ppi. Montblanc offers up to 11 interchangeable straps to choose from including calfskin, rubber sport, nylon or Milanese steel. As for the  [Read More…]

LG Watch W7 is a Wear OS hybrid with mechanical hands

Introduced in tandem with the new flagship V40 ThinQ phone, LG also announced the  LG Watch W7, its latest wearable.

This smartwatch is a successor to the LG Watch Urbane and is the latest Wear OS device by the company. But, unlike the others on the market the LG Watch W7 features a first for Wear OS devices in that it has mechanical hands.

Indeed, it’s a hybrid watch that has enough juice to power the smart stuff for two  [Read More…]

The LG Watch W7 is a $449 Wear OS smartwatch with physical watch hands

More than just another Wear OS smartwatch.

Alongside the announcement of the new LG V40, LG took the wraps off of its latest smartwatch, the LG Watch W7. This is the first new wearable from the company since the Watch Sport and Watch Style launched in partnership with Google back at the start of 2017. LG is hoping to ride the momentum of launching at the same time as Google’s rollout of a new Wear OS interface,  [Read More…]

Google finally gets it right with Wear OS 2.0

It’s not perfect yet, but it’s looking like Google finally got their UI right for wearables.

AC Score 4.5

Wear OS, Google’s smartwatch platform has not had an easy life. It’s been blasted and bemoaned for a clunky UI, and its watches — powered by long-outdated chipsets — have fallen further and further and further behind the Apple Watch, in performance, in style, and most  [Read More…]

Cyberpunk 2077 will wear its politics on its sleeve

If you want to know all there is to know about Cyberpunk 2077, then this is the place to be!

High fantasy has long maintained a stranglehold on the world or RPGs. As a die-hard fan of science fiction, I have always wanted more deep sci-fi experiences in my video games. Don’t get me wrong, I play the heck out of some fantasy, but every time a major title gets announced in a sci-fi world, I get  [Read More…]