Motorola

LG Watch Sport

Google should kill Android Wear, reboot wearable strategy

Asus is out. If reports are true the company will no longer make smartwatches that run the Android Wear operating system. Officially last year Motorola also bowed out -- especially surprising given it was the first, and much hyped, manufacturer to hit the Wear market with the (quite beautiful) Moto 360. Then...
ZTE Quartz Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch - specs, photos, availability

ZTE launches Quartz smartwatch, its first wearable for U.S. market runs Android Wear 2.0

ZTE Quartz smartwatch features 1.4-inch round AMOLED display, supports T-Mobile LTE and costs only $192. Stark Insider breaks down ZTE's first U.S. wearable.
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro

Phab 2 Pro: Lenovo reveals world’s first Tango-powered smartphone

It took some (often painful and awkward) time to get to the reveal, but at its Tech World conference here in San Francisco, Lenovo finally revealed an actual product. And it's interesting to say the least. The Phab 2 Pro is, yes, a phablet featuring a massive 6.4-inch screen. It's the...

Wear 2.0: Google’s smartwatch OS gets much-needed reboot

"Our biggest platform update yet." Well, how's that for amazing response time?! Yesterday, I lamented the need for a reboot of Google's smartwatch operating system Wear. And Apple's WatchOS. And Samsung's Tizen. And... on and on. Save for Pebble's OS. That one's a keeper, even if the company's long-term viability is a...
Wearable Vendors - IDC Report 2016

Trendspotting: Will slow smartwatch sales lead to inventory dumping?

Some are saying smartwatch sales, and the overall wearable market, have grown at a decent clip over the past twelve months. Fitbit reported 25% year-over-year growth. Xiaomi (a surprise to be sure) at 41%. Garmin 27%. Overall, shipments increased about 67% y/y. I'm admittedly a smartwatch nerd (ask my wife). But at...
LG Nexus 5X and Project Fi Hands-On Experience

Day 1: Google’s Project Fi and Nexus 5X (Hands-On)

Once again, Google throws out the playbook. With Project Fi our favorite tech Gods have created a virtual network, sitting on top of T-Mobile and Sprint. How good is the new cell service? And will it make you want to switch?
Google Nexus 6

Google: Please give Nexus devices removable storage!

For the love of portable movie and music collections everywhere, just do it... pretty please.
Nexus 6 - Best Android Smartphone of 2015

Best of Android 2015: Top smartphone

When best doesn't necessarily mean best specs.
Apple Watch sales report

Apple Watch Sales: Not so bad after all (3.9 million units/Q3)

Is it a hit or not? Apple isn't saying. The company has been uncharacteristically mum on the subject of Apple Watch sales. You'd think that if they were going gangbusters CEO Tim Cook would be the first to say so. It would be the first slide at the company's next...
TAG Heuer Connected - Android Wear smartwatch

TAG Heuer tests pricing bounds of Android Wear

"We can not lose the wrist." TAG Heuer appeals to luxury smartwatch market with TAG Connected, a watch running Google's Android Wear operating system.