Tag: Wearables

Moto 360 Android Wear

Moto 360 v2 ranked top Android Wear smartwatch (but Apple beats all)

Heading into the Black Friday shopping season (which seems to start sooner each passing year), the gen2 Moto 360 appears to be the most-wanted Android Wear smartwatch. Analyst firm Argus Insights has published a "State of Wearables" report for Black Friday 2015, and ranked smartwatches based on demand: To no one's...
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.
Asus ZenWatch 2 Android Wear - Review

Asus ZenWatch 2: What’s not to like?

Asus re-writes the wearable pricing playbook. And we all win.
Fossil Q Founder - Android Wear smartwatch

Fossil gets it right, prices debut smartwatches and fitness trackers from $125

When it comes to smartwatches, at least as it stands here in 2015, there are two schools of thought. On the premium side, you have makers like Apple, and Huawei -- those targeting the fashionistas. They suspect their buyers value luxury when it comes to timepieces, and will pay $350 or...
Samsung Gear S2 Review and Smartwatch Comparison

Verdict: Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch

Wrist Wars II. Is the Samsung Gear S2 an Apple Watch killer? Review, plus comparison to Pebble Time, and Android Wear.
Pebble Time Round

Pebble Time Round – Lots to like, but not the price

Charming style should attract the Swatch set. In the ultra-competitive entry level smartwatch market, that $249 starting price seems steep.
Apple WatchOS 2 - Nightstand Mode

5 things Android Wear can learn from Apple WatchOS

WatchOS 2 is here, and improves significantly upon the Apple Watch, a wearable that if not necessarily a smash hit, at least gets the idea of a smartwatch mostly right. There's a lot to like with WatchOS 2, especially native apps, and I'll have more soon after I've spent...
What's New Android Wear 2.0?

Android Wear smartwatches now work with Apple iPhone

This is a bit of a surprise announcement (though, we were tipped last week by an inadvertent reveal by Huawei). Google has announced today that Android Wear -- its smartwatch operating system -- will now work on the iPhone. Previously, to pair a Wear-based smartwatch you needed to have...
Pebble Time Firmware 3.2 Update July 2015

Pebble firmware update adds brightness, font, vibration settings

It might not seem like much, but the latest Pebble firmware update is on point ("Bigger, Brighter, Awesome-er"), and can dramatically improve overall user experience with the smartwatch. Those of us longtime Pebble fans have been clamoring for a way to tweak various settings. As of firmware version 3.2, which rolled...
Misfit Flash Link announced, priced at only $20

Misfit unveils $20 Link fitness tracker – game-changer?

Flash Link. Simple design, mass market pricing put pressure on Fitbit and the fitness tracking market. Will someone soon do the same and upend the smartwatch market with a low cost Android Wear watch?