Android Wear Stories April 21
Android Wear Stories April 18
Huawei announced today that its latest wearable, the Huawei Watch 2, is now available in the United States. First announced back at Mobile World Congress in late February, the watch brings a bulkier, more rugged design, an LTE-supported model, upgraded specs, support for Google’s Android Pay mobile payments platform, and more…
Android Wear Stories April 17
Alongside Google’s reveal of the LG Watch Sport, LG Watch Style, and of course, Android Wear 2.0, was Verizon with the quiet and surprising announcement of the Wear 24 smartwatch. Since then, the carrier has been pretty quiet about it, but today it breaks that silence with some new details.
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Android Wear Stories April 11
If you’ve read any of my thoughts on Android Wear, you know that I’m not exactly bullish on the platform lately. I’ve still yet to keep a smartwatch on my wrist more than a month or two, and many I know share the same thought — is it worth the trouble if we always have our phones? It appears that Huawei rotating CEO Eric Xu Zhijun agrees with this sentiment, as he shared in a recent interview…
Android Wear Stories April 10
With the launch of Android Wear 2.0, Google wanted smartwatches to become more than just smartphone companion devices. For the most part, this meant having built-in fitness and connectivity features. Unfortunately, more functionality typically means larger and thicker smartwatches. What features do you actually want in a smartwatch?
We’re about two months into Android Wear 2.0 and while we have seen some great smartwatches on paper, none of them have actually stuck the landing. With revised software and improved capabilities, the second generation of Android Wear devices should be awesome, but they just aren’t. And I think I know why…