Wear OS has been in a rough spot for the past few years, but in terms of hardware, 2018 has actually been pretty great. We’ve seen some creative solutions to common complaints, as well as a new chipset that promises some major improvements over the next few years. Lately, I’ve been testing out the Fossil Q Explorist HR and the Skagen Falster 2, and I’ve got to say, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying both of them. Here’s what you need to know.
Fossil Stories November 26, 2018
Fossil Stories November 8, 2018
Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!
Fossil Stories June 21, 2018
Wear OS has already seen a number of changes this year from a rebrand to the Android P Developer Preview. Google’s wearable platform is still set for more upgrades with new Qualcomm chipsets coming this fall and the rumor of Made by Google watches. Till then, the FCC today revealed that Fossil’s next generation wearables include NFC.
Fossil Stories April 20, 2018
I’ve never been shy about my distaste for what has become of “Android Wear,” and despite a recent rebrand, there’s still one very true thing about Google’s wearable OS – it gets the best hardware but the worst software. The Fossil Q Control is an incredible example of that.
Fossil Stories November 14, 2017
If you thought there were a lot of Fossil-made Android Wear watches already on the market, we have a surprise for you as the company has released yet another: the Q Control. Like the ones before it, this smartwatch features a decent sized bezel, but it at least packs in a neat trick to help you scroll through the interface along with a built-in heart rate sensor…
Fossil Stories August 7, 2017