A smartphone that works across both GSM and CDMA carriers is not a common find. The Nexus and Pixel line of devices feature both sets of radios, as well as some Motorola phones, but you still have to choose one or the other with most phones these days.
Vizio has announced that its line of SmartCast devices are now compatible with the Google Home. You can now use your voice to control the devices.
You’ll be able to play music through SmartCast speakers and sound bars, turn on movies on SmartCast TVs, and even turn on the devices ... Read More »
Samsung Pay is a mobile payment service much like Android Pay (though with no need for an NFC terminal, which is a big plus) that’s restricted to Samsung devices. However, one way of getting Samsung Pay without a Samsung phone was to pick up the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch.
The watch has Samsung ... Read More »
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Late last week, Google Dialer surprised everyone with a lack of compatibility restrictions. Those on Marshmallow and up could install it on their non-Nexus devices, which was a pleasant surprise. Unfortunately, this was a mistake on Google’s part and has now been rectified.
The newest update to Google Dialer has restrictions set by the Play ... Read More »
I know a lot of Moto 360 users swear by Motorola smartwatches, for many reasons. An ambient light sensor, a high display-to-body ratio, a sleek and beautiful look, and much more. So a lot of us will be upgrading to the second ... Read More »
Android may dominate the smartphone market, but Apple still holds a big share. And the fact that Android Wear is exclusive to Android doesn’t help the smartwatch industry, as Google and its manufacturers are losing out on significant amounts of sales. With the Apple Watch being overly expensive, people would definitely buy a cheaper Android ... Read More »
Android Wear is now the new thing, with three new devices shown off at Google I/O. In fact, two are already on sale in the Play Store! If you want to pick up a Samsung Gear Live or an LG G Watch, you’re now able to, Read More »
Samsung hasn’t yet learned its lesson with the Gear family of smartwatches. Even though the original Galaxy Gear sold very poorly, the company hasn’t bothered to expand compatibility in its new line of Gear devices. Yes, the new Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are only compatible with a few Samsung devices. However, ... Read More »
The biggest problem with Samsung’s smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, was its lack of compatibility. When released, it was only compatible with the Galaxy Note 3. Though the Galaxy S III, S4 and Note II received updates to add compatibility, that’s still only a handful of devices. Everyone without a modern Samsung flagship couldn’t use this ... Read More »