Let’s be honest, no one expected the Verizon Wear24 smartwatch to succeed. Smartwatch sales are low as it is, and a Verizon-branded device without a well known brand name makes it even worse.
Tack on a $349 price tag sans contract, the lack of heartrate and light sensors, and lack of ... Read More »
Though we now know the Pixel line to be Google’s high-end smartphones built by HTC, it started as a premium, in-house Chromebook. In fact, multiple Pixel products were built by Google, rather than a third-party like Nexus devices were.
Unfortunately, Google will not be building another ... Read More »
Buying a first generation device is always a risk. Many of us took that risk when buying first gen Android Wear products, like the Moto 360 and the LG G Watch. And as we saw with the inferior hardware of the Moto 360, those risks ... Read More »
The Nexus Player has enjoyed a year and a half of life, and will enjoy more living in many homes as a media center for the living room or bedroom. However, Google seems to have discontinued the device, signaling the end of its retail life.
And as with many Nexus devices, ... Read More »
It looks like the end has come for Samsung’s only Android Wear-powered smartwatch. The Gear Live, which broke the mold and used Android Wear instead of Samsung’s usual Tizen platform, was a launch device for Android Wear and came at a very low price when the popularity of smartwatches was still climbing. It’s an important ... Read More »
We’ve always dreamed of Nokia releasing a high end Android device with the body of a Lumia. The camera, build quality, and general Nokia design is alluring, but we wanted our favorite mobile OS on it. The chances were slim, but rumors of an Android-powered Nokia device pushed on. And what we got wasn’t exactly ... Read More »