Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Best Android Wear smartwatches

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Almost everyone wouldn’t mind seeing a nice tablet or smartphone for them under the Christmas tree this year. But, if you’re shopping for the tech enthusiast, they might be looking for something a little more new and exciting, such as a smartwatch. It goes without saying, smartwatches right now are essentially for early adopters. They’re in a weird place right now, and they’re not catching on with the general public as easily as some might like. Despite that, the tech enthusiast in your life would almost definitely appreciate getting one of these this holiday season.

If you’re in the market to buy one as a gift or for yourself, be sure to follow along below as we show you some of the best Android Wear-based smartwatches on the market today.

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[TA Deals] Get The Complete Android N Developer Course for $19

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Want to learn how to develop apps for the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, Android 7.0 Nougat? There’s no better instructor to learn from than Rob Percival, famous for his highly in-depth Udemy courses. Unfortunately, his courses can be quite pricey. And rightly so — there’s a lot of good information to be had that he teaches easily. But, if you’re looking for a bit of a discount, you’ll want to pick this course up from Talk Android Deals, our online store.

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How AMOLED technology works

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It’s no doubt that you’ve heard the words “Super AMOLED” or “AMOLED” before. Not only is it a technology, but the words are oft thrown about in marketing to catch your attention, too. But, many of us don’t know what AMOLED technologies are and how they affect our smartphones. There’s quite a lot too them and a lot happening behind-the-scenes, but we’re going to give you a quick technical overview of how this specific display panel works and how it affects your smartphone.

Join us after the break!

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Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Best Android tablets

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Tablets are often some of the most overlooked devices when it comes to Android. Tablets as a whole aren’t used nearly as much as phones, but they’re still excellent to have around. If you aren’t sure about buying a phone for a loved one this holiday season, a nice tablet will almost certainly do. There’s certainly not as many options out there as you might find with a phone, but there’s still some very high-end and premium tablets on the market.

We’re going to show you some of the best tablets on the market right now, and hopefully help you make a buying decision for a gift this holiday season. Be sure to join us after the break!

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Mobvoi Ticwatch 2 review

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You’ve heard all of the standard names when it comes to smartwatches — Huawei, Samsung, LG, Moto, TAG Heuer and so many more. But, one you probably haven’t heard of is Mobvoi, one of the first Chinese companies Google has backed since leaving the country in 2010. With that in mind, we’re a little intrigued about what the company has to offer, especially after its successful Kickstart campaign over and abundantly funded the development of its new smartwatch, the Ticwatch 2.

It’s not running Android Wear, but that’s largely because many of Google’s services aren’t available in China. Instead, it’s running a spinoff of Android — Ticwear 4.0. Sure, it makes you question where the watch is worth picking up or not, but you actually might be surprised.

Join us after the break for details.

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iClever BoostCare Reindeer Headphones review

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Christmas is just around the corner, and what better a gift than their very own pair of headphones? They can stop using your pair, and listen to their YouTube videos or music quietly with their own. But, there’s one pair you might specifically want to check out, especially with the holidays being almost here. iClever’s BoostCare Kids’ reindeer-inspired headphones are the perfect pair for any parent wanting to find some kid-friendly headphones that not only fit well, but let you control the volume as well.

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