Google IO 2016 Coverage

Pebble is counting down to a mystery announcement on May 24th

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Google may have announced Android Wear 2.0 at I/O 2016 last week, but it isn’t the only game in town when it comes to smartwatches. Pebble is a credible option when it comes to buying a smartwatch, appealing to users of both Android and iOS with its functionality. It’s been a little while since Pebble launched a new device, and it seems that something is afoot because Pebble has posted a countdown timer on its Twitter account alluding to an announcement being made tomorrow, May 24th. Read more

[Video] First look at Android Wear’s MODE bands

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Wearing the same watch day in, day out can be a little boring, but if you only have the one watch, what can you do? Luckily, if you have an Android Wear smartwatch you can now change straps, and thus the appearance of the watch, with the recently announced swap-and-switch MODE bands. Justin has got his hands on a couple of MODE bands, which you can see getting unboxed in the video below. Read more

I hate step counters, but I’m addicted to counting my steps

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Wearables. Huge companies are spending millions in marketing to make it seem like you need one. Smartwatches, fitness trackers, smart bracelets, smart rings, and more are just some of the types of wearables you might see. I personally didn’t think any of these items would be useful, but not to be ignorant with my opinion I decided to buy one to find out the truth about living with one.

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Global launch of Samsung’s Gear S2 Classic begins, available in China first

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Samsung first unveiled the Classic New Edition of its Gear S2 smart watch back at CES a couple of weeks ago, and today marks the beginning of its roll-out globally. China is the first country to be graced with the devices’ presence. The Gear S2 Classic New Edition models feature high-end materials and unique finishes, making for a premium experience.  Read more