samsung watch

Just to be clear, I still think the Apple watch is the best of a generation, that is, the first smart watch generation.  But I’m already looking to the next one and with the Samsung Gear S and LG Urbane, I think I already see it. First the Gear S.  I’ve been using it for 2 weeks… Read More

There are two ways to write a pebble app, use c code and release to the Pebble store, or as I have done with NewsSnacker, write in JavaScript and release to the Pebble app store.  They only problem is Apple has not released an update to allow iOS users to install apps written in JavaScript.  … Read More

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As it has been reported, the battery life on the Moto360 is so poor you cannot even for a full day.  However, there is hope.  The most recent firmware update had improved the battery life significantly.  So much so that users are reporting more then a day usage.  This assumes you are not using ‘always’… Read More

Its been 24 hours since the Apple Watch debut.  Now that we have seen more pictures of the watch and learned a bit more about it, I think I can finally give my impressions.  This of course is tempered by the fact I have not seen it in person and there are still things we… Read More

That was quick!  As soon as the Moto 360 smart watch went on sale it sold out.  What does that tell us in the wearable world?  That looks matter!  I have been pounding on this point over and over again, and just yesterday when I wrote about the Samsung gear 2 s, looking better, but… Read More

I got the Google LG G watch after Google I/O to try out the new API and if I could implement a push service using my site  Simple enough idea, I want to write a protocol that will only send message to my watch when something big breaks.  However, after just 24 hours I… Read More

Although Google will not directly build the watch themselves, they are working with HTC, LG, Motorola and Samsung.  A bit surprised Samsung is working with them given they have their own watch, but there you go.  I may have said this before, but I think watches running the Android wearable system will have a leg… Read More

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So combine this with the Pebble Apps store announcement, and we are getting pretty close to the next full expression of what a Pebble can be.  Already I’m seeing caloric burning counter beta apps coming out for Pebble 2.0.  Nice. Here is the press release email thing.. We have just released a release candidate for… Read More

I have no idea how long it will be on sale, or how many they have, but this is pretty good price for stepping into the smart watch world. Doing pretty well on customer reviews as well given its still not fully baked.   Customer Rating(4):    3.5  (143 customer reviews) [ cialis okay… Read More

kanji pebble

I have been using the iphone 4 for a long time now.  It works well.  I had it jailbroken and customized to do what I want. Never did update to the iPhone 4S and also skipped out on the five because I was too invested in the old docking station.  So much so, I had… Read More

I have the Pebble watch and love it especially now that I have finally made the jump from iPhone to Android, but that is another story.  The Pebble watch has not lived up to the hyped expectations, but it has performed the basics.  And its the basics that makes the Pebble great. And then comes… Read More

Let the smart watch war begin.  Now to be fair, the Pebble is not from a major player and thus does not have the money to fight a full fight, however, the Pebble is able to surprisingly hold its own from a use point of view.  So lets compare the Gear and the Pebble.  BTW,… Read More

The news has already been out there, Samsung will release their watch Sept 4th beating Apple to the punch.  Apple may not be too worried about this since rumors hold that there will not be an Apple compatible version of the app anytime soon. One can even question if Apple would allow this in the… Read More

OK, so we still have yet to see the Promise on iOS unjailbroken fully realized, but we are getting closer.  A few days back a new App was deployed in the App store called Smartwatch Pro.  This app give those non jailbroken iPhone users a little closer to their Android brethren.  Here4 is what version… Read More

Today Pebble released update 1.2.   So far, the only thing I have noticed is Gmail support.  But that is huge. I know with Android you can already do this with various tools, but for non jailbroken iOS users, this is a great new function. Now this is not the greatest thing in the world if… Read More

pebble watch

So its been just over 2 weeks (fortnight) that I’ve been using the Pebble constantly and here is what I have discovered.  Its VERY limited with my iPhone.  I’m sitting on 6.3.1 and have not bothered to jailbreak yet (been really busy lately) so the only thing that works is phone numbers, text and music… Read More

This was a question posted on Reddit.  It brought up a good conversation, but I think I can condense it into a few point to help you decided between buying a Pebble or other smart watch now, or wait for the Apple iWatch. Before I bought my Pebble through kick starter a year ago, got… Read More

Almost exactly a year in fact I wrote about an Apple smart watch. It makes sense given what can be done with siri. Well now rumors are flying around ( broken by mobilegeeks and  BI ) that Apple is finally getting around to building a watch. Given the move to more portable and wearable computing,… Read More

pebble smart watch

I could be wrong, but I think with the Pebble Smart watch,  we are looking at the most successful kickstarter project I have seen, not that I have seen lots of kickstarter projects.  Not only did these guys raise enough money to start the company; after being rejects by plenty of VC’s BTW, they are… Read More

This watch is not on the market yet, but basically its a smart watch that lets you load applications.  Using bluetooth, it will connect to your iphone or android and get alerts, run apps and who knows what other apps will come in time. The phone is called the Pebble and its on Kickstarter. (Check… Read More