Tag Archives: Android Wear

Seven magnificent use cases for Android Wear

[Edit – I had Jerry’s “run them off the road” quote on the wrong context earlier – fixed.] You know, I like the Android Central podcast. I drive a lot for my job, hours at a time, so I have … Continue reading

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Android Wear 5.1.1: WTF update and why Bubble Cloud Launcher is still needed

The big stream, little pipe problem Android wear is actually version 1.3.0.2166028, but most folks refer to the Android OS version that’s pushing it – currently 5.1.1. In an earlier post about Wear, I complained about the lack of options … Continue reading

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Field report: Android Wear/Moto360 field test

What could be a greater test of the usability of Android Wear than a hectic trip to the most hectic place in America – Manhattan? We’ll rate the usefulness of the OS and share the resulting Battle Damage Assessment of … Continue reading

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Game on in wearables: Apple Watch vs. Android Wear

I’m a watch guy. I have several nice watches that cost more than an Apple watch, and I consider them fashion statements. None of them will be outmoded anywhere near as quickly as a modern ‘smart’ thing, which have lifecycles … Continue reading

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Android Wear – two WTFs and solutions

For the latest on this subject and Android Wear 5.1.1, see this post. OK, I am a big fan of Android Wear. I have been delighted (Motorola product managers will love that word) with my new Moto 360, and haven’t … Continue reading

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Android Wear and Smartwatches 2: Bringing back the joy

Okay, maybe you think I’m overdoing this. But yes…joy. I remember the first time I got a color computer — must have been a Mac II ci back in the early 90s — and I played some goofy video that … Continue reading

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Android Wear and Smartwatches: Finally the future

We had expectations when I was a kid. I used to watch rockets on TV, blasting off fairly regularly. We got to the moon — anything was possible, so we thought. Looking back, that was a bloody miracle. Star Trek was … Continue reading

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