Over the past months, we’ve seen a slow but steady stream of smartwatches appearing on the market. Some of the more recent ones that we reported on are the Sony Smartwatch, which runs the full Android OS, and the yet to be released Pebble smartwatch, which is designed to function as a companion to your smartphone, via Bluetooth.
Both the Sony Smartwatch and the Pebble go for $150 or less. Now the Motorola MOTOACTV smartwatch, which was released last year along the Droid RAZR, is getting a $100 price cut from the original $250. The new $149 price tag should make the GPS tracker/MP3 player more competitive with the Sony Smartwatch and Pebble.
The MOTOACTV is [...]
Our phones aren’t just for making calls anymore, with the advent of the smartphone introducing the ability to check e-mail, surf the web, watch videos, listen to music and take pictures. Along these lines, we are also heading for a world where our watches aren’t just for telling time anymore. I personally haven’t worn a wristwatch since I got my first cell phone, but if you do then you’ll be interested in the concept of a “smartwatch.” The idea is slowly gaining traction, with Sony’s Smartwatch and the Motorola MOTOACTV being the more popular devices.
If you use MOTOACTV, you’ll be happy to [...]
Who wears wristwatches anymore these days? After all, we have our phones to tell the time.
People who share this sentiment may want to reconsider, now that some hipper and positively geekier smart watches have come bursting into the time-telling scene. Two of the most popular offerings were released by Sony, with its SmartWatch, and Motorola’s, with the MOTOACTV. Incidentally, the two companies have just rolled out the latest software updates for their smart watches.
Sony SmartWatch update
If you were peeved at Sony for not letting the screen of its SmartWatch show the time in standby mode, you’ll be glad to hear that the issue has been rectified. [...]