Would an Android Wear smartwatch be successful at $250? Or is it too expensive? What would be the right price for a device you wear on your wrist as an extension of the device you keep in your pocket? And what kind of features would you expect at that price level?
OnePlus, Motorola, Xiaomi… why is it so hard to buy their phones?
They call it a mechanical smart watch hybrid, and it is like nothing we've seen in recent smartwatches. Kairos Watches has taken a leather banded mechanical watch and overlaid a 1.4-inch PMOLED full color display at 40 percent transparency. The result is a great looking time piece that pops up messages from your Bluetooth connected Android phone.
This week in your world of Android: Motorola introduced the amazingly cheap Moto E, the hotly anticipated G3 broke cover, LG teased more G Pads, Samsung put a launch date on the Tab S, HTC revealed the beautiful One Mini 2, and we learned the possible launch date of the Android Silver program.
Apple and Motorola shake hands, ask courts to dismiss their patent lawsuits
In a joint statement this afternoon, Motorola Mobility, which is still owned by Google, and Apple have asked the federal appeals court in Washington to dismiss open patent lawsuits against each other. This puts an end to disputes that go back as far as 2010, but does not include any cross licensing deals.
Motorola says all smartwatches suck, and they have a point