It’s still the early days for smartwatches. With the first few Android Wear devices on the market and a 3rd one on the horizon we have a pretty good glimpse of what wearables might be like. Android Wear is exciting and feels generations ahead of what came before it. But like any burgeoning technology, the hardware and software are going to grow exponentially with each generation.
As somebody who would want to buy a smartwatch, it might be important to consider how long they will last before becoming obsolete. After all, $200 being the low end, it’s hardly an impulse buy for most people. Just how long will a generation be for smartwatches? That’s a difficult thing to [...]
It looks like the wait is over for those of you waiting to get your wrists on the Samsung Gear Fit. Amazon has updated their website to show the Gear Fit is now in stock but may require an extra 1-2 days to process. The Gear Neo is also in stock and ready to order, however Amazon is reporting that the Gear 2 is out of stock. The availability comes with a report from Android Central who stated that preorders for the Samsung Gear Fit, Gear Neo and Gear 2 have started shipping.
The Gear 2 is the latest version of Samsung’s premium smartwatch, whereas the Gear 2 Neo removes the camera and changes up the build quality, opting for more of a plasticky, sporty build. The [...]