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 [...]
Is it time for smartwatches yet? And are smartwatches something that the mass-market will be interested in?
This is a question that Pebble, Sony, Motorola and others are trying to answer. So far, the Pebble smartwatch has got a lot of attention, being the biggest project on Kickstarter ever. The figures speak for themselves – $10 million raised within a month (way beyond the initial $100,000 target) and 85,000 pre-orders.
The difference between Pebble and Sony’s Smartwatch is Sony is trying to cram the full Android experience into a 1.5-inch screen. But you can’t really enjoy playing Angry Birds on such a small screen, even though Sony has [...]
If we didn’t convince you to snag the Sony SmartWatch the first time we reported about it, maybe this time you might consider finally scoring one for yourself or your loved one.
But where to get it from? Of course, from your ever dependable Verizon Wireless online store, which is now selling for $149.97.
So, are you ready to part ways with that amount of money? To help you make a decision, let us quickly review the features of the Sony SmartWatch. Or better, let us take a look at how Verizon Wireless is selling this snazzy wearable computer.
According to Verizon, the Sony SmartWatch connects to your Android smartphone via [...]