Tag: Smartwatches

Looks like the rugged Amazfit smartwatch is getting a more durable upgrade

The Amazfit T-Rex is getting apparently getting a successor. The new rugged smartwatch is rumored to get improved water resistance and new sensors. The wearable could launch in India soon. The Amazfit T-Rex from last year is a great value-for-money smartwatch with rugged charms. It’s also highly durable, offers a 20-day battery life, and features […]

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‘OK, Google’ is broken for some Wear OS smartwatches

‘OK Google’ detection is broken for at least some Wear OS smartwatch owners. Users have occasionally reported problems in recent months, too. It’s not certain when there will be a fix. If you ask your Google-powered smartwatch for help and don’t get an answer, you’re not alone. Numerous users on Issue Tracker, Reddit, and elsewhere […]

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Third-party apps are finally heading to Huawei smartwatches

Credit: Kris Carlon / Android Authority Huawei is opening its smartwatch platform to third-party developers. This means apps made outside of the company’s walls will be available to install on its devices. Fitness app Fitify becomes the first such app available. Huawei employs solid hardware in its smartwatches but they’re often let down by basic, […]

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Why Samsung should ditch Tizen for Wear OS (and why it shouldn’t)

Credit: Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority Opinion post by Jimmy Westenberg When Google launched Android Wear in 2014, it did so with the help of two smartphone OEMs that wanted to help kickstart the smartwatch landscape on Android. The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live were the first two Android Wear-powered watches to hit […]

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Garmin’s latest fitness watch is built to last up to 80 days with solar charging

Garmin has launched the Enduro smartwatch designed for professional athletes. The wearable packs a 70-day battery life extendable up to 80 days with solar charging. It also features advanced training metrics along with all the basic fitness tracking features. Garmin is known for making excellent fitness watches that are built for specific use cases. Some […]

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