Video: Android 6.0.1 Android Wear Gestures and Features Tour!

Give Motorola credit – they are pushing out this Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update to their Moto 360 line faster than anyone else, from what we can tell. As of the end of yesterday, the update seemed to be widely available on all of their watches, including the 1st gen, 2nd gen, and Moto 360 Sport. Because it’s so readily available, we grabbed it for each variant, updated, and took it for a spin on video to show off what’s new. After all, this is quite the big update, with new gestures, Doze, app permission controls, and more.  (more…)

T-Mobile’s Super Bowl Ad Suggests Other Carriers Would Ruin Drake’s Hotline Bling

This is T-Mobile’s Super Bowl ad, starring Aubrey Drake Graham. It suggests that the other carriers of the world would try to ruin the dancing magic that is Hotline Bling, because other “wireless carriers ruin everything.” Yeah, so, it’s actually not a very good commercial.

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Moto 360 Sport Unboxing and Tour!

The Moto 360 Sport, Motorola’s latest take on a sports-focused smartwatch, arrives here in the next couple of weeks. We are fortunate enough to now have one in house, so we thought we would unbox it and share some initial impressions. After all, this is the first time anyone has really used a live, real, model, since Motorola would only let us play with dummy units back when this watch was first introduced.

So what is the Moto 360 Sport? It’s a $299 fitness-focused Android Wear-powered smartwatch from Motorola that arrives in the US on January 7. It’ll hit the UK later this week.  (more…)

Pixel C and Keyboard Unboxing and Tour!

 

Android tablets are not something we talk much about these days, because unfortunately for Android tablets, most aren’t really worth talking about. In fact, there aren’t many manufacturers even making them anymore, so our job of ignoring them has become pretty easy. But here or there, someone introduces one worth a look. Like, we gave the Galaxy View tablet/TV monitor/wtf-is-that-plastic-stand-thingy a short look because at least it was doing something different. And that’s why we are about to take a short journey with Google’s new Pixel C tablet.  (more…)

Video: Samsung Galaxy View Hands-on and First Impressions

The Galaxy View tablet from Samsung, available on November 20 from AT&T, is large. There’s nothing else to say about its size. The device features an 18.4″ Full HD display, powered by a Exynos octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM. We received a unit from AT&T, preloaded with all of the DIRECTV and NFL Sunday Ticket goodies, so allow me to share my first impressions with you.  (more…)