Google and Samsung Team Up For Wear OS

Google’s operating system for wearables, dubbed Wear OS, is getting a shot in the arm. During the company’s Google IO developer conference, Google has announced it was teaming up with Samsung to work together on Wear OS, which will now replace Samsung’s home-grown Tizen OS on future models of Galaxy smartwatches. This means that Samsung […]

Spotify Adds Native Support for Wear OS Devices

You can now control your music through your (smart)watch After adding Spotify integration to Google Maps and Google’s native clock app, the two tech companies strengthen their partnership further by offering native Spotify support for all Wear OS devices. While there was a native Spotify app for Android Wear, the Wear OS version comes with a […]

The Samsung Galaxy Watch4 is now Powered by WearOS-based OneUI

The latest smartwatches of Samsung make a departure from Tizen and now use WearOS-based OneUI. Known as the Galaxy Watch4, the new smartwatches come with a 3-in-1 BioActive Sensor, which consists of Optical Heart Rate, Electrical Heart and Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis. Samsung explains that the new sensor array on the Galaxy Watch4 can measure blood oxygen and […]

OPPO Watch 41mm Review: The Best Form of WearOS?

Verdict: Despite looking very similar to the Apple watch, OPPO’s debut smartwatch is one of the better-looking ones out there. The two-button and touchscreen interface makes it easy to use, and its display is one of the brightest out there. However, WearOS’ notorious RAM management and battery life still needs a lot of improvement despite OPPO’s ColorOS tweaks […]

WearOS-Powered OPPO Watch 41mm Launches in the Philippines

OPPO continues to expand its ecosystem offerings in the Philippines with the OPPO Watch 41mm. OPPO’s debut smartwatch offering sports a 6000-series aluminum frame and a 1.6-inch AMOLED display and is powered by a Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor for Smart mode and Apollo3 processor for Power Saver mode. For software, the OPPO Watch 41mm uses […]

Fossil Debuts Gen 5 Smartwatch with WearOS, Snapdragon 3100

Now with better battery management Fossil updates its smartwatch portfolio with the Gen 5. The latest Fossil Smartwatch is powered by a Snapdragon 3100 chipset paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. It runs WearOS, and features three battery modes (battery, extended, time only) to increase its battery life. The Gen 5 sports […]

Traditional Watchmaker Fossil to Launch Android Wear Smart Watch Soon

Fossil Android Wear Smart Watch Anyone? “We believe a branded fashion experience will be the catalyst to further accelerate the connected accessory trend.” Fossil CEO Kosta Kartsotis Fossil and Intel have recently announced a partnership that will allow the traditional watchmaker company to enter the wearables category with their own line-up of smart watches powered […]

Cherry Mobile G2 Watch Hands-on: Low Cost Wearable

We go hands-on with the G2 watch from Cherry Mobile! Aside from the Selfie, Cherry Mobile also sent over their G2 Watch. The G2 Watch is a Cherry Mobile’s successor to their first (and rather flawed) G1, which used a tiny, tiny keyboard as an input method. The G2 relies entirely on its 1.44-inch touch-sensitive […]

More Filipinos Continue to Go Cashless in 2023 According to Visa

Just like the trend that Visa’s Consumer Payment Attitudes Study revealed for 2022, the trend for Filipinos going cashless continues in 2023. READ MORE: More Filipinos Use Mobile Wallets, Contactless Payments in 2022 In its latest infographic, Visa notes that cash payments have went down to 87% in 2023 compared to 96% in 2022, and […]

The Galaxy Ring Might Be the Next Era of Wearables

While this year’s Galaxy Unpacked highlighted the Galaxy S24 series and Galaxy AI, Samsung decided to do a “one more thing” with a teaser of the Galaxy Ring. Samsung allocated a few minutes teasing this new wearable, ending with what appears to be the official look of the Galaxy Ring. READ MORE: –5 Killer Galaxy […]

Bose QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds Review: Premium Audio Candy

Review Verdict: The Bose QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds are the best TWS you can buy in the Philippines regardless of price if you are after top-notch wireless audio quality that’s straightforward to use. Pros: -Bright and warm overall soundstage -Best spatial audio implementation on a pair of wireless earbuds -Straightforward companion app and touch controls Cons: […]

HONOR Magic V2 Review Philippines: Almost perfect

HONOR Magic V2 Review Philippines: HONOR’s latest foldable is one of the best you can buy in the Philippines today, sporting almost impossibly thin dimensions, excellent performance, and fantastic cameras. It’s also especially durable, living outside a case for the large majority of its time with us without any problems whatsoever. Pros Very thin to […]