Qualcomm Toq SmartWatch + Augmented SmartWatch Pro

The evolution of Augmented on the Sony SW2 brings together context-aware watchfaces, always on at a glance info, and truly hands-free alerts. The biggest (and a big one) downside is the < 24 hours battery life (due to the watchface). Hopefully Sony can make improvements in their next promising firmware update. I decided to look … Continue reading

Release Notes for Version 6.8+

Current Release: Version 7.4.2  Market Link  Free Trial Version of 7.4.2: Link Updated Sony SW2 Detailed User Guide http://bit.ly/1goDckv Upcoming in Version 7.4.3 Overall Performance Tweaks New in Version 7.4.2 Fixed Weather null issue – long standing issue when Augmented is stopped unexpectedly. Android Wear Added next upcoming meeting in background image (configurable in settings) Phone Battery status in top … Continue reading

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see … Continue reading

# of Smart Watches “Sold”

Nice thing about the Android Play store is that the # of downloads of a specific app can be determined via public information. Appbrain can be used to figure out when certain download thresholds have been crossed. For example, Pebble recently (Nov 13, 2013) crossed over the 100K mark – meaning 100K users have installed … Continue reading