After focusing a Sunday Musings on wearables last month and toying with the idea of getting a smartwatch for about a week, I finally caved and purchased the Samsung Gear Live from the Google Play Store. Within two days, the smartwatch was at my doorstep and ready for use. Below are a few thoughts and considerations for the device, along with a wishlist for improvements. You will also find a few app recommendations sprinkled in.
Ahead of the purchase, I had read a good amount of complaints about the Gear Live’s band and the way that you snap it into position on your wrist. I actually don’t have any problem with getting the band on my wrist and it fits comfortably. [Read more…]