Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

The Pixel Watch exceeded expectations — now it needs to be as good as Samsung

Pixel Watch on top of air bubbles
The Pixel Watch 2 is a golden opportunity for Google to prove it’s serious about wearables. | Photography by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

After I reviewed the Pixel Watch last year, skeptics kept asking me the same questions over and over again: Do you think Google’s actually going to keep this thing going? Do you think it’s going to ax the Pixel Watch if it doesn’t sell?

These are fair questions to ask. Despite being among the first to the wearable scene in 2014, it let Android Wear and then Wear OS languish for years. Plus, Google’s graveyard of abandoned projects is notoriously vast. While I was pretty confident we’d see a Pixel Watch 2, I didn’t think the Pixel Watch — a better-than-expected debut with some very first-gen flaws — would succeed to the degree it did. During Q4 2022 (aka the holiday season), Google leapfrogged Samsung to become the No. 2 bestselling…

Continue reading…

Join The Exclusive Subscription Today And Get Premium Articles For Free
Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

Colin Grabow Danish energy firm Ørsted recently announced that it was scrapping plans for two wind projects off the coast of New Jersey. Known...

Editor's Pick

While the UAW strike continues, and the debate on how much it matters in the scheme of things rages on, other wage trends are...

Editor's Pick

We are so excited that is now offering you our ACP plugins, we had to write about it for today’s Daily, especially since...

Editor's Pick

How many of you have heard me say that commodities are inherently volatile? Clearly, from this chart, you can see that after the oil...