This past week has been a combination of joy and despair for me.
To start off, the grandaddy of contactless mobile payments is coming back and in a big way. Google Commerce announced this past week that they have basically acquired competitor Softcard, the product of a late 2010 joint venture from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. Continue reading The Impusle: Google Wallet Reborn, Pebble Time Already Funded & My Nexus 7 Blacks Out
I’ve got some exciting posts coming over the next few days. I’ll tell you the best Chromebook you can buy, and it’s not what you think (hint: it runs Windows 8). I’ve spent some quality time with an e-reader (yes, the kind with an E Ink display) that runs Android and comes with Google Play. I’ve replaced my favorite, perfect-sized and bamboo-clad 1st gen moto x with the geometric, glass giant that is the Sony Xperia Z3V. Later next month, I’ll put out my thoughts of my past 4 months with the moto 360 and why I’m wearing it instead of my much loved Pebble Steel.
Don’t want to wait? I don’t blame you. Check out my newest post about the new Narrative Clip and the updated mobile app. You can even check out the newest episode of my podcast.
P.S. – The Boston snow still ain’t bothering me 😀
Pebble watches are now bonafide activity trackers. Jawbone’s UP and UP24 activity tracker bands were just the start of the company’s fitness tracking ambitions, as the company announced at the beginning of this month a move towards integrating all types of devices with its software. Along with Apple’s Health Kit in iOS 8 and Google’s Android Wear (integration announced but not yet available), Pebble has now been added to the list of devices that connect with Jawbone’s UP service. Continue reading Pebble Gets UP, Wet & Cheaper