The original just launched a few months ago. Based on my experience with it, I doubt the one launching this spring will be much better though. There’s a lot to fix.
HTC made an epic infographic explaining why Android updates are so terrible.
At this point, there is already a clear departure from smart-watch-norm: A round case. Which begs the question: why are square-shaped smart watches so ubiquitous? Well, when you start from a computer instead of a watch, it’s no surprise. For the last decade, the vast majority of computers have utilized a rectangular display. After designing this concept, I can understand why most companies would shy away from taking on the challenges a round interface presents.
Slapping a mini-phone on a wristband isn’t going to cut it.
OMG I can totally relate.
First person to send me a photo of Jay-Z with an iPhone taken after this announcement wins a prize.
Sad that I even had to write this.
iOS takes up ~1 GB. Android does too, but Samsung added so much junk to the GS4 that it needs an extra ~7 GB.
Samsung plays up the MicroSD card slot, but you can’t install apps on the card.
Another problem: I noticed a lot of legacy features from the GS3 still on the GS4 like S Voice, the shitty Siri wannabe that no one uses thanks to Google Now.
The phone hasn’t launched yet.