As a wearable fan (already tried Fitbit and Android Wear) I didn't hesitate and last Christmas, I asked Santa Grapefruit for a Withings Activité Pop. After using it a couple for of days (both at work and on vacation) here are my thoughts:
Well... it happened. I bought myself a smartwatch. It was a long and inner debate between the LG G Watch R and the Moto 360, with the first winning it after quite a struggle. This article represents the first chapter of a two-part in depth review. First I will present the watch and all its ups and downs. Later on, in the second chapter, I will express my opinions regarding Android Wear and the whole experience behind it. But first things first, let's start with the LG G Watch R.
Back in October, I participated at UXMag's "Future of Wearable Technology" sketching contest where I got to win & present some of my ideas: an e-ink smartwatch and a pair of ring-controlled glasses. Like I said in a previous post, I will try to develop my sketching skills. Here is the full presentation of these concepts: