Tech Spotlight: Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the most anticipated game console of 2017, after a short video released back in October. This sneak peek got a lot of us excited about this new console. I might just skip getting the Nintendo 3DS and just go over to the Switch and call it a day. The Nintendo Switch goes on sale March 3, 2017  which is a skip away as fast as this year is already going by with a starting price $299.99.

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SDE Spotlight: Tech Talk – Samsung Galaxy Note 7 After Death

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I was one of the people to pre-order this phone because of all the hype surrounding it and seeing videos of people getting to use the phone I really wanted to get this phone it was going to be the phone I stay with instead of upgrading every year like I usually do because it did everything I wanted my phone to do.

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SDE Spotlight: Tech Talk Samsung Gear Fit 2

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The gear fit 2 came out in 2015 and a few weeks ago if you preordered the Note 7 like I did you had the choice between a 256gb memory card or the gear fit 2 as a free gift. I chose the gear because I never had a smart watch I thought about the memory card and since the base model of the Note 7 comes with 64gb and I already have music and photos on the 64gb memory card 128gb was good enough for me.

So far I’ve had this for a month I wanted to use it for a while in daily life before coming out with this tech talk. After having it this long I came to the conclusion that I should of chose the 256gb when I had the chance.

I really do enjoy having a smart watch it’s something I didn’t think I would use everyday until I had it. This watch has minimal features it literally has about 14 features that I have used over the last month of having this watch.

  • Time (Obviously!)
  • Calorie Counter
  • Steps Counter
  • exercise tracker
  • Floors Counter
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • Water Intake
  • Caffeine Intake
  • Together App (Work out w/Friends)
  • Find My Phone
  • Timer
  • Stopwatch
  • Music Player
  • Notifications

I enjoyed this watch while it was still fresh out of the box now that I have worn it almost everyday the strap seems to have loosen up and with the flick of my wrist or the slightest touch to the wristband it pops off my arm. Now the first time it happened I almost lost it, my wrist hit something and my watch fell clean off and hit the ground luckily someone told me and I picked it up right away. I picked up the habit of checking for the watch often because you really will not feel it dangling off your arm sometimes.

 If I lost this watch I wouldn’t even be mad it was free and the default wristband isn’t secure enough for it to live up to being a fitness tracker. With that being said I don’t want to lose the watch so I did just order a few wristbands from a 3rd Party sellers that looks good enough to keep the watch on my arm.

Enough of that big negative on to what I love about the watch. I love that I can leave my home without my phone for a quick walk around the block. Load a playlist onto the gear and with my Bluetooth headphones set out into the day. The sync between the gear fit 2 and non-Samsung Android phones was seamless I had had my LG Stylo 2 when I got the watch and all I needed to do was download the s health app to keep track of my progress. It is a very convenient watch to have if your into fitness like myself I like to know what I did throughout the day.

I used all of them but the together app I havent come across someone that will compete with me yet so I’m waiting for the day that app becomes useful. Overall I will say that as a tech person I love my watch I need this unnecessary device in my life to help keep me on top of things I will give Samsung the thumbs up for this device the strap is trash but the watch does what it is suppose to.

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SDE Spotlight: Tech Talk Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the newest anticipated phone  coming out for Android this month. Sadly we didn’t get into the Samsung Event that happened in New York this month. But I have the phone on pre-order.

I said that I was going to skip the Note 5 because it didn’t have expandable memory, all I could really think was if I wanted a iPhone I would get one. Then I skipped put on the Galaxy S6 and S7 series just because I wanted a Galaxy Note.  Continue reading

Tech Talk: Samsung Note Edge

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The Samsung Note Edge is one of the best phones I’ve owned. I upgraded to this phone in August 2015 so I’ve used it for about 7 months now and I really love it. I’ve been loyal to the Samsung family since the Samsung Galaxy S4 but I go further than that with The Samsung Instinct but lets not bring up the old days. I got the phone because of the edge screen and the urge to try something new.  Continue reading

Tech Talk: Samsung Gear 2

I am a Techie at heart I have the need to upgrade my gadgets as often as they come out and every few months I do just that. I was never into smart watches but this new Gear S2 has caught my eye it comes in 2 different styles. Silicone wristband (shown left) and Leather wristband (shown right). The wristbands are interchangeable so there is no worries about not being able to switch up your style. I love the simplicity of an actual watch. I never really liked the square and rectangle face of smartwatches but one that looks like a watch will always be timeless. I know some other companies have smartwatches like this but they don’t have widgets and other fascinating features like Gear S2.

I have read some comments about the prices are over $350. I want to say that Samsung may stick with that price or shoot higher but I would like the watch to be around the $250 to free price range so fingers crossed.

Samsung Gear S2 Website

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