Pixel Buds 2: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

I am one of the (unfortunate?) early adopters of Pixel Buds 2. There has been a lot of press about them and equal amounts of complaints about their stability.

This brief review will list some of my likes and dislikes and link to my community post at Google Support…


UPDATE: 17-11-2020

Since the release of firmware version 552 back in September the buds are now mostly reliable. The periodic cut-outs/balance-shift issue appears to be resolved and the other issues do not occur frequently enough to cause frustration.

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Fossil Sport – One Year Later

With social isolation locking me down – here in Victoria, Australia – I thought it would be a good opportunity to revisit my first ever smartwatch.

As I posted earlier, for my 40th last year I treated myself to my first ever smartwatch. I wanted a wearOS device because I prefer Google to Apple but I was forewarned that wearOS did not have a very good reputation.

I spent a few months playing with the settings, found a setup that I liked and I haven’t had too many complaints. Even better, there have been some updates pushed out that seem to have reduced some of the lag I noticed early on.

What follows in this article are some “quality-of-life” tips that I have learned over the past year:

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