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How to get the best of your low end smartwatch

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On April 1, 2015 I wrote an article about how to get the best of your U8 smartwatch, it turned out to be the most read content om my website, summing now more than 88k visits.

The article shows a way to enhance the U8 smartwatch capabilities with the help of Tasker, an app available on the google play store.

Even if my original article targeted the U8 smartwatch by U Watch, indeed the concepts and ideas fit well also ...

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U8 SmartWatch Voice Commands

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Hi everybody!

It turns out that our astonishing watch can perform voice commands to the phone.
And that's good news! You can perform as Michael Knight and women will tear their air to be at your side.

I thought about this possibility long time ago' but foolishly I supposed that there was no way to stream my fucking voice from the watch to the phone (except during a phone call), now I've discovered I was wrong.

When the watch is ...

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How to send short text messages from your U8 smartwatch

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With this entry I should gain a mention from U8 boss, whoever he is.

It's a shame that the wrist dialer can transmit to the phone only ~ 40 numbers, otherwise all this stuff could be even more cool. But first things first...

Some one told you that your cheap and stupid smartwatch can't send text messages?

Well, he was wrong! At least a bit wrong. Actually you can send very short text messages from your wrist and here I'll tell ...

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U8 smartwatch - Calculator App - Proof of Concept

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This is a proof of concept of how we can develop a simple calculator app (basic operations over two numbers) for the U8 smartwatch taking advantage from the tasker+notification method described in my prevoius post. Read the "How to get the best of your U8 smartwatch" entry before going on if you've not done it yet.

Your Smartwatch Loves Tasker!

Since the whole post series about U8 smartwatch and tasker had a good following, I decided to ...

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How to get the best of your U8 smartwatch

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Yesterday my new U8 smartwatch arrived to me after a long trip around the world.
I'm happy with it, ok it is not as smart as the samsung gear or the sony smartwatch, but it's a super cheap product and you can't expect too much from it.

Nevertheless it has some nice functionalities:

  • receive and make calls from your watch
  • receive phone notifications
  • control your camera and take photos
  • sync your phonebook and call log
  • play music
  • anti lost feature
  • barometer, altimeter and pedometer

Wow, but it's not my intention to talk here about such things, there are trillions of youtube videos reviewing them on youtube.

Here I want to deepen how we can use two of such functions in ...

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Your Smartwatch Loves Tasker!

Your Smartwatch Loves Tasker!

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