WITH SMARTS

TH­ESE TIME­PIECES DO MORE THAN JUST TELL THE TIME, THANKS TO A LIT­TLE HELP FROM THIS LIT­TLE LOT…

Australian T3 - - ESSENTIAL APPS -

FOR TYP­ISTS

APP FLEKSY Staunchly refuse to re­move your phone from your pocket? You can type replies on the Galaxy Gear’s 1.63-inch screen. Tak­ing up three-quarters of the dis­play, this key­board app in­cludes ges­ture con­trols and, thank­fully, auto-cor­rect. FREE, GALAXY GEAR

FOR RUN­NERS

APP RUNKEEPER Once paired with the ac­com­pa­ny­ing An­droid or iOS app, this will keep you bang up-to-date with all your vi­tal statis­tics – cur­rent run time, dis­tance trav­elled and av­er­age speed – with­out you need­ing to break your stride. FREE, PEB­BLE, GALAXY GEAR

FOR SPIES

APP RE­MOTE SHOT Con­trol your smart­phone’s cam­era via Blue­tooth us­ing your watch. View a live feed from the cam­era on your wrist and press the shut­ter at the crit­i­cal mo­ment. Also use­ful for snap­ping per­fectly timed group por­traits. $3.15, SONY SMART­WATCH 2

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