The idea for Ant.FM came from me switching from listening to music on the free Spotify (with ads) to listening to music on Youtube. Youtube provides most music ad free, but requires me to re-visit the web page to select the next track.
I wanted to build a site that can queue up youtube video’s and play them one after another. Whether it is the full album, top tracks from an artist or a playlist the user has created.
The current build is at a very early stages: http://www.anthonydillon.com/ant.fm
Moto360 is an excellent piece of kit. But I found flicking my wrist the wake the screen up is annoying, slow and didn’t always work. After seeing other smart watches with an always on feature. I started looking around for an equivalent setting on my watch.
After looking around the settings I stumbled on the Ambient screen setting. After turning this on now my watch works exactly how I want it to. The time is displayed on a small movement in any direction for a quick glace.
To turn Ambient screen on follow these steps:
1. Pull down from the watch face to view notifications
2. Scroll right until to reach settings
3. Click the gear to access settings
4. Scroll down until you see Ambient screen
5. Turn on Ambient screen
I know what your thinking, “but want the run the battery flat in no time?”. Well, I’ve had it on for weeks now and I honestly haven’t seen a decrease in battery life enough for me to notice.
So give it ago and let me know what you think.