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Android Wear hacking

Hacking Android Wear: What you can do — and if you should do it at all

If it exists, we can hack it — and that includes our Android Wear smartwatches Android on your wrist is still Android. That means it's still Linux, and people will want to do more than the simple user interface provides. We get it. We paid for these devices, and some of us want to do whatever we...
Block Android apps in Android Wear

How to block app notifications in Android Wear

It's easy to keep apps from sending notifications to your Android Wear smartwatch If there's one thing you'll quickly learn using an Android Wear smartwatch such as the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live or Moto 360 — any wearable device, really — it's which notifications are important, and which...
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How to change the strap on your Android Wear watch

A new strap changes both the look and feel of your new Android watch So you have Android strapped to your wrist with your new LG G Watch or Samsung Gear Live. Pretty cool, isn't it? We know both devices are far from perfect, and Android Wear is still in its infancy, but chances are you'll be...
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Moto 360 2015

Hands-on with the Moto 360 (2015)

One of the most popular first-gen Android Wear watches has finally gotten the refresh it so desperately needed. Plans for a refresh to the Moto 360 have leaked from every possible direction over the last couple of weeks, but today Motorola has made its new Android Wear lineup official....
2015 Moto 360 exploded

Moto 360 (2015) Specs

Motorola has finally pulled the curtains off their updated Moto 360, and with that comes a lot of questions about what makes this an update over the previous version. There's a lot more to this new Moto 360 than a visual update, and it couldn't have come at a better time. Here's a quick look...
Motorola announces the Moto 360 (2015) family

Motorola announces the Moto 360 (2015) family

Arguably the most talked about Android Wear watch of the first generation, the Moto 360 has been more in need of a refresh than most. Despite not being a totally circular watch, the original Moto 360 turned heads with it's nearly bezel-less design and clean, simple design. We've seen plenty...
A fresh look at the Huawei Watch

A fresh look at the Huawei Watch

Huawei thinks your smartwatch should look and feel like a watch all the time. So far, we agree with the sentiment. It has been a little more than six months since we last saw Huawei on a stage talking about its entry into Android Wear, and now that you can actually put money down for one of...
Huawei Watch

Huawei Watch available to preorder today!

The Huawei Watch is now officially official — be sure to check out our complete and updated hands-on — and you can order one starting today! In the U.S. it'll be available starting at $349 from GetHuawei.com, the Google Store, Amazon and Best Buy. Preorders will start shipping Sept. 17....
ASUS ZenWatch 2

ZenWatch 2: A second look at ASUS' second Android Wear effort

For a number of months — say, November 2014 to somewhere around March 2015 — ASUS had what we could say was one of the best-looking Android Wear offerings out there. The original ZenWatch brought some curvy style to nerds' wrists (mine included). But it was fairly quickly usurped by the likes...
Moto 360 unveil

Motorola is going to unveil the next-gen Moto 360 on September 8

The second-generation Moto 360 has been leaked extensively over the last few weeks, with Motorola's upcoming smartwatch expected to offer more customization options when compared to its predecessor. It looks like Motorola will unveil the smartwatch on September 8, according to an image shared by...
Several Android Wear watches connect with the iPhone

LG G Watch, Moto 360 and other Android Wear watches can connect to the iPhone

Despite Google's claim that the LG Watch Urbane is the only current-generation hardware that would be supported in Android Wear on iOS, it appears as though many other watches can connect as well. We have been able to connect a Moto 360, LG G Watch and others, with some issues along the way. For...
Android Wear gets official support for the iPhone

Android Wear gets official support for the iPhone

Google has announced that Android Wear, its software for smartwatches, now works with the iPhone. The software allows you to get your notifications at a glance, track workouts and fitness goals, and custom reminders. From Google: Get your info at a glance: Check important info like phone...
Moto 360 Sport renders leak

Moto 360 Sport renders surface with more shots of the second-gen customization options

The upcoming second-gen Moto 360 has been all but announced by Motorola, but a new leak is now revealing that the company may be releasing a Sport model of the watch as well. It has been rumored that Motorola would be releasing the watch in both a small and large variant this year, but the...

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