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Screenshot in Android Wear

How to take a screenshot on your Android Wear device

Quick Android Wear screenshots are easy to do, all it takes is a few steps While not the biggest deal ever, taking a screenshot on your Android Wear device has been a hassle since launch. That is until now, with the latest Lollipop and Android Wear app updates enabling remote screenshot capture...
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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There comes a time when you just need to tell your watch to shut up.

How to use Theater mode on Android Wear (and why you might want to)

One of the complaints many early Android Wear users had was actually a complaint from everyone around those users: their watches kept lighting up in a dark theaters. My variant on this complaint was a little bit different. I like to dance in my bedroom, in the dark. Totally in the dark, I will...
Moto 360

You can finally buy a Moto 360 with a metal band in India for ₹19,999

Motorola has started to offer the Moto 360 with Light Metal and Dark Metal bands in India, although the pricing at ₹19,999 ($315) makes it one of the costliest smartwatches available in the country. It doesn't look like the Light Gold option will be available for the Moto 360 in India....
Android Wear companion app update brings fresh design, a few neat features

Android Wear companion app update brings fresh design, a few neat features

While we all wait for the next OS update to hit our Android Wear watches, the companion app is getting a refresh. The latest Android Wear app brings a solid design refresh and a few new features, but some of them will require you to wait for your Android Wear smartwatch to get the latest...
Android Wear setup

This week's sidebar poll: Do you use a smartwatch?

Smartwatches are no longer one of those things we'll see in the future. Ever since Pebble first brought smartwatches to the masses, the market keeps growing and the whole concept gets closer to perfection. We're not there yet, but seeing the way wrist computing has evolved from a basic wristband...
Android Wear gets support for Wifi, hands-free flicks and drawable emoji in new update

Android Wear gets support for Wifi, hands-free flicks and drawable emoji in new update

Google will launch a software update for Android Wear smartwatches soon that will add many new features, including some that won't require the use of a phone. Google will also add some hands-free features to Android Wear devices in the next update, such as flicking a wrist to move to a new card...
Always know when - and how - to block.

How to block app notifications from your Android Wear watch

Smartwatches can keep us more connected than ever, bringing notifications to our wrists, but that blessing can turn into a curse. An intrusive or overbearing app can make your Android Wear experience a pestilence, whether it means to or not, but thankfully, there is something you can do about it...
Moto Connect adds social sharing for custom Moto 360 faces

Moto Connect adds social sharing for custom Moto 360 faces

Motorola's smartwatch app lets you share photos of your customizations for everyone to see. Moto Connect has always been good for those extra tricks on Motorola accessories, but the latest update adds a social component to your Moto 360 modifications. The app lets you modify the Motorola-...
Field Trip adds Android Wear support in latest update

Field Trip update lets you explore right from your wrist

Android Wear support has been added to the exploration app Field Trip, bringing site information right to your wrist. Field Trip, the popular exploration app from Google's Niantic Labs, has received an update which brings full Android Wear support to the app. With the new support users will be...
Google Store discounts the Moto 360 to $165 with free shipping

Google Store discounts the Moto 360 to $165 with free shipping

It looks like today's the day to nab a Moto 360 if you've been on the fence, as Google is now offering the Android Wear beauty from its online store for just $165 with free shipping. The deal marks the Moto 360 down to $165 from its original $249 price tag. For that money, you'll be able to...
Moto 360 deal at Best Buy

Save $100 when you buy a Moto 360 and an Android phone from Best Buy

Best Buy will take $100 off the total when purchasing a Moto 360 and a new Android smartphone in-store through April 18. We have already seen the price drop on the Moto 360, and now Best Buy is offering another in-store deal on top to make it even sweeter. Now through April 18, when purchasing a...

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