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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...
Android Wear — LG G Watch

The first Android Wear watches arrive today — here are 10 more things you need to know

If you ordered a new Android Wear smartwatch — that'd be the LG G Watch or the Samsung Gear Live — you should see it very shortly, as early shipments are reaching doorsteps today. And on one hand (erm, wrist), these watches are simple creatures, devices on which to display the Android Wear...
Android Central 192: All About Android Wear

Android Central 192: All About Android Wear

We take up nearly this entire episode with Android Wear. What is it? Why would you want it? What is the smartwatch you have to have? Plus we answer your questions, live on air. Join us for the smartwatch revolution! Thing 1: Android Wear The complete list of Android Wear apps Android Wear app...
Moto 360

Hands-on with the Moto 360

Motorola's Android Wear watch is clearly the one to beat Conspiracy theories abound as to why we have to wait for the Moto 360 while two other Android Wear watches are now available for preorder. Maybe it's not ready. Maybe it's more expensive. Maybe it's got some super secret technology that...
Android Wear apps blacklist

How to blacklist apps 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, it's which notifications are important — and which ones you merely brush aside...
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Could ASUS be getting into the Android Wear game too?

ASUS teases something about time (i.e. a watch) for IFA 2014

Asus CEO Jerry Shen told an investors' conference earlier this month that the company could reveal an Android Wear smartwatch at IFA, and today its Twitter account this morning offered a teaser that likely points to such an announcement in just a few of weeks. The shape in the Twitter image...
Moto 360 shows up on Best Buy's website for $250

Moto 360 shows up on Best Buy's website for $250

The Moto 360 has made an appearance on Best Buy's website, complete with a price and specs. According to the retailer, Motorola's Android Wear-powered device will retail for $249.99. While this could be the final price, there's also a decent chance that it's merely a placeholder. Best Buy also...
Android Wear brightness settings

How to change screen brightness on Android Wear

Making your Android Wear screen as bright (or dim) as you like is easy Much has been written about how bright (or dim) the screens on both the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are. It seems like most people wish they were brighter while outside on a sunny summer day, and most people also think...
New Android Wear commercials show off smartwatch uses

New Android Wear commercials show off smartwatch uses

It looks like Google's getting ready for primetime with a series of TV-ready Android Wear commercials. Four videos have popped up on the official Android YouTube channel showing how you might use an Android-powered smartwatch while on safari, going out to a party, or surfing. The common tagline...
How to reset Android Wear

How to factory reset your Android Wear watch

There are a few reasons why you might want to factory reset your Android Wear smartwatch. You'll need to do so if you want to pair it to a new phone, or if you're selling it... or maybe you're having problems with it and want to start again from fresh software. Whatever the case — and whether you...
ASUS

Asus could be taking first Android Wear smartwatch to IFA

The IFA 2014 rumors continue and this time out its the turn of Asus to step into the spotlight. A recent report by Focus Taiwan claims that Asus CEO, Jerry Shen, told an investors' conference that the company could be debuting its first Android Wear smartwatch at the event in Berlin. He also...
Facebook Messenger on Android Wear

Facebook Messenger adds Android Wear notifications, voice replies

If Facebook Messenger is your preferred communication app and an Android Wear device is your preferred wrist companion, today's your lucky day. With the latest version of Facebook Messenger for Android, you can now view message notifications and like or reply to messages right from your wrist....
Latest Moto 360 images show off the secret charger for the first time

Latest Moto 360 images show off the secret charger for the first time

Wondering how it actually charges? This might be the biggest clue yet One of the as yet untold stories of the forthcoming Moto 360 Android Wear watch is how it's going to charge. Well, new images that have surfaced out in Italy show the watch without anything covering up its back, and docked...
LG G Watch charger

You can now grab a spare LG G Watch charging cradle from Google Play

Heads-up LG G Watch fans — that hard-to-find spare charging cradle is now available from Google Play. $19.99 (or £14.90 in jolly olde England, or 18.90€ on the continent) will get you this exquisitely carved piece of plastic, complete with geometrically arranged charging pins and a deluxe length...
Android Wear boarding pass

A smartwatch as a boarding pass is anything but first class

We test out Delta's Android Wear boarding pass — so you don't have to We were promised the future. This this one square inch of real estate on our wrist (OK, a little more than that) known as Android Wear was promised to be the future of mobile, and the start of the wearables era. But when it...

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