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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 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...
New Moto 360 leaked in two sizes, colors, and bands

New Moto 360 leaked in two sizes, colors, and bands

We're expecting to see new Moto 360 later this week at IFA 2015 in Berlin, but in the meantime we're being treated to another leak. This time we're seeing Motorola's upcoming smartwatch in two different sizes (as previously captured on camera), as well as two different colors (black and...
New Moto 360 gets pictured in both a small and large size

New Moto 360 gets pictured in both a small and large size

The upcoming second-generation Moto 360 has been spotted a number of times already, and the latest images reveal what is said to be two different variants of the smartwatch. This time around, Motorola may be releasing both a small and large version of the watch. Having two different sizes of the...
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5 always-on apps for Android Wear

The ease and accessibility of being able to stay up to date with Smartwatches is something we've talked a lot about. However many of the apps that we use to keep up to date can be a serious drain on battery life. Which is where the new update for Android Wear comes in, always on apps. These apps...
War Rider

Wear Rider for Android Wear is a real road trip

Not all apps or games on Android Wear blow you out of the water, especially with the hundreds upon hundreds of apps available in the Google Play Store. Wear Rider from Teensy Studios is a free game that has a lot of promise to be an awesome, engaging and fun game. The issues that it has are...
Alarm for Android Wear

Stay on schedule using Alarm for Android Wear

Not all of us have what you'd call 'great time management' skills, and everybody has lost track of time here and there. Still, it's generally a frustrating experience, and one that can be helped. Alarm for Android Wear brings a well designed alarm to your Smartwatch. With multiple alarms, the...
Street Art Watch Face

Street Art Watch Faces bring a different aesthetic to Android Wear

If you've ever spent much time in a city, you've probably seen murals or other street art that breaks up the monotony of building after building. In cities all over the world, artists turn brick and mortar walls into works of art. With that in mind the Google Art Project has given us the Street...

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