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Samsung Gear Live

Samsung Gear Live now available from Google Play in Australia, Japan and South Korea

Just as folks who ordered the Samsung Gear Live on day one get ready to receive shipping notifications, Google Play has expanded availability of the watch to Australia, Japan and South Korea. This isn't too notable of an expansion, actually, as the LG G Watch was already available in the three...
Android TV

Google to prevent OEMs from customizing the UI on Android Wear, Auto and TV

Google is actively preventing OEM partners from adding customized elements to Android Wear, Auto and TV, according to a report over on Ars Technica. It's no secret that Android as a mobile platform is fragmented when it comes to personalized OEM user experiences. There's a lot left up to...
Android Wear Navigation

Google Maps updated for Android Wear

If you're excited about Android Wear, you'll be happy to hear that shortly after the Google I/O 2014 keynote, Google Maps was updated to support your favorite upcoming smartwatches. Seeing as Maps will be a major use case for Android Wear, this is great news regardless of whether you're getting...
Asus to join the wrist race with Android Wear watch this fall according to rumors

Sub-$150 Android Wear Asus smartwatch could land on wrists this fall

At I/O, Google showcased three Android Wear smartwatch models from LG, Samsung, and Motorola, with the former two costing at least $199 and the latter's price is yet to be revealed until later this summer. Now, it looks like Asus is rumored to be entering the wrist race with an Android Wear watch...
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...
An up close look at the Moto 360 from Google I/O

An up close look at the Moto 360 from Google I/O

While we got to see new Android Wear devices like the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live during Google I/O, on device that we didn't see too much of was the long-awaited Moto 360. Both the G Watch and Gear Live are now available for purchase, but the Moto 360 still isn't ready for prime time....
Android Wear check

Here's how to check if your phone is compatible with Android Wear

Many of you will soon be picking up new Android Wear devices like the G Watch, Gear Live or Moto 360, but there are a few things you'll need to get out of the way first — like whether or not they'll will work with your phone. Android Wear is compatible with with any Android phone running 4.3 or...
Android Wear and LG G Watch

Just get Android Wear? These are the first 10 things you need to know!

Android Wear is a different way of doing things, but it's not overly difficult Thousands of eager Android fans are picking up a LG G Watch or Samsung Gear Live today at Google I/O. And thousands more are awaiting theirs to arrive in just a couple short weeks after being ordered on Google Play....
Android Wear setup

How to set up your Android Wear watch

Before you can really start doing anything with your Android Wear watch, you have to get the software sorted and set up. Luckily, that's not very difficult at all. You'll need the companion application and the new version of Google Play Services, which should install itself automatically once you...
LG G3

Get LG's G Watch for £99 when you buy a G3 from Three UK

If you were looking to get both the LG G3 and the G Watch, here's a nifty way to save some cash. UK carrier Three has announced that all customers purchasing a G3 will be eligible to buy the G Watch for a discounted price of £99, allowing you to shave £70 off the retail cost of the smartwatch (...
Android Wear watches

LG G Watch available for pre-order in Indian Play Store, Gear Live coming soon

After launching the first batch of Android Wear smartwatches on the US and the UK Play Store earlier today, Google has started listing the G Watch and the Gear Live in the Indian Play Store. LG'g G Watch is currently on pre-order for Rs. 14,999 ($249), with an estimated shipping date listed as...
Android Wear watches

Just buy an Android Wear watch? Which one did you choose?

Google blew us away when it announced that the LG G Watch and previously-unannounced Samsung Gear Live would be available to order today directly from Google Play. And now that both watches are up in the Play Store with price tags of $229 and $199, we want to know who actually pulled the trigger...
Android Wear watches in Google Play

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live now available in Google Play

Google dropped a bit of a bomb on us all at Google I/O today by announcing that the LG G Watch would go on sale in Google Play today, then doubled up on that by announcing the Samsung Gear Live and also making it available today. The LG G Watch comes in at $229 and is shipping July 3rd (though...
Android Wear on Glass

Android Wear notifications are coming to Google Glass

Among the fury of Android Wear announcements we almost forgot about Google Glass, but in a Google I/O session today we were reminded that not only is Glass still here, it's being integrated with the new platform. With a new Glass software build coming in the next few months, Google Glass will...
LG G Watch

Hands-on with the LG G Watch

Our first look at LG's first foray into the Android Wear arena Begun, the next era of the smartwatch has. We've gotten a few minutes to check out the LG G Watch, one of the first three Android Wear watches. (The Moto 360 and Samsung Gear Live round out the other two.) At its most simple, it's a...
LG G Watch

LG G Watch price set at $229, pre-orders ship July 7

LG has spilled the details on pricing and official availability of the G Watch, its first Android Wear watch — it will set you back $229 from Google Play, and will ship out to buyers on July 7th. When the G Watch goes on sale later today in Google Play it will actually be a pre-order, holding...
Gear Live

Eyes on with the Samsung Gear Live

While we wait to get the Samsung Gear Live that is being handed out to attendees, we caught up with Samsung to get a first look at their latest wearable. What we see is something that looks and feels pretty familiar. The Gear Live is almost a mirror image of the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. The Gear...
PayPal announces app for Android Wear

PayPal announces app for Android Wear

PayPal has announced an app for Android Wear. The app will initially roll out to PayPaly's beta community, eventually rolling out to all Android Wear devices in the coming weeks. The app will let users check in to pay at local stores, redeem offers, receive payment notifications, all on their...
Gear Live

Samsung Gear Live specs

The Gear Live — Samsung's first Android Wear smartwatch is official, announced at Google I/O and available from today on the Google Play Store for $199. If you're wondering about exact hardware specs, we've got full Samsung Gear Live hardware details waiting below. /*-->*/ Samsung Gear...
android 2014

Google shows off future of Android across many devices in new video

As part of its Google I/O 2014 conference, the company has released a new video that shows how Android will soon find itself on many devices, including televisions, smartwatches and cars in addition to smartphones and tablets. The two minute video shows a man waking up in his home and starting...

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