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LG G Watch

Leaked specs of the LG G Watch reveal 36 hour standby time, 4 GB internal memory

With a reported launch just under a month, we're starting to see more details emerge regarding LG's G Watch. While yesterday's rumors alluded to the fact that the smartwatch will be more affordable than Samsung's Tizen-based Gear 2, today's leak gives us a look at the internal hardware of the...
Android Wear on an LG G Watch

Android developers shed light on designing apps for Android Wear

We're all still excited about the prospects of Android Wear, and a few new looks on what it's like to create apps for the new wearable platform are building the anticipation. Taking to the Android Developers Blog, design and developer advocates Roman Nurik and Timothy Jordan walked us through the...
LG G Watch

Here's an early look at Android Wear on a preproduction LG G Watch

Details on the yet-to-be-released LG G Watch are light at the moment, but at least one person has had a quick look at a preproduction model at the LG G3 launch event in London. As you can see in the above video, this is very much an incomplete product. (Our German isn't very good, but we hear the...
Google demoes Android Wear notifications

Google demoes Android Wear notifications

In a Google+ post, Senior Developer Advocate at Google Timothy Jordan highlighted how notifications will be handled on Google's upcoming Android Wear platform. Basically, any app that serves notifications on your Android smartphone or tablet can be extended to show notifications on a wearable...
One variation of the LG G Watch hits the FCC as the LG-W100

One variation of the LG G Watch hits the FCC as the LG-W100

Although LG hasn't really tried to keep the G Watch a secret, they're not exactly going out of their way to tell us all about it either but that may soon be coming to an end. Hitting the FCC recently is what is reported to be one variation of the G Watch otherwise known as the LG-W100. According...
LG G Watch

LG G Watch makes an appearance alongside the new LG G3

If you were watching today's livestream of the LG G3 announcement, you might have noticed this little gem — another brief appearance of the LG G Watch. Still no word on when it'll actually be available, or what it's going to cost us. But that LG is showing it off remains a good sign.
Moto 360

Moto 360 valued at $249 in official Motorola contest rules

One of the things that's been up in the air about the Moto 360 has been its expected price,, though Motorola may have tipped their hand thanks to the legalese requirements of contest law. We've been looking at the Android Wear-powered smartwatch and wondering just how much Motorola planned to...
LG G Watch

... and LG takes the lead in the Android Wear marketing race

Ah, the extremely rare Star Trek/Knight Rider/Inspector Gadget trifecta. Well played, LG. Well played. Your move, Motorola. Source: LG
Samsung Galaxy Gear

Samsung accounts for 71 percent of the global smartwatch market

According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung controls the global smartwatch segment with a market share of 71 percent. The South Korean manufacturer shipped 500,000 smartwatches during the first three months of 2014, which is half of the 1 million sales it registered in all of 2013. The numbers do...
Motorola exec Mark Randall calls current smartwatches 'pretty crappy'

Motorola exec Mark Randall calls current crop of smartwatches 'pretty crappy'

Motorola executive Mark Randall isn't just proud of the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch — he thinks that the current crop of wearables are "pretty crappy" in comparison. Motorola is understandably excited about the Moto 360, the Android Wear-powered wearable is a notable step up in software and...
Slick new video shows off the LG G Watch once more

Slick new video shows off the LG G Watch once more

We continue to inch ever closer to actually seeing the first Android Wear watches, and tonight LG has rolled out a new promo video for its LG G Watch. "LG defines the smartwatch," the 53-second video says, noting that it's "compatible with Android" while showing it against wireframes of an LG...
Here's how you'll charge the LG G Watch

Here's how you'll charge the LG G Watch

One more little nugget out LG's new G Watch promo page, from which we got our first look at the champagne gold and white version. It looks like you'll be charging it through some sort of dock, judging by the connector we see on the back of the watch. LG also reiterates that it'll be water-...
LG G Watch

LG G Watch will come in gold, too

Good news for those of you who want your gadgets in some color other than black. LG tonight has taken the wraps off a champagne gold G Watch, which will be one of the first members in the Android Wear club. And, well, that's pretty much still all there is. No real date for the G Watch (or its...
LG G Watch

LG G Watch to launch in the UK this summer for £180

While we anxiously wait to see what the first Android Wear device out of the gate will be, it appears that LG may try to take that title. As there were very few announcements so far, it seems like an obvious battle between the Moto 360 and LG's G Watch. Now Pocket-lint has confirmed that the G...
G Watch

LG shows off the G Watch in all its rectangular glory

The first good look at LG's newest wearable While much of the Internet love affair with Android Wear centers around the Moto 360, plenty of folks are just as interested in LG's G Watch and it's more angular design. We haven't really had a good look at the G Watch from the existing press, and it'...
Android Central 176: Android Wear and other things you can't buy

Android Central 176: Android Wear and other things you can't buy

Phil takes a well-deserved day off, but the rest of the gang is here to talk about all the great Android goodies that should soon be hitting the shelves. Join us as we talk Galaxy S5, HTC One, and more smartwatches than you can shake a stick at. Thing 1: All things Android Wear Google officially...
Moto 360

Missed the Moto 360 hangout? No worries, catch the replay!

Motorola yesterday held a live Hangout On Air to talk Moto 360, with design lead, Jim Wicks. Despite some technical difficulties – seems someone didn't know how to set up a proper broadcast! – things eventually got underway and we saw and heard a few interesting tidbits. There were actual,...
Moto 360

Moto 360 confirmed to work with Android 4.3 and above

Will work with any device with a compatible version of Android Motorola just got done with its Meet Moto 360 hangout and we learned a little more about what makes it tick. In particular, Motorola's Jim Wicks, confirmed that the Moto 360 will work alongside any Android device that runs Android 4....
Moto 360

Moto 360 to feature 'secret' charging method

During today’s Moto 360 Hangout-on-Air, the subject of charging came up. With no visible USB connection on the 360 body, many smartwatch fans — and potential new smartwatch fans — were wondering just how we will charge the thing. Turns out it's a secret for now. We can take that as some manner...
Moto 360 and LG G Watch

Poll: Which Android Wear watch is worthy of your wrist?

Along with the announcement of Android Wear, we received a cursory look at two of its first smartwatches — the Moto 360 and LG G Watch. There's still a lot we don't know. We don't know the display tech being used. We have no idea about battery life. And we don't know price. But that's never kept...

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