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Motorola apologizes with another Yo promo to win the Moto 360

Motorola apologizes with another Yo promo to win the Moto 360

After complaints about the misleading Yo promotion to win one of 20 Moto 360 smartwatches, Motorola is trying to make amends with users by running another contest for another chance at winning. "To make it right, we're giving away another 20 #Moto360s tmrw to first 20 who submit the form,"...
Moto 360

Motorola's 'Yo' Moto 360 contest is over, and it didn't end well

Motorola ran a contest yesterday on the questionably-useful "Yo" messaging app, with intentions to give away a Moto 360 to 20 winners. The contest has closed today and it seems that Motorola has picked winners... a lot of winners, many of whom actually haven't won anything. According to...
G Watch R

LG G Watch R could retail for 299 euro

On the heels of LG announcing the G Watch R, a German press release for the new smartwatch may have let slip as to just how much you can expect to shell out this fall should you want to get your hands on one. According to the release, the G Watch R will retail for a "recommended" price of 299...
LG G Watch R

This is the LG G Watch R

The second round Android Wear watch is a looker, but you'll have to wait for it No more teasers. This is the LG G Watch R — the South Korean manufacturer's second Android Wear smartwatch. It's also the second round entry we've seen this year, the Moto 360 being the other. And it looks like folks...
LG G Watch Specs

LG G Watch R specs

An OLED display rounds out otherwise familiar specs in the new LG G Watch R Now that the LG G Watch R is officially official, it's time to take a look at the pure specs. Not surprising is that they're mostly in line with what we've come to know in the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. (The...
You could win a Moto 360, you just have to Yo

You could win a Moto 360, and all you have to do is Yo

Motorola is giving away a full twenty Moto 360 smartwatches, and they're doing it via the messaging app Yo. You remember Yo, right? The app that let you send your contacts a message that consists merely of Yo? Yeah, that's the one. And Motorola's using it to give away a score of the Android Wear-...
Moto 360

Poll: Will the 'black bar' keep you from buying a Moto 360?

As we near the official release of the Moto 360 next week, speculation and parsing of the little information we have has gone rampant. While we don't know a whole lot about the watch — even though we've held it in our own hands — we do know that the big sore spot for many is the so-called "black...
Asus teases their upcoming smartwatch again, gives it a name: ZenWatch

Asus teases their upcoming smartwatch again, gives it a name: ZenWatch

Asus has actively teased an upcoming smartwatch for IFA 2014 and today the company added a short video to the mix, just in time before the show kicks off next month. While the video doesn't reveal much, it does show off a sleek-looking wearable with clear Asus branding. Best of all, it looks like...
LG G Watch R

LG G Watch R: Here's a clearer look at LG's round smartwatch

This morning LG once again gave us a sneak peek at its upcoming rounded smartwatch, the LG G Watch R, in the form of an official teaser image. As it is, the image shows us the outline of the circular timepiece, but little detail beyond that. However thanks to the magic of Photoshop we've been...
LG G Watch R teaser

LG again teases circular display G Watch R ahead of IFA reveal

After teasing a round watch over the weekend, LG has now posted an image of the G Watch R on Facebook, giving us a slightly better look at the upcoming smartwatch. While details regarding the device are slim, LG is slated to unveil the device at the IFA next week. From the image, we can see...
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This week's sidebar poll: What matters more in a smartwatch?

The Android Wear race is heating up. Samsung and LG already have skin in the game. The Moto 360 is (hopefully) only a week away from release. And LG's about to take its second swing with the LG G Watch R. Plus, ASUS, HTC and Fossil are still to take a turn. And while the battle between square...
ASUS drops another teaser for their smartwatch set to arrive at IFA

ASUS drops another teaser for their smartwatch set to arrive at IFA

Early last week Asus hit up Twitter to tease one of their upcoming products set to arrive at IFA in Berlin and this week they're at it again, only this time it's on Facebook. Like the last teaser, it uses the quote "Time has been transformed and we have changed" and shows what's likely a...
LG G Watch R or Moto 360

Poll: LG G Watch R or the Moto 360?

Now that we've got not one but two round Android Wear smartwatches in play — that'd be the Moto 360 and the recently-teased LG G Watch R, it's understandable if you're suddenly having second thoughts about where your loyalties lie. Of course, we've yet to actually see the LG G Watch R (and that...
LG G Watch R

Round 'LG G Watch R' teased ahead of IFA unveiling

Teaser video gives us the quickest of glimpses at LG's next smartwatch We've heard rumors from the Korean press in the past week that LG may be about to unveil a new wearable at IFA 2014, and now it seems we have conclusive proof. The official LG teaser video below makes it pretty clear that the...
Moto X

Weekly sidebar poll results: Is $250 the right price for the Moto 360?

Numbers don't tell the whole story Everyone's a little excited about the Moto 360, and when it was leaked that the price may be $250, we had to ask and see what everyone thought of that. We made the poll simple, and asked if you would buy a Moto 360 for $250. Over 67-percent of us would. So it...
bitdefender

Bitdefender adds Android Wear support to app to help stop smartphone theft

Bitdefender announced a new update to its Android app that enables support for Android Wear devices as well, in an attempt to give owners of smartphones some extra help in preventing the possible theft of their product. The new version will enable three new features if a person owns both an...
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...

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