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The Asus Zenwatch liveblog from Berlin, 6.30 a.m. EDT

Join us for a first look at Asus' Android Wear smartwatch Today is a pretty busy day in Berlin as the IFA 2014 press conferences kick off. We're going to be live with Asus at the Classic Remise – an incredible venue for the car fanatics – to see what we're already aware is the grand debut of...
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Google to add GPS and more features to Android Wear in upcoming updates

Google has plans to release a number of updates to its Android Wear software before the end of 2014, which will include adding GPS features for the devices that support such a feature in hardware. In an interview with CNET, Android Engineering Director David Singleton stated that another...
Moduul G Watch dock

This LG G Watch charging dock looks gorgeous

Looking for a great way to charge your LG G Watch that's not boring or ugly? The standard G Watch charging base works well (we love the magnets) but it lacks in the sexy department. A lot. A small start-up from Sydney Australia aims to change that with their Indiegogo campaign for the Moduul...
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ASUS CEO says ZenWatch will cost under $199 and will be out in October

ASUS CEO Jerry Shen has reportedly stated that its upcoming ZenWatch device will be priced under $199 and that it will be released sometime in October. Shen made these statements well ahead of the company's official reveal of the device at IFA 2014 in Berlin on Wednesday. The ZenWatch, which...
Best Buy offers $50 discount on LG G Watch ahead of G Watch R's release

Best Buy offers $50 discount on LG G Watch ahead of G Watch R's release

In light of LG's pre-IFA announcement of the circular G Watch R, Best Buy is now offering a $50 sale on both the white and black editions of the original G Watch. With the savings, either model will cost customers $179, which could help spur sales of the square form factor Android Wear wristwatch...
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Latest WhatsApp update adds full support for Android Wear

After adding Android Wear support to a beta version of WhatsApp earlier this month, the non-beta version of the messaging app has now been updated to include full support for Google's wearable operating system. Here's the brief change log for this week's app update: add Android Wear support...
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...
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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...

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