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What does 'Connected, running sync loop' mean on Android Wear?

What does 'Connected, running sync loop' mean on Android Wear?

In short, the 'running sync loop' part is nothing to worry about If you're using an Android Wear smartwatch, you may have noticed a slightly different connection message appearing in your notification tray of late. In short, instead of the standard "Connected" dialog, you'll get one saying "...
Motorola starts selling $30 leather, $80 metal bands for Moto 360

Motorola starts selling $30 leather, $80 metal bands for Moto 360

Just as originally promised, and in time for holiday shopping, Motorola has begun selling individual bands for its Moto 360 smartwatch. The bands are available in both metal and leather, and come in various shades and hues. The leather bands are available for $30 and come in three different...
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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...
Moto 360 Gold

Moto 360 now available with slim 18 mm silver and gold bands from Motorola

As promised earlier this month, Motorola is now selling versions of its Android Wear-based Moto 360 smartwatch with slim 18 mm bands in silver and gold colors. The silver 18 mm band version of the Moto 360 will cost $299.99, which is the same price as the older dark or silver 23 mm metal bands...
Music make me lose control, Music make me lose control.

Google Play Music on Android Wear: How to use it and what it still needs

There's room to improve with Play Music on Wear, but at least it's finally here One of the primary reasons for me to get a smartwatch was for music. Not to listen from it, per se, but to control music from it. Being able to leave the phone inside while I walk my laps is still a somewhat...
One-click Amazon has made it to your wrist

You can now order from Amazon with your Android Wear smartwatch

Shopping for stuff at Amazon just got a new wrinkle with the latest update to the Android Amazon app. Not only does it support the new Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, it also includes an Android Wear app for buying things directly from a supported smartwatch. The release notes for the app states, "...
Asus Zenwatch

Asus ZenWatch is listed on Google Play for $199 but you can't get it yet

The Asus ZenWatch is now listed on the Google Play Store site for the price of $199, but the Android Wear device isn't actually for sale yet as the listing still has a "Coming Soon" tag. The 1.63-inch smartwatch with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage was officially revealed in September, and a...
Lollipop

Android Wear reportedly getting battery life tracking, a watchface SDK, and more with 5.0 Lollipop update

The launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop will be followed by a version of the OS made for Android Wear devices, and a new report claims to have information on what features will be included in that update when it is released. According to the report from Phandroid, there's plenty of new stuff coming...
You can now buy a Sony SmartWatch 3

Sony SmartWatch 3 now available Google Play for $249.99

The recent bonanza of Android Wear devices is continuing with today's availability of the Sony SmartWatch 3. The Android Wear-powered wrist wearable is now available for $249.99, with quoted shipping times of 1-2 business days. Sony SmartWatch 3 Review News Discussion Amazon Google...
These are the new Moto 360 watch faces

These are the new Moto 360 watch faces

In addition to the new steel bracelets and slimmer options, the Moto 360 this week got itself some new watch faces, and they're quite the lookers. They're also available now, along with an update to the Moto Connect app, which you'll definitely want to get for a little further customization. Let...
G Watch R

LG G Watch R arriving at Sprint November 14th

If you're a Sprint customer and looking to pick up the LG G Watch R, you'll be able to do just that next week. LG's latest wearable will be arriving at Sprint stores and online on November 14th for $299.99. Easy Pay will be an option as well, allowing you to get the Android Wear device for $0...
Asus Zenwatch

Asus Zenwatch landing in the U.S. November 9th for $199

As we continue on the rounds of new Android Wear devices this year, the Asus Zenwatch will be the next in line for a U.S. release. In just two days — on November 9th — the Zenwatch will go on sale at Best Buy for $199 before landing in Google Play at a later date. The Asus Zenwatch is one...
Moto 360 metal bands now availble, narrow bands coming later

Moto 360 now available with metal bands, ladies sizes and gold coming soon

The Moto 360 is one of our favorite smartwatches, but we've been frustrated by the selection of compatible bands — but no more. The watch is now available from Motorola with 23mm-wide metal bands in either dark or silver metal, as well as narrowed 18mm bands in gold or silver. Yep, a gold Moto...
LG G Watch R hits Google Play for $299

LG G Watch R hits Google Play for $299

You've now got another option for a round-faced Android Wear smartwatch: the LG G Watch R can now be purchased from Google Play. It'll cost you $299, compared to $249 for the Moto 360, and is in stock right now and shipping in 1-2 days. The G Watch R has a 1.3-inch circular P-OLED display (no...
Google Fit integration speeds onto RunKeeper

Google Fit integration speeds onto RunKeeper

RunKeeper has updated its fitness app to bring Google Fit integration. From your Android Wear smartwatch, you can now see your pace and distance as well as use your voice to control the app, which can then be synced to Google Fit. Google Fit integration will allow you to integrate your workout...
T-Mobile will sell Moto 360 from Nov. 12

T-Mobile will sell Moto 360 from Nov. 12

After rival AT&T announced that it would sell the circular Moto 360 smartwatch, T-Mobile took to Twitter to announce that it too will be offering the Android Wear device. Motorola's Moto 360 will be available through T-Mobile starting November 12th according to T-Mobile's @askdes. .@...
LG G Watch R Moto 360

AT&T to sell LG G Watch R and Moto 360 starting this week

AT&T will begin selling two Android Wear smartwatches later this week, both with circular faces. The LG G Watch R will go on sale on AT&T's website on Wednesday, November 5, and in its stores Friday, November 7, while the Moto 360 will follow online and in stores on Friday. The carrier...
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Sonos working on Android Wear app to control its speakers with a smartwatch

You can add Sonos to the list of companies that are aiming to offer Android Wear support for its products. A post on the company's forums shows a beta version of the Sonos Android Wear app running on a Moto 360 that allows users to control the wireless connected speakers from Sonos from the...
Moto 360

Moto 360 sales commence in the UK at 12 PM GMT, limited stock available

The Moto 360 is all set to go on sale in the UK, with Motorola sending out e-mails to customers who have registered their interest for the smartwatch. The manufacturer has mentioned that sales will commence from 12 PM GMT, and that stock of the device will be limited. If you're on the fence...
LG G Watch R joins AT&T's portfolio

LG G Watch R to join AT&T's portfolio soon

AT&T had announced that LG's circular G Watch R smartwatch will join its portfolio of devices sometime in the future in the U.S. The wireless carrier said that exact pricing and availability information will be coming at a later date, so at this time we don't know any specifics as to when you...

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