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Duolingo

Duolingo puts language learning on Android Wear

Popular language learning app, Duolingo, has pushed out an update to its Android app that introduces support for Android Wear. It isn't alone right now – several popular apps are pushing similar updates – but it's exciting stuff nevertheless. Android Wear support is all that's listed as being...
Android Wear and LG G Watch

Android Wear app now available for all in Google Play

As folks begin receiving their Android Wear watches from Google Play and other retailers, Google has finally opened up the official Android Wear setup app for everyone. The Android Wear app is your one-stop place for setting up your Android Wear device with your phone, administering apps and...
IFTTT Android wear channel automates things from your wrist

IFTTT Android wear channel automates things from your wrist

If you own an Android Wear smartwatch, the folks at IFTTT can help make your life simpler by creating automated actions that are triggered based on select criteria. With the new Android Wear channel, IFTTT can "trigger recipes and read notifications right from your wrist." With the channel,...
Trello on Android Wear

Manage Trello projects on your wrist with new Android Wear app

Apps with support for Android Wear are going to start coming thick and fast but one of the first out of the gate is project managing tool, Trello. As announced on their blog, the latest update to the Trello Android app sees a full experience slimmed down for the smartwatch. In our pursuit...
Android Wear apps blacklist

How to blacklist apps 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, it's which notifications are important — and which ones you merely brush aside...
Vector 47: Google I/O Q&A

Vector 47: Google I/O Q&A

Google I/O has come and gone but we'll be talking about it for a good long time still. And who better to talk about it with than Phil Nickinson and Jerry Hildenbrand, two of the smartest people in the industry. Now, I've watched the I/O keynote twice, but they were both there. So, we got into...
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...

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