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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...
The best smartwatches

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...
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...
Moto teaser

Motorola holding September 4 event, Moto 360 + new phones inbound

We've been waiting patiently for new toys from Motorola for several months, not least the Moto 360 smartwatch and rumored Moto X successor. Today Moto is sending out media invites for an event in Chicago on Sept. 4, where we should see what's next from the fan-favorite manufacturer. The teaser...
How to reset Android Wear

How to factory reset your Android Wear watch

There are a few reasons why you might want to factory reset your Android Wear smartwatch. You'll need to do so if you want to pair it to a new phone, or if you're selling it... or maybe you're having problems with it and want to start again from fresh software. Whatever the case — and whether you...
ASUS

Asus could be taking first Android Wear smartwatch to IFA

The IFA 2014 rumors continue and this time out its the turn of Asus to step into the spotlight. A recent report by Focus Taiwan claims that Asus CEO, Jerry Shen, told an investors' conference that the company could be debuting its first Android Wear smartwatch at the event in Berlin. He also...
Facebook Messenger on Android Wear

Facebook Messenger adds Android Wear notifications, voice replies

If Facebook Messenger is your preferred communication app and an Android Wear device is your preferred wrist companion, today's your lucky day. With the latest version of Facebook Messenger for Android, you can now view message notifications and like or reply to messages right from your wrist....
Latest Moto 360 images show off the secret charger for the first time

Latest Moto 360 images show off the secret charger for the first time

Wondering how it actually charges? This might be the biggest clue yet One of the as yet untold stories of the forthcoming Moto 360 Android Wear watch is how it's going to charge. Well, new images that have surfaced out in Italy show the watch without anything covering up its back, and docked...
LG G Watch charger

You can now grab a spare LG G Watch charging cradle from Google Play

Heads-up LG G Watch fans — that hard-to-find spare charging cradle is now available from Google Play. $19.99 (or £14.90 in jolly olde England, or 18.90€ on the continent) will get you this exquisitely carved piece of plastic, complete with geometrically arranged charging pins and a deluxe length...
Android Wear boarding pass

A smartwatch as a boarding pass is anything but first class

We test out Delta's Android Wear boarding pass — so you don't have to We were promised the future. This this one square inch of real estate on our wrist (OK, a little more than that) known as Android Wear was promised to be the future of mobile, and the start of the wearables era. But when it...
Tune in Radio

TuneIn Radio adds Android Wear support, fixes a few interface bugs

TuneIn Radio is the second app to add Android Wear support today, following behind WhatsApp, and joining a growing list of Android apps that now support the wearable platform. We're not surprised after seeing the rapid pace that developers have been updating apps for Android Wear support. The...

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