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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...
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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...
LG G Watch

Hands-on with the LG G Watch

Our first look at LG's first foray into the Android Wear arena Begun, the next era of the smartwatch has. We've gotten a few minutes to check out the LG G Watch, one of the first three Android Wear watches. (The Moto 360 and Samsung Gear Live round out the other two.) At its most simple, it's a...
LG G Watch

LG G Watch price set at $229, pre-orders ship July 7

LG has spilled the details on pricing and official availability of the G Watch, its first Android Wear watch — it will set you back $229 from Google Play, and will ship out to buyers on July 7th. When the G Watch goes on sale later today in Google Play it will actually be a pre-order, holding...
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Eyes on with the Samsung Gear Live

While we wait to get the Samsung Gear Live that is being handed out to attendees, we caught up with Samsung to get a first look at their latest wearable. What we see is something that looks and feels pretty familiar. The Gear Live is almost a mirror image of the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. The Gear...
PayPal announces app for Android Wear

PayPal announces app for Android Wear

PayPal has announced an app for Android Wear. The app will initially roll out to PayPaly's beta community, eventually rolling out to all Android Wear devices in the coming weeks. The app will let users check in to pay at local stores, redeem offers, receive payment notifications, all on their...
Gear Live

Samsung Gear Live specs

The Gear Live — Samsung's first Android Wear smartwatch is official, announced at Google I/O and available from today on the Google Play Store for $199. If you're wondering about exact hardware specs, we've got full Samsung Gear Live hardware details waiting below. /*-->*/ Samsung Gear...
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Google shows off future of Android across many devices in new video

As part of its Google I/O 2014 conference, the company has released a new video that shows how Android will soon find itself on many devices, including televisions, smartwatches and cars in addition to smartphones and tablets. The two minute video shows a man waking up in his home and starting...
LG G Watch

LG G Watch details now available, device on sale in Google Play today

Google has just wrapped up talking about what's new in Android Wear, but the interesting small note at the end of the talk was that the LG G Watch will be on sale from the Play Store later today along with the just-announced Samsung Gear Live. LG has since provided us with several new pictures of...
Samsung Gear Live Android Wear smartwatch available to order today!

Samsung Gear Live Android Wear smartwatch available to order today!

Much rumored, Samsung's Android Wear smartwatch is now official. But much more than that, it's official and available to order later on today from the Google Play Store alongside the previously-announced LG G Watch. The Samsung Gear Live looks much like the recently-released Gear 2, but is of...
Android Wear brings notifications (and so much more) to your wrist

Android Wear brings notifications (and so much more) to your wrist

Google is heavily promoting that it aims to simplify your life at Google I/O and this year Android Wear joins the list to make wearables smarter to make your life easier. The aim of Android Wear is to be contextually aware, voice enabled, seamless, and mobile first. Android Wear brings glanceable...
Minuum keyboard headed to Moto 360

Minuum keyboard headed to Moto 360

Minuum is bending their unique swiping keyboard to fit it onto the circular Moto 360 smartwatch. The half-moon keyboard, which rims the face of the watch with three rows of letters, is the first implementation of a keyboard we've seen on the Moto 360. Minuum hasn't been shy about cramming...
Moto 360

The Moto 360 will support Qi wireless charging

We've yet to see the Moto 360 come across the FCC's testing docket, but its charger? That just scurried across the test bench — with the Moto 360 itself in tow as "Test support equipment." Normally a standard plug-in charger would not find itself under scrutiny from the FCC, after all they're all...
Google Glass

Android Wear: The step backward we all really want

Android Wear is coming this week, and before its official launch it is already more popular than Google Glass. This simultaneously excites and frustrates me, because in several ways I feel that Android Wear is a step backwards from Glass. Well, not technically a step backwards. More like the step...
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Samsung allegedly launching an Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O

Samsung is apparently set to launch an Android Wear smartwatch this upcoming week at Google I/O. CNET is reporting that the upcoming wearable is one of several new devices to run Android Wear. LG and Motorola are expected to show off new watches as well. Samsung is taking its experience with...
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Android Wear video highlights Google's design views

Google's Android Wear platform will likely be a major talking point at this year's I/O conference, which will be conducted next week. Ahead of the event, Google is giving a glimpse of what its new platform can do through a series of videos posted to its YouTube dev channel. The latest video...
Moto 360

Moto 360 could cost £199 in the UK

One of the big unanswered questions with surrounding Android Wear devices relates their pricing. But today British outlet MobileFun says it has the first UK price details for Motorola's Moto 360, the circular wearable many have been salivating over since its announcement. And according to the...
LG G Watch

Leaked specs of the LG G Watch reveal 36 hour standby time, 4 GB internal memory

With a reported launch just under a month, we're starting to see more details emerge regarding LG's G Watch. While yesterday's rumors alluded to the fact that the smartwatch will be more affordable than Samsung's Tizen-based Gear 2, today's leak gives us a look at the internal hardware of the...
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Android developers shed light on designing apps for Android Wear

We're all still excited about the prospects of Android Wear, and a few new looks on what it's like to create apps for the new wearable platform are building the anticipation. Taking to the Android Developers Blog, design and developer advocates Roman Nurik and Timothy Jordan walked us through the...
LG G Watch

Here's an early look at Android Wear on a preproduction LG G Watch

Details on the yet-to-be-released LG G Watch are light at the moment, but at least one person has had a quick look at a preproduction model at the LG G3 launch event in London. As you can see in the above video, this is very much an incomplete product. (Our German isn't very good, but we hear the...

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