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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...
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...
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...

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In pictures: LG G Watch R and original G Watch

LG was there from the beginning of Android Wear with its original G Watch as a launch device for the platform, but now it already has a second smartwatch — the G Watch R — to show off. We've had the opportunity to completely review the original G Watch and have a great hands-on with the G Watch R...
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...
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...
LG G Watch R

Round 'LG G Watch R' teased ahead of IFA unveiling

Teaser video gives us the quickest of glimpses at LG's next smartwatch We've heard rumors from the Korean press in the past week that LG may be about to unveil a new wearable at IFA 2014, and now it seems we have conclusive proof. The official LG teaser video below makes it pretty clear that the...
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...
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...
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LG issues update for G Watch to stop corrosion in terminal pins

LG has confirmed that it has released an over-the-air update for its Android Wear-based G Watch to fix an issue that has been reported by a few of its owners. The problem stems from corrosion that developed in the terminal pins on the back of some of the smartwatches. The reports started...
How to set a reminder on Android Wear

How to set a reminder on Android Wear

Google Now has supported reminders on Android and on the web for some time, but with the advent of Android Wear, making sure you don't forget important stuff is easier than ever. And there are a few different ways to go about setting a notification on Android Wear — including on the LG G Watch,...
Android Wear stopwatch

How to use Android Wear as a stopwatch

Using the stopwatch in Android Wear is dead simple once you find it There's a simple stopwatch feature built into every Android Wear device — that includes the Samsung Gear Live, Moto 360 and LG G Watch — that let's you time just about anything. It's accurate (compared to "official" timers at...

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