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Android Wear send a text

How to send a text message in Android Wear

Sending an SMS in Android Wear is as easy as telling it to text someone Sending a text message with your Android Wear smartwatch — and it doesn't matter whether you've got the LG G Watch, the Samsung Gear Live or the Moto 360; it works the same on all three — is just a matter of speaking a few...
Pebble Steel, Galaxy Gear Live and LG G Watch

Pebble's place in an Android Wear world

Does a monochrome, non-Android smartwatch even have a chance anymore? We argue that Pebble indeed does. Android Wear is the new hotness. Of that there is no doubt. Mini smartphones on our wrists, basically, running fully baked versions of Android, with a specialized user interface better suited...
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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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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How to extend your Android Wear battery life

Use these tips to get the most out of that little block of polymer If you picked up an Android Wear watch, or know someone who picked one up, or just listen to what people are saying on the Internet, you know that battery life is a big issue for many new watch owners. The need for frequent...
Android Wear send a text

How to send a text message in Android Wear

Sending an SMS in Android Wear is as easy as telling it to text someone Sending a text message with your Android Wear smartwatch — and it doesn't matter whether you've got the LG G Watch, the Samsung Gear Live or the Moto 360; it works the same on all three — is just a matter of speaking a few...
The Samsung Gear Life and the LG G Watch

You can now buy the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live from Best Buy

The two currently-available Android Wear smartwatches — the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live — are now available for purchase from Best Buy. Sure, you order them right off Google Play or from Amazon, but if you really want to get your hands on one and see what Android Wear is really like...
The best smartwatch

The best Android Wear smartwatch

Our continuously updated list of the best Android Wear watch you can wear We can't possibly declare the best Android smartwatch already, can we? We're just weeks into the Android Wear space, with but two watches currently available. But we get paid to make the tough calls. Seriously, though,...
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How to clean your Android Wear watch

You are a dirty, dirty person — we'll help you keep your smartwatch clean When you put a watch on your wrist, you're exposing it to the outside world in a way that your phone or tablet never sees. Being on your wrist means it's out there, and it's going to get dirty. If you wear your new Android...
The Samsung Gear Live video review!

The Samsung Gear Live video review!

Of the two Android Wear smartwatches currently available, the Samsung Gear Live arguably is the better looking. A few more curves, with a little extra through put into the overall design, and a high-resolution display, it'll be the one that turns heads. But as we found out in our full review of...
Android Wear

Android Wear software review

It's early days for Android on smartwatches, but despite a few teething problems, Android Wear has an abundance of potential We have been promised a revolution in wearable computing for at least the past couple years. Early entrants like the Pebble and the Samsung Gear series — along with a...
Android Wear watches

Win a Samsung Gear Live or LG G Watch from Android Central!

Want a new Android Wear smartwatch? Well we're giving one of each away! I'm sure by now you have all read the reviews Jerry and Phil put together for the first Android Wear smarwatches, the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch. If you haven't, then shame on you. Stop everything right now and go...
Samsung Gear Live

Another Android Wear update is now rolling out

Only days after the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live retail launch there's another Android Wear firmware update starting to hit devices, and it seems Samsung's smartwatch is first with the new build. Multiple Gear Live owners have told us they're receiving a small over-the-air update to build...

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