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Android Wear keyboard created by Microsoft lets you type on the wrist

Android Wear keyboard created by Microsoft lets you type on the wrist

By 13 October 2014

Until now interacting with Android Wear smartwatches has been done with voice commands. Seeing this isn't ideal in all situations Microsoft created a wearable keyboard for the wrist. Android Wear connects to Android smartphones and allows basic controls... >>

Samsung Gear Live review
3.5 out of 5

Samsung Gear Live review

By 30 September 2014

The Samsung Gear Live is the company's first smartwatch to run on Google's Android Wear platform, but the third operating system that the Korean company has utilised throughout its sometimes experimental smartwatch campaign. Practice makes perfect after... >>

Best smartwatches in pictures: Apple Watch, Moto 360, Gear S, G Watch R, and more

Best smartwatches in pictures: Apple Watch, Moto 360, Gear S, G Watch R, and more

By 25 September 2014

The age of the smartwatch is here. Already Google's Android Wear devices are available to make digging a phone out of the pocket a rarer task, but this is just the beginning. Now Apple has announced the Watch it's only a matter of time before all watches... >>

Motorola Moto 360 review
3.5 out of 5

Motorola Moto 360 review

By 19 September 2014

When Android Wear - Google's operating system for wearables - was announced, three devices lined up for scrutiny: the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live and the Moto 360. Of the three, the Moto 360 was heralded as the best of the bunch, the apple of Android... >>

Microsoft OneNote app now out for Android Wear, uses 'OK Google' to record notes

Microsoft OneNote app now out for Android Wear, uses 'OK Google' to record notes

By 16 September 2014

Microsoft has a launched a version of OneNote for Android Wear devices and new functionality for the OneNote for iOS 8 app, but it hasn't yet announced a version of OneNote for Apple Watch. Starting today, anyone with an Android Wear-compatible smartwatch... >>

Now is the perfect time to launch iWatch, because Android Wear just became 'meh'

Now is the perfect time to launch iWatch, because Android Wear just became 'meh'

By 8 September 2014

With IFA 2014 under our belts and on the eve of the big Apple reveal on 9 September, wearables are pulled sharply into focus. Rumours are pointing to Apple launching the iWatch. Long rumoured, but so far absent from the agenda. With 2014 being so heavily... >>

Fossil and Intel to create fashionable Intel-powered wearables, like Android Wear watch?

Fossil and Intel to create fashionable Intel-powered wearables, like Android Wear watch?

By 5 September 2014

Fossil and Intel are going to make wearables. But these devices will be for the fashion industry, only. Both companies have announced they plan to "identify, support and develop emerging trends" in the wearable technology space. More specifically, they... >>

Android Wear adds features for runners and bikers: offline music playback and GPS support

Android Wear adds features for runners and bikers: offline music playback and GPS support

By 5 September 2014

Google has updated Android Wear, just as manufacturers have begun to launch new Android Wear watches. The update brings some much-desired features. which active people should especially enjoy. Android Wear is getting offline music playback and GPS support.... >>

All the Android Wear watches in photos, Moto 360, G Watch R, ZenWatch, SmartWatch 3 and more

All the Android Wear watches in photos, Moto 360, G Watch R, ZenWatch, SmartWatch 3 and more

By 5 September 2014

Android Wear is well and truly out the door with all the expected watches unveiled at IFA, and a few surprises too. Pocket-lint has been on the ground at the trade show to get some hands-on time with the Android Wear smartwatches. From the early releases... >>

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

Moto 360 hands-on: The big round smartwatch

By 5 September 2014

Announced at Google I/O in June, the Moto 360 has taken a long-ish time to make it to UK shores but the wait is almost over. Costing £199 and avialable from early October, we managed to get our hands on the new circular Android Wear smartwatch to see... >>