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Android Wear state of the nation: New software, new devices

Android Wear state of the nation: New software, new devices

By 9 hours ago

Android Wear so far has been interesting, if not really raising itself to "must have" status. As we knew it would, the pace of change is rapid, with the first generation of devices now almost forgotten. There's been respectable change of step in the past... >>

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 12 hours ago

Android Wear is out the door and staking its smartwatch claim, recently boosted with Android Wear updates and the confirmation of dates for the latest two devices - the LG G Watch R and the Sony SmartWatch 3 - both of which are available in November.... >>

Android Wear first big update: What's new and different?

Android Wear first big update: What's new and different?

By 23 October 2014

Google has released the first big update to Android Wear, and the software is essentially trying to get rid of your phone. The update includes offline storage for your music, direct Bluetooth pairing, and GPS support. Although these features might not... >>

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... >>