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HTC Android Wear smartwatch appears in 'behind the scenes' design studio video

HTC Android Wear smartwatch appears in 'behind the scenes' design studio video

By 22 July 2014

HTC is almost certainly joining the Android Wear brigade with its own smartwatch. A recent internal "behind the scenes" video of the HTC design studio has confirmed it's not only working on a smartwatch but has at least a prototype already built. The... >>

Android Wear review
4 out of 5

Android Wear review

By 17 July 2014

Android Wear is a new platform for smartwatches designed to put the power of Google's Android onto your wrist. It keeps you always connected by delivering tailored alerts from your smartphone, but also acts as a point of input for interaction with your... >>

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

Star Trek: The Next Generation watch face arrives on Android Wear

By 16 July 2014

Android Wear smartwatches were always going to be home to modified watch faces. But this Star Trek: The Next Generation face is beyond awesome. The touchscreen UI found on this face came from Star Trek back when touchscreens weren't even really a thing.... >>

LG G Watch review
3.5 out of 5

LG G Watch review

By 15 July 2014

The LG G Watch is one of the first Android Wear devices, and the most affordable at the time of writing, making it the first step in a the brave new world of Google's Android platform. Following in the footsteps of the Sony Smartwatch, various Samsung... >>

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

By 8 July 2014

The first Android Wear watches are beginning to ship, and that means people are now getting a good look at what these wrist-worn gadgets boast. As part of a twinned teardown of sorts, iFixit, which is known for regularly taking apart new tech devices,... >>

Ok Google, No Google, Help Google: The first few hours with Android Wear

Ok Google, No Google, Help Google: The first few hours with Android Wear

By 8 July 2014

Android Wear has landed in the UK, meaning you can get your hands on the latest gadgets from Google and friends. It's the newest thing in the Android world, pulling some of your phone onto your wrist, saving you from having to scrabble in your pocket... >>

Android Wear launch eclipsed by bug that stops paid apps from installing

Android Wear launch eclipsed by bug that stops paid apps from installing

By 8 July 2014

You've just ordered your new Android Wear watch and probably feel very excited. And you should be. Except for thing: you can't install paid apps. According to Android Police, Google's App Encryption is causing a problem with paid apps for Android Wear.... >>

Android Wear shown off controlling the home with voice commands

Android Wear shown off controlling the home with voice commands

By 4 July 2014

Google's Android Wear smartwatches have had their developer units dished out and more details are starting to dribble out each day. The latest is a video showing just how useful the voice automation could be. The video, from developer Doug Gregory, show... >>

ViewRanger is one of first apps to highlight that there’s a point to Android Wear after all

ViewRanger is one of first apps to highlight that there’s a point to Android Wear after all

By 4 July 2014

Developers are beginning to announce useful and handy apps for wearables now that Android Wear watches are starting to hit the market, and the ViewRanger mapping and navigation app stands out from most of them. Google's new section on the Google Play... >>

Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

By 3 July 2014

Google has finally made it easy for people to find, download, use apps for its new Android Wear operating system. The company has simultaneously updated all Android devices to Google Play Services 5.0 and launched an Apps for Android Wear section on the... >>