The Huawei Watch is shown in two official videos on their YouTube channel

Huawei Watch

Huawei has already revealed plans to launch their Android Wear-based Huawei Watch at MWC 2015, thanks to some airport banner ads in Barcelona, Spain. Now the company has made two videos promoting the device live on their YouTube channel. The first video is a very slick looking clip showing a man using the Huawei Watch to navigate his way through a snow-filled landscape. The other clip...

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Swatch's Touch Zero One puts its focus on beach volleyball

Swatch's Touch Zero One puts the focus on beach volleyball

Swatch has debuted a new fitness wearable geared specifically towards beach volleyball players, the Touch Zero One. Separate from the company's often-reported smartwatch efforts, the Touch Zero One adds new fitness functions to the Swatch Touch lineup. The Touch Zero One features a curved touchscreen with a built-in backlight, and adds a step counter, as well as counters for power hits and...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, February 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, February 2015

It's that time again. Time to bring you up-to-date with the latest happenings around Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central in our Community Update.

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Pebble SDK 3.0 developer preview released with support for Pebble Time features

Pebble SDK 3.0 developer preview released with support for Pebble Time features

Hot on the heels of the launch of its highly successful Kickstarter campaign for the Pebble Time, Pebble has just released the first developer preview of the 3.0 update to its SDK which takes advantage of the wearable's new features. The new SDK allows developers to craft and update their Pebble apps with the new features of the Pebble Time, such as the color screen and built-in microphone,...

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Pebble Time passes original Pebble in Kickstarter funding in just two days

The Pebble Time smartwatch has surpassed the original Pebble to become the second-most-funded project on Kickstarter. As of this writing, the Pebble Time has raised $10,481,240 with 29 days left to go. The original Pebble raised a grand total of $10,266,845 with its Kickstarter in 2012, though that was after a full 31-day campaign. The Pebble Time was unveiled earlier this week at the...

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Moto Maker customization support is coming to the Moto 360 in March

Moto 360

People who purchase the Moto 360 in March will be able to customize their smartwatch in a variety of ways, thanks to a new version of Motorola's Moto Maker website. The first details of how much customization will be available for the Moto 360 comes from Wired: They state: You'll be able to choose from three watch casings: silver, black, and champagne gold. Then you'll choose a band,...

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LG Watch Urbane nabs LTE connectivity and NFC-based payments, loses Android Wear

LG Watch Urbane LTE

LG has announced a new variant of its premium all-metal smartwatch, the Watch Urbane LTE. The smartwatch – which will make its debut at Mobile World Congress next week – features a similar design as the Watch Urbane, but comes with beefier hardware thanks to the addition of an LTE radio that allows you to make calls over VoLTE. The Watch Urbane LTE features the same 1.3-inch plastic OLED...

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Pebble, Microsoft and what could have been with Windows Phone

Pebble, Microsoft and what could have been with Windows Phone

Earlier today, Windows Central ran a story regarding a potential Pebble app coming to Windows Phone. Evidence for the claim comes via a Store listing for an internal app that demonstrates a Pebble watch syncing with Windows Phone 8.1 devices. At the time, my position was that this app represents a proof-of-concept approach. If Pebble were pleased with the performance and feature-set, a...

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Instant smart door lock Sesame hits Kickstarter for $89

Instant smart door lock Sesame hits Kickstarter for $89

Sesame is an smart lock that opens your door instantly, and it hits Kickstarter today for $89 With so many smart locks on the market, it's hard to know which one will be best suited for your connected home. keypads, key fobs, deadbolts, lever locks — there are different locks for all types of doors. One that sets itself apart is the new Sesame smart lock, which bills itself as the world's...

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Moto 360 for Android Wear

Future Android Wear devices could benefit from using a newly announced hardware platform from Broadcom. The company said today that its products, when used inside an Android Wear product, could help increase its battery life, among other features. Here's what Broadcom said about its new smartwatch hardware, which will be demoed next week at the 2015 Mobile World Congress event: Broadcom'...

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