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Hands-on with the Moto 360

Motorola's Android Wear watch is clearly the one to beat Conspiracy theories abound as to why we have to wait for the Moto 360 while two other Android Wear watches are now available for preorder. Maybe it's not ready. Maybe it's more expensive. Maybe it's got some super secret technology that...
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Samsung accounts for 71 percent of the global smartwatch market

According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung controls the global smartwatch segment with a market share of 71 percent. The South Korean manufacturer shipped 500,000 smartwatches during the first three months of 2014, which is half of the 1 million sales it registered in all of 2013. The numbers do...
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Which Android Wear device are you most excited for?

Yesterday's Google I/O keynote had plenty of news — in addition to Android L, Android TV, and Android Auto, there was of course Android Wear. We first heard about Android Wear a few months back, but we hadn't really seen any devices in action until yesterday when the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear...

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You can now control your Tesla Model S using an Android Wear app

You can now control your Tesla Model S using an Android Wear app

If you happen to be the lucky owner of a Tesla Model S and have been holding out hope for an Android Wear app to control it, you'll certainly want to check out the Tesla Command app for Android Wear. Android Developer Matthew Patience has come up with the app and while it only allows for some...
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...
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Gear Live or G Watch - What's the best Android Wear device?

If you're a still pondering just what Android Wear device is the one for you, ours pals at Android Central are here to save the day. Currently there are only two Android Wear devices on the market — the G Watch and the Gear Live — but the Moto 360 and (many others) aren't too far off. So which...
This is how Minuum on Android Wear looks in real life

This is how Minuum on Android Wear looks in real life

Minimalist keyboard crafter Minuum promised to bring Minuum to Android Wear, and they're ready to give the first glimpse of it actually in action. Previously we saw Minuum offer a concept of what their keyboard would look like on the Moto 360, but the currently-available LG G Watch and Samsung...
Wear Mini Launcher

Wear Mini Launcher brings your Android Wear apps front and center

Any discussion of Android Wear will eventually turn to how you have to dig deep into the software to launch an app from your wrist. Tapping and swiping, and scrolling and tapping just isn't the perfect experience. A new app called Wear Mini Launcher aims to fix all of that. Install it to the...
Android Central reviews the Android Wear software

Android Central reviews the Android Wear software

Currently Android Wear is the hottest thing in the smartwatch world. With the release of the G Watch and Gear Live — as well as the upcoming Moto 360 — Android Wear is soon to be on wrists all over the globe. It's Google's effort to bring a streamlined Android experience to wearables, but is it...
Motorola continues to tease with new Moto 360 video

Motorola continues to tease with new Moto 360 video

Motorola released a new Moto 360 video on YouTube, detailing the watch's unique cylindrical designed face rather than the square fascia of its rivals in the Android Wear camp. Though the video is new and is a nice promotion to the Moto 360 staying true to classical watch designs, it really is...
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Android Central reviews the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live

Our sister site Android Central has just posted their full reviews of the first Android Wear smartwatches: the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. While we have seen smartwatches before, these two have the honor of being the first out of the gate to use Google's operating system made...
Wear Aware is a leash for your smartphone from your Android Wear

Wear Aware is a leash for your smartphone from your Android Wear

Wear Aware is a simple app for your Android Wear smartphone that serves as a leash for your smartphone. When you walk away from your phone, Wear Aware will vibrate and play an audible alarm on your wrist so that you know that you've left your phone behind. This is useful for those times when you'...
Using IFTTT with Android Wear

Using IFTTT with Android Wear

The LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live are both Android Wear watches. Both are available through the Play Store, and should begin appearing on wrists very soon. And nicely, IFTTT has introduced the Android Wear Channel. You will need to download IFTTT for Android and pair it with an Android...

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