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Asus Zenwatch landing in the U.S. November 9th for $199

Asus Zenwatch landing in the U.S. November 9th for $199

As we continue on the rounds of new Android Wear devices this year, the Asus Zenwatch will be the next in line for a U.S. release. In just two days — on November 9th — the Zenwatch will go on sale at Best Buy for $199 before landing in Google Play at a later date. The Asus Zenwatch is one...
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Google reminds us that the Android Wear update will come to all watches

Yes, little Gear Live and G Watch, there is a Santa Claus There's been some talk about the upcoming Android Wear update the past few days, and Google wants to fill us all in on the juicy details. At the Official Google Blog they've posted up a nice synopsis about the update, what it entails,...
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Sonos working on Android Wear app to control its speakers with a smartwatch

You can add Sonos to the list of companies that are aiming to offer Android Wear support for its products. A post on the company's forums shows a beta version of the Sonos Android Wear app running on a Moto 360 that allows users to control the wireless connected speakers from Sonos from the...

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Broadcom says its new hardware will boost the battery life of Android Wear watches

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...

Pebble 2.3 goes live with Android Wear notification and interaction support

Pebble users are in for quite the treat today, as the Pebble app has been updated to version 2.3 with support for interacting with Android Wear notifications, setting defined replies, and the ability to reply from your Pebble through Android SMS apps. Here's the full breakdown of what's new...
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Sony SmartWatch 3 with stainless steel strap launching worldwide this week

The folks at Sony are launching a version of their SmartWatch 3 with a strap worldwide this week. However, the company has yet to announce a price tag for the new variant of their Android Wear-based device. Sony did reveal that the SmartWatch 3 stainless steel edition will come with a voucher...
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BlackBerry announces BBM support for Android Wear at CES 2015

BlackBerry has announced as part of its CES 2015 press event that its BBM messaging service is coming too as an app for Android Wear devices. The company said it would be released "soon" but a specific date was not revealed. BlackBerry said: Without touching your phone you can:...
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Hyundai will show off its upcoming Android Wear app at CES 2015

If you own an Android Wear smartwatch, you might be able to start your car remotely sometime in 2015. Hyundai has just revealed it will show off an upcoming Android Wear app that will offer that kind of feature, among others, as part of its CES 2015 product lineup. The app itself is called...
Pebble smartwatches and Android Wear smartwatches, living in peaceful harmony

Pebble 2.3 beta bakes in Android Wear notification and interaction support

Pebble users can now take advantage of apps that support Android Wear notifications and interactions, all without having to do any additional legwork. At least if they're taking part in the beta testing program for the Android Pebble app. The 2.3 beta brings support for both Android Wear...
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Android Wear's massive update: Official watch face API, new display modes, app features and more!

Android 5.0 will hit watches in an OTA update Google today has announced a major update to Android Wear, bringing some long-awaited official functionality to its smartwatches — and a host of new features to go along with them. Oh, and Android 5.0 is coming soon to your watch. There's a lot...
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What does 'Connected, running sync loop' mean on Android Wear?

If you're using an Android Wear smartwatch, you may have noticed a slightly different connection message appearing in your notification tray of late. In short, instead of the standard "Connected" dialog, you'll get one saying "Connected, running sync loop." For most of us, the change seems to...
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Moto 360 now available with slim 18 mm silver and gold bands from Motorola

As promised earlier this month, Motorola is now selling versions of its Android Wear-based Moto 360 smartwatch with slim 18 mm bands in silver and gold colors. The silver 18 mm band version of the Moto 360 will cost $299.99, which is the same price as the older dark or silver 23 mm metal bands...
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Asus ZenWatch is listed on Google Play for $199 but you can't get it yet

The Asus ZenWatch is now listed on the Google Play Store site for the price of $199, but the Android Wear device isn't actually for sale yet as the listing still has a "Coming Soon" tag. The 1.63-inch smartwatch with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of storage was officially revealed in September, and a...