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Fossil announces its Android Wear smartwatch, the Founder

Fossil announces Android Wear smartwatch

Fossil has announced its Q line of connected accessories, one of which is its Android Wear-powered smartwatch. The Founder is the company's first Android Wear smartwatch, and combines power and style in a nice looking package. The team at Fossil worked closely with Intel and Google to make sure...

Google brings Android Wear smartwatches to the iPhone

Google has announced that its Android Wear software for smartwatches will now work with iOS. Your iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, or 6 Plus running iOS 8.2+ will all now be able to pair with your Android Wear watch to bring information to your wrist. Although currently only the LG Watch Urbane is officially...
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Android Wear gets support for Wifi, hands-free flicks and drawable emoji in new update

Google will launch a software update for Android Wear smartwatches soon that will add many new features, including some that won't require the use of a phone. Google will also add some hands-free features to Android Wear devices in the next update, such as flicking a wrist to move to a new card,...
Domino's Pizza Pebble

Order and track Domino's pizza deliveries on your Pebble and Android Wear

Domino's today announced the company is providing customers with yet more ways to place, track and receive their orders. Should you own a Pebble or Android Wear-powered smartwatch, you'll be able to use the provided Domino's app to not only place an order, but track it too. To be able to take...
Moto 360 for Android Wear

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

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...
Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel

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:...
Hyundai Android Wear

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...
Android Wear update

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...
Moto 360 Gold

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...
Asus Zenwatch

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...

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...
LG G Watch R Moto 360

AT&T to sell LG G Watch R and Moto 360 starting this week

AT&T will begin selling two Android Wear smartwatches later this week, both with circular faces. The LG G Watch R will go on sale on AT&T's website on Wednesday, November 5, and in its stores Friday, November 7, while the Moto 360 will follow online and in stores on Friday. The carrier...
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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...
LG G Watch R hits Europe in early November

LG G Watch R hits Europe in early November

LG has announced that their G Watch R will be available in several European countries at the beginning of November. France, Italy, Spain, and the UK will all be included in the initial rollout. The G Watch R will come to North America, Asia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States shortly...
Microsoft debuts Torque, Bing search for Android Wear with a twist of your wrist

Microsoft debuts Torque, Bing search for Android Wear with a twist of your wrist

Microsoft is on a roll with Android support today. The company's Garage program has just launched an app for Android Wear that makes searching Bing a bit more convenient. The app presumably takes its name from its main feature: twisting your wrist will open a Bing query, at which point you simply...
Moto 360

Google may be more flexible toward OEM customization on wearables, TVs and cars in the future

When Google announced Android Wear, Android TV and Android Auto at this year's I/O event, it mentioned that it was going to limit the amount of customization manufacturers would be able to undertake. However, that may change soon, according to vice president of engineering Hiroshi Lockheimer....

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