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Update for the LG G Watch begins rolling out today

Late last night we saw a software update rolling out for the Samsung Gear Live, presumably to address some glitches and bugs within the early release. Now we're hearing that the same update is rolling out for the G Watch as well with build number KMV78V, keeping things on Android 4.4 of course...
Gear Live update

Update for Samsung Gear Live pushing out

If you're one of the lucky few who already has a Samsung Gear Live from Google or by other means, you'll probably want to check for an update. The small (it was quick to download) update is still Android 4.4W (naturally) and is build number KMV78V. Likely this addresses some of the bugs that were...
Runtastic

Runtastic and Runkeeper let loose their Android Wear apps

Health and fitness apps are a great fit for Android Wear smartwatches and two of the first out in the wild are the popular running apps from Runtastic and Runkeeper. Runtastic – in free and Pro versions – is available this very second in the Google Play Store with Android Wear support while...
Evernote Wear brings your notes to Android Wear

Evernote Wear brings your notes to Android Wear

Evernote has just released a standalone companion app to its Android app for users who use an Android Wear smartwatch. Dubbed Evernote Wear, the app allows you access notes, checklists, and search for note using voice using your Android Wear smartwatch. In addition to retrieving notes, you can...
Duolingo

Duolingo puts language learning on Android Wear

Popular language learning app, Duolingo, has pushed out an update to its Android app that introduces support for Android Wear. It isn't alone right now – several popular apps are pushing similar updates – but it's exciting stuff nevertheless. Android Wear support is all that's listed as being...
Android Wear app now available for all in Google Play

Android Wear app now available for all in Google Play

As folks begin receiving their Android Wear watches from Google Play and other retailers, Google has finally opened up the official Android Wear setup app for everyone. The Android Wear app is your one-stop place for setting up your Android Wear device with your phone, administering apps and...
IFTTT Android wear channel automates things from your wrist

IFTTT Android wear channel automates things from your wrist

If you own an Android Wear smartwatch, the folks at IFTTT can help make your life simpler by creating automated actions that are triggered based on select criteria. With the new Android Wear channel, IFTTT can "trigger recipes and read notifications right from your wrist." With the channel,...
Trello on Android Wear

Manage Trello projects on your wrist with new Android Wear app

Apps with support for Android Wear are going to start coming thick and fast but one of the first out of the gate is project managing tool, Trello. As announced on their blog, the latest update to the Trello Android app sees a full experience slimmed down for the smartwatch. In our pursuit...

Google to prevent OEMs from customizing the UI on Android Wear, Auto and TV

Google is actively preventing OEM partners from adding customized elements to Android Wear, Auto and TV, according to a report over on Ars Technica. It's no secret that Android as a mobile platform is fragmented when it comes to personalized OEM user experiences. There's a lot left up to...

Google Maps updated for Android Wear

If you're excited about Android Wear, you'll be happy to hear that shortly after the Google I/O 2014 keynote, Google Maps was updated to support your favorite upcoming smartwatches. Seeing as Maps will be a major use case for Android Wear, this is great news regardless of whether you're getting...

Sub-$150 Android Wear Asus smartwatch could land on wrists this fall

At I/O, Google showcased three Android Wear smartwatch models from LG, Samsung, and Motorola, with the former two costing at least $199 and the latter's price is yet to be revealed until later this summer. Now, it looks like Asus is rumored to be entering the wrist race with an Android Wear watch...
Moto 360

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...
G Watch

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...
More like Moto 320, right?

More like Moto 320, right?

Android Wear is certainly interesting and it's great to see several different variations from several different vendors like Samsung and LG. Motorola is probably the most interesting because, instead of a rectangular display, they went with a circle. Well, almost. While they call it the Moto 360...
Moto 360

An up close look at the Moto 360 from Google I/O

While we got to see new Android Wear devices like the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live during Google I/O, on device that we didn't see too much of was the long-awaited Moto 360. Both the G Watch and Gear Live are now available for purchase, but the Moto 360 still isn't ready for prime time....
Android Wear setup

How to set up your Android Wear watch

Before you can really start doing anything with your Android Wear watch, you have to get the software sorted and set up. Luckily, that's not very difficult at all. You'll need the companion application and the new version of Google Play Services, which should install itself automatically once you...
Android Wear check

Here's how to check if your phone is compatible with Android Wear

Many of you will soon be picking up new Android Wear devices like the G Watch, Gear Live or Moto 360, but there are a few things you'll need to get out of the way first — like whether or not they'll will work with your phone. Android Wear is compatible with with any Android phone running 4.3 or...
Android Wear and LG G Watch

Just get Android Wear? These are the first 10 things you need to know!

Thousands of eager Android fans are picking up a LG G Watch or Samsung Gear Live today at Google I/O. And thousands more are awaiting theirs to arrive in just a couple short weeks after being ordered on Google Play. It's Android all right, but it's a different kind of Android, designed to work...

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live now available in Google Play

Google dropped a bit of a bomb on us all at Google I/O today by announcing that the LG G Watch would go on sale in Google Play today, then doubled up on that by announcing the Samsung Gear Live and also making it available today. The LG G Watch comes in at $229 and is shipping July 3rd (though...
Android Wear on Glass

Android Wear notifications are coming to Google Glass

Among the fury of Android Wear announcements we almost forgot about Google Glass, but in a Google I/O session today we were reminded that not only is Glass still here, it's being integrated with the new platform. With a new Glass software build coming in the next few months, Google Glass will...

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