Android may dominate the smartphone market, but Apple still holds a big share. And the fact that Android Wear is exclusive to Android doesn’t help the smartwatch industry, as Google and its manufacturers are losing out on significant amounts of sales. With the Apple Watch being overly expensive, people would definitely buy a cheaper Android ... Read More »
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Thanks to Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing, we may have an early look at the next generation Moto 360. The image below was posted to his Weibo account and quickly removed, but not quickly enough. That would certainly give one the impression that this wasn’t a deliberate act. However, we are just a day past the ... Read More »
Ever since Google launched Android Device Manager to help people find their lost device, Google says that it has helped nearly 30 million owners reconnect with a missing device. And now the company is expanding its usefulness a bit by adding support for Android Wear.
Today, via the Official Android Blog, Google announced that ... Read More »
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Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has partnered with Google to create a luxury Android Wear smartwatch, the first of its kind. Since its inception last year, Android Wear has been used on multiple smartwatches, but none of them have been designed for the luxury market, an area traditionally associated ... Read More »
Google is offering a promo lasting from today until March 31 that gives $50 of Google Play credit to anyone who purchases a Nexus 6, Nexus 9 or Android Wear smartwatch. The deal also includes free shipping, which is nice perk. If you think about it, $50 in Google ... Read More »
Google’s Android is on a lot of different form factors out there, including smartphones, tablets, cars, watches, and televisions. It can be tough for a developer to be on all of those devices at once, but Google wants to help.
At the start of December 2014, Android Wear was updated to officially support a new watch face API, which meant that watch faces created by third-parties would be forever supported moving forward. While Google has traditionally left the watch face design market open for manufacturers and third-parties, that’s finally changing as Google has launched ... Read More »
Android Wear‘s next update will include several new features including Wi-Fi support and gesture controls for smartwatches. The news comes from The Verge, which says that its source is in the know regarding Android Wear’s road map. Wi-Fi support is the most important part of the update, as it allows Android Wear devices ... Read More »
That’s what we learned today at Apple’s “Spring Forward” event. The event’s focus was on Macbooks and the oft-rumored Apple Watch. Apple came forward with new details on the Apple Watch, revealing to the world ... Read More »
With just an hour to go before Apple clarifies what it is that they think you should be doing with their smartwatch, the Android YouTube account posted this new Android Wear ad to remind everyone that smartwatch options already abound.
The name of the video is “Wear what you want” and it closes ... Read More »