Samsung’s first and last Android-powered smartwatch was the Gear Live, which launched alongside Android Wear itself. Ever since, Samsung’s watches and wearables have been powered by its in-house Tizen operating system.
Fast Company concluded that Samsung was done with Android Wear, but that doesn’t seem to be true. Samsung responded to ... Read More »
Do you remember the Gear Live? It’s been a long while since Samsung released that product, and apparently that was Samsung’s first and last device to run Android Wear.
Android Wear had some growing pains, just like any software does right out of the gate, but Samsung decided to go with its own proprietary ... Read More »
It looks like the end has come for Samsung’s only Android Wear-powered smartwatch. The Gear Live, which broke the mold and used Android Wear instead of Samsung’s usual Tizen platform, was a launch device for Android Wear and came at a very low price when the popularity of smartwatches was still climbing. It’s an important ... Read More »
Motorola is pushing out a new update to Motorola Camera that allows people to use their Android Wear devices as a remote shutter. One of the benefits of Android is that manufacturers can place pieces of their software in the Google Play Store so that updates can be rolled out ... Read More »
How do you prove that a device is worth anything? By making it run DOOM of course! Yes, humanities long quest to make anything and everything run DOOM is far from over, and Android Wear devices are no exception. Someone has made DOOM run on the Samsung Gear Live, complete with ... Read More »
Android Wear is only a few months old. It’s a very new product, and naturally, it has limitations and missing features. People are waiting patiently for an update to add some simple features to their devices. Luckily, Google has announced a new update for Android Wear watches on its blog.
This update will add ... Read More »
The Samsung Gear Live is one of two Android Wear smart watches currently on sale, and we were expecting it to launch at Best Buy soon after it went up on the Play Store. It’s been available on Google Play for a while now, many people have already gotten theirs, so it’s about time that ... Read More »
Android Wear smartwatches, like most other smartwatches, connect to your smartphone to get any data. This tethering allows the wearable to use your data connection. However, when during a teardown of the Samsung Gear Live, something strange was found: ... Read More »
It looks like a few early models of the Samsung Gear Live might have a pretty serious defect. The Samsung Gear charging system has never been particularly great, forcing you to put the watch into a special cradle to charge it. But on the Gear Live, that cradle seems to chip away part of the ... Read More »
The first two Android Wear devices, the Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch, have just received a customary teardown by iFixit. Shockingly, iFixit found that while both devices are indeed small, they’re fairly easy to repair. The G Watch, in particular, was a breeze to take apart, earning a 9/10 in terms of being ... Read More »