Motorola has finally launched the Moto 360 after an array of teasers videos and leaks. The much anticipated smartwatch by the company is here with a slim and circular display. The Moto 360 is 46 mm in diameter by 11mm deep and weighs 49g.
WhatsApp for Android Wear has been updated with full support for non-beta version. Prior to this the popular instant messaging service was updated for beta that allowed Android Wear users to use the service on the watch.
Sony is planning to debut two wearable devices at the IFA 2014 along with other smartphones and tablets. According to a report from 9to5Google, Sony will launch Android Wear powered SmartWatch3 and SmartBand Talk at an event this week.
With an aim to increase the buzz about its upcoming smartwatch, Motorola has released a new video. The video talks about the round design and origins of the idea behind creating the Moto 360 smartwatch.
Yesterday, there were reports that paid apps are not working properly on Android Wear devices. Now, it looks like Google has taken the issue in their hands and released a workaround. Under this workaround paid app makers are required to manually package files differently.
Flappy Bird, the popular mobile gaming sensation that took the world by storm was taken down by the creator in February this year. However, in May there were reports that the game is making is way back in August with multiplayer capabilities. In the meantime clones of the game that was fetching $50,000 a day through Ad revenue were adding on the app stores.
Paid Android apps from the Google Play Store are not working properly on Android Wear devices, according to a report from Android Police. Samsung Gear Live and LG G watch that run on Google’s Android Wear are facing a bug problem that is preventing these paid apps from being installed on Android Wear devices.
Google is releasing first update to Android Wear smartwatches. LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live have received their first updates, with an over-the-air update.
Google announced Android Wear SDK a couple of months before the Google IO and at that time, they also announced that Google Android Wear will be making its debut on LG G Watch. At the Google IO which was held during June last week, Google announced that LG G Watch will be available for consumers to buy directly from Play Store. Until today, the Google Play Store showed that the LG G Watch was available for pre-order and now, you can buy the watch as it is available for Adding to your cart.
Google has announced a major update to Google Play Services to all the Android devices worldwide. The 5.0 update to Google Play Services brings support to Android Wear. This will bring new APIs that will let developers connect their apps to wearable devices running Android Wear. It will also allow them to easily sync information between their phone apps and wearable devices.
Google’s Android platform has been the favorite of the OEMs for a long time due to its flexible nature. OEM’s have been able to change and modify the user interface of their Android smartphones without Google’s intervention. However, the OEMs and third-party developers will not have this liberty when it comes to the latest Android expansion by Google.
Google has updated its note taking app Keep with Android Wear support. The company launched full Android Wear SDK at the I/O developer conference.
Asus is working on a smartwatch that runs on Google’s Android Wear, according to a report from TechCrunch. It says that the company is planning to release an Android Wear-powered smartwatch in September.
Samsung, though not part of the initial list of partners associated with Android Wear, surprised everyone by announcing the Gear Live yesterday, which has already gone on sale in the US today, and is no on pre-order in India, for a price of Rs. 15, 900. Following the design philosophy of its other Gear devices, this Android Wear based Smartwatch will be sold along with the LG G watch. Both the Korean giants have their own first Android Wear based Smartwatches out, but lets focus on the Gear live here, which adds the unique functionality to measure heart rate using the hear rate sensor on its back. It looks and feels pretty similar to the other Gear watches, unsurprisingly, so lets take a photo walkthrough of this device, straight from the I/O developer event in San Francisco.
Google announced that it was going to start selling the LG G Watch in the US starting from today during the Google I/O 2014 keynote where the company announced its big ambitions for Android Wear.The devices are currently up for order on the Google Play store in the US. The LG G Watch is not something which is totally new and was announced few weeks back when Google announced the Android Wear platform.The G Watch features a 1.65 inch 280×280 pixel display and is 9.95 mm thick.It has a 400 mAh battery is powered by a 1.2 GHz processor on the inside. It has 4GB of storage and 512 MB of RAM. It connects to your Android phone using Bluetooth 4 LE and is water and dust resistant.The main idea behind Android Wear is bringing notifications which you generally see on your Android phone over to your wrist. Since the device has a touchscreen, you can swipe through the various cards and is very similar to how Google Now works on your phone.