It turns out that yesterday’s rumor about Android Wear smartwatches being next in line for Lollipop update was indeed true. Today, Google has officially announced the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for its Wear smartwatch platform. Continue reading “Google announces Android Wear 5.0 Lollipop update”
LG announced the G Watch R, the company’s second Android Wear smartwatch and the successor of the G Watch recently. It went on sale in the U.S. on Google Play recently for $299. We brought you the unboxing of the G Watch R recently. Now lets compare the LG G Watch R with LG G Watch that was announced back in June. Continue reading “LG G Watch R Vs LG G Watch Photo Gallery”
Samsung was one of the first consumer electronics giants to dive head-first into the world of wearables with its own line of Smartwatches, starting with the Gear. The original Gear that initially ran on Android, now runs on Tizen, and Samsung’s already iterated on it a couple of times, with the Gear 2, the Gear Fit, the new Gear S, all variations and experiments on the hot new market.
But then Android Wear happened, with Samsung announced as one of the partners. Rival LG had already announced its first Watch, but Samsung waited until IO to announce their first smartwatch that will work across all Android devices, not just Samsung ones, the Gear Live. The Gear Live, the stripped down Android variant of the Gear 2, joins the other Wear watches, in the effort to appeal to consumers willing to invest in a new category of devices. With Android Wear as the platform of choice, does the hardware push the boundaries, or does it play a safe losing game? Let’s find out.
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.
LG was one of the first manufacturers to announce a Smartwatch based on Android Wear, but yesterday, at the Google I/O developers conference, the device was made available for sale, making it the first Android Wear Smartwatch in the market along with the Samsung Gear live. This being LG’s first watch, unlike Samsung, the approach, although bland, is a bit different. Priced at $229 in the US and Rs. 14,999 in India, where it is currently on pre-order, the LG G watch makes for an interesting first look at the Android Wear ecosystem. Lets take a photo walkthrough of the device in action, but before that, here is our hands on experience of this device, shot on video –
We are at Google I/O 2014 and got our hands on upcoming LG G Watch which is the first Android Wear based smart watch from the Korean company.While we had heard about the G watch before , it is the first time the company is actually showing it off publicly.Google even confirmed that it would be handing it out to attendees at Google I/O and also it is currently available for purchase on the Play Store.The main functionality of the watch is that it acts like an extension of Google Now on your phone but now on your wrist. You can see your messages , calls, calendar items, Google Now cards such travel, weather and you can also see the time. Check out the hands on video below :-
If you are looking to get your hands on the LG G Watch in India, we have some good news to report. The Android Wear device from LG has gone up for Pre-order on the Play Store in India soon after it went live on the US store. The smartwatch is listed at a price of Rs.14999 for both the White and Black variants. The shipping date is July 8th. Google just confirmed availability of the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live today in the US at the Google I/O 2014 annual developer conference hosted by the company 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.
More specifications and details of the LG G watch have leaked ahead of its official launch. The smartwatch from LG which is powered by Android wear will have a 1.65 inch 280 x 280 display. Continue reading “LG G Watch to reportedly boast of 1.65 inch display, 4GB storage and 36 hours of battery life”
The Android logo is about to get a makeover according to a recently leaked video. A video that was leaked by @Upleaks on Twitter shows a boot animation video of the LG G Watch. LG G Watch is the first Android Wear smartwatch to hit the markets this year.
LG G Watch, the company’s first Android Wear-powered smartwatch is inching closer to its launch. Today, the company has teased a promo video of the watch which will launchin June at an estimated price point of 199 Euros.
LG has unveiled the champagne gold version of the LG G Watch on their official Facebook page. It also has a dedicated webpage that reveals that the G Watch would be dust and water resistant and reveals that it will have an always-on display, unlike the Samsung Gear 2. The Stealth Black version of the LG G Watch was unveiled last month as the company’s first Android Wear-powered Smartwatch. Continue reading “LG G Watch will be water resistant and feature always-on display”
LG unveiled G Watch, the company’s first Android Wear-powered Smartwatch last month and promised that it would launch it in the second quarter of 2014. LG has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the LG G Watch would be available in UK before July and for less than 180 GBP (Rs. 18,090 approx). Continue reading “LG G Watch to go on sale in the UK before July for less than 180 GBP”