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ZTE’s Quartz Smartwatch Gets Leaked with its First Ever Pictures

Back in February, we reported that ZTE was reportedly preparing its first ever Android Wear powered smartwatch called the ZTE Quartz. At the time, we didn't know much information apart from the fact that the upcoming watch will run Android Wear 2.0 and will feature 3G UMTS cellular connectivity. Now, thanks to a treasure trove of...

Early Stages of a Mod Brings Android Wear 2.0 Complications to Android Wear 1.0

At Google I/O last year, the big Android Wear 2.0 update was announced and it was when we got our first official look at the changes that were coming with it. This new update, which people are still waiting to get pushed to their smartwatch, comes with improvements such as simplified UI navigation, standalone applications...

Could Google’s Interests as an OEM Spell Trouble for Android?

Android is something special to me: My original Droid was one of the very first big new purchases I had ever made. It was the first time I signed onto a mobile carrier contract leaving the prepaid system and moved on from running Windows Mobile devices that got me visiting XDA almost 9 years ago. Even...

New Leak Shows The Huawei Watch 2 Will Come In Three Color Options; Will Officially Launch On Feb 26

While the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport are the first to come running Android Wear 2.0 out of the box, other OEMs have also been working on releasing an updated watch hardware to take advantage of new features introduced with Google's latest Android Wear OS update. Huawei is one of relatively few OEMs who...

Huawei Confirms New Android Wear Watch Coming At MWC

Earlier, we reported that Huawei was working on a new Android Wear smartwatch and that it would be unveiled at MWC 2017. Now, we have an official confirmation on the matter. The company's CEO, Richard Yu, confirmed on the Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo that the company will launch new smartwatch hardware running Android Wear 2.0...

What are your thoughts on Android Wear 2.0 and the new LG Watches?

Now that the news cycle has settled down for the day, we were wondering what your thoughts are on the Android Wear 2.0 update and the LG Watch Sport/Style. For those of you who are out of the loop, Google today announced the next major upgrade to the Android Wear platform. The update will bring a...

Here are the Devices that Will Receive the Android Wear 2.0 Update

Android Wear 2.0 was officially announced today and it is poised to significantly change the smartwatch landscape when it starts rolling out to end users. Users purchasing a new smartwatch such as the upcoming LG Watch Style or LG Watch Sport will be able to experience Android Wear 2.0 right out of the box, but for owners...

Android Pay on Wear 2.0 will not work if your Smartphone has an Unlocked Bootloader

For those of you who have been clinging onto hope that Android Pay for Android Wear 2.0 would allow you to make mobile payments even if your device's bootloader is unlocked, we have some bad news to share. Google has confirmed to AndroidPolice Android Pay on the latest Wear 2.0 update will not work if the paired smartphone...

What You Need to Know About Android Wear 2.0 — Android Pay, Google Assistant and More

As noted industry leaker Evan 'evleaks' Blass suggested on his Twitter page, today Google has finally unveiled the next major upgrade for its Android-based smartwatch OS: Android Wear 2.0. This announcement also comes along with the release of the newest Android Wear smartwatches in the form of the LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport. Android...

LG Watch Style and Watch Sport Released with Android Wear 2.0

With the release of Android Wear 2.0, we also see the unveiling of LG's latest set of smartwatches. The Watch Style and Watch Sport seek to fulfill two different needs for two types of users, with the Watch Sport being the clear flagship among the two. We've known for a while that these new LG watches have...

Report: LG Watch Sport Will Be Priced At $349, First Watch To Come With Android Pay

Last week we reported the possible pricing details on one of the upcoming LG's Android Wear watches, the Watch Style. Previous reports have shown that the Watch Style will sport a 1.2-inch 360 × 360 display, 512MB RAM, and 240mAh battery and only have Bluetooth for connectivity. Now, according to a new report, we may have...

Report: Second Generation Huawei Watch To Feature Cellular Connectivity, May Launch Next Month

Google is expected to launch the Android Wear 2.0 update in early February. While we didn't see any meaningful Android Wear hardware launches last year, the new platform update will hopefully encourage OEMs to come up with a fresh and updated version of their old Android Wear devices in 2017. A new report from VentureBeat states that Chinese...
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