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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...

Low Resolution Images Allegedly Reveal LG’s Upcoming Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches

Some have been enthusiastic about the smartwatch market and what it offers consumers, but many have yet to jump on board. The Android Wear platform had a nice start with many hardware OEMs supporting it with new devices. However, we have recently saw a decline in sales as many just don't feel the need to...

Google and LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style Launching with Android Wear 2.0 on Feb 9

Android Wear 2.0 is the next iteration of upgrades planned for connected smartwatches. While Developer Previews have been around for a while, the last one was rolled out in mid December as Developer Preview 4. So it's only expected that we start getting impatient for the final release once new information starts rolling in. While it...

Android Wear 2.0 Update is Scheduled for Release Next Month

Google first announced the Android Wear 2.0 update back in May of last year at Google I/O 2016. Shortly thereafter, the company released its first developer preview for the wearable update, and since then they've been working hard on it ever since. Overall, things haven't looked that great for the wearable platform as a whole, so...

Google Assistant is Coming to Android TV, Android Wear 2.0 and More Devices

Google Assistant has been somewhat of a replacement for Google Now for those who have compatible devices. Many are still waiting for Google to bring the new service to their device, and they're now making some progress with this. Sadly, we still aren't seeing official support for it on non-Pixel Android smartphones, but Google has announced...

Casio’s WSD-F20 Rugged Smartwatch will be the First Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch

Android Wear did not have an exciting 2016 due to diminished consumer interest leading to major companies holding off on major smartwatch releases. All of that hopefully changes this year with the launch of Android Wear 2.0. While Motorola will not be releasing a new smartwatch based on Android Wear 2.0, Casio remains committed to the Android...

Google will launch two flagship smartwatches with Android Wear 2.0 next year

In an exclusive interview with The Verge, Jeff Chang, product manager of Android Wear at Google, states that the company will launch two new flagship smartwatches in the first quarter of 2017. Furthermore, these two smartwatches will be the first devices to run Android Wear 2.0. We learned of the existence of these two smartwatches earlier this...

Google releases Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 4 with Seamless Authentication, In-App Billing, and More

Those of us with an Android Wear smartwatch aren't reluctant to share the opinion that the operating system could do better. Currently, the most commonly used functions of Android Wear smartwatches revolve around notifications, fitness tracking, or weather and time keeping. The more industrious among us would argue that the possible uses of an Android Wear smartwatch...

New Android Wear 2.0 Preview with Smart Replies, Watch App Store — Main Release Delayed until 2017

There are both good and bad news for Android Wear owners today -- well, the good news are mostly reserved for a few lucky watch owners. But in short, a new Android Wear 2.0 Preview is available for download and flashing.The new Developer Preview 3 brings some rather big additions, including the additions of a Google Play...

Google Releases Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 2

If you are a owner of a supported Android Wear watch and don't mind being on the cutting edge of software, there's some good news for you today to be excited about. Google has released Developer Preview 2 of Android Wear 2.0, bringing a fair few bug fixes and new features (and very possibly some...

Google I/O 2016 Roundup, Part 2: Virtual Reality, Android Wear 2.0, Instant Apps

At Google I/O we saw how Google is building its next evolution, and two crucial parts of this are Virtual Reality through "Daydream", and Wearables, with the former opening an entire new dimension for Android.Virtual Reality VR Mode in Android N is official, and this will allow Android to tackle the current players in the VR market, even...