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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...

Minimal & Elegant Watch Face with Tasker integration [Giveaway]

If you are a Tasker fan and own a smart watch, you are probably aware of AutoWear. However useful it is, it's not going to replace your watch face anytime soon. I have been missing a simple way to display some Tasker information directly on my watch face for some time. Fortunately, I came across the...

Editorial: Neither Android Wear nor a Pixel Watch Can Succeed Without a Stronger Pixel

After months of speculation regarding Android Wear 2.0 and the devices that would launch alongside it, Google has finally unveiled the final version of its newest version of Wear with two LG-branded watches. These two watches, and more importantly the OS running on them, have a lot riding on their shoulders given how much Android Wear...

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...

ZTE Is Reportedly Working On Its First Ever Android Wear Watch

After Huawei, it looks like one more Chinese smartphone maker is set to enter Android Wear space. The latest report coming out of VentureBeat reveals that ZTE is working on a new Android Wear watch and that it will be called ZTE Quartz. The details regarding the key specifications are not available as of now,...

Exploring Android Wear’s Usability Drawbacks and Why It Keeps Stumbling in a Fitness-Oriented Wearable Market

I would consider myself to be part of a very small group of people: each and every day while getting prepared for work, or activities, or just the day in general, I add that little something extra to my wardrobe -- a Smartwatch. I am a wearable tech fan, and I have worn a wrist gadget every...

New Leak Shows the LG Watch Style In Silver and Rose Gold, may Start at $249

We've known for a while now that LG is likely working on two new Android Wear watches allegedly called the LG Watch Style and the Watch Sport. While we have already seen images of both the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport, those were unfortunately quite low resolution renders. Now, a new leak from  Evan...

The Last Android Wear 2.0 Dev Preview Includes Support for iOS

We've heard rumors that Android Wear 2.0 is going to be launched next month on February 9th. We've seen this huge update to Google's wearable platform be delayed already, so it will be interesting to see if they'll get it close to this rumored launch date. Before things can be finalized though, Google has rolled out...

[UPDATE: Comment from HTC] Photos of HTC and Under Armour’s Smartwatch Leak For the Second Time

Update 1/25/2017: According to tbreak's interview with HTC's Chialin Chang, HTC is not creating a smartwatch. Full quote: I can tell you that we're not going to have an Android watch. I don't think we've nailed it with [the experience of] watches. Android watch is one thing but even Apple as a big brand is declining [in watches.]...