ANDROID WEAR Posts on XDA

Just How “Open” is Android Wear?

To say that Android Wear has been on everyone's mind ever since its unveiling would be a bit of an understatement. While we're still several months away from being able to purchase Wear-powered devices, we can already install the emulator on our PCs, root it, and even attempt to port the software to other smartwatches such as the...

Want to Play with Android Wear without Setting up the Emulator? Here’s a System Dump

By now, most developers interested in creating apps for Android Wear have already installed the developer preview and possibly even obtained root access on the Wear emulator. However, not everyone wishes looking to mess around with Wear wants to bother with downloading the Android SDK and installing the appropriate packages. What if all you really want to do is to...

Google Unveils Android Wear, Moto 360 SmartWatch Announced, Wear Emulator Rooted – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4.2 KitKat is rolling out to the Xperia Z Ultra, Z1, and Z1 Compact! That and much more news is covered by Jordan, as he reviews all the important stories from this week. Included in this week's news is the announcement of Google Wear and the Moto 360 SmartWatch and how you can root...

Running the Android Wear Emulator? Good. Now Root It!

Earlier this week, Google made some serious waves by announcing its take on wearable computing. While some could argue that the Android Wear platform is a little bit late to the game, its innovative UI, Google Voice Search integration, and rich notification support set the platform apart from the sea of other wearables. Although Android Wear features a UI...

Google Unveils Android Wear, LG and Moto Announce Devices, Forums Added!

Nine days ago, we talked about how Google was planning its entry into the world of wearables. Recently, we also covered leaked specifications for LG's potential contender in this new product space. Now, Google has gone one step further by officially announcing Android Wear. Android Wear is a new version of the Android OS, built specifically...