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[Update: Pre-order now] A new Moto 360 is finally coming, but it’s not from Motorola

The original Moto 360 smartwatch was launched way back in 2014 and it was one of the very first devices with Android Wear. Of the few options at the time, the Moto 360 was widely considered the most attractive (despite the "flat tire" display). Motorola followed it up with a second-generation in 2015, but since...

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...

Opinion: New Wear Watches are Coming, but You Don’t Have to Upgrade

Android Wear has come of age in many ways, and with a new generation of watches in the horizon, the smartwatch battleground is bound to get more interesting. The “Year of the Smartwatch”  didn't come come with 2014, and while 2015 might not mark the year of mass adoption, it is certainly an important year for...

Is Google Focusing Enough on Wear’s Future?

Android Wear is a platform that is not for everybody, at least not yet. As of now, smartwatches have not found a motive to enter the mainstream consumers’ lives. One could argue that the competition is making huge strides in this regard, but despite the pragmatic advances seen in the latest additions from all parties,...

Android Wear 5.1.1 OTA Downloads

The much anticipated Wear update that brings wrist flick gestures, a new launcher, and wifi support is now rolling out to wearables far and wide, though staggered releases never come fast enough. Luckily, we have you covered with a series of direct download links for immediate consumption! The zip files for each model are still...

Moto 360 Reflections: Virtues, Successor, Competition

I have used Android Wear for 10 months now, but I have never been so happy with the platform until my purchase of the Moto 360 a month ago. In light of a rather likely upcoming revision of this watch, I will try and explain why I personally think that the Moto 360 was, in...

Which Android Wear Watch is Most Beautiful?

The Moto 360 was largely considered to be the most beautiful Android Wear watch among Android enthusiasts. However, Motorola is getting some intense competition from the likes of LG and Huawei. With the LG Watch Urbane and Huawei Watch right around the corner, does the Moto 360 still keep its crown? Let us know which...

The Slow Adoption of Wear

Smartwatches were touted to be the next revolution in personal computing for the past 3 years, each time with analysts claiming, adamantly and viscously, that the smartwatch revolution was around the corner. First it was 2013, the year that saw the release of the Pebble - but other than this addition to the category, there was...

The Cracked Back of the Motorola Moto 360

Ever since its first unveiling in early 2014, the Motorola Moto 360 has been a greatly hyped device. Even though availability and price were initially unknown, it was the smartwatch to talk about. Its sleek design and the (at that point) unique round screen with tiny bezels appealed to a wide range of potential customers.However,...

Moto 360 Officially Receives Android Lollipop

Not too long ago, we talked about Google releasing the watch face API for Android Wear. In the release notes surrounding the update, Android's creators also stated that the Lollipop update would be released pretty soon to various Android Wear watches. Now, the update is available for download on the Moto 360.Today's update brings user...

Device Review: Moto 360

This year at I/O, Google announced its wearable effort, uniquely named Android Wear.  To help show they were serious they announced three Android Wear devices, but only two were immediately available.The last of the three announced devices was the Moto 360. Motorola, formerly Google owned, entered the game of wearables with a round smartwatch. This...

How to Unlock the Motorola Moto 360 Smartwatch Bootloader – XDA TV

Android Wear now has three different devices in it's camp. The round moto 360 is the latest smartwatch to hit the market. Of course as we like to do here on we want to unlock and root this device. However, given it's wireless sync and charging feature its not as simple as it sounds. But,...