Android Wear's 2.0 update brings a lot to the table, but is it a good meal? It's been about 6 months since Android Wear was updated to version 2.0. Along with the ever present promises of better battery life and performance enhancements,...Show More Summary
Android Wear was created to take smartwatches beyond “one size fits all.” That's why we're thrilled there are even more ways to express your style this fall—all while keeping you informed with messages at a glance, activity tracking,...Show More Summary
Ever since I saw Android Central's own Daniel Bader tooling around town wearing a Narrative Clip, I've had the nagging desire to review a wearable camera. But none of the boxy designs on the market has really spoken to me, and as cool as Snapchat's Spectacles are, they have a lot of limitations. Show More Summary
Facer, the go-to platform for creating and downloading custom watch faces for Android Wear and Tizen devices, received a massive update this morning. Labeled as Facer 4.0, the update brings not only new features, but a new look and a whole lot of exciting new watch faces from well-known brands. Show More Summary
While Android phone makers seem to be giving up on Android Wear, traditional fashion brands only seem to be embracing it more. And you know what? It might be one of the best things for the future of the smartwatch. Michael Kors’ new Sofie and Grayson smartwatches are not just good-looking watches, they’re all-around solid gadgets. Show More Summary
Michael Kors is back for round (Android Wear) 2.0. For a time, it seemed like every phone manufacturer was hot on Android Wear, but those days are long behind us. While we still have big names like LG and Huawei building watches forShow More Summary
Google Voice will soon have its very own "Ok Google" voice command to help those looking to send hands-free messages across Google Assistant, Android Wear, Google Home and more.
FitBit hopes to take on Android Wear and the Apple Watch with its new Ionic smart wearable. This fitness tracker on steroids introduces many smartwatch features along with basics such as water resistance, GPS tracking, and music controls. Show More Summary
Google this week updated some of its Play Store policies that will improve the availability of apps for older Android-based smartwatches. Specifically, Google has made multi-APK apps available to Android Wear 1.0 devices. Previously, multi-APK apps were only available to devices running Android Wear 2.0. Show More Summary
Google's policy change is partly because the company wants Android Wear apps to reach folks on Apple's side of the fence.
Garmin debuted several new wearables at IFA in Berlin this week, and the Vivoactive 3 is the most powerful among them. This smart-ish watch runs Garmin's proprietary software, rather than Android Wear, and specifically targets fitness-minded folk. Show More Summary
Changes will promote standalone apps for your watch. Google has announced two major changes for Android Wear apps: Multi-APK apps are now supported for Android Wear 1.0 watches and requirements for the "Enhanced for Android Wear" Play...Show More Summary
Posted by Hoi Lam, Lead Developer Advocate, Android Wear Strava - a standalone wear app available to both Android and iOS users Android Wear 2.0 represents the the latest evolution of the Android Wear platform. It introduced the concept of standalone apps that can connect to the network directly and work independently of a smartphone. Show More Summary
The Fitbit Ionic ships in October with its own app store. The goal: to bring you more fitness-focused experiences without forcing you to leave Fitbit.
From the start, we've believed that your Google Assistant should be be available wherever you need help, and that’s why it’s already on Google Home, eligible Android phones, iPhones, Google Allo and Android Wear. This week, we’re continuing to make your Assistant available in even more places. Show More Summary
Misfit originally targeted a 'late summer' launch for the Vapor, but when the smartwatch launches, it will do so without one key feature.
Misfit said that its Vapor smartwatch would arrive this summer, but the season's nearly over and it has yet to put the device on your wrist. What gives? Well, there's been a delay... although you won't have to wait too much longer. The company tells us that the Android Wear device is now slated to ship in October, 9 months after its CES debut. Show More Summary
G Suite Managers can now administer Android Wear devices for devices using Android Wear 2.0 and later. As strange as it may sound, a wearable device is a great match in many industries. Being able to see notifications while your hands...Show More Summary
Fitbit now has a device to compete with Apple Watch and Android Wear devices.