Tag: Android Wear 2.0

Google Rumored To Rebrand Android Wear As Wear OS: Why Change The Name?

Google is rumored to be rebranding Android Wear into Wear OS, as spotted in the most recent Google Play Services beta update. Why is Google changing the name of its operating system for wearable devices?

Google March 12, 2018

Misfit Vapor Launch Date Set For Oct. 31: What Does The Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch Offer?

After successive delays, the Misfit Vapor will finally launch on Oct. 31. Preorders are now open for the Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch, which is a standalone device that can function without being paired with a smartphone.

Wearable Tech October 25, 2017

Louis Vuitton Unveils Tambour Horizon Luxury Smartwatch: Is It Smart To Spend This Much $$$ For A Smartwatch?

Louis Vuitton has finally joined the smartwatch bandwagon with its luxurious Tambour Horizon smartwatch, with an AMOLED screen and Android Wear to boot. Just wait till you see the price.

Wearable Tech July 12, 2017

Google Confirms Android Wear 2.0 Update For Moto 360 Sport, Huawei Watch, Asus ZenWatch 3, And More

Google confirmed the names of seven new smartwatches that will receive Android Wear 2.0 update by end April or late May. The company revealed that the update would be rolled out to Moto 360 Sport, Asus ZenWatch 3, and more.

Google April 21, 2017

Huawei Watch 2 With Android Wear 2.0 Hits US, Bundling Free Google Play Music Trial: Pricing, Options, And Availability

The Huawei Watch 2 has finally launched in the United States, going on sale for $300 and up. The smartwatch runs Android Wear 2.0 and bundles a free 10-week Google Play Music trial, so here's what you need to know about pricing, options, and availability.

Wearable Tech April 19, 2017

ZTE Quartz Smartwatch Heading To T-Mobile: Android Wear 2.0, 3G Connectivity In Tow

ZTE has finally unveiled Quartz, its first Android Watch. The smartwatch will launch exclusively on T-Mobile on April 14.

Wearable Tech April 11, 2017

Android Wear 2.0 Arrival Delayed For Some Smartwatches: Here's Why

The Android Wear 2.0 rollout is delayed for most major smartwatches barring a few. Google confirmed in a statement that this postponement is due to a bug, which the company is looking to fix before complete rollout.

Apps/Software March 31, 2017

Tommy Hilfiger, Diesel, And Hugo Boss Reveal Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches

Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, and Diesel have revealed their Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches at the Baselworld 2017. The wearables will reportedly go on sale in late 2017 and be priced upwards of $300.

Wearable Tech March 27, 2017

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 Smartwatch Leaked: $1,650 Price Tag, Android Wear 2.0, 'Swiss Made' Certification

After several rumors and teases, Tag Heuer itself leaked the details of its upcoming Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch. Named the Connected Modular 45, the main feature of the device is its capability to switch to a mechanical module.

Wearable Tech March 14, 2017

Asus ZenWatch 3 And ZenWatch 2 To Get Android Wear 2.0 In Early Q2 2017

Asus has announced that it will roll out the Android Wear 2.0 update for its ZenWatch 3 and ZenWatch 2 soon. The Asus smartwatches are expected to get the update in early Q2 2017.

Wearable Tech February 26, 2017

Tag Heuer Smartwatch With Android Wear 2.0 May Launch In March

The Tag Heuer smartwatch will reportedly launch in March and not in May. The smartwatch is rumored to have a swappable watch case as well as an upgraded GPS module.

Wearable Tech February 19, 2017

LG Watch Style vs Watch Sport: The Difference Between The Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches

The LG Watch Style and Watch Sport have now started to roll out, but which one should you buy? Here's the difference between the Android 2.0 smartwatches to help you decide.

Wearable Tech February 11, 2017

Google Officially Launches Android Wear 2.0 After Delays, Debuts LG Watch Style And Sport

After delays, Google’s Android Wear 2.0 is finally ready to roll out, packing rich features poised to improve the wearable experience. Two new smartwatches were also unveiled to showcase the software: the LG Watch Style and Sport.

Wearable Tech February 8, 2017

Meet The ZTE Quartz: Here's What We Know So Far On The Android Wear-Powered Smartwatch

ZTE is apparently preparing to get into the Android Wear game with the ZTE Quartz, as reported by prolific leaker Evan Blass. Here is what we know so far on the upcoming smartwatch.

Wearable Tech February 8, 2017

LG Watch Style And Sport User Manuals Surface Online, Reveal Google Assistant, USB-Charging Dock, And More

Leaked LG Watch Style and Sport manuals have surfaced online, revealing a number of details about the forthcoming android Wear 2.0-powered wearables. LG is expected to unveil the pair no later than Feb. 9.

Wearable Tech February 7, 2017

LG Watch Sport Spotted On Geekbench: Android 7.1.1 Nougat Quad-Core SoC And More

The upcoming LG Watch Sport smartwatch has surfaced in a benchmark listing on Geekbench, revealing a few specifications. Codenamed 'Swordfish,' the smartwatch will have a 1.9 GHz quad-core processor and run Android 7.1.1 Nougat in the form of Andoid Wear 2.0.

Wearable Tech February 7, 2017

New Balance's Android Wear Fitness Smartwatch RunIQ Now Available: Price, Specs, And The Competition

New Balance has started rolling out RunIQ, its first Android Wear smartwatch. Made by runners for runners, it's jumping into the wearable competition targeting fitness enthusiasts.

Wearable Tech February 4, 2017

LG Watch Style Leaked In Silver And Rose Gold Colors

Images of the LG Watch Style sporting two hues have leaked on Twitter. The leak reveals that the smartwatch will arrive in two colors - Silver and Rose Gold.

Wearable Tech January 28, 2017

Android Wear 2.0 Final Developer Preview Out, Consumer Launch Expected In Early February

Google has outed the fifth and final developer preview of Android Wear 2.0. With bug fixes and further enhancements on board, Android Wear 2.0 is expected to go live in early February.

Wearable Tech January 25, 2017

Huawei Watch 2 With Cellular Connectivity To Debut Next Month At MWC 2017: Rumor

The Huawei Watch 2 may go official next month at MWC 2017, donning a 'sportier' look than the original and featuring cellular connectivity and Android Wear 2.0.

Wearable Tech January 24, 2017

Google And LG's Watch Sport And Watch Style Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches May Have Been Revealed

A photo showing smartwatches offspringed by Google and LG’s collaboration has leaked, featuring the purported first batch of wearables to come packing Android Wear 2.0. Google is expected to unveil the devices come Feb. 9 during an event.

Wearable Tech January 24, 2017

Google To Launch LG Watch Sport, LG Watch Style On Feb. 9: First Smartwatches Powered By Android Wear 2.0

Google will be launching the LG Watch Sport and the LG Watch Style on Feb. 9. These two smartwatches will be the first devices to be powered by Android Wear 2.0.

Google January 17, 2017

New LG Smartwatch Gets FCC Certification: Android Wear 2.0, LTE Connectivity In Tow

One of LG's rumored new smartwatches has surfaced via a leaked FCC document. It could be the latest wearable in the LG Watch Urbane smartwatch range and possibly what Google has previously identified as Angelfish.

Wearable Tech January 14, 2017

Android Wear 2.0 Release Date Set For February 2017: The Smartwatch OS Is Finally Coming

Android Wear 2.0, Google’s second-generation smartwatch OS, will finally roll out come February, according to reports. The OS was previously delayed to 2017 because of problems that arose during developer preview builds.

Wearable Tech January 12, 2017

CES 2017: Casio's GPS-Enabled Pro Trek Smartwatch Gives A Good Look At Android Wear 2.0

Casio's Pro Trek Smartwatch launched at CES 2017 offers very few physical changes when compared to its predecessor. The upgrades implemented largely bolsters the device's claim that it is a wearable for the outdoors.

Fitness/Sports January 7, 2017

Google Confirmed To Release Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches: Here's What To Expect From The Wearable OS

The third generation Android Wear 2.0 could be a game changer for Android smartwatches due to a number of new features. It was first announced last May and is scheduled to debut in the first quarter of next year along with a pair of Google smartwatches.

Wearable Tech December 23, 2016

Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 4 Adds Single Sign-On, In-App Billing And Reinstates Wear 1.0 Functions

Google released the Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 4, adding new features such as single sign-on and in-app billing. At the same time, the latest beta also reinstates features from earlier versions of the platform, based on developer feedback.

Google December 14, 2016

Smartwatch Sales Down By More Than Half In The Third Quarter Of 2016

Smartwatches may have caught the public’s attention in previous years after its worldwide release. But it seems the smartwatch industry now is a thing of the past, following a decrease in overall sales in the third quarter of 2016.

Wearable Tech October 25, 2016

Google Rumored To Release Two Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatches Code-Named Angelfish, Swordfish: Pixel Wearable Coming In Q1 2017?

Google is rumored to launch not one but two Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches with the codenames Angelfish and Swordfish in Q1 2017. Could we be looking at an upcoming Pixel wearable?

Google October 14, 2016

Android Wear 2.0 Launch Postponed To 2017: What Caused Google's Delay?

There won't be a new version of Android Wear later this year. Google has decided to push back the launch of Android Wear 2.0 and extended developer preview for the said OS version until early 2017.

Wearable Tech September 29, 2016

Google Killing Off 'Together' On Sept. 30, Making Way For Android Wear 2.0

Google is closing down the popular watch face for Android Wear Together on Sept. 30, paving the way for the anticipated 2.0 update that will offer features similar to the app's.

Wearable Tech August 8, 2016

Sorry, Your Moto 360 (1st Generation) Will Not Get Android Wear 2.0: Why It's A Big Deal

The Moto 360 will be left behind, Motorola has announced. The smartwatch joins the LG G Watch on the list of devices that won't get Android Wear 2.0.

Wearable Tech June 13, 2016

Google Launches Android Wear 2.0 With Support For Stand-Alone Devices And Apps, More Neat Features

Android Wear 2.0 landed in developer preview form, and the latest OS from Google brings a myriad of goodies. Google-powered wearables will benefit from features such as in-depth customization and stand-alone app support.

Apps/Software May 19, 2016

Android Wear 2.0 coming on Oct. 15: Report

The next version of the Android Wear platform for wearable devices is rumored to be released on Oct. 15. Among the expected updates are GPS support and an API for custom watch faces.

Apps/Software October 13, 2014

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