Android Wear


Samsung Gear S4 Could Run Wear OS Instead of Tizen

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung Gear S4, the company’s next smartwatch, could abandon its proprietary Tizen operating system and make a return to Google’s Wear OS platform (previously known as Android Wear) according to the rumour mill, including …

Tags:Android Wear| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartwatches| Vol 25 - Issue 21

Google to Launch Pixel-Branded Smartwatch Later This Year?

by Andrew Fenn

It is being widely reported that Google will announced its first Pixel-branded smartwatch at its annual product launch event later this year, alongside its new smartphones, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. The information …

Tags:Android Wear| Google| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 25 - Issue 19

Swarovski’s Smart Watch Suffers Launch Delay

by Alan Spencer

For those looking forward to the Swarovski smartwatch at Baselworld 2017, the news is that the company is postponing the launch. The smartwatch was announced at CES 2017, and was advertised as an Android …

Tags:Android Wear| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Vol 24 - Issue 11

Wearables Spread to Baselworld

by Tom Allen

At the time of writing, the Baselworld watch show is ongoing in Switzerland. The event is, of course, famous for the luxury Swiss watches that are shown there – but, increasingly, mainstream electronics like …

Tags:Android Wear| Broadcast| Events| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Smartwatches| Switzerland| Vol 22 - Issue 11

Wearables Battle the Hype Cycle at WTS 2016

by Tom Allen

This was our first year attending the Wearable Technology Show in London’s ExCel Centre, which has been running since 2014. Already, the event is beginning to branch out to cover more areas, such as …

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Asus Adds Android Wear 6.0

by Tom Allen

The latest software update for Android Wear has been rolled out to the Asus Zenwatch 2 (WI501Q and WI502Q). This version adds speaker support; wrist gestures for control and screen dimming; and video and …

Tags:Android Wear| Asus| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartwatches| Software| Vol 23 - Issue 10

LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE Launching Now In United States

by Isaac Oburu

The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, the first Android Wear smartwatch to feature cellular connectivity, will begin rolling out to customers worldwide starting this month in the United States and Korea. AT&T has …

Tags:Android Wear| Smartwatches

TAG Heuer Presents the “TAG Heuer Connected” Watch

by Isaac Oburu

Today, TAG Heuer, Intel Corporation and Google unveiled a connected watch, designed by Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer, engineered with Intel technology and benefiting from everything the Android Wear universe has to offer. The …

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