Android Wear

Louis Vuitton Debuts Android Wear Smartwatch, Starts at $2,450

Louis Vuitton has today announced the launch of its new Tambour Horizon Connected Watch, starting at a whopping $2,490. The Android Wear 2.0 watch features a Snapdragon 2100 chip, 4GB storage, 512MB RAM, and a 390 x 390 AMOLED screen. In addition to the LV-branded faces, there are exclusive apps, like 'My Flight’ that helps you get around...

Google’s Android Wear Watches Now Support iPhone [VIDEO]

Google has announced that, starting today, Android Wear watches will be compatible with the iPhone 5, 5c, 6, and 6 Plus running iOS 8.2 or later. To control your Android smartwatch from your iPhone you will need to download the Android Wear iOS app from the App Store today. As a first step, the app only works with...

Major Android Wear Update Brings Features to Match Apple Watch

Google has today pushed out the biggest update to Android Wear to date, primarily aimed at keeping up with the Apple Watch in terms of features offered by the tow wearables. According to The Verge, some of the features introduced in today’s update might "change how we use our watches", from Wi-Fi support to hand gestures...

Google Nears Making Android Wear Work on iPhone: Report

Reports of Google working on an Android Wear app for iOS appeared earlier in March. More than a month after the first report, The Verge is back, citing sources close to the development team corroborating those rumours and opening up questions: Google is busy getting the most out of the iOS app that would bring...

TAG Heuer Partners with Intel, Google for Luxury Android Smartwatch

Following Apple's move into the smartwatch market, it was the turn of the traditional Swiss watchmakers to unveil a device that could compete with existing players in a freshly born industry. To make that happen, traditional watchmakers TAG Heuer saw no other option but to partner with Google and Intel, with the first smart devices...

Android Wear Can Accept Incoming iPhone Calls with a Tweak [VIDEO]

While Google is already believed to be developing an Android Wear app for iOS in an attempt to bring support for all Android Wear smartwatches to iPhone, iPhone and iPod touch devices, Cydia developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh seems to have come up with an unofficial solution to allow answering of incoming iPhone calls from an Android Wear device...

Google Said to Be Developing Android Wear App for iOS

According to a report by French blog 01net (via iPhon.fr), Google is developing an Android Wear app for iOS, and may release it for download in the App Store at its I/O developer conference in May, bringing support for all Android Wear smartwatches to iPhone, iPhone and iPod touch users. MacRumors notes that Google could be targeting iPhone and iPad...

Android Wear Hacked to Show iPhone Notifications, No Jailbreak Required [VIDEO]

Developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh managed to hack Android Wear, Google’s OS for wearables to show notifications from his iPhone.  The video below shows his Moto 360 smart watch (which just requires an APK installed) receiving an iOS text notification from his iPhone. The two devices were connected using Apple Notification Center Service (ANCS) (built into iOS 7 or...

Luxury Watchmakers Send Notices to Websites Selling Their Smartwatch Faces

According to a report by TorrentFreak, luxury watchmakers including IWC, Panerai, Omega, Fossil, Armani, Michael Kors, Tissot, Certina, Swatch, Flik Flak, and Mondaine, are sending "cease-and-desist notices" to websites and individuals who are offering cloned faces of their watches for Android Wear and other smartwatch platforms without permission (via MacRumors). The source notes that the watchmakers are citing various...