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HTC smartwatch may be real after all

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Just a few days ago we reported that HTC had dropped its plans for a new smartwatch because of manufacturing issues and an over-saturated market. Things have changed since than, it seems. The HTC smartwatch might just become reality if we listen to recent rumors. The HTC smartwatch might be due 2015, alongside the Apple Watch, which would be a ...

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Apple Watch vs. Moto 360 showdown

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Alas, the Apple Watch has finally been unveiled after a year of excruciating rumor-spreading. The timepiece comes as an innovative piece of wearable tech running on Apple’s own watch OS, although we don’t have a name for it yet. Apple seems to be putting emphasis on design and simplicity with the Apple Watch. Motorola on the other hand, prefers to ...

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Android Wear on Com 1 makes for a cheap smartwatch

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Android Wear is an OS that is available for anyone to pick up and use for the development of their wearable devices. Samsung, Motorola, Asus and LG have picked it up, too. That doesn’t mean that their wearable gear is the only one worth the money. Com 1 is an Android Wear smartwatch that is currently being crowd-funded and if all ...

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HTC is out, but Huawei is in the smartwatch business

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The smartwatch business has flourished during IFA Berlin with launches from various companies and OEMs, but HTC has decided that it wouldn’t be taking part in the smartwatch race. Huawei on the other hand, seems interested in getting in on Android Wear. Ifa Berlin has brought us smart timepieces like the Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Sony SmartWatch 3, ...

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Android Wear 2.0 to arrive on October 15

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With all the wearables introduced at IFA and before, Google has been talking about updating its wearable OS to Android Wear 2.0 on October 15. Supposedly, this major update will bring performance enhancements, stability improvements and the default bug fixes. Since Google is in complete control of Android Wear, they will probably push the update directly to Android Wear clients instead of ...

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Motorola Moto 360 vs LG G Watch R – Circular smartwatch showdown

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Wearable devices have certainly become very popular as of later, but they’re still nowhere near as popular as smartphones or tablets. However, smartwatches might change all that as lately we’ve seen almost all the tech giants trying their hand at developing a few of their own. One of the biggest complaints coming from consumers is related to the design of these devices, which ...

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Essential Android Wear apps

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Android Wear has kicked off on the market and apps designed specifically for the platform have been appearing out of nowhere on Google Play. It’s a bit hard to find all the apps you need in order to benefit from all the features of your Android Wear smartwatch, so we’ve comprised a list of apps that will make it easier ...

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Moto X+1 and Moto 360 likely to be unveiled on September 4th

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Today Motorola sent out invites for an event scheduled to take place on September 4th. The invites’ design is very reminiscent of a children’s game and features four icons, each depicting a Motorola product. Two of the icons suggest that we will be seeing the Moto X and Moto G at the scheduled event while another one shows some form of headset. The ...

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Meet SWIP3: the first game for Android Wear

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The Android Wear category has been stacked with specific apps and wearable device users are satisfied with the way the OS works, but there haven’t been games designed for the OS so far. SWIP3 is the first game specifically designed for wearable devices, and it is a standard swiping game where you have to match colored blocks in rows and columns; ...

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