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LG G Watch R specs

An OLED display rounds out otherwise familiar specs in the new LG G Watch R

Now that the LG G Watch R is officially official, it’s time to take a look at the pure specs.

Not surprising is that they’re mostly in line with what we’ve come to know in the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. (The exact Moto 360 specs are still under wraps, at least for a little while longer.) Same  [Read More…]

LG announces G Watch R for Q4 ’14

LG on Wednesday announced the G Watch R, its round smartwatch powered by Google’s Android Wear. Made of stainless steel and a calf-skin strap, the G Watch R features a plastic 1.3-inch OLED display with a 320×320 pixel resolution. With an artisanal elegance, the LG G Watch R boasts a refined aesthetic that is reminiscent of traditional timepieces……. Read more »

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This is the LG G Watch R

The second round Android Wear watch is a looker, but you’ll have to wait for it

No more teasers. This is the LG G Watch R — the South Korean manufacturer’s second Android Wear smartwatch. It’s also the second round entry we’ve seen this year, the Moto 360 being the other. And it looks like folks are going to have some hard choices to make later this year.

Yes, we said later this year. (Which means we  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear S specs

Samsung has released yet another smartwatch, the Gear S, in its lineup of various different sizes, shapes and functionalities. The stars of the show here are the big 2-inch curved AMOLED display and standalone 3G connectivity on the Gear S, but we also have the full internal specs for you to check out.

Samsung announces another Tizen smartwatch, the curved Gear S

While Android Wear continues to get the big headlines, Samsung continues cranking out more Tizen-based smartwatches. Its latest — the Gear S — brings about a large, 2-inch curved AMOLED display, 2G and 3G connectivity for standalone use along with Wifi and Bluetooth.

Software includes the S Health and music apps that we’ve come to know in Samsung’s previous offerings. (This is its sixth wearable device in the space of a year, actually). And you’ll be able to  [Read More…]

Weekly Photo Contest: Boats

Last week’s photo contest focused on bridges, and this week we’re going with a prompt that often goes under those bridges — boats. Whether you’re just taking a nice morning ride on the lake in a kayak or on a longer journey on a ferry, we’re sure you can come up with some great boat photos this week.

We’re picking out three winners this week to take home prizes, and each will receive an Incipio Dual  [Read More…]

You could win a Moto 360, and all you have to do is Yo

Motorola is giving away a full twenty Moto 360 smartwatches, and they’re doing it via the messaging app Yo. You remember Yo, right? The app that let you send your contacts a message that consists merely of Yo? Yeah, that’s the one. And Motorola’s using it to give away a score of the Android Wear-powered circular-screened Moto 360s.

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Asus ZenWatch named in latest pre-launch video

With roughly a week to go before Asus unveils its first smartwatch, we finally have a name to associate with the device. Thanks to a video released by the hardware maker we can now look forward to learning about the ZenWatch. The short clip does provide some teasing glimpses at the watch but we’re still…… Read more »

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How to find the best wallpapers for Android

There are lots of ways to find great wallpapers for your phone or tablet

Wallpapers are one of the most under-appreciated parts of Android. Heck, many of the Android users I come across in my daily life haven’t even bothered changing the wallpaper from the one that came on the phone out of the box. Well, we appreciate wallpapers here at Android Central — so much so that we offer our own selection of wallpapers to  [Read More…]