Tag Archive: Wear

Hublot is launching a Wear OS smartwatch that costs $5,200

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Although the Android Wear name might be dead, Google’s Wear OS smartwatch platform is still chugging along mostly as a result of fashion and luxury brands like Kate Spade, Tag Heuer, and others. Hublot is the latest such company to jump into the Wear OS game, and it’s doing so with a smartwatch that costs a whopping $ 5,200.

Hublot is a Swiss watchmaker that’s been in  [Read More…]

Android Wear needs way more than just a Wear OS rebrand

The new look is nice, but Android Wear’s core problems lie far deeper.

Google first launched Android Wear in 2014, and since then, the platform hasn’t changed all that much. Android Wear 2.0 introduced a slightly updated UI and a few new features in 2017, and on March 15, 2018, Google announced that it was re-branding Android Wear as “Wear OS by Google.”

The purpose of the new name and logo is to shine some light on  [Read More…]

These are the Wear OS watches that will be updated to Oreo

Google has announced which watches will soon be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.

In a support forums thread, Google has listed the following watches that should have Android 8.0 updates rolling out now:

Fossil Q Venture LG Watch Sport Louis Vuitton Tambour Michael Kors Sofie Montblanc Summit Hugo BOSS BOSS Touch Movado Connect Tommy Hilfiger 24/7 You Guess Connect Fossil Q Found 2.0 Fossil Q Marshal Fossil Q Wander Michael Kors Access Bradshaw Michael Kors Access Dylan  [Read More…]

Here are the watches getting upgraded to Wear OS

Earlier today, Google officially announced that it is changing the Android Wear brand to Wear OS by Google, and now the company has updated its documentation to reflect which smartwatches will be getting an update to the new branding. There are several models from Fossil’s Q Series on the list, LG has a couple models, and Huawei and ZTE have their own devices on the list, too.

It’s a long list with over 20 models in total. Here they are:

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Is your smartwatch getting the Wear OS update? Check here to find out

Google just re-branded its wearable OS, Android Wear into Wear OS. At the same time, the company also released a list of smartwatches which will get the Wear OS update.

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Wear OS by Google officially replaces Android Wear

In addition to the name change, Google says new features are also coming soon.

Just a few days after new branding for Android Wear was discovered with Play Services, Google’s announced that it’s officially axing the Android Wear name in favor of Wear OS.

Officially called “Wear OS by Google”, this replaces Android Wear both in name and logo. Gone is the Material Design-esque watch and in its place are two lines and circles in the iconic  [Read More…]

Google smartly rebrands Android Wear to Wear OS

Google today announced that it will no longer refer to its wearable platform as Android Wear. Rebranded as Wear OS, it will pick up new features in the coming weeks and months.

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Google looking to rebrand Android Wear into Wear OS?

Not so long ago, Google rebranded its Android Pay service to Google Pay in an attempt to homogenize its mobile payment solutions. Well, it seems that the search giant might be looking to give its wearable operating system, Android Wear a makeover too. According to the evidence made available by a user on Reddit, Android […]

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Google’s planning to re-brand Android Wear as ‘Wear OS’

Big things could be coming down the pipeline.

Android Wear is pretty much at a standstill right now. Fashion brands continue to release new hardware running the OS, but it’s been a hot minute since a major tech company has put any real time or effort into releasing new products with it. Thankfully, Google appears to be planning a complete rebrand for Android Wear to breath new life into it.

Thanks to a screenshot from one Redditor  [Read More…]

Smartphone shoulder holsters: Why they work and why I wear one

“Hey, what is that thing you’re wearing? What do you carry in it?”

I’ve worn phone shoulder holsters in public on and off for over two years now, and it never fails to draw the eyes of the Texans around me. “I couldn’t help but notice your holster. What’s in there?” “For a moment, I thought you were a cop.” “That is so badass! Where did you find that?” “Is that an Open Carry holster?”

The reactions  [Read More…]