Samsung is officially done with the Android Wear platform, according to a new report. The firm will continue its wearable efforts with its in-house OS, Tizen, a platform it has used for some time.
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From Android à la MODE and Windows on Apple Watch, to Intel out of phones, Microsoft's not-so-special offers, and BlackBerry's Marshmallow bunkum, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
In partnership with b&nd by Hadley Roma, Google has announced a new set of watch bands for Android Wear called MODE, which should prove to be easily interchangeable with each other.
Microsoft recently updated the Outlook app for Android, which adds support for Android Wear smartwatches. The new feature will allow users to read emails without opening their phones.
Although it's been out for a year, the Huawei Watch is one of the more unique Android Wear watches available. A new update has breathed new life into it and we give our first impressions.
Android Wear will receive an update in the coming weeks that will bring new features to all devices. But, the Huawei Watch and Asus ZenWatch 2 will finally have their dormant speakers activated.
Fears around the new Fitbit Blaze sent the company's stock price tumbling 18% on Tuesday. The device is the first to sport a smartwatch form factor similar to Android Wear and Apple Watch.
With Microsoft's updated Translator app, you can speak into your wearable while your partner reads the translation on your phone seconds later. No more handing your phone back and forth.
Premium watchmaker, Fossil, has revealed that its first Android Wear-powered smartwatch called Q Founder, is now available in select stores and the company's website for a price of $275.
Luxury watchmaker from Switzerland, Tag Heuer, will be launching its first smartwatch on November 9 priced at $1800 making it the costliest watch running on Android Wear.
Google is bringing iOS support to a number of existing Android Wear smartwatches and all futures ones, albeit with a somewhat stinted feature set when compared to the Apple Watch.
If you ever wanted to play Half-Life on your Android wearable, you're in luck! YouTuber David Bennett takes us through the process and shows us how Half-Life on an Android Wear device plays.
While the 5.1.1 update has been rolling out to some Android Wear devices in recent weeks, Motorola says it won't be released for the Moto 360 any time soon as "performance is not quite there yet".
One major flaw with smartwatches is that they still require some form of physical interaction. "Aria" is aiming to change that by bringing gesture-based interactions to existing smartwatches.
Microsoft's OneDrive for Android beta has been updated to offer native support for viewing of PDF documents and a native watchface for Google's Android Wear operating system for wearables.
This week, Neowin Deals is giving away a Huawei Watch worth $500! This smartwatch runs on Android Wear and comes in silver, black, and gold, but it need not cost a penny to you.
Wearables are the new battleground for most manufacturers and with the impending launch of the Apple Watch, we look at one of the leading circular Android Wear options - the LG G Watch R.
A report from the WSJ is quoting Eric Schmidt as saying that Google Glass' demise was "conflated" by the media and that the technology is being "made ready for users" with a new version.
The Google Store is the new home for the company's latest and greatest devices, which have now been removed from its Play Store - but it seems that its Nexus 5 has finally reached the end of the road.
Huawei has unveiled its first Android Wear product, the Huawei Watch. The circular watch could possibly be the most attractive Android device to be released thus far.
PlexFit is a new Pebble app that allows users of the Smartwatch to get their Google Fit information onto their device. It has step counters now, and support for bike tracking is coming soon.
LG is set to unveil a new smartwatch at the 2015 Mobile World Congress. Named the LG Watch Urbane, the device is powered by Android Wear and is aimed at fashion-conscious people.
The global market for 'smart wearable bands' saw shipments rise to 4.6 million units across all manufacturers in 2014, but just 16% of these - around 720,000 devices - were based on Android Wear.
After using Android Wear every day for a month, here are ten features we think should be included in the next generation the smartwatch platform, most of which don't even require hardware updates.
ASUS has officially launched its Android Wear smartwatch, the ZenWatch. The device will be available directly from the Google Play Store in the United States and retail for $199.
Sony's sports-focused SmartWatch 3 has gone on sale on the Google Play Store making it the fifth Android Wear device to be available directly from Google in the United States.
With smart watches growing in popularity and Microsoft wanting to have its software everywhere, the company has created a new keyboard for Android Wear devices that you can try out today.
After being announced at IFA 2014, LG is ready to launch its second Android Wear device, the LG G Watch R. This circular wearable offers the first truly circular display.
It has been six months since Motorola teased the world with its Moto 360. For the past two weeks I have been using the device and while it might not be the perfect smartwatch, it is a great timepiece.
Microsoft has announced today that it's OneNote application is now available for your smart watch and integrates with Google Now too for even easier use on these ultra-portable devices.
Thanks to a bit of clever editing, folks have managed to create a watchface for Android Wear devices, one that uncannily resembles Apple's new Watch UI. Of course this is only a cosmetic trick.
Apple has declined to comment on the Apple Watch's battery life, saying the company has "said all we are going to say at this point" about the new device.
ASUS released a teaser indicating that they might be releasing a smartwatch at IFA 2014. As we reported earlier, the smartwatch could be a winner thanks to its rumored aggressive price point.
A blogger has got his hands on a Motorola Moto 360 early and has shared his thoughts on the device. It also looks like the Moto 360 could have a few new features when officially released.
An official video from HTC has a few precious frames that depict a smartwatch designed by the company. This is on par with earlier rumors and leaks suggesting that HTC will enter this market soon.
Google's Larry Page is said to have expressed frustrations over Samsung's wearables strategy in a 'tense' meeting - but Samsung isn't happy either, privately referring to Google as a "bully".
AT&T has finally revealed its release date for the upcoming LG flagship, the G3. Those on AT&T will be happy to know that the flagship device will release ahead of Sprint and T-Mobile.
According to a source, ASUS is looking to enter the Android Wear market by unleashing a low-priced smartwatch by the end of the year. The watch is rumored to arrive in September.
Google announced its latest wearables platform, Android Wear, at Google I/O. The team went into detail about Android Wear and even announced LG and Samsung wearables that would be available today.
Google announced Android Auto, a new in-car platform that will sync directly with Android devices. Android Auto will partner with over 25 car companies, launching in some vehicles later this year.
According to rumors, Samsung is set to unveil its first Android Wear device at Google I/O 2014. There are currently two variants of the smartwatch in testing, but only one is expected to be released.
Google released a video that reviews some of the key things that will make Android Wear different from other platforms. It gives an in-depth look at how Android Wear will function once released.
Motorola Mobility is holding a contest to vote for a new watch face for its Android Wear device, the Moto 360. The Moto 360 is expected to see a release at Google I/O that starts on June 25th, 2014.
With a planned summer release, the Motorola Moto 360 looks like it may be a fairly large smartwatch as a photo of a prototype was released on the Android Developer Blog.
Sony has confirmed that it is not an official Android Wear partner and will instead focus on its own platform of Android, which can be currently found on its Smart Watch 2 wearable.
LG will release an Android Wear powered smart watch in Q2 of 2014. This will be LG's second attempt at a smart watch and will face heavy competition from other Android Wear watches like the Moto 360
Google has officially announced Android Wear, a version of its mobile operating system made for wearable computing devices like smartwatches that will officially launch later this year.