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  1. K

    How to do automated testing of a smartwatch app in a emulator?

    I have an android app that can connect to a smartwatch. In android studio i can manually pair a smartphone emulator and a smartwatch emulator, but i was wondering if there is a way to automatically run smartphone emulators, pair them to a smartwatch emulator and test different metrics like...
  2. J

    Install WearOS (smartwatch) to Android Smartphone?

    I want to wipe Android off my smartphone, and install WearOS instead. Possible?
  3. Google

    Spring into action with these 9 new features for Android and Wear OS

    From your phone to your smartwatch, find out how Android's latest features help you get more from all your devices.
  4. S

    Help Trying to choose a smartwatch as a gift

    My friend has always been a BIG fan of Pebble (discontinued in 2016) and was devastated when it got discontinued. If it matters, he owns a self-rooted Android phone bcos he likes to customise the tech he needs. He’s a software developer and has always been interested in tech (building stuff and...
  5. Android News

    Garmin launches new Vivoactive 3 smartwatch with Garmin Pay

    Garmin has announced the new Vivoactive 3, an update to the Vivoactive HR, that turns the device into a true smartwatch with a round case, NFC payment system, and more.
  6. Android News

    Samsung patents a smartwatch with a wristband display

    A new patent filing with the US Patent and Trademark office suggests that Samsung is working on a smartwatch that has a built-in camera and a secondary display on the wristband.
  7. Android News

    TAG Heuer smartwatch sales triple expected number

    A new interview with TAG Heuer's CEO has revealed that the company only expected to sell about 20k of its $1,500 smartwatches, but managed to sell more than 56,000.
  8. Android News

    LG may be looking to announce 4 new smartwatches and a Samsung Pay competitor

    According to patents filed in the EU, LG may be preparing to announce up to 4 different smartwatches. The patents also show that LG will be bringing its new LG Pay features to smartwatches.
  9. Android News

    A peek at Nokia's Moonraker smartwatch prototype

    Before Microsoft gobbled up Nokia and shelved the smartwatch the company was working on in favor of its own in-house product, the Finnish company was working on a new smartwatch prototype called Moonraker. This video offers a look at that early prototype and what could have been, had it survived.
  10. Android News

    The Samsung Gear S3 will be released on November 18th for $349.99

    A new listing on Amazon shows that the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch will launch on November 18th and will be priced at $349.99.
  11. Android News

    11 Reasons to love (and hate) Samsung’s Gear Fit 2

    Andrew from Phandroid lays out 11 reasons why he loves and hates the new Gear Fit 2. He loves the big display, wireless charging, GPS, and more. His dislikes include the lack of Qi for wireless charging, lack of apps, and more.
  12. Android News

    Pebble Time currently half off in the UK through Amazon UK

    Although Pebble has just announced its latest smartwatches, those in the market for a cheap smartwatch might want to look at the Pebble Time. The popular smartwatch is on sale at Amazon UK for only £79, down £70.99 from its official price of £149.99.
  13. Android News

    Samsung patent application describes interactive smartwatch projector

    Samsung has applied for a new patent that could show up in future wearables that the South Korean tech giant releases. The patent images depicts a smartwatch with a tiny projector on the side. This projector would display an image/menu/etc on the back of your hand, and then shows how you can...
  14. Android News

    Leaked Samsung Gear Fit 2 render shows the smartwatch in three different colors

    After making a premature appearance on Samsung's website yesterday, a new image of the Gear Fit 2 has hit the web thanks to a leak shared by @evleaks. Samsung's fitness-centric smartwatch is shown in black, pink (looks more like plum to us) and blue. There's still no word on when the Samsung...
  15. Android News

    Pebble Time Steel reaches the UK for £139

    Folks in the UK can now buy the Pebble Time Steel. The device has hit Amazon UK with a price tag of £139. You'll be able to get the smartwatch in black, silver and gold.
  16. Android News

    HTC smartwatch launch set for June 6

    HTC's been working on smartwatches over the past few years, but it looks like the company may finally be ready to officially jump into the smartwatch game in June. The news comes from @evleaks who originally shared that HTC's first smartwatch would launch in April. The date has now been pushed...
  17. Android News

    Deal: Huawei Watch is $250 at Amazon

    Amazon has some nice deals on the Huawei Watch. The device is going for as low as $250, which is a $100 discount. You can also get the Rose Gold model for $150 off, bringing it down to $549.99.
  18. Android News

    Will.I.am's smartwatch is available at Three UK

    Musician Will.I.Am has a new Smartwatch called Dial. It's a standalone square smartwatch that can play your tunes and show your notifications. It also has its own personal digital assistant. The watch is based on Android Lollipop, though it's not Android Wear. Three UK customers can pre-order it...
  19. Android News

    The Moto 360 Sport is no longer available at the Google Store

    The Moto 360 Sport is no longer being sold in the Google Store. While a listing is still available, the company shows that it is no longer available, a phrase which typically means stock won't be replenished. This is notable because the Moto 360 Sport is still relatively new. Its early exit from...
  20. Android News

    Xiaomi confirms smartwatch is coming later this year

    Xiaomi has confirmed rumors that they're making a smartwatch. The wearable is set to launch in the second half of 2016. Unfortunately we don't get any other official information about it, though rumors suggested we'll be getting a round smartwatch with a crown dial, as well as a brushed metal...
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    DEAL: Refurbished 1st gen Moto 360 available for $80

    Looking for a cheap Android Wear smartwatch? The original Moto 360 is on eBay for just $80. The units are refurbished and do not come with a warranty, but you can't expect much if you're purchasing a smartwatch for under $100
  22. Android News

    Smartwatch segment shows healthy growth with a 223% YoY shipment increase

    Smartwatch shipments for Q1 of 2016 fell sharply when compared to Q4 of 2015, but the market segment is showing healthy growth when compared to Q1 of 2015. Sales numbers for the quarter show YoY growth of 223%, but more than 50% of that growth can be directly attributed to the Apple Watch...
  23. Android News

    Motorola's Moto 360 Sport shows up in India for INR 19,999

    The Motorola Moto 360 Sport can now be purchased in India for INR 19,999 - on par with the device's usual $300 price point in the US. The Moto 360 isn't the most popular Android Wear device on the market, but it's one of the best options if you're looking for a smartwatch to track your fitness...
  24. U

    Google has officially announced MODE Snap-and-Swap bands

    After a video leaked to YouTube, Google today formally announced the arrival of MODE Snap-and-Swap watch bands for Android Wear watches. These bands can be swapped out quickly by pressing a button. They come in a variety of leather and silicone colors, and for a variety of different watch sizes...
  25. Android News

    Moto 360 Sport discounted to $200 in the US

    The Moto 360 Sport is now just $200 in the US. You can find it for that price at Amazon, Best Buy and Motorola's own store. Furthermore, folks in India will also be able to buy it starting this week. The Moto 360 Sport is a sportier version of the company's 2015 Android Wear watch. It features...