Android Wear

Half-Life spotted running on Android Wear

Now we know it is possible, because someone has actually published a video of an Android Wear smartwatch running the 1998 vintage classic shooting game “Half-Life”. It’s not quite Half-Life 3 yet, but it’s definitely something. You would ask “why?”, but there is no answer to that. People just go ahead and do stuff, they don’t need any other reason to be awesome.

ASUS ZenWatch gets a price cut on Google Store, free shipping included

Nothing much to say here but the ASUS ZenWatch just received a price cut on Google Store. From $199.99, it's now down to $129.99. This smartwatch was announced at last year's IFA and was soon made available before year 2014 ended. There's a new ZenWatch recently unveiled by ASUS but the version on sale is the model that the company used to mock the Apple Watch. This discount is somehow expect since the ZenWatch 2 is coming very soon.

Next Android Wear update will bring single tap gesture, watch-to-watch communication

More features are coming to Android Wear via the next software update scheduled for release this before July ends or early August. It's a minor update on the wearable platform but it's expected to bring a number of great features like single tap gesture and a new watch-to-watch communication method that can make your Android Wear-powered smartwatch more fun and entertaining to use.

Watch YouTube videos on your Android Wear with new app

Your smartwatch may not be the most ideal device with which to watch videos on, but aren't there moments when you can't bring out your smartphone and you just absolutely have to view something right then and there? Well, if that video is on YouTube and if you have a wearable running on Android Wear, then you will be able to do so. A new app called Video for Android Wear & YouTube is pretty self-explanatory as to what it will do for you.

Cool new APIs out for Google Calendar, Google Maps

Google is pushing out some new APIs for app developers to play around with, this in relatively known and very much used app platforms like Google Calendar and Google Maps. The first API is for you to be able to attach files to Google Calendar entries, which sounds uber useful. The second one is for using Google Maps to present you with the perfect bike ride profile on an Android Wear platform, like a smartwatch.
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