smartwatch

Rumors say Android Wear soon to have WiFi, gesture control

After Apple has finally announced more details about their very first wearable, the Apple Watch, it seems highly unlikely that Google will not make even more improvements to their very own Android Wear smartwatch platform. Rumors about the next update to the software says that it will finally turn on the WiFi support, as well as give users easier access to the apps and notifications on their smartwatches.

Moto 360 smartwatch now customizable in Moto Maker

If you're in the market for a new smartwatch but want to have more options than the ones available in most wearables in the market, then you might want to consider getting the round-faced Moto 360. They have finally gone live and added their smartwatch to the Moto Maker site, giving potential customers the ability to customize their Moto 360 and the freedom to choose what they want to have as the strap, casing and watchface of their wearables.

OPPO rumored to be working on a fast charging smartwatch

Smartwatches are relatively new. No matter how cool, sleek, classic, or luxurious a particular model looks, geeks will judge its performance and battery life. Right now, Android wear gadgets don't offer impressive battery life, at least, not yet. OPPO's smartwatch is still a rumor but the model is believed to have longer battery life thanks to the very small internal cells the manufacturer used.

Pebble thinks Apple, Samsung over complicate smartwatches

Pebble has set the stage for the smartwatch industry. The Pebble team has put into action ideas of a smartwatch that (admit it or not) Apple presented with an iPod Nano worn as a watch. Other manufacturers soon followed even supported by Google with the Android Wear. And then Apple officially entered the scene, only to leave the fan boys anticipating for a few long months. After a long time of waiting, the Cupertino company is finally releasing the actual Apple Watch on April 24 with a premium price tag.

MWC 2015: Android Community Top Picks

And so the Mobile World Congress 2015 comes to a close and now we're left to pick up the pieces of a whirlwind week. We've been bombarded by a lot of annoucements, new and old products, and promises, and now it's time to weed out the winners from the not so winners. Because everyone's a winner, right? But there are really quite a few that really piqued our interest and earned our applause. Here are some of the most noteworthy products to come out of MWC 2015.

Google to reportedly release Android Wear app for iOs devices

With a lot of skepticism and not much excitement about the soon-to-be released Apple Watch, Google is reportedly already preparing to venture into the tough world of iOS users and release the Android Wear app for iPhone and iPad users. A French technology website is citing sources close to the tech giant, saying this is not a too far-out possibility as they are trying to expand their wearable market, even beyond the already large Android-using market.

Order pizza through your smartwatch with Domino’s Android Wear app

When restaurant chains started having apps so you could order through your smartphone or tablet, admit it, you kinda wished that someday, your wearables will follow suit. Well, that "dream" has finally come true, and if you are a fan of Domino's Pizza, then you're definitely in for a treat. The innovative pizza chain has come out with an app for smartwatches running on the Android Wear platform, and your delivery order is now just a few swipes away.

Pebble embraces the future with Time Steel, Smartstraps

Pebble is obviously on a roll. After surprising the smartwatch world by announcing the colored display Pebble Time, which, by the way, now stands at $12 million when it was only looking for $500,000, it is now announcing not one but two "forward looking" glad tidings to its fans. The smartwatch pioneer and Kickstarter darling is revealing its concept for what it call Smartstraps. But end users and owners will probably be more excited for the other news: the stainless steel clad Pebble Time Steel.

BBM update: customizable PIN, Android Wear support

For the 10 people (okay, maybe 20) who still have a Blackberry among your contacts, having a Blackberry Messenger is still very much convenient way of communicating with the rest of the Android, Windows or iOS people. The latest update for their BBM for Android app brings more customizable options as well as support for those who have Android Wear smartwatches.
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