Google updated its Android Wear App on the Play Store to version 1.0.2, the App is used to connect any Android-powered Smartwatches to your Android smartphone.
The new version brings with it an update to Google Play Services for Wearables to version 6.1.11 (from 5.0.91) along with some bug fixes on the Bluetooth that improve your smartwatch battery life. The update is also a preparation for future Android Wear releases.
You can download Android Wear 1.0.2 App from the links Below. The APK below is the official Application APK package from Google and has not been modified by any means.
The most amazing thing about the just released Apple Watch, is the User Interface. Well, Even if Apple Watch will not be available until early,2015. You can get this incredible UI right now on your Android Wear Smartwatch and its customizable too.
It turns out that someone has already copied the home screen of the Apple Watch, with all those circular icons, and made it available for Android Wear devices. Note that this is just a watchface. Hence, the icons don't do anything, you can't tap them to enter apps or the likes.
The design is still there, though. What you see above is called the "Pear Watchface", and it can make it to your Android Wear watch by using the WearFaces app which you can find on Google Play. As you may have guessed, this app lets you install many different watchfaces on your Android Wear powered smartwatch, and now Pear is one of them.
LG just made their new smartwatch official, the LG G Watch R, and from the looks of the photos, the Moto 360 now has some serious competition. The LG G Watch R features a 1.3 inch P-OLED display with a resolution of 320 x 320 pixels, P-OLED stands for Plastic OLED, and according to LG, the display utilizes 100% of the watch face.
Under the hood of the LG G Watch R is a quad core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and 512MB of RAM, the device also comes with 4GB of built in storage and a 410 mAh battery. The G Watch R also features a 9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass), Barometer, PPG (heart sensor) , and it comes with an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance, and it comes with Google's Android Wear OS.
LG will be showing off their new LG G Watch R at IFA 2014 next month, the company has said that this new Android Wear smartwatch will go on sale in quarter four, as yet there are no details on pricing.
In terms of design, the LG G Watch R is one of the best designs for a smartwatch we have seen to date, up until now, the Moto 360 featured the most interesting design.We know what the Moto 360 looks like, but are yet to find out the devices specifications, it will be fully unveiled at IFA next month.
We have gotten a sneak peek at LG's upcoming Android Wear smartwatch, apparently known as the LG G Watch R. The video LG released earlier didn't really show much, other than brag about the fact that it will have a full circle Rounded display.
LG has now posted an image of the watch on its Facebook page, which gives a slightly better look at the watch. It is about as traditional looking as it can get and with the default watch face looks pretty much like any other watch.
LG has just started selling the LG G Watch on the Google Play store. However, we are hearing reports and confirmation about the 2nd Generation G Watch. According to an LG official speaking to the KoreaTimes, LG will unveil a brand new smartwatch (LG G Watch 2) at the IFA 2014 fair in Berlin, which is only a month away.
It's unclear whether LG will show the G Watch 2 to users or have a media and business clients-only affair. The source point that the LG G Watch 2 could have an OLED panel made by LG Display and make use of a Qualcomm chipset.
LG was reportedly eyeing its in-house Odin chips for the task but they aren't yet ready to make it to commercial products.