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February 22, 2017

LG Watch Style Review: Android Wear for those who want the basics done well [Video]

Smartwatches tend to range from incredibly basic, offering not much more than just notifications, to supercomputers that have everything built-in while also making the watch big and bulky. Ultimately, the smartwatch that most customers want is one that lands somewhere in between these two categories. The LG Watch Style is an Android Wear 2.0 device that resides […]

February 13, 2017

Unboxing the LG Watch Style [Video]

With the release of Android Wear 2.0, Google and LG announced two new smartwatches: the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport. While the Sport features LTE, NFC, GPS, and a heart rate sensor, the Style is a simplified wearable that only does the basics — but also looks more like a traditional analog watch…

How to customize the hardware buttons on the LG Watch Sport

One of the physical differences between the more expensive LG Watch Sport and its less expensive brother, the Watch Style, is the addition of two buttons located on either side of the rotating side button. These are designed to be used as shortcut buttons for quickly launching applications and actions on the Watch Sport…

February 14, 2017

LG Watch Sport vs. LG Watch Style: Two watches on opposite ends of the spectrum

With the launch of Android Wear 2.0, LG and Google announced the Watch Sport and the Watch Style. While both of these watches were designed to show off the newest version of the operating system, only the Watch Sport comes packing LTE connectivity, an NFC chip, a heart rate sensor, and more. This comparison will take […]

February 13, 2017

How to insert a SIM card into your LG Watch Sport [Video]

The LG Watch Sport is one of the first smartwatches to come running Android Wear 2.0. The Sport, unlike the Watch Style, has LTE connectivity built in — meaning you can leave the house and leave your smartphone behind.

To do this, though, you will need to have an active SIM card installed to provide your watch with data…

February 8, 2017

Here’s where you can buy LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style

With the launch of Android Wear 2.0, LG, in collaboration with Google, has today launched the Watch Sport and Watch Style. These new smartwatches are the first to ship with the updated operating system and were made specifically to showcase new Android Wear features. Now that they have been announced, though, the question is where and when you will be able to purchase these watches…

February 4, 2017

The launch of Android Wear 2.0, LG ‘Watch Sport,’ ‘Watch Style’ moved to Feb. 8

We are now less than a week away from the rumored release date of Android Wear 2.0. This comes after Google delayed the official release of the wearable operating system that we got our first look at last summer at Google I/O. The official announcement was rumored to take place on February 9, but now we […]

February 1, 2017

LG Watch Sport said to cost $349, first Android Wear device with Android Pay

We’re not too far off from LG’s new Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches going official, and ahead of the announcement, we’re hearing more and more details about the pair. Now, we’re hearing more particulars about the highly-anticipated larger model of the two, the LG Watch Sport.

January 28, 2017

Pricing for LG’s upcoming Watch Style said to start at $249

I don’t think I’m alone when I say that I didn’t expect LG/Google’s upcoming Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches to be all that affordable. Personally, I expected LG to follow Motorola’s example with a starting price of at least $299. However, according to Android Police, the LG Watch Style may, in fact, be priced at just $249, […]

January 27, 2017

First high-res shots of LG Watch Style leak in two different styles

We’ve been hearing a lot over the past few weeks about LG’s upcoming duo of Android Wear smartwatches, and tonight, the first high-res renders have leaked…

April 27, 2015

LG Watch Urbane in gold and silver now available on the Google Store for $349

Update: With the launch of the Urbane and price drops for the LG G Watch R, Google is no longer selling the LG G Watch on the Google Store. As expected, LG’s Watch Urbane is now available via the Google Store for $349 in gold and silver variants. The Watch Urbane is similar to the G […]

April 22, 2015

LG’s all-metal Watch Urbane to be available on the Google Store this month

LG has announced this evening that its all-metal Watch Urbane will be available later this month on the Google Store in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. In Korea, the device will be available this week with the other countries following.

March 1, 2015

AT&T confirms it will offer LG’s all-metal Watch Urbane in stores and online

AT&T has announced this morning that it will soon carry LG’s all-metal Watch Urbane. Revealed last month, the Watch Urbane is nearly identical to LG’s Watch R, only much more sleek with all-metal designs in either gold or silver trims.

February 25, 2015

LG debuts Urbane LTE, the world’s first 4G-capable smartwatch, with proprietary WebOS-based software

LG today unveiled the world’s first LTE-equipped smartwatch, dubbed the LG Watch Urbane LTE. Unlike other recent smartwatches, the Urbane LTE doesn’t run Google’s Android Wear operating system, with the maker opting to install its own proprietary software that, according to CNET, is based on the defunct WebOS. The non-LTE Urbane, revealed earlier this month, still […]

September 29, 2014

Google apparently aiming for tight control of Android Wear as crowdfunding campaign closed down

Google appears to be aiming for tight control over its Android Wear smartwatch platform as it asked crowdfunding site IndieGoGo to take down a campaign for a budget smartwatch, Com1, reports Android Police. Com1 used stock images of Android Wear and the Android Wear trademark in its campaign page, which was taken down by IGG under […]

June 30, 2014

First standalone Android Wear applications hitting the Play Store (Video)

Android Wear doesn’t just show you notifications. In at least one developer session at I/O, Google made it clear that its new smartwatch platform will actually be capable of running standalone applications, even further extending the possibilities of what the device will be able to do in the near future. But now, some of these apps are […]

June 25, 2014

Google details more about Android Wear, full SDK available later today

On stage at its Google I/O developer conference, the company talked wearables, as we expected it to. Google says that Android users check their phones “an average of 125 times a day,” so the company hopes that Android Wear paired with various wearables will help cut down on this number. Demoing it on an LG […]

June 10, 2014

Purported LG G Watch spec sheet leaks, device to have 4GB of flash, 512 MB of RAM, battery to sport 36-hour standby time and two-hour charge

The LG G Watch — as well as Android Wear as a platform — is nearing launch, and amidst a rumor that the device will be given away at Google’s annual I/O developer conference, a purported image of the full specs and a photo of the devices’ back panel have now leaked.

June 4, 2014

System dump reveals LG G Watch details including default apps, Snapdragon 400 chipset, background images

Yesterday we mentioned the boot logo for the LG G Watch that had leaked to the Internet, and with it came what might be the next official Android logo. This information surfaced from an LG G Watch system dump leaked on Twitter last night, and a quick dig through it reveals some more interesting tidbits of information about […]

March 18, 2014

Motorola announces ‘Moto 360’ Android Wear smartwatch arriving globally this summer


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