Though Google normally updates its Glass software every month, the wearable computer went several weeks without new software until Google today announced plans to release an upgrade later this week. And while users wait on that update, anyone in the U.S. interested in Glass can purchase one today.
Trademark filings by Samsung make whispers of a smartwatch that doesn't need to connect to a phone seem more plausible, and reveal what may be the name of Samsung's Android Wear wristwatch.
We don't know much about the LG G Watch other than the fact that it will be one of the first devices to run Google's wearable-friendly version of Android, Android Wear. We've seen some photos of the smartwatch, but for the first time, we've seen some details about when it will be available.
There are plenty of products on the market that allow owners to control their lighting using a smartphone. Likewise, there are plenty that control music playback through a smartphone. However, it's not every day that you see a product that does both.
Sony has revealed that it will not change its smartwatch strategy in light of the recent announcement of Android Wear, Google's wearable-specific version of Android. Instead, Sony will continue use its own Smartwatch platform that is also built on Android but hasn't caught fire in the consumer market.
LG must not have liked all the attention that Motorola got during last week's launch of the Moto 360 because they just released another photo of the G Watch to garner some more attention.
Motorola and LG are the first two companies to reveal their plans to debut a smartwatch running Google's Android Wear platform announced today. The two companies are also taking very different approaches.
Google today unveiled Android Wear, a platform designed to bring Android and Google Now to wearable technology like smartwatches and other use cases that will allow the device to act as a controller for other connected devices.
A few choice tidbits about the upcoming Google smartwatch rumored to be built by LG have been exposed by evleaks. Considering his track record for rumors, it's pretty safe to assume that these details are real.
There have been several rumors since last year that Google will release a smartwatch and version of Android made for wearable devices. Android SVP Sundar Pichai has confirmed that the latter half of those rumors are true because Google is set to release an Android wearable SDK in two weeks.