Google looking to add iPhone support to Android Wear – report

Google is working on adding support for iPhones to its Android Wear platform, so that makers of wearables using the OS can look to offer devices to Apple smartphone owners. According to The Verge, at the current stage of development …

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Apple strips-back watch features, but still has high hopes – reports

Apple’s anticipated Watch lacks some of the features originally intended, with omissions made for a number of reasons, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The initial intention was for the device to be a “state-of-the-art health monitoring device that …

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Pebble gains Android Wear features

Pebble has updated its watch platform to add support for Google’s Android Wear notifications, enabling its devices to replicate the functionality of many competing products. The company said that a new firmware update for the device, as well as an …

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LG debuts latest Urbane smartwatch

LG Electronics continued its annual process of announcing products in the run-up to Mobile World Congress, stating it will unveil “its first all-metal luxury Android Wear device, LG Watch Urbane,” at the event. The company said that it is “designed …

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BlackBerry takes BBM to Android Wear

LIVE FROM CES 2015: BlackBerry announced it will extend BBM to support Android Wear-based smartwatches, as the company also provided an update on its recent efforts with the messaging service. The app for wearables will enable users to receive alerts …

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LG launches cellular wearable for kids

LG Electronics has launched a wearable device designed specifically to help parents track their young children. In order to do this the KizON has a 2G/3G cellular modem, which sets a key precedent in the evolution of the nascent wearables category.

Google launches platform for wearables

Software giant Google has announced that it has extended its Android mobile platform to support wearable devices. The Android Wear extension is intended to bring a common user experience and a developer platform to wearable devices.