Fitbit's new Ionic smartwatch outpaces Apple and Android Wear watches when it comes to fitness tracking, but it falls short as a smartwatch.
The Fossil Q Venture and Q Explorist smartwatches went on an early sale several days ago despite the fact that the two Android Wear devices were slated for an official release on September 24. Both eBags and Fossil itself are already retailing the watches, suggesting that their immediate commercial availability wasn’t a mistake and was
Essential has just confirmed that Android 8.0 Oreo is on its way for the Essential PH-1, the company’s first smartphone. Essential did not say when exactly will this update start rolling out, but the company did let us know, via its official Twitter account, that the update is coming, and to ‘watch for updates in
Fossil announced two new Android Wear smartwatches a few months ago, but they weren't supposed to be out until September 24th. Pre-orders for the Q Venture and Q Explorist popped up last month, and now most of the models appear to be on sale a bit early. You can get the watches from Fossil or at eBags.
There hasn’t been a consistent release roadmap for Android Wear 2.0 and that hasn’t been ideal for those who have been waiting for this major update. Many compatible smartwatch owners have had to wait for several months just for the update to start rolling. The wait ends now for LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition owners on AT&T. The carrier is now rolling out Android Wear 2.0 for this smartwatch.
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AT&T has started pushing the Android Wear 2.0 update to the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, finally bringing it in line with the rest of the watches that launched with Android Wear 1.0 which have already received the update in addition to those that launched this year with 2.0 out of the box, like
Apple has unsurprisingly dominated the news cycle this week following the reveals of the iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K, but Android users got some good news as well. On Thursday, Motorola announced that 12 of its recently released smartphones will receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update this fall.
Google has released a new version of Photos with performance improvements and a new feature that reduces data usage. Once you watch a video it will be cached for faster replay without using additional data. Google Photos is also available for Windows and macOS.
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The delay-plagued LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition on AT&T is finally moving up to Android Wear 2.0, adding a number of new features to its LTE support.