Google announced this as we were sneaking into the weekend, but we wanted to make sure you all saw it still – the second wave of Android Wear 2.0 updates is going out to a new batch of devices. This round of watches includes the Polar M600, Fossil Q Wander, Fossil Q Marshal, Michael Kors Access line, and Nixon Mission. (more…)
Guess, the “global fashion powerhouse” that also makes watches, is the latest to take a stab at smartwatches with the introduction of two Android Wear devices under its Guess Connect line. The watches run Android Wear 2.0 and will arrive for Fall/Winter 2017, according to a press release. (more…)
In our LG Watch Style review, we talked about how the watch’s $250 price tag seemed a bit steep for what you were getting. As solid as the watch may be, the lack of NFC, GPS, or wireless connectivity, made it a hard recommendation. With that said, at $179.99, it’s probably well worth a look.
Best Buy has all three colors of the LG Watch Style priced at $179.99 at the moment. That’s a $70 discount on the silver and black models, plus a $100 discount off the rose gold version. If you want to get into Android Wear, this would be a great opportunity to without breaking the bank.
With the launch of Android Wear 2.0, NFC support for mobile payments has been introduced. Does it make Android Wear more desirable as a wearable OS, though? (more…)