Over the weekend, there was a bit of development in the Android Wear category, with packaging for the LG-made Watch Style getting spotted inside what appears to be a retail store. Not only that, but previous reports suggesting LG and Google intended to unveil the device (and the Watch Sport) alongside Android Wear 2.0 on February 9 have changed, with the latest intel claiming that the launch has been bumped up one day, now scheduled for February 8. (more…)
Jean-Claude Biver, head of LVMH Watches and CEO of TAG Heuer, recently sat down for a wave of interviews to discuss his new interim CEO role at watchmaker, Zenith. During one of the interviews with Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Biver spoke at length about his recent dive into smartwatches at TAG Heuer, a move that has turned out to be a successful one. He shared sales details, along with plans for the next generation Connected line. (more…)
According to a report out of Venturebeat, Google and LG have teamed up to launch two new Android Wear watches, the Watch Sport and Watch Style. The timing of the release of these watches is centered around the launch of Android Wear 2.0, which we now expect to arrive on February 9.
As you may have guessed, that’s only a few weeks away, yet we know almost nothing about either device, outside of the fact that we’re pretty sure at least one of them passed through the FCC last week with LTE on board. Thankfully, today’s report gives us further details on specs and availability. (more…)
At CES 2016, New Balance announced that it had an Android Wear device in the works that was supposed to launch before the end of the year. That never did happen, but we’re now at CES 2017 and they are co-announcing that product in deeper detail with Intel, plus we have specific pricing and launch info. (more…)
Last year at CES, Casio introduced their first Android Wear watch, a $500 outdoor-focused wearable for the extreme crowd. Unfortunately, it lacked one of the most important pieces of outdoor tech, a GPS, leaving many of us scratching our heads. This year, Casio is back with the next version, and yep, it has GPS. (more…)
Yesterday, during Qualcomm’s short CES press event, where the company announced full details of its Snapdragon 835 processor, we were also treated to a teaser for an upcoming Swarovski product. Swarovski, an iconic crystal and jewelry brand, has teamed up with tech players in the past, but in 2017 will launch its own Android Wear watch. (more…)