Apple Watch continues to dominate smartwatch market, Samsung second
While the Apple Watch is still the most popular smartwatch globally, Samsung has managed to secure its second place with the Galaxy Watch.
Huawei Watch GT Active
Huawei Watch GT Active and Elegant to join the P30 on stage in Paris
The Huawei Watch GT Active and the Huawei Watch GT Elegant are rumored to accompany the P30 and P30 Pro on stage at the Paris event.
Mobvoi TicWatch E2 and TicWatch S2 announced
CES 2019 in Las Vegas continues with Mobvoi introducing two new TicWatch wearables, the TicWatch E2 and TicWatch S2. Check them out!
Spotify has new Wear OS app, same dependence on phone
The app is not described to allow Premium users to download songs for offline playback and isn’t clear if LTE watches can stream music directly.
Qualcomm may upgrade Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset in September
The Wear 2500 came out earlier this year, but with Wear OS struggling to trigger a new wave of hardware, Qualcomm needs a new watermark chipset.
Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Note 9 will be Unpacked together, sources say
They will be announced and sold at the same time, breaking several of Samsung’s long held traditions in the process. Software specifics remain unknown.
Google’s Pixel Watch could finally spark interest in Wear OS smartwatches
Google is working on a Pixel Watch. What feature does Google’s Pixel Watch need to make it a “must have” for you? Can it save smartwatches?
Blood pressure sensing comes with Galaxy Watch
We also learn a little bit about the battery with this rumor insertion, but what about the software? What about Wear OS or Tizen or something in-between?
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 2500 chip could help make kid watches mainstream
Despite what the name suggests, Qualcomm’s all-new Snapdragon Wear 2500 platform is not a true Wear 2100 sequel. But it’s still an interesting wearable SoC.
Blass: Samsung Galaxy Watch with Wear OS not what it seems
An evleaks tweet is taking Wear OS out of the realm of probability for Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch. Is it Tizen all the way?
Marc Jacobs is the latest fashion label to release a simple, stylish Wear OS smartwatch
Far from special at first glance, the Marc Jacobs Riley Touchscreen smartwatch is likely to appeal to fashionistas that are not that interested in specs.
Top-rated eBay seller has gold Verizon Wear24 smartwatch available at $49.99
Last year’s universally reviled Verizon Wear24 smartwatch probably deserves some love before leftover inventory is depleted on eBay at a crazy low $49.99 a pop.
Mobvoi’s TicWatch Pro smartwatch has two screens balancing tasks and power consumption
After wowing the wearable world with some impressively affordable smartwatches, China’s Mobvoi is almost ready to launch its first “premium” Wear OS device with dual-screen functionality and “unrivaled battery life.”
Samsung Galaxy Watch launch may be drawing near with Wear OS in lieu of Tizen
Mysterious Gear watches running Wear OS instead of Tizen have reportedly been seen “on the wrists of Samsung employees”, lending weight to a recent Galaxy Watch rumor.
“High confidence” on Pixel Watch with Pixel 3 event this fall
Given that Google is trying to spruik new development on Wear OS, will up to three watches under its Pixel brand help wit h the cause?
Qualcomm is readying a massive Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC upgrade for Wear OS watches
The next wave of Wear OS smartwatches, coming “by the holidays” from “several” Google and Qualcomm partners, will be powered by a processor redesigned “from the ground up.”
Casio WSD-F20A Pro Trek smartwatch runs Wear OS, fetching $399 with built-in GPS
Significantly more affordable than last year’s WSD-F20, the new Casio WSD-F20A Wear OS smartwatch doesn’t look very different on the outside, also featuring “low-power” GPS.
Hated one way or another: Notches & Co. | #PNWeekly 298
On this week’s show: Huawei, Xiaomi, Apple and Acer have new hardware, Facebook has newly-revealed problems around the same old concerns and notches, people, notches, what more do you want?
Europe now has Ticwatch S, Ticwatch E from £120/€135
Mobvoi’s latest Android Wear/Wear OS smartwatches have had some fun times in the United States, but it’s finally headed to the Eurozone and Poundla-uh, Great Britain.
Hublot unveils ridiculously named, ridiculously priced football-themed smartwatch
2018 lucky (and stinking rich) football fans will soon be able to wear the same Hublot smartwatch as all the referees at this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Google Pay working on Wear OS in three more countries
Google has recently started enforcing region-locking for use of Google Pay in the UK and the US. Now, it’s available in three more countries.
Broadcom loses Qualcomm, has Apple lost Siri? | #PNWeekly 296
Former employees say Siri never had a way to lose because Apple never set a way forward for it. Also, Broadcom banned from acquiring Qualcomm.
Wear OS officially succeeds Android Wear name with good reason
Android Wear is no more as Google looks to reflect on how Android OEMs have not made products for the platform, but rather, traditional and more chic watch brands.
New art assets indicate that Android Wear will become Wear OS
The most up-to-date version of the Android Wear app shows the new logo and new name for the Android-related operating system for smartwatches.
How low can it go? Verizon Wear24 smartwatch now costs $50 with coupon code
Available back in the day starting at $300, and no longer sold by Verizon, the Android Wear 2.0-powered Wear24 smartwatch today fetches a ridiculously low $49.99.