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.
Galaxy Active

Samsung Galaxy Sport, aka Galaxy Active render shows circular dial

There should be a smartwatch on the stage of the Galaxy S10 event, according to rumors, and the Galaxy Sport or Galaxy Active might look like this.

Mobvoi TicWatch E2, TicWatch S2 pricing and availability revealed

Pricing and availability details were made official by Mobvoi for the newly announced TicWatch E2 and TicWatch S2. Check them out!

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.

Google updates Wear OS with one-swipe access for all notifications, health, Feed

All notifications can soon be accessed with just one swipe, Google Assistant will suggest things throughout your day and a whole lot more.

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.

LG Wear OS launch perhaps this month, Samsung waits for IFA

The LG Watch Timepiece may launch well before the Galaxy Watch this year, but whenever the come out, will consumers snap them up?

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.

Could Gear S4 actually be Wear OS-powered Galaxy Watch?

It’s been nigh on four years since the Gear Live launched. It was the first and only Samsung smartwatch to have Android Wear.

“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?

Wear OS developer preview updated with more (and less) power saving

Some tweaks were made to new power-saving measures implemented in the first preview while entirely new features are getting included now.

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?

Wear OS Developer Preview launched with Android P platform features

Even though it’s not named Android Wear anymore, the development of Wear OS is still tied down to the main version of Android.