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Huawei Watch GT hands-on: Google wears out its welcome as long-lasting LiteOS emerges

Huawei's newest wearable looks like a Wear OS watch but the Watch GT doesn't run Google's operating system.

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The $450 LG Watch W7 is what you get when you put mechanical hands on a giant digital screen

LG is trying something totally new with its Watch W7: always-there mechanical hands over a full-screen Wear OS smartwatch.

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Google's Wear OS 2.1 update cares more about future smartwatches than your old one (sorry)

Google's Wear OS 2.1 update for smartwatches has arrived, but it's made for future smartwatches rather than the current and older crops.

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4 ways Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip will supercharge Wear OS watches

Qualcomm has finally released a new wearable processor, the Snapdragon 3100. Here's how it will transform the next generation of Wear OS watches.

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Google just saved us from a month of Pixel Watch rumors—and probably a terrible watch, too

Google has reportedly told Tom's Guide that it won't be making a Pixel Watch this year. That's probably for the best.

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Redesigned Wear OS gives us a glimpse into Google's vision for the Pixel Watch

Google's new Wear OS redesign puts a new focus on fitness, Assistant, and simplicity.

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With the revamped Fit app, it’s looking more and more like Google is making a Pixel watch

Google has updated its Fit app for the first time in many months, bringing yet another clue that it is working on its own Pixel smartwatch.

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Mobvoi TicWatch Pro review: A second screen doesn't solve any of Wear OS's problems

The TicWatch Pro's best feature is its long-lasting battery, but you have to sacrifice most of the watch's smarts to use it.

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Garmin's $300 Vivoactive 3 Music smartwatch shows why Wear OS desperately needs a leader

Garmin's new music-centered Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is a perfect example of how far behind Wear OS is.

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Android Wear becomes Wear OS by Google—let's hope bigger changes follow

Google has announced that it's changing the name of Android Wear to Wear OS, but it needs more than new branding to fix what ails it.

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47% off Garmin vivosmart HR Activity Tracker - Deal Post

With a built-in heart rate sensor and altimeter, vivosmart tracks steps, distance, calories, heart rate, floors climbed and activity intensity. Vivosmart also shows you text, call, email, calendar and social media alerts.

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iPhone 8 review, Apple Watch Series 3 fix, reaction to the Google Pixel 2 event, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 576

Macworld’s Leah Yamshon has a full review of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, but there’s more iPhone news to talk about. There’s a fix for the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE. And Google held an event on Wednesday—what does it mean for...

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Google's $159 Pixel Buds wireless earbuds can help you speak a language you don't know

Google launched its Google Pixel Buds Bluetooth earbuds on Wednesday as an accessory for its Google Pixel 2 phone. The secret sauce? Wireless translation.

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Fitbit Ionic hands on

Fitbit's Ionic has GPS, a four-day battery life, on-board workouts and third party apps.

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Michael Kors Access Sofie review: A polished piece of connected jewelry

For those who prefer sparkly wrists, the Android Wear-powered Access Sofie offers all the bling and then some.

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Best Android Wear watches

Choosing an Android Wear watch can be as difficult as deciding which phone to buy. We're here to sort it all out.

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ZTE Quartz watch review: The Best Android Wear value, plain and simple

The ZTE Quartz is a big and somewhat pedestrian entry into the Android Wear 2.0 fray, but you won't find a better 3G watch for the money.

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Huawei Watch 2 Classic Review: Good watch but a missed opportunity for Wear 2.0

The Huawei Watch 2 Classic isn't a bad watch by any means, but it doesn't meet the lofty expectations set by the original model.

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