Google-made smartwatches reportedly coming early next year with Android Wear 2.0

With Android Wear 2.0 delayed until early next year, it makes sense that the rumored Google-made smartwatches would also be delayed till then. Evan Blass has tweeted that the company’s two devices will be released running the next version of the OS in Q1 of 2017…

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Opinion: Google’s forthcoming Android Wear rebirth will be similar to the Pixel launch

Google’s Pixel event has come and gone. With it, Google introduced its first solely self-branded smartphone, claiming that the Pixel and Pixel XL bring the very best that Google has to offer — for the moment, at least — in both hardware and software. It’s a refreshing move from a company that has traditionally only sold hardware built in partnership with OEMs, and it’s finally a sign that Google wants to take a serious top-to-bottom design approach with its future products.

But what about its other product lines? Google replicated the Android strategy with Android Wear a couple of years ago, and in that case the company has yet to release any Android Wear hardware that has its name on it. The company never even did a “Nexus” Android Wear device to give OEMs an idea of what Android Wear would look like if Google did it themselves. That’s about to change according to recent reports, perhaps as soon as the first quarter of next year…

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ASUS missed another release date for Android Wear 2.0 on the ZenWatch 3, but it might come today

It’s ridiculous to think that some major, recent Android Wear releases still haven’t picked up Android Wear 2.0, but alas, here we are. Yesterday was supposed to mark the date that ASUS would finally provide ZenWatch 3 owners with the latest flavor of Android Wear, but that deadline has come and gone. Luckily, there might be some good news here.

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Huawei announces Android Wear 2.0-powered Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic

Huawei has today announced the Huawei Watch 2, its followup to the largely-successful Huawei Watch which originally launched in 2015. But the Chinese company is actually launching two successors to the Huatch today: a sportier model with silicone straps and LTE, and a “Classic” model that will serve the crowd looking for something more like its predecessor…

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LG Watch Sport: How to enroll in the Android Wear O Beta Program

Before officially rolling out Android O, Google allowed Pixel and Nexus users to beta test the updated firmware. Now, while the company prepares Oreo for Android Wear, Google is allowing LG Watch Sport users to sign up to beta test the upgrade before it’s officially available. Here’s how to install it…

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