Apple seeks face, complications designers for Apple Watch

Apple is looking for new software engineers who can build new watch faces and complications for Apple Watch. A job listing found on its website all but confirms we’ll see a wider range of customization options in future watchOS updates. The faces Apple already ships with Apple Watch are great, but there aren’t enough of them. Yes, […]

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Samsung confirms its Gear S2 watch will support iPhone

Samsung is making its Gear S2 smartwatch compatible with iPhone to give it an even great chance at competing with Apple Watch and Android Wear. Its latest wearable will get an update later this year that will make it iPhone-friendly. Samsung wasn’t more specific than that, unfortunately. In fact, the South Korean company told us very […]

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Fossil’s first smartwatch is here in time for the holidays

Fossil’s first Android Wear watch, the stunning Q Founder, has finally arrived. The device ships with a bunch of exclusive Fossil faces, and it can be ordered from Fossil’s online store now for $295. If you prefer your smartwatch to look just like a traditional watch, but you don’t have $1,500 to spend on the […]

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Viper SmartStart makes your smartwatch an essential car accessory

Remember that Ericsson phone that let James Bond control his BMW 750iL remotely in Tomorrow Never Dies? Now you can have your own… kind of. Viper SmartStart is a smartwatch app for Android Wear and Apple Watch that puts car controls on your wrist, allowing you to locate, start, and control your vehicle before you even get in […]

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Samsung could make its new Gear S2 watch iPhone-friendly

Samsung’s new Gear S2 smartwatch is its first to support third-party Android devices, and the South Korean company is reportedly looking extend its reach even further by supporting rival platforms, too. According to one report, the Gear S2 and Gear S2 classic could soon play nicely with iPhone. The Gear S2 is by far the best […]

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Smarter watches: Android Wear works with iPhones now

Google’s smartwatch platform, Android Wear, has officially gained support for iPhones. The Android Wear for iOS app is currently rolling out and anyone with an iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus can start using the Android Wear app at last. Just make sure you’re running iOS 8.2 or later. The move […]

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