Lilbits (3-20-2014): This is what Android Wear looks like… on your phone

LG and Motorola plan to launch smartwatches running Google’s new Android Wear software in the first half of the year. But you can already get an idea of how the platform will work by taking the software developer kit for a spin on your computer. Or you can actually install the Android Wear launcher on […]

LG and Motorola unveil Android Wear smartwatches

Motorola and LG will be two of the first companies to offer smartwatches featuring Google’s new Android Wear software. The LG G Watch and Motorola Moto 360 are both due out by this summer. Android Wear is a custom version of Google’s Android operating system that’s been designed to run on wearable devices. You can pair […]

Google launches Android Wear for watches, other wearables

Google Android is expanding beyond phones and tablets and into wearable devices. Google Glass already runs a version of Google’s mobile operating system, but now the company is expanding Android to smartwatches and other devices that may not have the screen space or processing power available on a smartphone. It’s called Android Wear. The user […]

Android for wearables: Google plans to deliver an SDK in March

Google is preparing to make it easier to build smartwatches and other devices that run Android software. Google’s Android chief Sundar Pichai says the company will release a software developer kit (SDK) for wearable devices in about two weeks. Update: It’s real, and it’s called Android Wear. Right now Android officially supports phones and tablets, […]