Android Wear

Good wearable design can actually reduce tech distractions

Many people see Google Glass or other wearables and immediately think “Great; here’s another device to distract me from my surroundings.” Designed with micro interactions in mind, however, these can actually give you more to experience the world around you.

Best Buy outs the Moto 360 price and specs: $249

So much for that September 4 Motorola event: A Best Buy product page went live over the weekend showing the price and features of the Moto 360 smartwatch. The page was pulled but the image was saved with all of the details to see.

Android Wear: Nice to have, but not a must-have yet

Has Google’s Android Wear pushed the smartwatch market forward? After using a Gear Live for several weeks, I’d say yes but that doesn’t mean everyone will rush out and buy an Android Wear smartwatch; it’s convenient but not a necessity.

Android this week: Google I/O 2014 in review

Did you miss some or all of the news out of Google I/O 2014? Here’s a summary of what Google showed off, ranging from a new version of Android to bringing its mobile software to cars, televisions and your wrist.

Live blog: Google I/O 2014 keynote

Join us at 9am PT for the two hour keynote at Google I/O in San Francisco. Google will certainly show off Android Wear smartwatches but what else does it have in store for Android and Chrome? We’ll tell you as it happens!

What I expect from Google I/O 2014

This year’s Google I/O developer event is about to take place. Surely we’ll see Android Wear watches debut but will there be any other hardware? It’s not likely; this year is more about software interface changes and shared experiences in Android and Chrome.