LG G Watch: Reviews, Specs, Apps, Features & News

Minuum Keyboard demoed on the LG G Watch

Minuum Keyboard demoed on the LG G Watch

For those who don’t like their virtual keyboards taking too much space on a phone’s display, Minuum is perhaps the best keyboard app available for Android. Its minimalistic approach means it’s also better suited than most for smartwatches, so it wasn’t surprising when it announced last month that the keyboard would be headed to Android Wear. Today, we can finally see Minuum in action.

LG G Watch gets its first custom ROM with improved vibration intensity

LG G Watch gets its first custom ROM with improved vibration intensity

The LG G Watch has already received its first custom ROM from the community, less than a week since it actually went on sale. The first custom ROM for the smartwatch does not bring much in terms of features but the developer does state that there are some performance and battery life improvements. 

AT&T LG G3, G Watch go on sale July 8 and land in stores July 11

AT&T LG G3, G Watch go on sale July 8 and land in stores July 11

We’ve already heard from T-Mobile and Sprint as to when the carriers would launch their own branded versions of the LG G3, and even when Canada would get their own model for quite a few regional carriers in the Great White North. Now it’s AT&T’s turn. Big Blue has just revealed not only when the G3 will go on sale, but also the LG-branded G Watch.

Samsung Gear Live, LG G Watch get the teardown treatment

Samsung Gear Live, LG G Watch get the teardown treatment

When a new device is launched, one of the best ways to find out how it really ticks, and how easy it can be to repair, is by tearing it down. Thanks to a new treatment from AnandTech, anyone interested to see what goes inside Samsung’s and LG’s new smartwatches can now do just that. What’s more, what the report reveals is quite interesting.

5 Great replacement bands for the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live

5 Great replacement bands for the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live

The LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live are currently available for pre-order and ready to ship this week (for the LG) or the next (for the Samsung). One advantage to both Android Wear devices is that, despite their nondescript look, they have removable 22mm watchbands, so you will be able to accessorize them to your liking with different colors or materials. I’ve been on an Amazon/eBay mission to find some of the best 22mm bands and came away with 5 main designs you can purchase today.

Battery life and charging are going to be G Watch and Gear Live’s Achilles heel

Battery life and charging are going to be G Watch and Gear Live’s Achilles heel

Earlier today, Google officially unveiled two new Android Wear running smartwatches — the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. While the G Watch’s announcement was anticipated by many, the launch of Gear Live was a surprise.

While Google elaborated all the features in great depth, it did not mention anything about these devices battery life. Turns out there is a reason why it did not.

LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live now available on Google Play Store

LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live now available on Google Play Store

Following an announcement earlier today during Google I/O, both the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are finally listed on the Google Play Store, ready for your hard-earned money.

LG’s G Watch and Samsung’s Gear Live can be ordered June 25, through Google Play Store

LG’s G Watch and Samsung’s Gear Live can be ordered June 25, through Google Play Store

Google has unveiled when not one, but two of the Android Wear launch devices will be available to purchase. The best part? You won’t have to wait that long to get your hands on them. Or them around your wrists.

LG G Watch makes a live appearance ahead of Google I/O debut

LG G Watch makes a live appearance ahead of Google I/O debut

The Moto 360 might be the Android Wear smartwatch everyone is looking forward to, but it is LG’s G Watch that has been making an appearance in most of the rumors and leaks in the past few weeks. We’ve come across a complete list of its specs, seen it make a short appearance on the Play Store, and today, we can feast our eyes on the G Watch in its flesh thanks to a leaked image that has made its way online.

LG G Watch details make a brief appearance on German Google Play Store

LG G Watch details make a brief appearance on German Google Play Store

Details about LG’s G Watch have been all over the place ever since its debut alongside Motorola’s Moto 360, and during the introduction of Google’s Android Wear. Since then, we’ve seen it teased a few times, by LG directly, and have seen Android Wear in action on the device before the video was ultimately pulled. Most recently, we heard that you’ll be able to control your home appliances right from your wrist, thanks to LG’s HomeChat functionality.