Android Wear gets cellular connectivity, here comes LG’s Watch Urbane 2 LTE


Every Android Wear device released up until now has required a Bluetooth and WiFi connection to operate. When LG announced the Watch Urbane 2 LTE in September, people awaited Google’s immediate announcement that Android Wear could support smartwatches with ceullar connectivity. Without that support, LG’s newest smartwatch would be pointless. But Google never announced Android Wear’s official support for cellular connective. Both companies decided that tonight, oddly, is the right time to make a move.

Google’s platform for smartwatches now officially supports cellular connectivity while LG is ready to sell its Watch Urbane 2 LTE in the United States and Korea.

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How to perform a software update via the LG Mobile Support Tool


If you own a handset made by LG and are looking for instructions on how to update your handset, you’ve come to the right place. For those of you who have newer models of an LG device, you may be used to updating via an over-the-air (OTA) update. However, if you own an older handset, there’s a very easy way to check and complete updates. The method used in this tutorial uses your computer to install updates.

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LG seems to be working on two basic smartwatches for Verizon


Looking for a smartwatch this holiday season? Chances are you’ll be considering devices that run Android Wear, Pebble OS, or Tizen. Verizon customers, though, might have an extra option running proprietary software unseen anywhere else. Evan Blass posted an image of two unannounced LG-made smartwatches — allegedly called the GizmoPal 2 and GizmoGadget — that are said to be heading to Verizon. Additional information beyond the image was not provided.

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