The LG Watch Urbane LTE runs on the LG Wearable Platform, which traces its roots back to the beloved old mobile operating system.
Looking ahead to 2015, wearable technology's most successful gaggle of gadgets to date is set to lose steam to the smartwatch.
Microsoft Band is an ambitious first crack at a smart health wearable that throws in a ton of features and cross-platform support, but it's just not as easy to use or as functional as it should be.
Google's first wearable platform has lost its edge with users and developers. You won't have a Cartier Android watch anytime soon, and Lollipop keeps rolling out.
The wearable device maker is still keeping Apple and its health data platform at arm's length, particularly after the iPhone maker cut the cord on their retail relationship.
Google is bringing Bluetooth, GPS and third party watch faces to their wearable platform. Plus, Google's Project Wing has delivery drones of their own.
At CES, the company announces Warp, an open-source electronics board it hopes developers will embrace for a wide range of wearable computing projects.
analysis Early previews of Google's wearable platform focus on bringing Google Now's voice and touch control to a smartwatch, but Crave's Eric Mack says the real future is on the move.
As the tech giant gets ready to ship its wearable platform to developers this year, it continues to tinker with software, hardware, phone call capability, battery life, and voice commands.
With Flora, the open-source hardware designers at Adafruit Industries have come up with an extensible wearable electronics platform that could make it simple to link together hundreds and hundreds of LEDs.