The (Unofficial) Android Wear SmartWatch Book - Second Edition: A buying guide and user guide for the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live, Motorola Moto 360, Sony SmartWatch 3 and other Wear watches


Welcome to the world of wearable technologies, and (in particular) to Google’s Android Wear range of smart watches. Whether the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live, Motorola 360, ASUS ZenWatch, Sony SmartWatch 3, or any future model, what these watches all have in common is the Android Wear operating system. It means that this one-size-fits-all book can act as… 

 * A buyers’ guide that will guide your decision about which watch to wear, or whether to wear and Android Wear watch at all. 

* A user guide that tells you – more or less – how all Android Wear watches work from the user’s perspective.

In this short and sweet book our aim is to tell you what you need to know – and no more – in order to choose and use an Android Wear smartwatch. Yes, you’ll find some of the same information scattered around the World Wide Web, but here we've brought it all together into one very readable reference guide.

It’s an “unofficial” book not because we divulge any amazing revelations about Android Wear, but because we wrote it completely independently without influence from the technology vendors. So where necessary, we can say what we really think, warts ‘n’ all.

In the spirit of Google’s Android Wear voice interface, it is sufficient now for us to say simply:

"Ok Google, let's see what we can do with an Android Wear smartwatch..."

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About the author is your guide to smart watches and other wearable technology including the Apple Watch, Android Wear, and the Microsoft Band... plus many more smartwatches. Also home to the SmartWatchBooks range of books.

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Jan 17, 2015
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