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May 23

Google Assistant rolls out to Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 via Play Store [Update: Live]

Galaxy Watch 4 owners have been waiting for Google Assistant since Samsung launched the wearable with just Bixby last year, and support is now officially launching today.

May 19

YouTube Music for Wear OS rolls out Wi-Fi and LTE streaming [U]

In addition to a new Recently Played tile, YouTube Music for Wear OS will soon let you stream songs over data/cellular instead of having to download songs, albums, or playlists ahead of time. 

May 11

Numbers from Google I/O: 3x growth for Wear OS, 3 billion active Android devices, more

Google I/O is the tech giant’s annual chance to boast its wins, and also provide meaningful updates on where its various products stand. Below, we’ve collected some of the key numbers and metrics from Google I/O 2022.

May 12

Todoist is modernizing its Wear OS app with upcoming redesign

Since Wear OS 3 last year, more developers have released apps for the wearable platform. At I/O 2022, Google teased that Todoist is redesigning its Wear OS app to be more modern.

May 11

Wear OS is finally getting a Google Home app for smart home controls [Video]

Google neglected Wear OS for years, but it seems the company is finally ready to take things seriously. Alongside the reveal of the Pixel Watch earlier today, the company also confirmed that, finally, Wear OS is getting a Google Home app.

Google expands earthquake detection and Emergency SOS on Wear OS

Personal safety is a high priority among many people, and in places where emergencies can happen at a moment’s notice, having safety features on Android is high on the list. At Google I/O 2022, Google announced that the Android Earthquake Detection System is expanding further as well as Emergency SOS on Wear devices.

April 22

Google files trademark for ‘Pixel Watch’ ahead of device’s launch

With the launch of the first Made by Google smartwatch seemingly around the corner, the device now has a more definite name thanks to a new trademark for “Pixel Watch.”

April 15

Another minor Pixel Watch leak shows Wear OS ‘3.1,’ oddly a version out-of-date

The first Google-branded smartwatch is finally on its way, but leaks have been few and far between. Today, a very minor Pixel Watch leak has our attention, primarily because it comes with the detail of running Wear OS “3.1,” which is out-of-date.

March 18

New Wear OS 3 screenshots provide a quick look at Assistant, Fitbit, notifications, & more [Gallery]

As of today, we’ve primarily seen Wear OS 3 in the context of Samsung’s One UI on the Galaxy Watch 4. New screenshots of Wear OS 3 provide another sneak peek at what could be considered the stock Google experience. 

January 24

Galaxy Watch 4 long term review: Still Wear OS’s current pacesetter [Video]

Smartwatches can be a very mixed bag, and Wear OS hasn’t quite hit the heights most of us would have hoped. We’ll likely see a resurgence over the coming years as Google and Samsung really invest in the platform. The first sign of that increased investment is the Galaxy Watch 4, which we’ve lived with […]

December 15, 2021

These are Google’s likely ‘Pixel Watch’ watchfaces, complete w/ Fitbit integration [Video]

The latest version of the Wear OS 3 emulator in Android Studio has offered a preview of what appear to be watchfaces for Google’s long-rumored “Pixel Watch.”

February 22, 2017

LG Watch Style Review: Android Wear for those who want the basics done well [Video]

Smartwatches tend to range from incredibly basic, offering not much more than just notifications, to supercomputers that have everything built-in while also making the watch big and bulky. Ultimately, the smartwatch that most customers want is one that lands somewhere in between these two categories. The LG Watch Style is an Android Wear 2.0 device that resides […]

February 8, 2017

Google announces LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport, the first Android Wear 2.0 watches

Google has today announced the LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport, the latest smartwatches that run Android Wear. At first glance they may not look all that special, but when you dig in you’ll see that there’s a lot to want here: They’re the first watches to run Android Wear 2.0 (which packs a […]

Android Wear 2.0 rolling out ‘over the coming weeks,’ these are the watches that will get it

Android Wear 2.0 was announced several months ago at Google I/O, and in the time since, it has suffered through a lot of delays. It has shown what it’s capable of over the course of several developer previews, though, and now Google is releasing Android Wear 2.0 to the public…

February 4, 2017

The launch of Android Wear 2.0, LG ‘Watch Sport,’ ‘Watch Style’ moved to Feb. 8

We are now less than a week away from the rumored release date of Android Wear 2.0. This comes after Google delayed the official release of the wearable operating system that we got our first look at last summer at Google I/O. The official announcement was rumored to take place on February 9, but now we […]

January 11, 2017

Google Play alerting developers to early February launch of Android Wear 2.0

Delayed from fall of last year to a vague early 2017, Android Wear 2.0 might finally have a launch date. According to emails currently being sent out to developers, the next version of Google’s wearable OS will be released in early February.

March 3, 2015

Google said to be planning iOS support for Android Wear, could debut at I/O conference

Last month a developer managed to hack together a solution that enabled iPhone users to see their notifications on Google’s Android-powered wearable operating system, but at the moment there is no official way to use the two competing platforms together. That could change at Google’s annual I/O conference later this year, if new rumors are […]

July 3, 2014

Developer demos slick DroidKC home automation using Android Wear

Is was bound to happen, and it looks like it’s here. On the day that the first Android Wear device began shipping and only a few days after Google I/O attendees were given a free device themselves, one developer has demoed a home automation system using an Android Wear smartwatch to control it. And even […]

June 30, 2014

First standalone Android Wear applications hitting the Play Store (Video)

Android Wear doesn’t just show you notifications. In at least one developer session at I/O, Google made it clear that its new smartwatch platform will actually be capable of running standalone applications, even further extending the possibilities of what the device will be able to do in the near future. But now, some of these apps are […]

June 28, 2014

Google says OEMs will not be able to alter the design of Android Wear, Auto, and TV

At Google I/O this year, the company unveiled a trio of new operating systems, Android TV, Android Auto, and Android Wear. All of these operating systems, of course, run with an interface designed by Google itself. There was doubt, however, surrounding whether manufacturers would be allowed to overlay their own interface on top, like many […]

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