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September 27

[Update: Removed] TicWatch Pro 3 / E3 listings suddenly claim the Wear OS watches use Snapdragon 4100+

The Wear OS market is in a state of transition thanks to Google’s big revamp, and that makes some of the only watches worth buying the TicWatch Pro 3 and TicWatch E3 from Mobvoi that run on the Snapdragon Wear 4100 chip. Though, suddenly, the listings for those TicWatch models have been updated to claim […]

Google releases Wear OS ‘Health Services’ component that’s updatable via the Play Store

Google’s wearable platform is seeing a big push in the coming months with more new devices expected to accompany the revamped OS. As part of this, a “Health Services” app for Wear OS is now available in the Play Store.

October 5

TicWatch Pro X launches in China w/ Snapdragon Wear 4100 chip, Wear OS, $370 price

Mobvoi has officially unveiled the TicWatch Pro X in China, with the Wear OS smartwatch packing in much of what we’ve already seen on the previous TicWatch Pro 3 series before.

October 12

YouTube Music now available on Wear OS 2 watches powered by the Snapdragon Wear 3100

Back in September, Google announced that its YouTube-branded streaming service was dropping Galaxy Watch 4 exclusivity and coming to Wear OS 2 devices running the Snapdragon Wear 4100. YouTube Music can now be installed on even older watches powered by the Wear 3100 chipset.

September 28

YouTube Music now on Wear OS 2, starting with latest TicWatch & Fossil watches [U]

In addition to debuting Wear OS 3, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 was the first wearable to have a client for Google’s streaming service. The YouTube Music app is now coming to Wear OS 2 watches.

September 9

Deals: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 now $600, Hisense 75-inch Android TV $302 off, more

Headlining all of today’s deals, you’ll find a $400 discount on the Samsung Galaxy Flip 3 5G. That’s alongside Hisense’s new 75-inch U7G 4K 120Hz Android TV at $302 off and this Anker Gold Box sale from $8. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

September 2

Google Messages now rolling out overhauled Wear OS app

The new Wear OS revamp is coming with a lot of new and improved Google apps. Next on the list? Google Messages, which is now rolling out its revamped Wear OS app to users on hardware both new and old.

August 25

Deals: TicWatch E3 sees first discount to $153, Google Nest Thermostat $199, more

All of today’s best deals are headlined by the first discount on the TicWatch E3 at $153. That’s alongside a notable price cut on the Google Nest Thermostat at $199 and these Anker Android projectors at $105 off. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

September 2

Comment: It’s still up to Google to ‘save’ Wear OS

Here we are, a week after Samsung has started selling its first Wear OS smartwatch in years, the Galaxy Watch 4 series. These two smartwatches are flagships by almost every definition, but as we’ve had the chance to use them for a few weeks, there’s one thing that’s very clear. Samsung isn’t going to “save” […]

August 25

Best Android app deals of the day: Hook, Peppa Pig, Heroes of Flatlandia, more

It’s now time for all of Wednesday’s best deals on Android games and apps. Our Android deal hub is filled with hardware offers to browse through, including all-time lows on TCL’s new 20 SE Android Smartphone, but for now we are focused on the day’s most notable price drops courtesy of Google Play’s app store. Highlights include titles like Hook, Peppa Pig: Holiday, Heroes of Flatlandia – Turn based strategy, Sketch Master Pro, and more. Hit the jump for a closer look at today’s best Android game and app deals. 

August 27

Stadia Changelog: Far Cry 6, Rider’s Republic headline Google’s Gamescom absence

Google says the future of its Stadia platform is in third-party games, but that’s not what you’d think based on events that showcase those exact titles. At Gamescom 2021 this past week, Google Stadia was almost entirely absent, but there was some good news this week.

August 11

Galaxy Watch 4 series hands-on: Wear OS reinvigorated [Video]

With the launch of the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic, Google and Samsung’s collaboration has come to fruition, and we’ve had some hands-on time to gather some initial thoughts.

July 29

Upcoming Mobvoi TicWatches will launch without Wear OS 3, update coming in 2022

Google is leaving behind almost the entire Wear OS catalog for its next big update with very few exceptions. More watches are coming between now and the wide availability of Wear OS 3, and it seems that Mobvoi will be launching more TicWatch models without the new version at launch.

July 22

The best smartwatches for Android you can buy today [Update: July 2021]

Finding the right smartwatch can be very difficult on Android, especially with so many options out there. If you’ve been trying to find the right smartwatch for your wrist, these are the best Android smartwatches you can buy today.

Google reveals ‘opt-in’ Wear OS 3 update path for current watches, starting in mid-2022

At I/O 2021 in May, Google announced a total overhaul of its wearable platform. We’ve since seen the new OS previewed on an emulator, while Samsung has confirmed that the new Galaxy Watch will be the first to run it. Many questions remain about Wear OS 3, and Google today addressed the update situation for […]

July 1

[Update: Claim now] Google adds four Stadia Pro games for July 2021, including Moonlighter

With E3 in the rearview mirror, Google is adding four games to Stadia Pro for July 2021 in a continuation from the previous month. The first three titles have already launched, but Moonlighter will debut with the subscription.

June 28

Xbox Game Pass is now playable on Chromebooks, though unofficially

With the new capability for playing in web browsers, Xbox Game Pass streaming can now be played on Chrome OS, though only unofficially.

June 21

Wear OS weather alerts appearing in different languages

The Wear OS Weather app (and tile) was revamped last fall to be much more modern. A small Wear OS bug in recent weeks sees weather alerts appear in a language that differs from the rest of your watch.

June 18

Bandwidth: Xbox Game Pass dominates E3, plus new GeForce Now titles

E3 2021 brought a bunch of new game announcements, and while cloud gaming wasn’t a major focus of the event, Xbox Game Pass got some major wins. Here’s what you need to know.

June 17

Alphabet Scoop 127: Google Store Chelsea, Stadia’s E3 2021, and new Pixel Stand

This week 9to5Google’s Abner Li, Ben Schoon, and Kyle Bradshaw discuss the opening of Google’s first permanent store, Google Stadia’s presence at E3, and the yet to be announced new Pixel Stand.

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