Wear OS is Google’s wearable interface that runs applications built for the small screen. With its latest version, Google is focusing on stand-alone apps instead of relying on a connected smartphone,
Wear OS Stories December 6
Wear OS has been trying to figure itself out in some major ways in recent months, and currently, it’s on track to get a lot better. Mobvoi has been one of the go-to brands for a solid Wear OS watch, and today its new Ticwatch C2 officially launches. Here’s what you need to know, as well as my first impressions from a couple of days of use.
Wear OS Stories November 26
Wear OS has been in a rough spot for the past few years, but in terms of hardware, 2018 has actually been pretty great. We’ve seen some creative solutions to common complaints, as well as a new chipset that promises some major improvements over the next few years. Lately, I’ve been testing out the Fossil Q Explorist HR and the Skagen Falster 2, and I’ve got to say, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying both of them. Here’s what you need to know.
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Wear OS Stories November 20
Smartwatches come in an array of shapes, sizes, and styles. At the low-end, these are a utilitarian affair. Plastic dominates with quality not always top of the priorities list. That makes the Fossil-made Michael Kors Access Runway smartwatch all the more attractive to anyone wanting a more ‘high-end’ feeling wearable. expand full story
LG Watch W7, that Wear OS watch w/ physical hands, quietly launches and it’s already half off
Wear OS has some pretty excellent hardware out on the market today, but once in a while there’s one that leaves us scratching our heads. Recently, the LG Watch W7 was officially announced with a unique addition, and now it’s quietly gone on sale.
Wear OS Stories November 18
On Thursday, Google announced the “System Version: H Update” for Wear OS, with a handful of features focused on battery life. What the company failed to mention is that the new naming scheme coincides with the release of Android 9 Pie for wearables, and that it’s already rolling out for some devices.
Wear OS Stories November 15