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Google’s Big Wear OS Revamp Has Started Rolling Out

Google’s Big Wear OS Revamp Has Started Rolling Out

While it doesn’t have a grand, overarching designation, you can think of Google’s recently announced revamp to its smartwatch platform as the third version of Wear OS (though officially, it’s 2.1). It has an all-new UI, updated health and fitness tracking, and better app integration, and it all should be…

An Empowered Assistant Is How Wear OS Could Get Back On Track

An Empowered Assistant Is How Wear OS Could Get Back On Track

When Google changed the name of its smartwatch OS from Android Wear to Wear OS, I was pissed. Not because the name sucked, as Wear OS does do a better job of reflecting the platform’s support for both Android and iOS devices. The problem was that the rebranding didn’t come…

Google Is Slowly Killing The Android Brand

Google Is Slowly Killing The Android Brand

Google has officially dropped the Android Wear moniker from their operating system for wearable devices, switching to the way less cumbersome Wear OS by Google – although I suspect we’ll all be skipping on saying “by Google” in a few seconds. Google started using the Android brand back in 2008…