watch os

Google’s Smartwatch Program Is A Mess, And A Name Change Won’t Fix That

Yesterday, Google announced it would rename its four-year-old smartwatch operating system from Android Wear to Wear OS. Ostensibly, the purpose of this rebranding is to prevent scaring off iPhone owners from purchasing smartwatches running Android Wear, which for a long time has supported pairing with both Android and iOS devices….

Apple Watch Is Now Cheaper, And Has New Bands

It’s been almost a year since the first Apple Watch was released, and following its poor sales numbers, we were hoping that we might get some much-needed love at Apple’s special press event today.

The Next Apple Watch Already Sounds Way More Useful

The Apple Watch’s launch was a shaky one. Yeah, Apple sold a ton of them (as Apple is wont to do) but a few hardware and software snafus provided painful flashbacks of Apple’s troubled history with gen one devices. Fortunately, some missing Watch OS features may be coming sooner rather…