Android Wear is now officially, Wear OS! The news first broke last week when Google migrated its Android Wear site over to wearos.google.com. The change is now rolling out everywhere including in the mobile app, on select watches, and even on the Android Wear Twitter page, signifying the platform name change.
A few days ago, we reported to you that Google’s Android Wear 2.0 roll out had been halted due to a major flaw found in the software last-minute. This report explained the reasoning for all the delays we were seeing across the industry. According to the latest word, Google has resumed its update roll out and many device makers are now pushing it out to their watches.
Google delayed the release of Android Wear 2.0 and the Android Wear industry went through a desert with only a very small number of devices being announced and released. However, with the arrival of Android Wear 2.0 earlier this year we have seen a large number of manufacturers announcing new smartwatches, such as the Fossil Group, which owns a large number of different brands.
During the MWC 2017 conference in Barcelona, Spain, both ASUS and Fossil announced their plans to roll out Google’s new Android Wear 2.0 update for smartwatches. Here’s what we know.
Over the last month, we’ve passed along leaks, reports and rumors pertaining to a pair of smartwatches expected from Google and LG to launch on February 9th. However, the launch date seems to have been moved up to Wednesday, February the 8th.
Google has officially released the final version of the Developer Preview for Android Wear 2.0 which brings a number of new tools to help developers with their apps and more.
Looking for a premium Android Wear offering? TAG Heuer has you covered. The Connected smartwatch, made by TAG Heuer, is the most expensive Android Wear out there, and the latest variant is even more expensive than previous models. Here are the details.
Earlier this year, Fossil announced a pair of Android Wear smartwatches, the Q Marshal and the Q Wander. The devices have finally gone up for pre-order with an official release date of August 29th.