Wear OS has a list of devices receiving the rebrand update

March 21, 2018 Droid Turf

A few days ago, a Google community manager made an important announcement that would rebrand Android Wear to the name Wear OS. The operating system for smartwatches will now be called Wear OS everywhere you see it, and this change continues to roll out in many places.

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Android Wear transitions to Wear OS

March 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Android Wear is now officially, Wear OS! The news first broke last week when Google migrated its Android Wear site over to 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.


Huawei has a Huawei Watch 3 in the works

March 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Huawei had some tablets to show at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, but that’s about all because the company has scheduled its own private event that will go down later in March. It will be at that time when the Chinese manufacturer introduces new P20 flagship smartphones, as opposed to MWC 2018 where Samsung stole the thunder. According to a new report, something else could make an appearance at the event, and that’s a Huawei Watch 3.


Android Wear 2.8 update brings system-wide AMOLED theme

January 24, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Over the weekend, a multitude of Android Wear watch owners were hit with an over-the-air update. Several users took things over to Reddit to talk about the update, and one particular Android Wear watch owner discovered a new feature inside the unannounced Android Wear 2.8 software update.


TAG Heuer introduces new Connected Module 41 smartwatch

January 16, 2018 Doug Demagistris

TAG Heuer sells the Connected Module 45 smartwatch, and now, there’s a smaller and cheaper version of it known as the Connected Module 41. The watch runs Google’s Android Wear operating system, and may bring some hope for the platform as we enter a new year.


These Android Wear smartwatches will get Google’s new Android Oreo update

December 11, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Last week, Google released Oreo for Android Wear. However, only LG’s Watch Sport and Watch Style saw the update arrive over-the-air. To give some clarification as to which Android Wear smartwatches will receive the latest Oreo update, Google confirmed a full list of those eligible and published it on one Google support page.

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