Google is working on a major update for Wear OS, in the past known as Android Wear. About it has told Engadget Director of product Google Dennis Troper. He shared some details about the upcoming update, showing some screenshots.
First, Google intends to change the navigation through the operating system. For example, now the list of incoming notifications can be accessed by swipe up, to be able to respond quickly to any of them.
The Wear OS update
In addition, has simplified access to all important functions of smart watches. Now to call Google Pay, go to the fitness tracker or wireless interfaces, it is sufficient to swipe in one direction or another depending on your settings.
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Secondly, Google more deeply integrated into the Google Assistant. It is located at the extreme left of the desktop. From here you can access information on weather, your plans for the day, bookings and other information, which is very easy to forget.
Third, the Wear OS have become even friendlier to athletes and fans of active rest. GPS tracker Google Fit will allow you not only to monitor their progress in the sport, but tell you what exercises to perform for the recovery of the heart muscle.
Release updated Wear OS will take place in September — about two weeks before the clock output Pixel Watch. According to rumors, Google will present them in a single day with Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and also updated the Pixel headphones Buds.
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