Google Announces Much-Needed Wear OS Revamp

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Google, Hardware with 14 Comments

After rebranding Android Watch to Wear OS, Google is finally introducing a much-needed redesign for its smartphone OS. The announcement of the major redesign comes just ahead of the launch of Google’s rumoured Pixel Watch that’s set to arrive in October.

With the new Wear OS revamp, Google is making it easier for users to access important things. Swiping right on the watch will now take you to a new Google Assistant feed where you can get all the latest updates from your assistant. Assistant will also provide you with smart suggestions for things like the weather, or help you find a restaurant near your hotel.

Swiping left will take you to all the fitness related things, and that’s where things get a little interesting. Google has obviously included the new, redesigned Google Fit with the updated Wear OS, which comes with things like activity recommendations and proactive notifications. But the company is reportedly building a health and fitness assistant called Google Coach to possibly go along with the launch of Pixel Watch, and this new screen could be its home.

And now, we wait for the Pixel Watch.

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