Google Android Wear Updated: 5 Interesting Things You Should Know About the OS

By Prarthito

Android has just recently made the jump with Android from handheld devices to the wearable segment. And already the crowd response has been quite massive for the new tech that's still in its nascent stages in the market.

With so many big name handset makers now coming to the front with their own smartwatches, it's only natural that Google will push out some kind of an update to make sure everything is up to date.

Google Android Wear Updated: 5 Interesting Things You Should Know

 

And in fact, after updating the wearable OS with a new major upgrade, things are looking finer than before. And if you are yet to try out the Android Wear, here's a look at the top 5 interesting things you should know about the wearable OS.

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All Your Notifications Categorized

All Your Notifications Categorized

Google Wear has the ability to feed you notifications from an assorted range on apps that are available in the market and installed on your smartphone. It will even sync in well with a user's"preferred messaging apps." Hence notifications and connectivity won't be an issue.

Doesn't Need Constant Reminders

Doesn't Need Constant Reminders

The Android Wear OS has this mind of its own that lets it remind you whatever you may actually need in the long run. For example, if you have searched for a destination, it will automatically give you other details related to modes of transport, time required and other such details.

Voice Support
 

Voice Support

Thanks to the introduction of Google Now, voice recognition capabilities allow the user with a plethora of functionalities. Just the simple "OK, Google" chat allows you to explore a host of different features like calling a cab, book show tickets, play a certain track from your music list, and more.

Two-Way Control

Two-Way Control

Android Wear can be utilized to control a host of different smartphones, tablets and even Chromebooks, if you didn't know about it. Google even allows you to cast your favorite movie to your TV.

It's Health Oriented

It's Health Oriented

Google has filled Android Wear with a bunch of built-in fitness functions for people who like to keep fit all year round. Seasoned Pros and amateurs are treated equally and it'll work with existing fitness apps and provide real-time details on whatever your query may be.

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