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Smartwatch Latest News & Update: Why Choose Android Wear 2.0?

Feb 23, 2017 09:18 AM EST

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Android Wear 2.0 developers have been patient with all critics by the consumers. The led to an update of all smartwatches, one example is that Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch can now do tasks without being paired with a smartphone.

Developers wanted to make Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches to be independent and not connected to smartphones. They are turning it into self-contained devices, few of Android Wear watches includes basic day-to-day needs such as GPS, Wi-Fi, and even weather forecast.

The old smartwatches have the hassle system like installing new apps to the Android Wear, users had to turn to their smartphones again and again just to download the app into the smartwatch; but not anymore with the new Android Wear 2.0 with its optimized speed settings. According to The Verge, users can now install apps in their smartwatch without referring to a smartphone. Applications such as chat apps, small games, and keyboards can all be downloaded without the support of a smartphone.

Android 2.0 features a 'More Info at a Glance' in which the smartphone has now five icons instead of having one. With its excellent update, the smartwatch interface has been developed with more care and attention to its details. This new smartwatch device will feature a new app drawer, which automatically sorts your downloaded apps from your favorite, followed by other often used apps in alphabetical order.

Android Wear 2.0 is also made to be a digital assistant with its voice command that makes the smartwatch useful at the same time helpful, as stated by the reports from Green Bot. It was also made with a new programming interface called Complications which is a useful program for app developers.

Android Wear 2.0 was not just an update for every smartwatch but it is an upgrade to make wearables more useful and convenient to all consumers which were made more interesting and functional to use. Users can now expect that the Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches can stand alone without being dependent to a smartphone.

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