Wear OS is getting a new battery saving mode

May 11, 2018

Given Google’s recent rebranding mode and a few pieces of news trickling out over the past week, it seemed safe to expect some key updates for the operating system formerly known as Android Wear. But the company only really mentioned Wear OS in passing at yesterday’s keynotes.

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Smartwatches need to distinguish themselves with software as well as hardware

July 25, 2017

If I had to give companies looking to enter the smartwatch space in 2017 one piece of advice, it would be, simply: dont. Failing point one, due to investor pressure or the spirit of a long dead financial partners ghost visiting you in the night, seriously consider building your own operating system for the thing. It sounds like a few extra steps and a whole lot of trouble, but with…

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Smartwatches need to distinguish themselves with software as well as hardware

May 25, 2017

If I had to give companies looking to enter the smartwatch space in 2017 one piece of advice, it would be, simply: dont. Failing point one, due to investor pressure or the spirit of a long dead financial partners ghost visiting you in the night, seriously consider building your own operating system for the thing. It sounds like a few extra steps and a whole lot of trouble, but with…

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