Report: Google working on Pixel-branded Wear OS smartwatch

May 14, 2018

Image: pete pachal/mashable Google plans on launching up to three Pixel-branded smartwatches this fall, according to VentureBeat mobile reporter Evan Blass, who cites a “reliable source.”  SEE ALSO: Google accidentally confirms Pixel 3 in new Android source code Such a watch would almost certainly be powered by Google’s Wear OS (formerly Android Wear). It would likely also incorporate Qualcomm’s upcoming wearable chip, which Google helped design.  Qualcomm’s senior director of…

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Android Wear renamed to Wear OS

March 16, 2018

A handful of the new Android Wear smartwatches from the likes of Fossil and Michael Kors.Image: raymond wong/mashable Google’s Android Wear is dead — the name, not the platform. Ahead of Baselworld, an annual watch and jewelry show, Google is rebranding its smartwatch software as Wear OS. SEE ALSO: Hands on with the Fitbit Versa, a smartwatch for everyone Contrary to popular belief, Google’s smartwatch platform apparently isn’t dead. Though…

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