Google Officially Announced Android wear 2.0!
Google has announced the arrival of the new version of Android Wear. This is the first major update of its OS for smartwatches, which bring some new features and fixes.
First of all, regarding the design, Android Wear 2.0 brings the ability to customize the watch's screensaver. You can choose from several pre-saved "watch faces" and add widgets. You can also program different screensaver depending on the time of the day.
The update brings also more ease and fluidity with direct access to certain application. Like the Google play store which you can access directly from your watch. Also, it is now possible to answer message using your voice.
Moreover, AndroidWear 2.0 brings an improvement to Google Fit. Now the application will be able to measure the calories expanded, follow the heart rate, and calculate the speed and distance traveled. Finally, Google is taking advantage from this new update to integrate the new Google pay service and the virtual assistante. At the moment these last two features are not available for all countries.
Android Wear 2.0 will be deployed in the coming weeks on smartwatches including the new LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport.