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Samsung’s Upcoming Galaxy Watch Will Run Tizen OS, Not Wear OS

Samsung has been rumored to be developing a Wear OS-based smartwatch called the Galaxy Watch for some time now. Everything from the name to the specs has leaked out into the wild, and so has the device’s operating system. For weeks we’ve believed it would

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Wear OS is Getting a Bunch of New Google Assistant Features Today

After announcing the features late last week, Google today began rolling out various new Google Assistant features to Wear OS that puts the virtual assistant more on par with its smartphone counterpart. For starters, when you ask the Assistant something, it’ll now automatically display smart

Oreo Update for Android Wear Now Rolling Out

Back in October, Google released the first and only developer preview of the official Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Android Wear platform. There wasn’t a whole lot new besides some background processes to make speed and efficiency better, more control over your notifications, and

Report: Apple Developing AR-Powered Headset for 2020 Release

Bloomberg has released a new report aiming to shed light on Apple’s current efforts in the augmented reality space. In the report, AppleĀ aficionado Mark Gurman says the company is currently working on a new AR-powered headset that features a display, specially-designed chipset, and a new

Google Now Only Sells First-Party Devices in Online Store

Yesterday, multiple news outlets reported that Google quietly removed any mention of Android Wear-powered smartwatches from its online store. The response to this move from the search giant has been relatively mixed as some find no sense in doing so while others think the death

Google’s Android Wear is Getting an Upgrade to Oreo

Google has announced a new version of Android Wear currently in beta which will bring devices up to version 8.0 Oreo. This comes at a time where Wear basedĀ on Android 7.1.2 Nougat is still rolling out to all compatible smartwatches. As for changes, Google is