Google To Get Rid of 'Android' In Wearables

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It's also worth mentioning that you'll now be able to get the new version directly from the Google Play Store from your smartwatch rather than through the Keep app on your smartphone. Google Assistant is also present, but older Android Wear devices can not work with this virtual assistant due to their hardware limitations.

But, the big question here is, can just a name swap change this scenario?

While the only reasonable explanation for the logo change is that Google wants deeper Assistant integration, we do believe the change to Wear OS is a move by Google to try and de-associate wearables with Android.

Whether in this form or another, news of the next major Android Wear update is expected at the upcoming Google I/O conference, May 8-10, 2018, in Mountain View, USA.

Android wears are the smart watches, they are improved and become advanced with Google Assistant.

This function alerts the Android Wear users about a nearby Android Wear device to pair up with it to your current Android Wear device. The steps emerge as a new development towards releasing Fuchsia, forthcoming Android OS. A Redditor (via Android Police) spotted the Wear OS text recently when pairing an Android Wear device, and it was accompanied by what could be a new logo (here's the original).

Google is known for bringing in design customizations and UI changes in Android and its other native apps. However, thanks to lackluster hardware that was released to debut Android Wear 2.0, the platform's kind of been in a rut for over a year now. This will clear the confusion about the Wearables in the users and they will be easily paired up with cross platform smartwatches to share different things together.

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