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Google may rebrand struggling Android Wear as 'Wear OS'

Google may rebrand struggling Android Wear as 'Wear OS'

The latest Android 2.8 update for the smart watch is available on smartphones and users can upgrade the smart watch as soon as the upgrade is available on their devices. Foremost amongst these is the limited success of the Android Wear platform. However, it appears that Google might be about to give its Android Wear platform a makeover, thereby reigniting interest in the sector.

Now, with Android P in works, Google is experimenting with a new rounded search bar (similar to the one seen on its Pixel launcher) on its mobile site.

Instead if devices are under the Wear OS name, it makes it far more palatable for those with iPhones and want to have a different device to the Apple Watch. With this change of name, Google is hopeful that consumers will no longer think of their smartwatches as devices that are only compatible with other Android devices.

Growth of the Android wearable devices market is attributed to the advancement and timely software updates that are useful to customers.

Celtics G hints at extended rest for sore knee
I think he got kneed, but I don't think that that's anything more than a knee-to-knee or knee-to-thigh - right above his knee". It's the same knee that required surgery during the 2015 offseason and has caused him to miss a handful of games this season.

Developers exploring the latest Android P Developer Preview have also noticed that the usual watch-like logo has been replaced with a distinctive "W" and the announcement suggestively could happen by the time Android P is released - if not by the Google I/O conference in May.

Google launched the new payment services and they are promoting the Android Wear in the same way they have done branding new pay app.

Not only has a new logo popped up online, but reports suggest the name is changing too. It seems unlikely that Google will name their product the same as that of a rival company, especially when it sounds exactly the same.


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