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Google will mandate review process to boost Wear OS app quality

Google will mandate review process to boost Wear OS app quality

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Google is concerned that Wear OS apps aren’t meeting their full potential under the Play Store’s optional app review process, so it will make pre-release reviews mandatory starting in October. The current optional review system has been used since the launch of Android Wear 2.0 last year. Developers should note two deadlines: New Wear OS apps will

‘Google Coach’ Health & Fitness App Coming To Wearables: Report

‘Google Coach’ Health & Fitness App Coming To Wearables: Report

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Google is working on a new wearable app meant to serve as a digital health and fitness assistant with a provisional name of “Google Coach,” Android Police reports, citing no particular sources. The Alphabet-owned company is currently said to be prioritizing Wear OS devices, though the app will also offer a degree of smartphone functionality,

Report: Google Coach Will be Company’s AI-Powered Health and Fitness Platform

Report: Google Coach Will be Company’s AI-Powered Health and Fitness Platform

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According to a report from Android Police, Google is planning to launch an AI-powered fitness and health platform, called Google Coach. The name is subject to change. Said to be catered towards those who wear a Wear OS device, Coach is capable of not just tracking and detailing workouts, but it’s said to be more … Continued

Samsung Galaxy Wearable app launched, supports Galaxy Watch and Android P

Samsung Galaxy Wearable app launched, supports Galaxy Watch and Android P

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California Air National Guard fights fires with innovation [Image 2 of 2]

California Air National Guard fights fires with innovation [Image 2 of 2]

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Danny Rafferty, left, U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Douglas Witherspoon, center, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew Gibbs, right, brainstorm in the Hap Arnold Innovation Center (HAIC) at the 163d Attack Wing, California Air National Guard, facilities on March Air Reserve Base, California, Aug. 4, 2018. HAIC's successful adaptation of Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) devices to a custom-built network allows California firefighters on the ground to watch the video feed from an MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft hovering above wildfires

Watch This Maniac Connect a Floppy Drive to His Android Phone

Watch This Maniac Connect a Floppy Drive to His Android Phone

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There’s no good reason to plug a floppy drive into your phone…but you can.

Samsung Galaxy Wearable app with support for the Galaxy Watch, Android Pie released

Samsung Galaxy Wearable app with support for the Galaxy Watch, Android Pie released

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Last week Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch alongside the Galaxy Note9. The new wearable switches from the Gear branding of its predecessors in order to make the company's portfolio of products more consistent from that point of view.

WATCH: See how to install Fortnite on your Android device

WATCH: See how to install Fortnite on your Android device

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Epic Games launched its popular game Fortnite on Android devices last week. See if your device is compatible to download the game.

5 Best Android Fitness Watch In 2018

5 Best Android Fitness Watch In 2018

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Keeping track of your fitness activities and step counts for the day is nearly impossible without a fitness tracker. These are invaluable tools, showing you just how much you get up and move during...

[Update: 28-day battery life] TicWatch Pro review: A good Wear watch at a bad time

[Update: 28-day battery life] TicWatch Pro review: A good Wear watch at a bad time

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Chinese firm Mobvoi — founded by ex-Googlers — has a history of making connected watches that stretches back to its original TicWatch and TicWatch 2 running the proprietary TicWear OS. Around this time last year, the TicWatch S and E were launched with Wear OS (then Android Wear) on board, and they were praised for their quality and excellent value proposition.

Samsung Gear Updated to Work With Galaxy Watch, Android Pie – Now Called “Galaxy Wearable”

Samsung Gear Updated to Work With Galaxy Watch, Android Pie – Now Called “Galaxy Wearable”

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Samsung updated their Samsung Gear app this morning to prepare it for a couple of major happenings. For one, it now works with the Galaxy Watch, Samsung’s new wearable that was announced alongside the Note 9. And with that support comes a new name of “Galaxy Wearable,” since the “Gear” part of the old name … Continued

Samsung renames Gear app as Galaxy Wearable, also fixing Android Pie compatibility issues

Samsung renames Gear app as Galaxy Wearable, also fixing Android Pie compatibility issues

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Samsung’s Apple Watch “killer” has a new name, the same old software platform (sorry, Wear OS fans), a largely familiar design, incrementally upgraded specs, an identical release date as the Galaxy Note 9, and now a rebranded smartphone connection and management app.

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