Android Wear 1.4 Update Rolls Out: Changelog Hints Future Features Of Smartwatches

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Model 1.4 for the Android Wear app has been rolled out. Whereas the replace doesn't include any thrilling modifications, the changelog hints at a number of new features that might be coming to Android Wear.
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Android Wear, together with the companion Android Wear app, is comparatively new to the wearable know-how scene. Because it was launched in the summertime of final yr together with the primary two smartwatches powered by Android Wear, the Android Wear app has already seen a couple of updates, with the newest one to take it to version 1.4 just lately launched by Google.

The Android Wear 1.4 replace provides principally small modifications to the app's settings screen, so customers shouldn't anticipate any large overhauls or main new features.

After putting in the Android Wear 1.4 replace, what most customers would first discover is the removing of the screen inside the app which exhibits the battery statistics for the totally different Android Wear-powered units of customers. For these which were repeatedly utilizing the screen to examine up on battery life, it has sadly been taken out and isn't more likely to be returned in future updates.

Different modifications embrace a toggle within the settings menu by way of which customers can permit or disallow Google to gather diagnostic knowledge relating to the Android Wear device. Customers may also now disable the playing cards that are displayed inside the Android Wear app that include useful ideas for customers.

As talked about, the precise modifications within the Android Wear app with the replace to version 1.4 are by no means thrilling. Nevertheless, a teardown of the replace reveals that Google is planning main updates, not only for the Android Wear app however for the Android Wear working system basically.

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The teardown exhibits that the subsequent firmware for Android Wear will add the power to help the audio system which might be discovered inside the newest era of smartwatches being launched into the market. Customers will apparently quickly be capable of play sounds and take phone calls on Android Wear-powered units that feature audio system.

Android Wear permits customers to ship messages and make other forms of instructions by means of sure app utilizing their voices, and the teardown of the Android Wear app replace reveals that Google could possibly be including extra help within the upcoming version for extra apps akin to Viber and WhatsApp.

There isn't any indication on when customers can anticipate the talked about modifications to seem on Android Wear, however with the changelog for the Android Wear 1.4 replace already mentioning the features, it shouldn't be too lengthy of a wait.

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