Android Wear rebranded to Wear OS by Google

March 15th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Google has announced that Android Wear will henceforth be called Wear OS by Google. The new branding will show up on some of the watches and the mobile app over the coming weeks.

If you were looking for something more meaningful, you won’t find it here. Android Wear was a dying platform and a change in branding is not going to save it; it’s like renaming the Titanic and hoping it wouldn’t sink. Smartwatch sales are dying and the only one anyone interested in buying anymore is the Apple Watch.

Even before that Android Wear, née Wear OS by Google devices were plagued with high…

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