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Android Wear needs way more than just a Wear OS rebrand

Android Wear needs way more than just a Wear OS rebrand

The new look is nice, but Android Wear’s core problems lie far deeper.

Google first launched Android Wear in 2014, and since then, the platform hasn’t changed all that much. Android Wear 2.0 introduced a slightly updated UI and a few new features in 2017, and on March 15, 2018, Google announced that it was re-branding Android Wear as “Wear OS by Google.”