Wear OS gets Google Fit and improved notifications
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Last week, Google updated Wear OS for all supported devices, delivering what the tech giant calls "proactive and personalized help" and is the most health-focused update of this mobile platform for wearables released so far.
According to SlashGear, these are the essential changes that come with the latest Wear OS update:
- Google Fit with health-related tips without any user input needed
- new notification system with easier access to notifications, including browsing and dismissing, swipe down for shortcuts and swipe up for notifications, tap messages to respond using pre-written replies
- Google Assistant with flight status and hotel reservation notifications, as well as Google Calendar notifications, suggestions including restaurants near you, and various other reminders
As usual, those who own a Wear OS device should go to Settings > System > About > System Updates and check for the availability of the new firmware. If nothing shows up, you should try again in a few days. If you get the update, it would be nice to drop a comment below and let us know what you think about it once it's done.
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