We have been dwelling with the refreshed and refined Android Wear on the LG Watch Urbane for some time now. So it is excellent news for Moto 360 homeowners that you may lastly get in on the motion – the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop replace is presently rolling out to all Motorola smartwatches.
What does that imply? Nicely, with no Moto 360 2 in sight, homeowners of the unique round-faced smartwatch are getting some fairly thrilling options within the type of Wi-Fi help for when your telephone is not round, in addition to always-on apps, a brand new launcher, emojis and gesture controls for scrolling by way of Google Now playing cards.
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The Moto 360 replace was confirmed on the finish of final week by Wayne Piekarski, a senior improvement advocate at Google, on Google Plus. Why the wait? The rationale given by Motorola for not pushing it out earlier was efficiency and battery points. If yours hasn’t come by way of but, simply keep in mind these items can take a number of days to catch everybody.
All in all, it is an enormous replace to Android Wear however there’s nonetheless work to do. In our up to date overview of the OS we mentioned: “In our testing we have discovered the updates coming over Wi-Fi, when not tethered to a telephone, hit or miss at greatest.”
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Nonetheless, there’s tons extra to come back, Google Now’s enhancing on a regular basis and although the Apple Watch already boasts extra apps, Google is clearly very dedicated to creating Android Wear a stable, helpful platform.