Google tries to polish a turd by renaming Android Wear to Wear OS

Smartwatches are largely garbage. Whether Apple Watch or Android Wear, these wrist-worn nuisances don’t do much beyond inducing anxiety by bombarding the wearer with notifications. If you are big into fitness, you might find some value, but for the most part, these devices are nothing more than a way for companies to grab cash from consumers as the smartphone market slows. Apple Watch has seen significant success, although I suspect many buyers are simply getting them as status symbols — not for an actual need. Android Wear, however, is a major disappointment — both from a sales and satisfaction perspective.… [Continue Reading]

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