Google today announced a few new features Wear OS we can expect from the next over-the-air update, which is slated to arrive this fall.
The focus here, Google says, is on fundamentals and that includes improved performance, for example, with up to 20% speed improvements for app startup times, for example.
The company also said it would improve the pairing process and that we’ll see UI improvements with “more intuitive controls for managing different watch modes and workouts.” What exactly that will look like isn’t clear, though, as Google didn’t provide any details of the changes.
One feature that Google talked about though is a new handwashing timer it is releasing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unlike Apple’s automatic handwashing timer