I am currently wearing aon my wrist, and while it’s just okay, I’m longing for my Galaxy Watch Active. I’d be wearing the right now, even though it’s two years older than the Fossil Gen 5e. My dad’s Fitbit broke, so I’m letting him test-drive it before we buy him something new.
Wear OS has, but that alone can’t help save it from the sluggishness of opening apps and updating Tiles. Wear OS better, and I’m firmly convinced Google will not do it alone. We know that to make Wear OS work for the OnePlus Watch, but that eventually failed, and .
Considering that the Google Hardware division iswhen it comes to its software — major bugs have impacted almost every Pixel generation as well as the eight-month-old —, I’m not sure why we think Wear OS’s systemic issues are going to be fixed by the recently leaked Pixel Watch magically. If anyone’s going to help get its shit together around Wear OS, it won’t be Google itself; it will be a partner like Samsung.
Yes, I know that Google Pixel’s software is seen by many as the “true” version of Android, but Samsung’sis the more polished and put-together version of Android that manufacturers are emulating. From and now even Google itself pulling some of One UI’s ideas , there’s no denying that Samsung knows how to design a user-facing experience geared towards what users need and expect.
foldable. Why not on Wear OS, too?
Samsung alsoon foldable, working with Google to improve app compatibility and help shape how Android handles folding phones. And let’s not forget tablets, where Samsung quite literally runs the table of and where its Dex desktop-like model is leaps and bounds ahead of competitors like the . Samsung went to Tizen after the Samsung Gear Live, one of the first Android but far from the last disappointing Android eye. Back in 2014, I could understand ditching a lot of work, and Samsung needed a system that could deliver a worthwhile experience right now. It to show off Tizen as an operating platform.