Android Wear apps get their own section in Google Play

Android Wear apps get their own section in Google Play
The first Android Wear devices will begin shipping to customers next week, and Google is already getting the Play Store organized a bit more to help out those who want a bit more on their new smartwatches than just the normal set of notifications. With that in mind, Google has set up a section dedicated specifically to apps optimized for Android Wear.

To be clear, because of how Android Wear works, these are apps for your smartphone that have extended features for Android Wear. There are two Google apps listed, Maps and Hangouts, to go along with plenty of other options like: money management apps, Level Money and Personal Capital Finance; travel apps, American Airlines and Delta; and, news apps, The Guardian and Thomas Reuters. 

But, the list also does appear to be incomplete. Evernote just announced an update to its app that brings Android Wear support, but isn't on the list. We've also seen plenty of other apps that are apparently in the works, but haven't been properly updated yet, like Gmail and Twitter. 

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7 Comments

1. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

I like this because it shows Google is really serious about pushing wear. I don't think the Q orb had a section in the Play store so this is a really good sign.

2. farhad_per

Posts: 128; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Display mate : samsung galaxy S5 has the best display ever....the most accurate colors...!

4. amansingal14

Posts: 309; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

And the relevance of this post to the article is?

7. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Spamming

3. Vexify

Posts: 570; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

Woot :D

5. sum182

Posts: 229; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Evernotes there. I was looking at all my options yesterday and saw it as one. Absolutely loving my G Watch btw. I recommend it to anyone

6. sgodsell

Posts: 7243; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I ordered the Gear Live instead. I am just waiting for it now.

9. engineer-1701d unregistered

got shipping info today for my g live

8. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

whats that app on moto 360?

10. mattkl

Posts: 255; Member since: Feb 01, 2010

Appears to be "Moves by PROTOGEO". I may be wrong, i just looked for the M logo in the picture.

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