The first 6 Android Wear apps already revealed

The first 6 Android Wear apps already revealed
Google finally took the lid off of Android Wear today and showed us what life could be like with Google wearables. The preview SDK had a focus on notifications, but the full SDK is pushing how to translate an app experience to the new form factor. Google had a good number of apps to show off. 

As was the message with the preview SDK, Google really wants Android Wear to be used for quick, glanceable information that doesn't require much in terms of interaction. So, it's not all that surprising which apps are the first to make it to Android smartwatches, including a cooking app, a song sharing app, and a taxi service app. All would be fast interactions for a specific purpose, and should work well on smartwatches. 

Without further ado, here are the six apps shown off first for Android Wear.


source: The Next Web

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11 Comments

1. chistoefur

Posts: 103; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

Very nice. Can't wait for this, and everything else Google unveiled at I/O to take off in the coming months.

7. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

I only like lyft or paypal app, who would be that lazy that he can even pull his phone out of his pocket(not always your hands are filled with stuff).....this is crap.....it is good for a change but have no real human use:P

9. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

Me neither I can't wait for the Moto 360. Beautiful desing. I'm really bummed that it is coming out yet, but I'd rather it be delayed than half-baked so I guess I'm cool with it.

2. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Cool! Bright future for Google.

3. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

iOS users must be pretty jelly right now... Am I right, Jedster? ;)

6. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Why? Google showed off some nice stuff, but nothing really groundbreaking. A bunch of stuff they showed off didn't even work when they demonstrated it. Do you need iOS users to be jealous to validate your choice? If so, then you made the wrong choice.

11. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

No smartwatch goodness for iOS...

4. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Looks cool but Still not convincing enough to spend $200+ for a watch...

5. najib1312

Posts: 155; Member since: May 08, 2013

Brace yourselves, Revolution is coming.

8. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Needs to get Quickoffice and a Gallery app so that we can cheat stealthily in exams!!

10. Tsoliades

Posts: 228; Member since: Dec 22, 2012

or you could study and not waste your education just a thought >.>

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