An arbitrary renaming of a tech product is usually one of the first signs of a lack of faith in a concept.
Google has hinted it might be rebranding Android Wear - the operating system (OS) that it designed for smartwatches and other wearables - to simply "Wear OS". There are some Android Wear devices that can be used with Apple as well so it would make sense to call them Wear OS, keeping it neutral across all devices.
First spotted by Redditor /u/H3x0n on the /r/AndroidWear subreddit, the latest Google Play Services beta update is showing a new logo and name when attempting to set up an Android Wear smartwatch.
If you're an iPhone owner, the word Android generally means something isn't compatible with your phone. In addition, the screen named the operating system "Wear OS" rather than Android Wear.
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Apart from the new name and logo, little else is known about the new Wear OS at present.
With Google Lens Android users can now create contacts by just scanning a business card, get a location by identifying a landmark or even search up a particular thing like an actor or something by just scanning their image.
While it still has "Google" in the name, it's another step away from the Android name and the search giants continues to shift products that aren't just available on Android (or will be in the future), under its own name.
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