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Google unveiled their latest wearable software update called the Android Wear 2.0 at the Google I/O 2016. Google says that the new 2.0 update is considered the biggest ever since the release of the initial Android Wear OS. The new update will roll out this fall.
One of the main features of the new update is the ability of apps to work alone on the watch, without the need to pair with the main smartphone. Google says that these standalone apps will now work on your watch, even when your smartphone is switched off. The standalone apps will be able to access online using Bluetooth, WiFi, or cellular connections.
Google has also introduced new UI dark theme color, and new notification design for Android Wear 2.0. Google says that users can now integrate notifications from any application onto their watchfaces. This gives you the freedom to customize watchfaces according to your preference, thanks to the new Complication API.
Google has also improved its Fit platform, where the app can now detect and record movements on the go. For input methods, you will be able to draw on the screen, and reply to texts and messages. Check out the video bellow: