Thursday, May 28, 2015

Google abandoned the idea to use the Android Wear on iPhone and iPad

During the conference, Google I / O 2015, Google talked about what innovations are implemented in the operating system Android Wear in the near future. Smart Clock running this operating system is in the range of many companies, including LG, Samsung, Sony and Motorola. Despite many speculations about the possibility of using these devices together with the iPhone and iPad, the conference has not been told anything.

According to Google, as the new version of Android Wear will be a special operating mode Always On. It allows you to attach to the home screen a certain application, and when the time expires, the user can see it in black and white. The program will be displayed on the main screen for as long as is necessary, but not instantly disappear when lowering the arms. This allows you to quickly access it when necessary, but do not spend a large amount of reserve battery.

In OS, the extended support for gestures. If the user is busy hands, he can scroll through a list of cards flick of the wrist. To scroll through the flow of news and updates, simply rotate the brush in a circular motion. Note that the basic gesture in hours Apple - the awakening of the screen when the user makes a wave of the hand to see the time.

In addition, Google improved the work with smiles: now the Android Wear lets you draw emoticons. The system will try to recognize them and to substitute the existing list, supported by hundreds of different emoticons.

Prior to the presentation of the rumors that Google I / O will be presented to the companion app "smart" watches Android Wear for mobile devices running iOS. Unfortunately, this information was not confirmed. So count on the possibility of connecting Moto 360 or other "smart" watches to the iPhone is not necessary.

The owners of the iPhone and iPad can take advantage of timepieces on the software platform Google only with the jailbreak.