On the 2021 Google I/O occasion in Might, it was introduced that Google’s Put on OS might be getting a whole overhaul. This up to date working system made in partnership with Samsung, referred to as Put on OS 3, goes to be dished out just for a handful of smartwatches within the second half of 2022. In anticipation of this replace, Google has launched a brand new “System updates” display for the present smartwatches that use Put on OS. It makes it simple for customers to establish the Android model and safety patch stage of their wearables.
At the moment, most Put on OS updates primarily undergo functions from the Google Play retailer or Google Play Companies. However, updating to the latter’s model 21.42.18 introduces a redesigned “System updates” interface (Settings > System > About) on Put on OS smartwatches. On the high, customers now see the “Your watch is updated” standing. The beforehand used blue checkmark has now been changed by the model of the put in working system (Android model) and the safety patch stage (Android safety replace).
Earlier than this replace, the safety patch stage was discovered on the very finish of the “Variations” checklist. Additionally, the earlier “System model” schemes utilised letters as an alternative of numbers to point their stage. The present strategy seems to be extra user-friendly than the earlier variations and lays the groundwork for the upcoming Put on OS 3. The Android 11-based Put on OS 3 goes to be an optionally available replace for many of the newly launched smartwatches this 12 months, as per a report by 9to5Google.
Google has joined fingers with Samsung to mix the very best options of Put on OS and Tizen right into a single platform referred to as Put on OS 3. The transfer is aimed to tackle Apple, the market chief within the smartwatch phase. This up to date working system options assist for third-party Tiles and the power to change between apps by double-tapping the display. It sees enhancements made to the interface of Google Maps and Google Assistant. Google has additionally built-in well being and health monitoring updates to Put on OS 3 from Fitbit.