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The Wear OS Material You Play Store Design Is On Its Way

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Google has officially confirmed that the Play Store Material You design for Wear OS is starting to roll out to users and devices. Earlier this month, the new design started hitting a few users, but Google hadn't announced the release push.
Today however, the official Wear OS Twitter showed off a short GIF detailing the new look. And in a slightly longer post on the Wear OS community , Google elaborates on the changes to come so users know what to expect. The new Material You design for the Play Store will be part of the wider release of the overall new Wear OS design.
Although, the Play...
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How to install apps from unknown sources on Amazon Fire tablets

How to install apps from unknown sources on Amazon Fire tablets

2 monthes ago   |   By Liliputing

Amazon's Fire and Fire HD tablets ship with a fork of Google's Android operating system called Fire OS. For the most part that means they have a custom user interface that's designed to highlight Amazon apps and services. But it also means that instead of the Google Play Store, they ship with the Amazon Appstore...
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Amazon Appstore will support Android Apple Bundles

Amazon Appstore will support Android Apple Bundles

2 monthes ago   |   By Liliputing

The process of installing apps on Android devices hasn't changed all that much since the operating system first debuted well over a decade ago. Whether you're installing an app from the Google Play Store or from another source, what you're basically doing is downloading and installing an APK file. But a few years...
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Google wants to make it easier to download and install Wear OS apps

Google wants to make it easier to download and install Wear OS apps

2 monthes ago   |   By AndroidPhoneFans

We're on the cusp of the biggest upgrade in the history of Wear OS , and Google has been pushing a few updates here and there to improve the experience. But now, Google has announced some new changes to how you download apps and watchfaces to your Wear OS-powered smartwatch. There are new “Wear OS” and “Watch Faces for Wear OS” category pages, making it easy to find curated apps to download to your smartwatch. And starting today, you'll be able to either install an app directly to your smartwatch or you can install it to both your watch and your phone at the same time. This is done via a...
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Google is rolling out major changes to the Play Store for Wear OS users

Google is rolling out major changes to the Play Store for Wear OS users

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Central

Google is already making important Wear OS changes ahead of the big update.
What you need to know
Wear OS smartwatches are getting a redesigned Play Store experience.
The Android Play Store will soon allow cross-device app installs for Wear OS devices.
These new Play Store features will be available "in the coming weeks" for current Wear OS smartwatches.
Google is officially announcing the rollout of an updated Play Store experience that will bring the best Android phones closer together with Wear OS.
The first is the new cross-device app install feature that the company talked about at...
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Google is making it easier to find Wear OS apps on the Play Store

Google is making it easier to find Wear OS apps on the Play Store

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
As we approach the release of Google and Samsung's joint smartwatch operating system later this year, Google today outlined some new Play Store improvements that will make it easier for customers to find and download apps to their Wear OS devices.
The company is making it faster to search for smartwatch apps on your Android phone and instantly install them. There are new filters that are activated when you include “watch” or “watch face” in your Play Store search query. Based on this post , it sounds like Google will also be making an effort to...
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