Moto 360 Gets Better With Android Wear update
From today, Moto 360 will start receiving Android Wear software, which will bring several new features and will improve the performance of the smartwatch, Motorola confirms via its official blog.
With the latest Android Wear update, Moto 360 will get WiFi support, gesture control, drawing of emoji, Google Play Music browsing, and new notifications among several other features.
“With Google beginning to roll out new Android Wear software for your Moto 360 starting today, you’ll soon be able to access apps and contacts quicker, receive heads-up notifications when you’re using another app, and worry less about your battery for continuously running apps,” notes Motorola.
The Android Wear software will allow users to access contacts and notifications quickly and easily. It will enhance the battery life as well.
After getting the new software update, Moto 360 will sport scroll with gestures. That is, users will be able to scroll through messages just by flicking their wrists.
Another new feature will be instant Emoji. This will let users create emojies according to their own mood. Users will draw anything on the dial of the wristwatch and Moto 360 will automatically convert their drawings into shareable emojies.
Moreover, with WiFi connectivity, it has become possible for owners of Moto 360 to make use of its different features even when it is out of the range of Bluetooth.
According to Android developer Wayne Piekarsk, the over-the-air (OTA) update for the Moto 360 is starting today. As the update will be rolled out in batches, users who are not getting the update immediately should remain patient.