Three Essential Android Wear Apps
If you've just entered the world of Android Wear, things can seem a little complicated. By default Android Wear does a few things really well, like notifications and voice commands. However, you may want to get a tiny keyboard, or a browser for your new smartwatch. With so many apps to choose from how do you pick the right one?
Here are our top three essential Android Wear apps to help you get the best out of your new wearable tech.
1. Watchmaker Premium
Getting that perfect watchface is one of the most fun parts of owning an Android Wear. There's a lot of free ones out there, but why settle for someone else's design when you could make your own?
Watchmaker Premium lets you design your own watchface, from font to color, digital or analog, you're in control. There are also a ton of watchfaces available in this format that you can download for free.
2. 411 Apps Android Wear Suite
Unfortunately, Google hasn't included any kind of keyboard with Android Wear. This could be forgiven, but the fact that 411 Apps Android Wear Suite was able to include a very serviceable keyboard in their apps makes it feel like its omission in the official software was just laziness.
411 Apps Android Wear Suite adds a ton of missing functionality to Android Wear devices. Now you can check and reply to email or SMS messages just like you could on your phone. There's also a YouTube and Browser app for those times where you just don't want to pull your whole phone out.
3. Google Fit
Most smartwatches these days have heart rate monitors and can help you track your fitness goals. However, few of them have the simplicity and great minimal ascetic of the Google Fit app.
There are also a ton of apps that can plug into the Google Fit API that will help you track calories burned and dietary intake. Get fit and look good doing it.