Owen WilliamsFormer TNW employee
Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.
At Google I/O, the company’s annual developer event in San Francisco, Google announced a new version of Android Wear.
The update will make items more glanceable, actionable and effortless. Android Wear will now allow you to leave apps permanently on your device in a low-power black and white mode.
Wrist gestures will allow you to navigate the device by twisting your wrist and performing other gestures.
A new mode will also allow you to sketch an emoji and it’ll automatically be translated into the corresponding emoji. Feeling artsy?
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