A good Android Wear app should give some serious added value to your newest gadget, take you away from your smartphone, and generally make your life a lot easier. There are many apps available for Android wear 2.0, to save you time, we’ve rounded up our favourite apps to install straight away. You need these apps, whether you own a Polar M600, Asus ZenWatch 3 or you’re waiting on the newer LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style.
Foursquare app on Android Wear 2.0 with easy navigation helps you find the best food, drink and activities in your local area. There’s a handful of complications to choose from too, meaning you can get straight to the top coffee spots in the area with one easy tap.
If you have Nest installed in your home you can use your Android Wear watch to control your heating and connected cameras from your wrist. Assuming your watch has a digital crown like the LG Watch Sport and Style, you’ll be able to use it to adjust the temperature. The app will also send notifications to your wearable device if a sensor or alarm is activated.
With Lifesum keep track of your food intake, it gets even more handy on Android Wear 2.0 as you don’t just get to track independently on your wrist, but you also get complication widgets for the watch face. Keeping tabs on those calories is now more simple.
For devices like the LG Watch Sport, which include built-in GPS and LTE, this means you can now track your runs and biking sessions sans smartphone.
Shazam’s Android app now has full Android Wear support. You can discover lyrics, videos and name songs from your wrist with the Android Wear version of Shazam. You can use your smartwatch to launch the app then the tracks will appear in the main smartphone app.
Wear Reader gives you the ability to read ePub, PDF, Word and plain text documents one word at a time. You can set your own word rate.
Wear Messenger comes with several keyboard options, voice input, customisable alerts and the option to send quick responses to your contacts.
Google Fit is great for everything from basic daily step tracking up to runs and gym workouts. The interface is very well situated to show you snippets of information on the small watch, then give you deeper looks at everything in the Fit app on your phone.
A notepad app that lets you create notes and lists, set time and place reminders, and check off your completed tasks. Notes made on your phone can be synced to your Android Wear watch. On the wrist you get a quick glance at lists when the Always-On display is enabled and plenty of space to check off boxes when you’re mobile.
Instead of the full Facebook Messenger experience, this watch app shows up as a normal notification but gives you more options when responding to people hitting you up on Facebook.
The famous app is available on Android Wear and, as part of Android Wear 2.0 comes with improved reply features.
A recipe book and a foodie social network. Searches can be made using ingredients you have at home or the dish you want to make, what else do you want?
Soccer lovers can get live scores from the Premier League, European leagues and competitions, and the World Cup on your Android Wear device.
Hole19 helps you improve your golf game through free GPS distances on more than 40,000 golf courses, a rangefinder and a digital scorecard.
So, These were few necessary apps for the upcoming Android wear 2.0.