16. Android Wear
Android Wear was introduced in June 2014 as a way of changing how people use their mobile devices. Google initially advertised the platform as an extension of a user’s mobile device, giving the user “glanceable” notifications that would inform without taking a person away from the experience they were currently involved in. In this chapter, you learn about the design and creation of notifications and applications for Android Wear.
Android Wear Basics
Android Wear is a fascinating extension of the Android family. Android Wear devices run a modified version of Android that works with many of the same classes, packages, and sensors that are in other Android devices. As a developer, there are some differences you should be aware ...