• What's the worst part of Wear OS?

    11 days ago - By 9to5Google

    Google's wearable platform has struggled in recent years, to the point where its market share is so minimal it's essentially a no-show in most reports. Today, Qualcomm announced a brand-new Snapdragon Wear 4100 processor which brings a lot of improvements. With those improvements in mind, it's got us wondering - what actually is the worst part of Wear OS?
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  • The Snapdragon Wear 4100 is Qualcomm's first smartwatch upgrade in six years

    The Snapdragon Wear 4100 is Qualcomm's first smartwatch upgrade in six years

    11 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / A Qualcomm watch.
    After years of repackaging the same basic smartwatch chip over and over again, Qualcomm has graced Wear OS with a modern smartwatch SoC. Meet the Snapdragon Wear 4100 , a Qualcomm smartwatch chip that, for the first time ever, is faster than the previous chip.
    The Wear 4100 uses four 1.7GHz Cortex A53 CPUs built on a 12nm manufacturing process, a major upgrade from the 28nm Cortex A7s that every other Qualcomm smartwatch chip has been up until now. It's not the state-of-the-art 7nm process that Qualcomm's high-end chip uses, and the Cortex A53 is an old CPU...
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