Wear OS gets a major update and the key focus is on the usability, Google assistant and Google health features. Wear OS 1.6 is bringing slew of new changes to wearables around the globe.
The shortcut menu has been revamped and it adds nifty new shortcuts. The menu has been made more compact and it is much easier to navigate. Swiping to the right takes you to Google assistant. This is where you can get all the updates. We really like this feature as now it acts hub of all updates.
The assistant also provides suggestions like weather update or nearby restaurants. Swiping left will show all the fitness related features of Wear OS 1.6. There is redesigned Google Fit which comes with activity recommendations and proactive notifications. This will improve your health over a period of time.
Rumors have it that Google is also building Google Coach which would be launched with Pixel Watch.