Google already curating Android Wear apps

Google's collection of apps centered around its Android Wear platform is off to a good start, but isn't yet comprehensive.

Google highlights apps designed with Android Wear in mind. Google/ screen shot by Scott Webster

Google is making it easy for Android Wear owners to discover and download apps for its new smart watch platform. Announced in a tweet from the Google Developers account, a collection of "Apps for Android Wear" is now available in the Play Store.

Pinterest, IFTTT, and Glympse are a few of the apps already updated to support your Android Wear devices, the Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch. So far, there are two dozen titles to choose from, including the official Android Wear app.

It's worth noting that the list isn't comprehensive yet; I've already found a couple of Android Wear-ready apps missing, such as Wear Calc and Evernote.

Navigating to the collection is not exactly easy and really only seems to work through a URL. Visitors to the Google Play Store won't find a dedicated category or listing on the home page so be sure to bookmark the link if you plan to return later.

About the author

Scott Webster has spent the better part of his adult life playing with cell phones and gadgets. When not looking for the latest Android news and rumors, he relaxes with his wife and son. Scott also is the senior editor for AndroidGuys. E-mail Scott.


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