Fossil Gen 6 Smartwatches’ New Wear OS 3 Update Adds the Google Assistant App

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We have to admit that life with the Google Assistant app on your wrist becomes a lot more fun. Instead of pulling out your smartphone in order to tell it what to do for you, you can as well use the famous virtual assistant from a smartwatch as well.

Fossil Gen 6 smartwatches now have Google Assistant as well, as a new Reddit post reveals, and as Notebookcheck has 9to5Google has discovered. This marks the opportunity for users to quickly give their Fossil smartwatches the right command in order to solve their problems and demands.


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The Wear OS 3 upgrade initially removed Google Assistant from certain smartwatches, such as Fossil models. However, an update has now been released, bringing Google Assistant back to Fossil Gen 6 smartwatches.

The Assistant comes pre-loaded and offers improved speed and capabilities compared to the previous version that was used on Wear OS 2. The new expansion of Google Assistant on Fossil watches may indicate future availability for the wider Wear OS 3 ecosystem.

For those who don’t know, Google Assistant is a versatile virtual assistant app developed by Google. Available on various platforms and devices, such as smartphones, smart speakers, and smart displays, the virtual assistant serves as a helpful AI companion. With natural language processing and machine learning capabilities, Google Assistant is capable of performing tasks, answering questions, providing recommendations, controlling smart home devices, setting reminders, and even more.

Google Assistant also offers integration with numerous third-party apps and services, making it a powerful tool for streamlining daily tasks and accessing information effortlessly.

Wear OS is the smartwatch operating system that was also developed by Google. It is designed to power various brands of smartwatches, providing them with a unified software platform. Wear OS offers features such as notifications, app support, fitness tracking, voice commands, and even customizable watch faces. It integrates with Google services such as Google Assistant, Google Fit, and Google Play Store.

Cristian Antonescu
Cristian is in love with technology, as are many of us. He has a vast experience as a content writer in the field. He's involved especially in the hardware area, where he covers the latest news regarding smartphones, laptops, PC components, and so on.