If you’re playing music or a video in a Chrome tab you’re not looking at and want to pause it, it’s a bit of a hassle: you have to navigate to that tab, press the button, then drudge back to the previous tab. The whole process probably only takes a couple of seconds, but an upcoming change will make it easier. Chrome Canary now has a flag to enable “global media controls” in the toolbar. Read MoreChrome is testing new media playback controls that can even work with background tabs was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Android Wear, or Wear OS as it’s now known, seems to have found renewed momentum lately with fresh efforts in fitness, updates to the interface, and new hardware coming on the horizon. The latest update brings one notable change the improves the interface for managing notifications, but also carries with it the signs of many other changes and additions to come.
Unofficial Changelog: (the stuff we found)
Updated notification filter screen
Improvements to notification filters
Left: v2.15. Read MoreWear OS v2.16 prepares priority notifications for favorite contacts, optional media controls, and much more [APK Teardown] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.