Google shuts down Nest app for Apple Watch and Wear OS

Google shuts down Nest app for Apple Watch and Wear OS

Google says that few people controlled their Nest thermostat with a smartwatch.
July 11th, 2019|Tags: , |

On Thursday July 11, 2019, Chris Welch at The Verge wrote:
People take control of their clever thermostat from their wrist so infrequently that Google has determined to completely scrap its Nest app for both Apple Watch and the company’s own Wear OS platform.

So even Google has concluded one of its own Wear OS apps — one that was a good example of a smartwatch’s convenience — just isn’t worth the effort any longer. It’s placeting even less work into supporting the Apple Watch, with 9to5Google noting that Google Keep is the company’s last remaining watchOS app.

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