Google has unexpectedly released a new version of its proprietary Zboard keyboard for smartwatches on Wear OS.
What is known?
The first thing that catches your eye is the updated appearance. Now the keyboard is more similar to that in Android smartphones.
Message the way you want to with the new Gboard ⌨️ on #WearOSbyGoogle.
Multiple ways to message like voice, QWERTY keyboard or gestures ✔️
Enhanced suggestions and corrections ✔️
Multi-language support ✔️
— Wear OS by Google (@WearOSbyGoogle) May 6, 2021
The developers also added support for multiple languages, advanced hints, and auto-corrections, as well as three input modes: handwriting, voice, and SWYPE.
When to expect?
The new version of Gboard will be available to all smartwatch users on Wear OS in the coming days. By the way, Google is preparing many other useful changes for the system. They should be discussed at the Google I/O 2021 conference, which will be held on May 18-20.