Want to surf the web on a 1.6 inch screen? Now you can. Wear Internet Browser is a web browser for Android Wear which lets you load web pages on your wrist.

wear internet browser

The app supports HTTP and HTTPS sites, features bookmarks and history, and features pinch-to-zoom… which will probably come in handy since even mobile-friendly websites probably aren’t optimized for watch-sized displays. It also supports voice search.

Like most Android Wear apps, the browser is designed to work with your smartphone, allowing you to send a URL to your watch from the Share menu on your Android device.

Why would you want to send a page to your watch instead of just reading it on your phone’s larger display? Good question. But now you can.

I suppose this could come in handy if you’re looking up directions, phone numbers, or other information from a website you want to be able to access quickly even after you put your phone away.

You probably don’t need a web browser on your watch. But if you want one anyway, I suppose it’s nice to have the option.

via Android Police

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