1Android Wear Smartwatch Face Collection Gets More New Looks
by Todd R. Weiss
2Moods of Norway
Clothing retailer Moods of Norway has designed an Android watch face collection that provides designs that change automatically for 36 featured holidays and events throughout the year. This free app can also be set to be independent from holidays.
This free Hello Kitty watch face collection includes six whimsical designs that change automatically. The Hello Kitty caricatures keep track of time while she cooks, rides and flies in humorous animations.
4Rubik’s Cube on Your Wrist
With this new Rubik’s Cube watch face app, users can view the present time and date through isometric animations that twist and turn like the original Rubik’s Cube puzzle itself. It also features an ambient state when users want to turn the animations off.
5Angry Birds Aviator
Android smartwatch wearers can now feature their favorite Angry Birds characters right on their watch faces with this colorful free app. The images, of course, feature the occasional angry outburst from the birds. And be sure to wait for the clock hands to form an angry frown at 10:10.
6Lulu Frost Bling
Jewelry and accessories designer Lulu Frost created an Android watch face app that features digital jewels inspired by salvaged room numbers from New York City’s famed Plaza Hotel. Adding to its creativity, the app has a smooth backdrop that gradually changes from day to night.
7George Frost Unisex Watch Faces
The George Frost watch face collection, which is the unisex division of Lulu Frost, uses intriguing camouflaged numbers on a clean interface. Also included in the free app are subtle animations that use Morse code dots and dashes to secretively spell out the day.
8The Terminator Is Back
Android smartwatch wearers who are fans of the Terminator movie series can add this free Terminator app to their smartwatch so they can view awesome graphics and animations based on the latest film in the series. Special features are also included to add daily surprises.
9Kevin Tong Robotics Illustrations
Fascinating animated robots are featured in this free app collection from freelance illustrator Kevin Tong and digital production company MediaMonks. The robot illustrations display the time in digits and change with the time of day.
10Designer Cynthia Rowley
The colorful and intricate Cynthia Rowley watch face app features a stunning selection of patterns that change through delicate animations as the day progresses. The Rowley app is free in the Play store.
11Bang & Olufsen Creativity
Bang & Olufsen, which sells distinctive music systems, televisions, loudspeakers and multimedia products, offers this creative and stark free smartwatch app that displays sunrises and sunsets right on the watch face.
12Track Your Daily Steps With Geox
Italian shoe and clothing retailer created this innovative and free app to track a user’s daily steps using colors instead of numbers. Users can plot their progress by seeing colorful gradients that change as they walk and get closer to their destinations. A companion app can customize those daily targets and can change the gradients to match a user’s mood or outfit.
13Charming Moomin Characters
From the mind of Finnish illustrator Tove Jansson, this free app delivers a collection of adorable and popular Moomin cartoon characters to Android Wear smartwatches. The app includes illustrations from the new movie, “Moomins on the Riviera,” to inform users of the latest time.