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10 fantastic app concepts for the Moto 360’s round screen

Moto 360 Android Wear Concept Apps

Its unexpected watch-like round design combined with the possibilities offered by Android Wear turned the Moto 360 into one of the most interesting smartwatch concepts to date, although unlike other concepts, this particular model will actually hit stores this summer. Motorola has already talked about some of the specs of its first Android Wear smartwatch and further detailed the device on its website, by showing customization options in a set of images — but the user interface of the device is yet to be properly demoed.

Meanwhile, designers intrigued by the Moto 360 and Android Wear combo have already imagined the kind of apps that could run on the smartwatch, and take advantage of its round touchscreen display. Various app concepts, found by TheTechBlock on Dribbble, reveal what a round UI could offer on the device. Traveling, weather, car alarm, music and even game apps have been imagined. Furthermore, these concepts propose a variety of watchfaces, but also means of showing notifications and initiating voice-based interactions with the device.

Ten interesting Moto 360 app concepts follow below.

Voice Search by Tobs | Source: Dribbble
Clock with Notification by Ramotion | Source: Dribbble
Speed Reading app by Ryan Breault | Source: Dribbble
Flappy Bird by Unity | Source: Dribbble
Clean weather app by Unity | Source: Dribbble
Spotify by Rico Monteiro | Source: Dribbble
Trip Planner App by Chris Halaska | Source: Dribbble
Weather app by Kreativa Studio | Source: Dribbble
Nixon Digital Tide Surf App by Dann Petty | Source: Dribbble
Car Alarm app by Alex Martinov | Source: Dribbble

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he closely follows the events in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises. Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.