Tinder is bringing dating to smartwatches with its new Android Wear app

We’re sure many of you guys have heard of the dating app called Tinder. In case you haven’t, it’s basically an app that scans for Tinder users who might be near to you and will display their profile. You can then either choose to swipe to the left or right to dislike or like their profile. What makes it different from other dating websites or apps is that users can only message one another if they have both liked each other’s profile, so at the very least there is some mutual attraction to get the ball rolling. Now Interestingly enough the developers thought that it was prudent to release a version of Tinder for Android Wear devices.

We’ve told you guys about the dating friending app Tinder a few times in recent months. After first launching on Android almost a year ago to this date, the app is now finally ready to venture into the brave new world of wearables. In a recent update, it appears Tinder added support for Android Wear devices like the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live, allowing users to simply launch the app by speaking the “Start Tinder” command. From there, swiping left will reject a user, while right will give them the green light for further communications. Tapping a photo will pull up a quick bio, while long pressing allows you to quickly exit the app. Overall the app behaved well, except that launch times are fairly slow, made worse by the fact that the app closes out every time the screen dims (LG G Watch). You guys may remember Tinder’s recent attempt at rebranding their business as a friend discovery tool, something you can be sure to tell your SO should they catch you perusing and rating women based solely upon their looks. If you have an Android Wear device, Tinder on your wrist could be exactly what the doctor ordered. Check it out for free on Google Play.

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