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Description

Compatible with Wear OS 1.X and 2.0!
Wear OS 2.0 users must install the Phone and Wear apps for Music Boss to work.


Welcome to total media control for Wear OS!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Always On/Ambient Mode to save battery life when you want to keep the wear app open
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Rate songs (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music from your watch*
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically switches to a black/white theme when your watch enters Ambient Mode to save precious battery life.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.


Need help setting up the app?:
http://bit.ly/2kGUd1i


❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓

Compatible with all Wear OS devices running Wear OS 1.X and 2.0: LG G Watch, Moto 360 1st and 2nd generation, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch (1, 2 and 3), Sony SmartWatch 3, G Watch Urbane, Huawei watch, LG Watch Sport, LG Watch Style and all other Wear OS Watches.

Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable

Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de
Some watch images were generated using http://www.wear-generator.com/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

*Rating (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music is available for Android 4.4 KitKat and above.

Disclaimers:
All song/video images and titles, app names and app images are property of their respective owners. They are only shown here to represent what the user would see when using the app. Reboot's Ramblings does not represent and is not affiliated with any of these owners.

Android Wear device screenshots designed using the Google provided Device Art Generator using an original image I took with my personal camera and a song artist and title I invented for demonstration purposes.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 01, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Oct 02
2018
(Current)
Version Varies with device

-The Phone App and Wear App have been updated to include Privacy Policies.
-Phone: Tap the menu button and choose "Privacy Policy"
-Wear: Double Tap the main media screen, tap the cog wheel for Settings then choose "Privacy Policy"

Aug 03
2017
Version v.2017.08.04

🔋 New! Aggressive Battery Saving Features to make your watch last as long as possible while using Music Boss
💬 The Music Boss notification will no longer be persistent by default (this was causing issues on Wear 2.0)
🐞 Bug fixes

Jul 04
2017
Version v.2017.07.04

Watch App:
-New! Button Support for watches with more than one button (Double Tap Watch media screen > Settings > Buttons)
-Battery life improvements by removing unnecessary animations
-User Interface cleanup and overall colour theme cleanup.
-Added Internet Permission (to match phone app) for crash reports
Phone App:
-Updated Google Services Libraries
-Manual Chromecast connection bug fix
-Other bug fixes

Feb 07
2017
Version v.2017.02.07

Need Help? http://bit.ly/2kGUd1i
v2.5.6
-Added the option to display the Music Boss logo as a notification icon to distinguish the notification from the stock media notification.
-Added a timeout option for the Wear app/Notification when media is paused.
-New per app setting to launch wear app when a notification is posted for your media app.
-Fixed the wear app settings menu user interface.
*If the app isn't behaving correctly please restart your phone after this update*

Jan 30
2017
Version v.2017.01.30

v2.4.11
🐞 Fixed a bug where the wear app volume indicator was often incorrect and staying stuck on screen.
Wear App:
👀 User Interface Enhancements
⚙ New setting to adjust transparency of the media info background
🌑 Fixed behaviour of the Night Mode/Ambient app theme (including clock display)
*If the app isn't behaving
correctly please restart your phone after this update*

Jan 27
2017
Version v.2017.01.27

🔒 Runtime permissions for Android 6.0+ (Music Boss does not require any special permissions)
➖ Removed (now
unnecessary) READ/WRITE External Storage Permission
🚧 Updated Google Play Services and Support Library versions
Wear App:
👀 User Interface Enhancements
⚙ New setting to adjust transparency of the media info background
🌑 Fixed behaviour of the Night Mode/Ambient app theme (including clock display)
** If the app isn't behaving
correctly please restart your phone after this update **

Feb 25
2016
Version 2.4.7

🔒 Runtime permissions for Android 6.0+ (Music Boss does not require any special permissions)
➖ Removed (now unnecessary) READ/WRITE External Storage Permission
🚧 Updated Google Play Services and Support Library versions
Wear App:
👀 User Interface Enhancements
⚙ New setting to adjust transparency of the media info background
🌑 Fixed behaviour of the Night Mode/Ambient app theme (including clock display)
** If the app isn't behaving correctly please restart your phone after this update **

Feb 04
2016
Version 2.4.6

Jan 20
2016
Version 2.4.5

Nov 01
2015
Version 2.3.5

Now optimized for Android 5.1.1 Always On/Ambient Mode!


Welcome to total media control for Android Wear!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Always On/Ambient Mode to save battery life when you want to keep the wear app open
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Rate songs (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music from your watch*
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically switches to a black/white theme when your watch enters Ambient Mode to save precious battery life.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.



❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓


Compatible with all Android Wear devices: LG G Watch, Moto 360 1st and 2nd generation, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch, ASUS Zen Watch 2, Sony SmartWatch 3, G Watch Urbane, Huawei watch.


Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable


Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de
Some watch images were generated using http://www.wear-generator.com/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


*Rating (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music is available for Android 4.4 KitKat and above.


Disclaimer:
All song/video images and titles, app names and app images are property of their respective owners. They are only shown here to represent what the user would see when using the app. Reboot's Ramblings does not represent and is not affiliated with any of these owners.

Jun 28
2015
Version 2.2.2

Now optimized for Android 5.1.1 Always On Mode!


“Ok Google…start Music Boss.”
Welcome to total media control for Android Wear!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Always On/Ambient Mode to save battery life when you want to keep the wear app open
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Rate songs (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music from your watch*
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically switches to a black/white theme when your watch enters Ambient Mode to save precious battery life.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.



❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓


Compatible with all Android Wear devices: LG G Watch, Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch, Sony SmartWatch 3, G Watch Urbane.


Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable


Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de
Some watch images were generated using http://www.wear-generator.com/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


*Rating (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music is available for Android 4.4 KitKat and above.


Disclaimer:
All song/video images and titles, app names and app images are property of their respective owners. They are only shown here to represent what the user would see when using the app. Reboot's Ramblings does not represent and is not affiliated with any of these owners.

May 21
2015
Version 2.1.2.1

Now Optimized for both Round and Square Screens!

“Ok Google…start Music Boss.”
Welcome to total media control for Android Wear!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Rate songs (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music from your watch*
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically dims to save precious battery life; and lights back up when you look at the watch.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.
-Received an SMS, Email or other notification? No problem, palm the screen to read it, or configure Music Boss to auto close when notifications are received.


❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓


Compatible with all Android Wear devices: LG G Watch, Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch, Sony SmartWatch 3


Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable


Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de
Some watch images were generated using http://www.wear-generator.com/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


*Rating (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music is available for Android 4.4 KitKat and above.

Mar 09
2015
Version 2.1.1.11

Now Optimized for both Round and Square Screens!

“Ok Google…start Music Boss.”
Welcome to total media control for Android Wear!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Rate songs (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music from your watch*
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically dims to save precious battery life; and lights back up when you look at the watch.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.
-Received an SMS, Email or other notification? No problem, palm the screen to read it, or configure Music Boss to auto close when notifications are received.


❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓


Compatible with all Android Wear devices: LG G Watch, Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch, Sony SmartWatch 3


Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable


Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de
Some watch images were generated using http://www.wear-generator.com/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


*Rating (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music is available for Android 4.4 KitKat and above.

Jan 30
2015
Version 2.1.0.5

Now Optimized for both Round and Square Screens!

“Ok Google…start Music Boss.”
Welcome to total media control for Android Wear!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Rate songs (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music from your watch*
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically dims to save precious battery life; and lights back up when you look at the watch.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.
-Received an SMS, Email or other notification? No problem, palm the screen to read it, or configure Music Boss to auto close when notifications are received.


❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓


Compatible with all Android Wear devices: LG G Watch, Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch, Sony SmartWatch 3


Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable


Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de
Some watch images were generated using http://www.wear-generator.com/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


*Rating (thumbs up/down) for Google Play Music is available for Android 4.4 KitKat and above.

Dec 24
2014
Version 2.0.1.5

Now Optimized for both Round and Square Screens!

“Ok Google…start Music Boss.”
Welcome to total media control for Android Wear!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically dims to save precious battery life; and lights back up when you look at the watch.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.
-Received an SMS, Email or other notification? No problem, palm the screen to read it, or configure Music Boss to auto close when notifications are received.


❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓


Compatible with all Android Wear devices: LG G Watch, Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch, Sony SmartWatch 3


Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable


Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de

Nov 23
2014
Version 2.0.1.4

Boxing Day Sale 25% OFF! (until Jan 2)

Now Optimized for both Round and Square Screens!


“Ok Google…start Music Boss.”
Welcome to total media control for Android Wear!


Why Music Boss?
Music Boss allows you to easily switch between and start playing media from your favourite apps without taking your phone out of your pocket. The intuitive swipe gestures allow big actions to perform precise commands without having to look at your watch. The app offers customizations right in the wear app and Tasker integration to take your experience to the next level. All this and more with Music Boss for Wear.


Key Features:
-Captures and displays media information from all media apps.
-Swipe the screen for media commands and volume control.
-Control your apps in ambient/screen off mode with the enhanced Music Boss media notification.
-Each song is a unique experience with a media screen that adapts to the current Album Art.
-Media progress for apps that report progress.
-Control your media and adjust volume while casting to Chromecast.
-Switch between your media apps and start playing with voice commands.


More Features:
-Access a list of your media apps right on the watch to select and launch them on your phone or watch (if there is a wear app for it like Player FM).
-Start music right from your Wear watch by selecting an app and taping the screen the start playing.
-The screen automatically dims to save precious battery life; and lights back up when you look at the watch.
-Clock options to display (or not display) the clock the way you want it (accessible via Wear App settings menu).
-Visual feedback (media control and current volume) and option to vibrate on actions.
-Tweak the media screen settings right in the Wear app. This includes screen dimming, timeout, night mode and more.
-Received an SMS, Email or other notification? No problem, palm the screen to read it, or configure Music Boss to auto close when notifications are received.


❓If you are experiencing any issues with the app, please contact me before leaving negative feedback, I am always willing to help users get set up and I respond quickly: 📧 rebootsramblings@gmail.com / @rebootramblings / +RebootsRamblings❓


Compatible with all Android Wear devices: LG G Watch, Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, ASUS Zen Watch, Sony SmartWatch 3


Permissions Explained:
Device & App History: Collect logs to troubleshoot user bugs.
Photos/Media/Files: Used to store album art on the wearable


Credits:
LG G Watch R Picture: http://andwear.de

Nov 20
2014
Version v.2.0.1.3

Nov 09
2014
Version v.2.0.0.10

Oct 20
2014
Version v.1.2.4.1

Oct 14
2014
Version v.1.2.2.4

Aug 02
2014
Version v.1.1.4.2

Jul 28
2014
Version v.1.1.3.2

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