Google has this week released an updated of its 2-step verification app, Google Authenticator, allowing users to not only use the app on their smartphones but also with their smartwatches.
The app rolled out to Android this week, and currently allows any smartwatch that runs on Android Wear to run the Google Authenticator app, make it easier to access your 2-step verification codes.
On top of that the update also includes a number of other updates, bringing a new user interface, with a new theme and icon.
There’s also some tweaks, performance enhancements and various bug fixes with support for a NFC Security Key, as long as it uses the FIDO Universal 2nd Factor protocol.
In case you don’t know Google Authenticator basically allows you to set up a second regenerative password to various accounts around the web including Google’s own services, Microsoft services and a range of others.
Here’s a video that explains it: