Google: Android Wear

  • Live Blog: Google I/O 2016 Opening Keynote #IO16

    … platform. Google’s forthcoming Android N mobile operating system will be discussed, as well as its Android Wear smartwatch platform. Machine learning will likely come up, including Google perhaps finally getting into the bot game. Plus, more! We’ll all know shortly. You can watch the keynote through the live stream at the Google I/O site or follow…

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  • Make It So: Google’s Voice-Search-Enabled Star Trek Communicator Pin

    … it, and as the picture indicates, it’s a circular piece of hardware that is Bluetooth-enabled and contains a mic. It’s activated by tapping on it. And, like the Android watch, it’s also connected to a smartphone. Time says the idea behind the Google Communicator, beyond seeing if it could be built, was to “test out how users might interact…

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  • Wearables Game Changer: Android Wear Now Compatible With iPhone

    … Google just changed the rules for wearables. It has introduced Android Wear for iOS. The caveat is that right now it’s only available for one smartwatch, the LG Urbane. However Google said, “All future Android Wear watches, including those from Huawei, Asus, and Motorola will also support iOS, so stay tuned for more.” The Apple Watch has been…

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  • IDC: Smartphone Growth Slows, Apple Watch Now #2 Wearable After Fitbit

    … percent global share in 2015 to a 3.6 percent. However that’s dubious given Microsoft’s current ambivalence about its mobile platform. IDC sees so-called phablets remaining popular and driving growth across both developed and developing markets. As part of that same report IDC said that the Apple Watch has become the number two wearable…

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  • In Very UnJobsian Fashion, Apple Seeks Input Of Its Early Watch Adopters

    … and Learn with Google, and connect with your peers at the networking parties. Register now! About The Author Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google+. (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

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  • Google Releases First Apple Watch App: Google News & Weather

    … Search App — which contains Google Now predictive information — is perhaps the most killer app for Google’s own Android Wear line of watches. I haven’t even had the Google Search App send any Google Now notifications to my watch. This might be because on iOS, these seem to happen far less frequently than with Android. I certainly wish that they’d…

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