Thursday, December 22, 2016

Google to fight Apple Watch head-on with its own smartwatches

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It was a pretty terrible year for smartwatches not called Apple Watch. With the delay of Android Wear 2.0 until next year, most smartwatch makers decided to take a break.

But while smartwatch mania might have cooled off for now, it looks like the watches are far from dead. They could become a hot thing again if Google has its way.

Jeff Chang, Android Wear's product manager, says Google will release two smartwatches running Android 2.0 within the first quarter of 2017, reports The Verge. 

The confirmation corroborates a report from Android Police this summer that claimed Google was working on two smartwatches. Read more...

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