google announces android wear, a platform for a future of wearable devices
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google has announced android wear, a project that extends the android operating system to wearables. with wearable technology on the rise, the search-engine giant has rolled out plans to implement the development into smartwatches a range of new devices along with an expansive catalog of apps will provide users useful information for receiving the latest posts and updates from favorite social apps, chats from preferred messaging apps, notifications from shopping, news and photography apps, and more. the android wear platform also lets you access and control other devices from your wrist. just say ‘OK google’ to start up a music playlist on your phone, or cast your favorite movie to your TV.



android wear: information that moves with you
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just say ‘OK google’ to ask questions, like how many calories are in an avocado, what time your flight leaves, and the score of the game. you can also say ‘OK google’ to do things like calling a taxi, sending a text, making a restaurant reservation or setting an alarm, and get direct answers to spoken questions. the interface has the ability to better monitor your health and fitness; hit your exercise goals with reminders and fitness summaries. different fitness apps can give you real-time speed, distance and time information on your wrist for your run, cycle or walk.



android wear developer preview
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