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Android Wear now Supports iPhone

Google has announced that it’s wearable platform, Android Wear is now compatible with iPhone. Android Wear is now supported on Apple iPhone 5 or above with iOS 8.2 or later. So in case you have iPhone, you can now pair it with Android Wear smartwatches and once paired, it offers alerts for calls, messages and notifications and syncs you fitness data from the watch.

As of now there is no support for third party apps, but all Google apps are supported and can be synced.

 

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You can also use Ok Google keyword to ask questions. Features of Android Wear on iOS:

  • Get your info at a glance: Check important info like phone calls, messages, and notifications from your favorite apps. Android Wear features always-on displays, so you’ll never have to move your wrist to wake up your watch.
  • Follow your fitness: Set fitness goals, and get daily and weekly views of your progress. Your watch automatically tracks walking and running, and even measures your heart rate.
  • Save time with smart help: Receive timely tips like when to leave for appointments, current traffic info, and flight status. Just say “Ok Google” to ask questions like “Is it going to rain in London tomorrow?” or create to-dos with “Remind me to pack an umbrella.”

Today, Android Wear for iOS works with the LG Watch Urbane. All future Android Wear watches, including those from Huawei (pictured above), Asus, and Motorola will also support iOS.

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