Google Might Be Working On An Android Wear For iPhones [Report]

    Google is reportedly putting the final touches to an Android Wear app for iPhone, which would - if it ever sees the light of day - allow smartwatches running the OS to hook up to Apple's hardware.

    Google Might Be Working On An Android Wear For iPhones [Report]

    It's worth noting that Google's Android Wear smartwatch app after completion will have to get a final nod from Apple before it lands on the App Store.

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    In its present state, the app is near-finished, at least technically, a source described as close to the development team.

    The Verge reports that the companion app on the iPhone in its current development for the Android Wear allows basic functions such as notification display. The report also includes an image showing the LG G Watch R powered by Android Wear showing a FaceTime notification from an iOS device.

    Google Might Be Working On An Android Wear For iPhones [Report]

    The report further claims that on the iPhone Android Wear app supports Google Now features such as cards, voice search, and other voice commands, similar to the Android platform.

    It should also support some more advanced features with Google's own iOS apps, like replying to Gmail messages," notes the report.

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    A workaround to allow Android Wear watches to answer iPhone calls was detailed last month, at roughly the same time that signs of iOS-related code was spotted in Google's own software.


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