Google has announced that it now offers an iOS app, called Android Wear, that allows users to connect certain Android Wear smartwatches with iPhones.
The iOS Android Wear app will allow users to check smartphone information, like phone calls, receive messages, and get notified about app updates. Users will be able to track their fitness, set fitness goals, and view daily as well as weekly progress updates. The app also offers users Google Now reminders, for example updates about when to leave for appointments, current traffic info, and flight status.
The app will work with iPhones 5 and higher that are running iOS 8.2 at a minimum.
For now, the only Android Wear watch that works with the iOS app is the LG Watch Urbane, but other upcoming smartwatches including devices from Huawei, Asus, and Motorola will support the app after launch. Keep reading>>