Google announced Monday that its Android Wear smartwatches will now be able to work with iPhones.
While all eyes were on Apple as its Apple Watch began arriving in stores Friday, Google quietly unveiled an update to its notetaking Keep app designed to make it more user friendly for Android Wear smartwatch users.
Google today introduced some new features to Android Wear that could help boost its cachet in the enterprise, according to a blog post from the company. With the impending release of the Apple Watch, Google could use any traction it can muster to avoid Cupertino blotting it out in the bring-your-own-wearable space.
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