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Android Wear Is Coming To Your iPhone

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 Android Wear Is Coming To Your iPhone

According to several reliable source, it seems that Google will make it’s own wearable platform, Android Wear, compatible with the iPhone, perhaps in time for the developer conference in May.

Apple has gone into super-marketing-drive for the launch of its first wrist-covered darling, the Apple Watch, which officially goes on sale April 24. Perhaps most perfectly timed, however, is Google’s I/O developer conference one month later, May 28-29. 

According to several reliable source, it seems that Google will make it’s own wearable platform, Android Wear, compatible with the iPhone, perhaps in time for the developer conference in May.
Less than a decade ago, when Steve Jobs first saw how similar Android was to his own iOS, he vowed the platforms destruction, saying that he would go “thermonuclear” in his efforts to destroy it. If Google has managed to make Android Wear compatible with the iPhone, then actually, it’s very likely that the Apple Watch will be a short-lived device.
Although fewer than 1 million Android Wear devices have been sold (which is a staggeringly small amount), we should keep in mind that there are 1 billion Android devices that were shipped in 2014 alone.
Basically, Google is prepared to capitalize on their far greater market - especially in lieu of what Apple cannot offer: affordable prices. Even though the Apple Watch has some nifty tricks and features, it is hardly revolutionizing. Is it really worth $349 to be able to doodle on your watch rather than your phone?
Where (see the pun) Apple is weak, Google is strong. Android Wear will only set you back $150, or less than half the cost of the Apple Watch. That way iPhone lovers can keep their precious (and $600) phone, but still have a smartwatch that alerts for notifications.

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