Android Wear gets official support for the iPhone

Google has announced that Android Wear, its software for smartwatches, now works with the iPhone. The software allows you to get your notifications at a glance, track workouts and fitness goals, and custom reminders.

From Google:

  • 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."

Currently, Android Wear on the iPhone is only supported by the LG Watch Urbane, but it will also be supported by all subsequent Android Wear watches. Additionally, you'll need an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6, or 6 Plus in order to use your Android Wear smartwatch with your iPhone. You'll also need to have iOS 8.2 or later.

Source: Google