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Google launches Android Wear 2.0, LG offers first watches

Thursday 9 February 2017 | 08:34 CET | News
Google has introduced Android Wear 2.0, the latest version of its operating system for wearables such as smartwatches and fitness trackers. The update means devices can manage more tasks on their own, without relying on a connected smartphone. It also brings the Google Assistant to the wrist, so users can reply to a message, set a reminder, or ask for directions through voice commands. The LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style will be the first to run Android Wear 2.0. The smartwatches will start their global roll-out in the US 10 February, to be followed by key markets in Europe and Asia later

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Companies: Google / LG
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