A couple of months back Google released the version 5.1 update for Android Wear which brought several new features to the company’s smartwatch platform including support for Wi-Fi. Smartwatches that had the required hardware inside were then able to use Wi-Fi to link up with the connected smartphone instead of having to use Bluetooth. The latest Android Wear update finally brings this feature for the LG G Watch R.
Hmmm, it does look as though the smartwatch industry is about to heat up all the more as we prepare to enter into the fourth quarter of the year. Sir Jony Ive has already mentioned that Swiss watchmakers are in trouble, where many see it as an ominous warning of what Apple has up their sleeves, while there are also whispers of HTC jumping aboard the smartwatch bandwagon with a […]