My first 24 hours with the Moto 360 and Android Wear for iOS

og unnamedFollowing up on my recent post, Wearable tech, Google finally released an iOS-native version of its Android Wear app on Monday, enabling iPhone users to use smartwatches like the Moto 360. Of course, I grabbed the app the instant it became available and my first impressions are basically, “Wow. This is great – I’ve got a functional, stylish smartwatch for less than half the price of the Apple Watch.”

Here are some of my initial thoughts so far…

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Wearable tech

Aug. 31 Update
Well, what do you know? I was right – Google just announced official Android Wear support for iOS!

Wearable technologies have been around for a number of years now and has yet to be an area that has really taken off in a palpable way. I know that many expected the release of the Apple Watch as the tipping point but, clearly, that isn’t quite the case.

Regardless, I believe there IS a place for these devices in our lives and I’ve dabbled enough with various options to recognize three different “levels” of wearable devices and have come to some conclusions…

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