Android Wear hopes you care after fashion makeover – CNET

Earlier this month, I used to be sitting in a traditional convention room in Google's New York workplace, full with the usual movable whiteboard, an rectangular grey desk, a convention telephone and an intercom system.

This, nevertheless, was not the usual product briefing.

Roughly two-dozen smartwatches sat on the desk, bearing the names of classy manufacturers akin to Tag Heuer and Movado. Sure, Google's head of Android Wear was within the room, however so have been six sharply dressed representatives from the fashion world. The watches got here in numerous supplies, bands and, most significantly, sizes.

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The message was clear: Android Wear is not nearly geek, its new focus is on stylish.