Emporio Armani has an Android Wear smartwatch in the works


Android Wear watches are so easy to make these days. With a standardized hardware platform and software that can barely be customized, traditional watch makers have been pumping out new Android Wear 2.0 watches nonstop.

The latest to do so is Emporio Armani, though details on the device are sparse. Armani says that the watch, advertised as “coming soon,” will have touchscreen functionality, customizable watch faces, and a bunch of other features that every Android Wear watch has. It will also feature customization watch straps, but we hope they aren’t proprietary.

Not much info is known, but it looks like a pretty generic and classy watch. It looks good, b…
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Armani is latest designer brand to take on Apple Watch


Emorio Armani is the latest designer fashion brand that fancies its chances against the Apple Watch. The Italian company unveiled its first smartwatch collection, powered by Google’s Android Wear platform, at Milan Fashion Week over the weekend — but neglected to mention any prices. Apple not only made smartwatches more popular than ever with Apple Watch. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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