Google officially announces Android Wear

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Google announced Android Wear today, a new platform geared toward bringing Android to wearable devices like smartwatches.

Android Wear is designed to focus on timely information, delivered when it's most relevant — Google's announcement mentions social updates, chat updates and notifications from shopping and news apps, for instance.

The "OK Google" keyword can also activate voice input, just as it does in the Google Now Launcher, allowing you to get answers to spoken questions, or perform other commends like sending text messages or setting alarms. That means voice commands from Android Wear devices can also link back to your . . .

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