“The Apple Watch already had a healthy ecosystem of third-party applications when the smartwatch debuted in April, with some 3,500 apps available shortly after its launch, and many of tech’s biggest names, like Instagram, Twitter, Evernote and others having announced their participation,” Sarah Perez reports for TechCrunch.
“However, one company whose apps have been notably missing from Apple’s new platform has been Google,” Perez reports. “That just changed, as the company has now released its first Apple Watch app with an update to ‘Google News & Weather‘ [app].”
“The move indicates that Google is not ignoring Apple’s new smartwatch due to its competitive nature with Google’s own Android Wear platform,” Perez reports. “That’s promising because it means Google may consider bringing other properties to Apple Watch in the future, too.”
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