Google I/O 2021 Announcements

Written 5/19/21

As of writing, the first two days of Google I/O 2021 have concluded, with new products and software having been announced.

Most notably, Google showcased a partnership with Samsung and Fitbit. Google announced that Samsung and its own smartwatch watch brand were to merge into one conjoined OS, the Wear OS, which allows for cross-platform compatibility of the products. Furthermore, health tracking will be added to the new line of watches thanks to Fitbit’s health stats being implemented.

Furthermore, Android 12 has been announced, with a plethora of features revealed and more to come. For more information about the event, see this article by Cnet.

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