Tick, tock, Apple Watch: Google's new watches may land early 2017As the Nike+ Apple Watch hits stores this month, a report says Google's new smartwatches are coming next year with the updated Android Wear 2.0 operating system.
Runners, get ready. The Nike plus edition of the new Apple Watch is landing in two weeks, on October 28th. This sporty version of the Apple Watch series two has a unique strap and some extra built it tracking features for runners. Apple just posted the release date on its website. It starts at $370, but if you're not running out now to get a new watch or not into running in general, Just kick back and wait a few more months, Google may be releasing its long-rumored new smart watches at the start of the year. That's according to news from reputable tech leaker Evan Blass, who in a Tweet said, Google's two new smart watches will run the Android Wear 2.0 operating system, the photo was created by Android Police Over what it thinks the watches may look like, based on sources. The reports about Google smart watches first cropped up in July. Google gave the world a preview of Android Wear 2.0 back in May. That has new tools for sending messages. These watches will likely also use the Google assistant just like Google's new pixel phones. Those phone's sport the tag line, made by Google, so it's logical that Google's also going to brand it's home-grown smart watches the same way. That's it for this tech news update, I'm Bridget Carey. Stay on top of the biggest stories at cnet.com/update. [MUSIC]