Google is hiring a VP of engineering for wearables, but what does that really mean?
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Given the sorry state of Wear OS smartwatches, everybody has their fingers crossed that this finally means that Google is getting serious about doing something to improve its smartwatch offering specifically, by making one itself.
Its certainly a reasonable conclusion to jump to. There are lots of clues you could put together that seem to add up to Google working on its own hardware for a smartwatch: this job, for one, along with Googles overall strategy of making its own hardware as touchstone devices that teach the rest of the Android (and Chrome and Google…