Google is exploring the idea of making a smart watch according to a Business Insider source. The unnamed source suggests that Google(S GOOG) is researching how to market such a device and BI notes certain relevant patents Google has that would support such a product. Even with the report, which I’d consider a rumor at this point, now’s the time for a Google smart watch for a number of reasons I can think of. The biggest one? Google already has a smart watch on the market.
I’m talking about the Motorola MotoActv, the part smart watch, part exercise tracker that I bought nearly a year ago. Although Google has kept Motorola as a separate business division since purchasing the company in 2011, for all intents and purposes, whatever Motorola makes is a Google product. The watch also runs a highly customized version of Android. In fact, its been one of the…
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