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When you buy an Apple product you buy into the ecosystem more than with any other company, but that doesn't mean you're stuck with only what they offer. If you're a lover of wearables you'd be remiss to overlook Android Wear, even if you've chosen iOS as your primary mobile platform.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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If there's one thing I love about the possibility of wearables, it's swapping in new watch faces. While many companies either prevent users from making custom watch faces or require some decent coding skills, Android Wear has a few workarounds -- and they're awesome. If you want to make your very own, custom watch face that nobody else has, read on. Even iOS users can do it!

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Did you get a shiny new Android Wear smartwatch for Christmas? Lucky you. How's it going? Presumably, you've gotten as far as downloading the Android Wear app and pairing your watch with your handset. Now, it's time to get a bit more advanced and take advantage of some of the many things you can do. Here are our 20 favourite Android Wear hidden tips and tricks to help you make the most of your new toy, whether for work or play.

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One of the big benefits of strapping an Android Wear watch to your wrist is customising your timepiece to suit your personality, current mood or sartorial taste. As Google’s wearable platform has grown, we’ve seen more and more Android Wear watch faces show up on Google Play — here are some of our favourites that you can download right now. Best of all, many of them are completely free.