Google’s Android operating system was founded on open source and the ability to modify and tweak the core OS to one’s liking. But it seems Google isn’t holding to that mantra with Android Wear and has put the brakes on an Indiegogo campaign that promised to be the cheapest Android Wear watch out there, Com 1. Check out the Tweet from Com below with a screenshot of the document giving them the bad news.
HI All, Sorry for not posting this sooner, but here is the letter we received last night, we hope to have an… http://t.co/AMWhkCH8X1
— Com (@ComWatches) September 23, 2014
Com 1 looks to be done at least for now, the company says they have a back up plan but nothing was actually said on that front. Hopefully Google and Com 1 can workout whatever infringements, disagreements or concerns that are holding up the company from making their watches. For now it seems Com 1 will be issuing refunds to those who backed the project. Were you a Com 1 backer? What do you think of Google’s shutting down the Com 1 project? What do you think Google’s plans for Android Wear are? Let us know in the comments below or on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.
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