Android Wear 2.0 Announced

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sometimes I wish samsung gear used android wear. I would like the ota updates instead of through the android device.
I'm not exactly sure that Android Wear doesn't still use at least the phone's data connection to download updates.

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I'm not exactly sure that Android Wear doesn't still use at least the phone's data connection to download updates.

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I am almost positive that it does. My watch only prompts me to update apps after my phone has already prompted me to update the same app.

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I'm not exactly sure that Android Wear doesn't still use at least the phone's data connection to download updates.

Believe so - I've gotten that notification even when my watch is connected to wifi.

The hardware on these watches is where many phones were 5(?) years ago. The watches should be able to function completely standalone. Heck, they probably can run full-blown Android.

I hope AW3.0 makes the manufacturers up their game on RAM and storage.
 
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