Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:25:44
A couple of months back Google released the version 5.1 update for Android Wear which brought several new features to the company’s smartwatch platform including support for Wi-Fi. Smartwatches that had the required hardware inside were then able to use Wi-Fi to link up with the connected smartphone instead of having to use Bluetooth. The latest Android Wear update finally brings this feature for the LG G Watch R.
Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:03:31
A few months ago an Android Wear update brought with it support for Wi-Fi connections made directly from your smartwatch. However, not all Android Wear devices with hardware support for Wi-Fi got this feature enabled back then. There was one big omission: LG’s G Watch R.
Thursday, 20 August 2015 09:58:22
The LG G Watch R will be gaining Wi-Fi functionality thanks to the recently-announced Android Wear update. With this, the watch will be able to communicate with your phone, even when the two don’t have a direct Bluetooth connection. Wi-Fi functionality was enabled on many watches in the previous Android Wear update, but it is only just now coming to the G Watch R.
Thursday, 20 August 2015 10:00:36
Back in May when Google said that an update to Android Wear would introduce WiFi to almost all of your favorite smartwatches, there was plenty of excitement to be had at the added functionality in brought that no longer required a constant Bluetooth connection to a phone. Of course, LG G Watch R owners were not […]
Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:05:54
Google added support for WiFi communication to Android Wear in the 5.1 update a few months ago, but not all watches had the necessary hardware. The pricey LG G Watch R was among those lacking proper support. LG said it planned to rectify that in an update over the summer, and indeed it has in the new Wear update.
Friday, 21 August 2015 01:44:38
LG has announced that its first smartwatch, the G Watch R, will soon be able to receive notifications and other information over Wi-Fi. The new feature will arrive with a firmware over-the-air update over the next few days along with the latest version of Android Wear, and will negate the need for a Bluetooth connection to users’ phones for receiving alerts. That should help users save a bit of their phones’ battery life as well. It’s a small, but handy update for owners of LG’s first smartwatch, that went on sale at the end of 2014 for $299. ➤ LG G Watch…
Thursday, 20 August 2015 10:32:05
Wi-Fi support for the LG G Watch R will arrive with the upcoming Android Wear 1.3 update that Google officially announced this morning.
Friday, 21 August 2015 04:39:00
As promised, LG has added the Wi-Fi support on the LG G Watch R through its latest firmware update. With this update, now users can receive notifications and other updates on their watches. This update is available as Over the Air
Thursday, 20 August 2015 22:55:21
LG has announced that they will start rolling out the latest Android Wear update to their smart watches over the next few days. The update will be available for the LG G Watch, the LG G Watch R and the LG Watch Urbane and the G Watch R will get WiFi connectivity. In addition to
Thursday, 20 August 2015 11:58:47
An update that has been due to hit Android Wear devices for about a month now has finally been officially announced by Google. Said update brings with it two significant new features, interactive watch faces and Google Translate functionality even when there is no connected app. Google has announced this morning that this update will […]
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