Android Wear smart watches receive KMV78V update



The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live have both received a new OTA upgrade today, bringing us up to version KMV78V on both fronts. The update came without a changelog, and we can’t seem to find any noticeable differences compared to the previous firmware.

It’s entirely possible that the update is just doing some light housecleaning (your typical round of bug fixes and performance improvements) ahead of the device’s public availability next week, though we’ll keep digging to make sure Google didn’t tuck something away.

We wouldn’t be surprised if this isn’t the last small update before the watches begin shipping so stay tuned for any possible further developments that may arise before then. If you were one of the lucky 6,000 developers to receive an Android Wear smart watch at Google IO last week let us know how the new firmware is working out for you.

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. LG G Watch says shipping today… probably have to wait till Monday to get it… :(

  2. Order says it is supposed to ship today.. hopefully it actually does!

    1. Mine didn’t give me a tracking number yet :/

      1. Same here :-(

  3. Mine says it won’t ship till the 7th -_- but then again I pre-ordered from Best Buy

  4. 2 firmware updates since yesterday.. no significant changes noticed..

    1. Behind the scenes stability and bug fixes, gearing up for the public launch today when devices arrive most likely.

  5. So it’s confirmed then, updates can officially be pushed out fast as Hell and reach all Android Wear devices at the same time. Impressive!

  6. Something just happened in my pants!

  7. Just got mine via UPS today, settings menue was updated since the original version but other then that i havent seen much difference

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