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Think it is time to separate from the waiting room now that people actually have the device. So, what do you think?

Overall, I am very impressed and loving the functionality. It might not look as good as the Moto 360, but I am glad I got one. As someone that checks their phone often, a device that will allow me to not do so is great. I can pay more attention to the world! I like the commands that are available and this integration with apps.

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I agree, it may not be as sexy a beast as the moto360, but I really like it, does exactly what it's supposed to perfectly, and with watch band options galore that makes it better IMO, which I happen to be waiting on my metal band which I'll have next week (black stainless steel band). Fit wise I think it's damn good, a lot of people said it was big, but heck I'm 5'4" and it to me looks like a decent size, I wouldn't say it was huge or big, those people who previously reviewed it must have been anorexics or something, or really small girly arms of a pigmy, I just don't see it. The only thing I can currently complain about is it to me the touch input seems a bit sluggish like using a Froyo device, loll.

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I'm very impressed after 24 hours. Love the fit and the size. Coming from the Gear 1 and gear Fit, I'm thrilled with the functionality and fit and finish of the G Watch.
I actually like the watch band, as its very comfortable to me.

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So far so good... except I grabbed the watch but not my work badge today (first in 3 years)... priorities right? lol

Only issue I had was weird way to get ADB to work, but it is more secure because of it.

Otherwise the only thing I expected was some notifications aren't showing yet because no support from the apps. I guess I thought everything would show such as Timely even though there isn't any actionable functions for it.
 
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I haven't been able to get many apps to work yet. Allthecooks does nothing. Navigation doesn't work. I'm not sure what the problem is.
 
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I have been extremely happy with it. I had the original Sony Smartwatch and have the Sony Smartwatch 2 and the LG G Watch is much nicer. I haven't had any trouble with the navigation working, IT has worked just like it is supposed to for me.
 
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I haven't been able to get many apps to work yet. Allthecooks does nothing. Navigation doesn't work. I'm not sure what the problem is.
There's a problem with paid apps not loading correctly:

http://mashable.com/2014/07/07/android-wear-bug/

I did get runtastic pro to work though which works really well. I hope customization gets better though. I would like to prioritize which card is on the watch face, like keeping weather above all, and having music controls be a little more intuitive, for example letting me prioritize which command should be on the face, ie., skip instead of pause.
 
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There's a problem with paid apps not loading correctly:

http://mashable.com/2014/07/07/android-wear-bug/

I did get runtastic pro to work though which works really well. I hope customization gets better though. I would like to prioritize which card is on the watch face, like keeping weather above all, and having music controls be a little more intuitive, for example letting me prioritize which command should be on the face, ie., skip instead of pause.
I'm a weather whore, so I'd like to see that as my number one, problem with that though is I accidentally keep swiping it away, loll.

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I haven't been able to get many apps to work yet. Allthecooks does nothing. Navigation doesn't work. I'm not sure what the problem is.
Both these apps work perfectly for me. You may have something going on. I would post in Q&A if you haven't already.

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Kangxi, how well did you find the navigation to be, I asked "directions to work" and it's starts on the watch with the address, but quickly closed out, i picked my phone up and it's on there and it directs me from my phone, but I was under the impression that I'd be able to use the watch.


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