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Could this be ported to work on the gear?

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18th March 2014, 06:36 PM |#2  
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I came to this form for the exact question. It does look like android wear is just Google now.
18th March 2014, 07:15 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by neuteboomt

I came to this form for the exact question. It does look like android wear is just Google now.

As soon as I heard about it the first thing I did was to search if anyone had given it consideration.

I just ordered a Gear for the Modding ability (and one to sell) and this would be very cool.
18th March 2014, 09:12 PM |#4  
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Seeing as how they are aready planning on releasing the SDK to developers, I dont see why this wouldn't be possible. Google wants this on as many devices as they can get to expand the ecosystem of custom apps, to include thier own AWD Google Play.

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18th March 2014, 09:52 PM |#5  
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I would love to try this out. I love the gear with null but would be awesome

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18th March 2014, 11:02 PM |#6  
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18th March 2014, 11:46 PM |#7  
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Alright, well first this is running Android 4.4.2 not 4.2.2 like the gear. If that issue was gone it would be possible.

I already have the "watchface" app running on a Nexus 5.

Other than the API issue it seems like it would be fairly easy.
19th March 2014, 03:06 AM |#9  
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This I am interested in, is there enough source and resources to port Android Wear to the Galaxy Gear and bring it up to 4.4.2?
19th March 2014, 05:30 AM |#10  
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Originally Posted by Brendo

Would it be classed as aosp?

Hope so But doesn't that depend on whether they release a sort of Nexus watch too?

Btw Google announced that they are working with Samsung too. Makes you wonder why Samsung is also releasing a Tizen Watch...
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