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  1. Unforgiven

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    OK, somewhat embarrassing update. Turns out the power cord for my Anker 6 port charging block was unplugged, and my Huatch is fine. My wife and I laughed, and I'm still getting the new watch. :D
     

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    I would recommend apple watches if people can afford them. Its really an amazing product.

    Wait a minute i am gonna get killed for talking about apple products on android forum :p LOL :D
     
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    I don't know about killed .... maybe beat up a little. ;)

    Seriously, what's so amazingly better than WearOS? On a device that looks like an iPod nano glued to a rubber band ... :p
     
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    QFT... :D
     
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    I'll 2nd Luna. My Fossil is far superior to any watch I've had, though battery was better (at the time) on my HW1.

    Fwiw, I can not live without Barton top grain leather watch bands, been buying different sizes on watches for past 3 years: https://www.amazon.com/Barton-Quick...23011&psd=1&keywords=barton+top+grain+leather
     
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    Yesterday was an adventure setting it up. Mainly it was trying to update ALL THE THINGS simultaneously, was chewing through battery faster than the charger could keep up, getting hot, and trying to continuously apply the latest OTA over an over again and failing because it was already applied once. I was ready to box it up and send it back after the second FDR didn't make it better. But then I set up the Huatch again is its a wear problem, because it was doing the same thing.
     
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    I don't remember any of those problems, but I got mine before Wear 2 being released.
     
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    I think it is the latest Wear update. Funny it was applied on my Huatch and the Fossil. FDR reverts back to the previous version of Wear. :eek: :goofydroid:
     
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    Have you tried removing the wear app completely from the phone? If you want, I can FDR my old Q Founder and see if I have the same issue.
     
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    Nah, it is settled down today.
     
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    One problem I can't get solved is notifications. I don't know if it is the new Wear, or a quirk with Fossil. I have Notification Preview set to off. On my Huatch, when I got a notification, I would get the vibrate and a small dot on the 6 oclock area. Swipe up and see whatever it was. On the Fossil it ignores this setting and displays the entire email on the screen when it is received.

    I'm guessing this is a Wear problem, but I'm not sure.
     
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    Where are you setting notification preview?
     
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    Settings | Apps & Notifications | Notification Previews
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    Turned mine to never just for heck of it, wearing the Tic Watch today though
     
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    Notifications are still popping up on my TicWatch, so looks like a bug.

    Did you leave feedback?

    I'll report this to Google WearOs Community Manager
     
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    It worked as expected until I got the new OTA (well, I haven't tested on my old Huatch, but it used to work as expected).
     
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    Happening on my Fossil and TicWatch.

    WearOs CM said you should post on forums and she'd review. I told her you'd be a good recruit as well. She said come on over: https://support.google.com/wearos/community
     
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    I'll sign up tomorrow. Cooking dinner
     
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    No worries mate! (bug has been filed as well)
     
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    And today it is acting normal. :rolleyes:
     
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    For me it would need to add crazy battery or some other massive improvements, but my needs are few. Look like a watch first, handle notifications well.
     
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    All reports are that if *nothing* else new CPU is focusing on battery life. I'd rather get raw performance, as long as I can last a day. (which my Fossil does)
     
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    What are you doing with that watch that requires better performance? Mining bitcoin? :p
     
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