LG G Watch R Receives WiFi Update

Recently, I updated my LG G Watch R to the latest Android Wear update, and I noted a few changes off the bat. There’s a new charging display that’s bigger and clearer to read when the watch is on the cradle. It looks a lot like the Moto 360 charging display, sans the flat tire. In addition, this update also brings Wi-Fi to the G Watch R.

With the G Watch R being Wi-Fi capable, it allows wearers to receive notifications and other information on their wrists even without being Bluetooth paired. However, it seems like WiFi on drains the battery a bit more.
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Custom Cheap G Watch R Charging Stand

I wanted a watch charging stand for my G Watch R, but I couldn’t find a cheap one on sale. I think it looks better with the watch prop up instead of the flat lying down look. Also, if you changed the stock 22 mm strap to a closed design, then a charging stand becomes essential.

I couldn’t find a suitable watch stand for the G Watch R or G Watch Urbane, and the full DIY route was a little too difficult for me. Ever since the Apple Watch has started selling, the market was flooded with tons of Apple Watch stands and I thought the shape and design was rather similar for the G Watch R. As it turns out, it can be adapted easily for the G Watch R.

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