Wednesday , October 18 2017

Waiting for Android Wear today? So are we!

Android Wear - Devices

Are you waiting for some new gadgetry to arrive today? Are you patiently refreshing the Aramex or Toll Priority tracking pages, waiting for the knock at the door? While the Moto 360 won’t be arriving today, a good many are likely to receive Samsung Gear Lives or LG G Watches today, and I think it’s fair to say we’re all pretty excited.

Have you received yours yet? Are you sitting by the front door still? Let us know in the comments below where you are (suburb-wise perhaps?) and whether your new toy has arrived yet.

None of ours have arrived just yet (as of 9am) but it’s still early in the day. Let us know when yours shows up and what you’ve ordered.

 

Chris Rowland   Editor and Publisher

Chris publishes one of Australia's most popular technology websites, Ausdroid. His interests include mobile (of course), as well as connected technology and how it can make all our lives easier.

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GregAndo
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GregAndo

It’s a personal thing I know… But I am so glad I changed my order to the Gear Live. This is one awesome piece of kit compared to my Sony. I was worried that I made the wrong decision but not any more. Can’t really see the pixels at all. Now to find out if I will indeed get a whole day out of it…

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

I got the same… Fits my wrist beautifully! One of my normal analogue watches is way bigger than the gear live. Been playing with it for the last hour. It’s pretty awesome. Charging up now to see how the battery goes tomorrow. The only thing that concerns me is the band and how easily it could be flicked off.

GregAndo
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GregAndo

My band is very secure and comfortable. I understand the fear but I think the tension on the clips is going to keep mine extremely secure. Passed the shower test and it charges fast. Wish I had another charge clip for work! That is where I want to charge it but weekends mean that I have to remember to bring it home. I only intend to take it off for charging… Already passed the shower test and bed test. Thinking about buying another for an instant recharge switch over! Addicted. These things are going to be revolutionary.

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

First full day with the watch and I am definitely less worried about the band. It does clip very securely. Some of my work is physical in a warehouse though so I will probably switch it for something that will stay closed like a normal watch band… Just to be sure. First day of use and more than happy with this watch… You’re right they are awesome… So convenient!

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

Finally!! 5:35pm! It’s here… Lilydale, Victoria. Poor driver was so overworked I invited him in for a cold water! He still had 7 deliveries to go in neighboring suburbs.

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

Toll investigating where the driver is!

David Jacka
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David Jacka

No luck for me (central Vic country). Rang toll and they said tomorrow. I’m so impatient.

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

Toll told me by 5pm today but no show… It was on the van, I think it’s gone back to the depot!

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

Not looking good for delivery today!

Chris
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Mine arrived a little before 2pm. First impressions are that getting used to the swiping is a little odd… but it seems to work pretty well.

Kevin Holt
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Kevin Holt

got mine today around 1:30pm , Keysbourough ( South East Melbourne )

LegoVader
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LegoVader

I called them (Toll) up and they said they’ll be in my area between 430 and 530

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

I just did the same… They said 5pm…

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

Anyone in Melbourne received yet? Getting late!

Nick Tsiotinos
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Nick Tsiotinos

My Gear Live arrived this morning at 8:30! Working really well so far.
Still has a long way to go to catch up to Pebble’s functionality – but the design and integration with Android is streets ahead of Pebble.

eug
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I can’t wait to get my Live – I’ve grown tired of my Pebble. Since the 2.x updates, the battery lasts about a day and a half. Email notifications are pointless on my HTC (“1 Email received” – that’s it) unless I use a third-party plugin like Pebble Notifiier. Even then, only one line of the email is visible on screen unless I scroll down.

shaboogen
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shaboogen

Got my GWatch at around 12. Guy I work with that also ordered a GWatch got his at around 11:45.

Ahmato27
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Ahmato27

Where the hell is it? Still waiting for mine! Western suburbs of Melbourne.

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

My next door neighbor’s dog keeps barking and I keep thinking it’s the courier guy! AARRRGGHH!

Ray Jablonskis
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Ray Jablonskis

Mine has just arrived in Parramatta NSW

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

11:47, still waiting in Lilydale (Outer East, Melbourne)

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LG G-Watch arrived an hour ago in Sydney CBD. Just got my first pop up which was spam email. Grr

Ian Aitken
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Ian Aitken

Mine just arrived – St Leonards 🙂

Hew McLachlan
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Hew McLachlan

Mine just arrived at St Leonards too!

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Isn’t it beautiful!
Im skipping through my playlist on Google music, replying to texts by voice (Yes my workmates are already annoyed) and keeping track of my steps. Love it. Plus its smaller than I thought, great for my tiny girl wrist’s 🙂

Ian Aitken
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Ian Aitken

Actually I’m surprised how small it is, I too have have girl wrist syndrome and I was worried how it would look.

Jason Murray
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Jason Murray

Mine also just arrived. Spookily, also in St Leonards!

Ian Aitken
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Ian Aitken

Maybe same driver, People be on the look out for a lady in a green shirt in a white van ;-p

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

Nice! Congrats!

Ray Jablonskis
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Ray Jablonskis

Just had one Toll guy come into the office. I thought it was my delivery so I let him go and when I opened the box I realized it was something else. So disappointed right now.

Chris
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Hornsby, 10.15am, no delivery yet.. our local Toll guy must be pretty busy today 😉

LegoVader
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LegoVader

In Melbourne (inner city suburbs) – mine too says “Out For Delivery” 😀

LegoVader
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LegoVader

Mine just got delivered

Dan
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You got yours yet? I’m in Richmond and I don’t have mine yet.

LegoVader
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LegoVader

Nope .. still waiting

Mark Brown
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Mark Brown

Melbourne CBD, still waiting for my LG to arrive, tracking says Out for Delivery as of 9.35am this morning. I seem to recall when waiting for my Nexus 5, it wasn’t delivered until the afternoon, so hoping it’s not far away

Dan
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Still waiting in Richmond. I think mine is on the same truck as yours going by the time you mentioned.

Mark Brown
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Mark Brown

Arrived here about 4.35pm, later than I’d hoped but gives me a chance to play around before leaving work

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

I just checked and mine also says “Out for Delivery”

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

When did yours ship guys? Mine didn’t ship until Friday 4/7 after I ordered on the Tuesday 1/7.

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I dont think any shipped before Friday.
Mine say record created at 11:41am and departed operations facility 9:07pm.

theonlywoody
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theonlywoody

Ok cool. Mine says Out for Delivery 9:50am this morning, so Hopefully I’ll see it soon. 🙂

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I just got mine! Delivered to my reception at 9:40.
Im in North Ryde.

Ian Aitken
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Ian Aitken

Awesome, I’m St Leonards so I’m going “Fix” Receptions computer till it comes lol

Ian Aitken
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Ian Aitken

“Out for Delivery”….. So I’m expecting mine soon 🙂

Daniel Tyson
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In Canberra. On a truck. Except I called Toll and asked them to hold it at the depot so I could pick it up. Not Happy Toll.

MrJayTee74
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MrJayTee74

Where is the depot? I’m assuming I’ll have a slip at home. Cheers

Stewart Wilson
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In most cases, the courier company needs to attempt the delivery once before they will hold it. Silly I know, I’ve tried many times to get them to hold it.

DarrenAustAE
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DarrenAustAE

Mine won’t be here until tomorrow. Why do I not live in the eastern states? Got to play with a Gear Live last night though.

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