LG says new software should stop G Watch from corroding
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It seems software updates can solve just about anything. LG has issued a patch for its G Watch to address mounting complaints that the charging connectors on the bottom of the device are rapidly corroding. Early adopters of the Android Wear-powered watch have reported that the terminals have corroded in as little as a week. At best, the corrosion simply discolors the connectors, but some say that the corrosion is so bad that their watches will no longer charge. Others say that the corrosion causes discomfort.
But how, exactly, will a software update solve a hardware problem? “LG will be rolling out a maintenance release over the next few days that will disable the current when the G Watch is not in the charging dock,” a support…