Android Wear should jump onto a familiar Wi-Fi network, or fall back to its own SIM card for data if it can't find your phone.
Android Wear already has voice dictation, but let's be honest - you don't want to be shouting out your texts while you're in line for a coffee.
Google's "smart replies" suggest messages based on what your chat contacts are saying to you yep, it's silently reading all your messages so you can reply with one tap.
That sounds like a recipe for disaster on such a tiny screen, but I was pleasantly surprised how well it worked in action.
I managed to swipe out a few sentences without any mistakes.
It's still early days for version 2.0, with Google not planning to launch it until later in the year, but devs can get their hands on it this week.