Root achieved on the Samsung Gear S3, Android Wear theoretically possible

An XDA thread was just updated this morning that briefly outlines the progress of getting Android Wear and/or TWRP (a custom Android recovery) running on a Gear S3 with some modified firmware.

A developer has coupled the source files for the Exynos 7270 CPU (which the Gear S3 runs on) along with an internal firmware that gives the user full read/write access, which would allow for flashing anything that can be made for the Gear S3’s hardware.

The ultimate goal would be to get Android Wear running on the Gear S3. Currently the project is still in diaper stages of pre-development and…