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Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch gets updated to Tizen OS

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch gets updated to Tizen OS

By 30 May 2014

The original Samsung Galaxy Gear has its very own update from Android to the current Tizen operating system found on the latest Gear smartwatch. The update has already begun rolling out with version 2.2.0 replacing the old Android OS entirely. Visually... >>

Samsung Gear 2 vs Gear 2 Neo vs Galaxy Gear: What's the difference?

Samsung Gear 2 vs Gear 2 Neo vs Galaxy Gear: What's the difference?

By 11 April 2014

Samsung isn't giving up on the wearables market, following measly sales of its Galaxy Gear smartwatch from 2013. Instead, it's back with two new versions; the Gear 2 and the Neo. We've rounded up the key differences between the three versions, seeing... >>

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch to launch as 'Gear Solo' with embedded SIM

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch to launch as 'Gear Solo' with embedded SIM

By 7 April 2014

Samsung's next Gear smartwatch will boast an embedded SIM, it's claimed. Following rapper Will.i.am's unusual announcement that he has funded the development of a SIM-packed smartwatch, the Korea Herald has published a similar report about Samsung's fourth... >>

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo unveiled with heart rate sensors and Tizen OS

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo unveiled with heart rate sensors and Tizen OS

By 23 February 2014

Samsung has announced its refreshed range of smartwatches comprising of the Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear 2 Neo. The Gear 2 offers an upgrade on the original Galaxy Gear and now features the camera up by the screen rather than in the strap. The Neo... >>

Samsung will reportedly ditch Android for Tizen in next Galaxy Gear smartwatch

Samsung will reportedly ditch Android for Tizen in next Galaxy Gear smartwatch

By 18 February 2014

Samsung will be using its Tizen operating system for the new Galaxy Gear smartwatch, rather than Google's Android operating system like the first version, according to USA Today.  The move is said to be announced at Mobile World Congress later this... >>

Samsung's Galaxy S5 event won't be theatrical like years past

Samsung's Galaxy S5 event won't be theatrical like years past

By 5 February 2014

When Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 in March 2013, it used a large event at the Radio City Music Hall in New York with actors showing off the phone's features. It was a Broadway performance. But the company isn't planning a lot of singing or dancing... >>

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 said to launch with curved screen, new design

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 said to launch with curved screen, new design

By 28 January 2014

The Galaxy Gear 2 will be significantly improved over the first generation, according to ZDNet Korea, as Samsung takes a second try in the wearables market.  The publication reports the smartwatch will feature a curved display, similar to the flexible... >>

Samsung Galaxy Gear can control the BMW i3

Samsung Galaxy Gear can control the BMW i3

By 7 January 2014

Like Kit from Knight Rider the BMW i3 could soon be taking commands from a wrist watch, specifically the Samsung Galaxy Gear. Using the BMW i3's Remote Application, which is connected via a SIM, the Galaxy Gear can not only display vital car information,... >>

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

By 31 December 2013

It's been a rollercoaster ride through the world of tech in 2013. The promise of wearable tech seems to have all but worn off - pun intended - and we're at the advent of Ultra HD 4K content and devices becoming mainstream. Or supposedly. The chatter of... >>

New Samsung Galaxy Gear advert suggests it's the ideal watch for stalkers

New Samsung Galaxy Gear advert suggests it's the ideal watch for stalkers

By 23 December 2013

In what must be seen as an odd way to sell a device, Samsung has made a two-and-a-half minute advert that not only suggests that people who use phones are clumsy idiots, but that Galaxy Gear smartwatch owners are potential sex pests. Surely it's a dangerous... >>


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