With the release of the latest Samsung Gear smartwatch SDK today, Samsung has revealed a handful of new information on its upcoming smartwatch including some hardware specs, navigation details and how the UI of the Tizen-powered device will look.
Though Samsung has a smart watch on the market with Android Wear, many other models are powered by its own Tizen operating system. Even the original Galaxy Gear, powered by Android at release, was updated to Tizen to many owners dismay. But it looks like the great folks at ... Read More »
Samsung introduced us to the Gear S back in August, showing off its new wearable that sports a gigantic 2-inch display and its own cellular connection. Fast-forward to today and Sammy has revealed when those of us in the US will be able to slap a Gear S on our wrist.
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Over the past year or two, Samsung has been hard at work on building out a new mobile operating system called Tizen. Now the time for Tizen to enter into the market has finally arrived, and while the OS has already appeared on Samsung’s Gear smartwatches, today marks the launch of the first Tizen-powered smartphone, the Samsung Z. The ... Read More »
When Samsung announced its new Gear 2 and Gear Fit wearables last month, it said that the Tizen-powered wearables would launch in April but declined to reveal the prices for either device, saying instead that that information would be revealed at a later date. Now that we’re ... Read More »
Samsung’s first Galaxy Gear smartwatch was running Android, so it was fairly simple for developers to get started creating apps for the device. With the new Gear series, Samsung has dropped the Galaxy name and Android OS, opting for Tizen instead. This means making apps for developers will be a little more complicated.
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For many a year now, Android and iOS have butted heads in their battle to be the top mobile OS. They both have strong points, as well as both having weak points. And both of them reign supreme in different areas. But the time could be coming for Android to face a new nemesis. A ... Read More »
If some tweets from industry insider Eldar Murtazin are correct, Samsung could be headed down an interesting path with Android. In order to fight falling stocks and continue growth, Samsung could be looking to diversify their portfolio, but not with Tizen like originally planned. Samsung may be working on their own version of Android.
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According to a new rumor from Jonathan Geller at BGR, Research In Motion may be looking beyond licensing parts of its BlackBerry operating system and moving on to selling entire divisions or more. According to Geller’s sources, Samsung is very interested in the company. But it wouldn’t be to make BlackBerry devices with Samsung hardware, ... Read More »