Like another company that shall not be named, Samsung kept its last iteration of smart wearables locked to its own ecosystem. So while owners of an HTC, Motorola, or LG smartphone may have wanted to use one of Samsung’s non-Android Wear wearables, it simply wasn’t in the cards.
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Samsung has two new smartwatches to share with the world today, both running on the Samsung-backed Tizen OS, not Android Wear. The Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic are Samsung’s latest attempt at a more rounded smartwatch.
Both the Gear S2 and S2 Classic come with a 1.2-inch circular Super ... Read More »
Samsung has a new smartwatch on the way called the Gear S2, and it sports a round face with a unique-looking interface. The company has been teasing it for a bit of time now, and now it’s adding a teaser video to the mix.
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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.
According to the SDK, the “next Gear,” or Gear A as it’s rumored to ... Read More »
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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Shortly after LG took the wraps off of its new G Watch R smartwatch, Samsung responded by introducing a new wearable of its own.
The Samsung Gear S is the newest wristwatch from the folks in Seoul, and it’s got a few ... Read More »
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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