First Tizen smartphone to be released in second quarter of 2014

Well, after a couple of months of silence, talk about the first Tizen phone has surfaced again. According to Reuters, Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team, has said that the first Tizen smartphone would be…


Gear 2 firmware available for download, mark debut of Samsung’s Tizen-based firmware

The global launch of the Gear 2 (and Gear 2 Neo) is less than two days away, and as expected, the first firmware for Samsung's latest smartwatch are now coming up online. Firmware availability is standard fare, but the Gear 2 firmware are s…


Samsung isn’t using Android or Tizen on the Gear Fit

The Galaxy Gear, Samsung's first smart wearable device, ran Android, while the Gear 2 saw the company switch to its in-house OS Tizen. Well, with the Gear Fit, Samsung has made yet another operating system switch - according to Samsung offi…

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Samsung launches Tizen SDK for Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Samsung has launched a software development kit (SDK) for its upcoming Tizen-based smartwatches, the Gear 2 and the cheaper Gear 2 Neo, to court developers into building apps for the new wearables. Samsung never launched an SDK for the orig…


Tizen OS images reveal a user interface that is similar to Android

Samsung is demoing a few Tizen-based handsets at the Mobile World Congress, where one of the handsets running the OS was a Galaxy S4. From the hands-on images, it looks like Tizen’s user interface is very similar to what Samsung offers on…


Samsung officially announces Tizen-based Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Samsung unveiled its next-generation smartwatches, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, at the Mobile World Congress. The absence of the Galaxy branding is no coincidence, as these device run on Samsung’s Tizen platform. Samsung claims that switchi…


Samsung’s Galaxy Gear 2 to be powered by Tizen and not Android?

Now this is one rumor that should be taken with vast swathes of salt, but according to USA Today and "three sources," the Galaxy Gear 2 will run on Tizen, not Android, as part of Samsung's plans to "develop more of its own software and s…

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15 Companies join Tizen Association

Tizen OS may have been delayed but Tizen Association that steers the OS' development is enjoying some good support from the industry. After 36 companies that joined the Tizen Association as part of a Partner Program, Tizen has added 15 new…




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