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    Samsung trails Apple in global smartwatch sales

    Samsung trails Apple in global smartwatch sales

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 9 years ago
    Refurbished Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch for $119.95 after coupon code

    Refurbished Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch for $119.95 after coupon code

    • By Deidre R.
    • 9 years ago
    Developer gets Android Wear running on the Samsung Gear 2

    Developer gets Android Wear running on the Samsung Gear 2

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 9 years ago
    Samsung’s new ad shows Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard preparing for the holidays with all their Samsung devices

    Samsung’s new ad shows Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard preparing for the holidays with all their Samsung devices

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 9 years ago
    Samsung’s Gear smartwatches now have more than 1,000 apps in the app store

    Samsung’s Gear smartwatches now have more than 1,000 apps in the app store

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    PayPal app released for Samsung Gear 2

    PayPal app released for Samsung Gear 2

    PayPal has finally released their official app for the Gear 2 (and the Gear 2 Neo.) The app was originally announced during the launch of the Gear 2 at Mobile World Congress earlier this year. It can be used to manage PayPal payments and recent transactions right from your wrist, without a need to take […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung launches 21-day trial program for select devices in the US

    Samsung launches 21-day trial program for select devices in the US

    If you ever wanted the option to rent a smartphone directly from the manufacturer for trying it for a few days before deciding whether you buy it or not, then Samsung is fulfilling your wishes with its new consumer trial program. Interested folks can visit one of five Galaxy Studio retail locations in the US, provide […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Fleksy Keyboard makes responding to a message on your Gear 2 more intuitive

    Fleksy Keyboard makes responding to a message on your Gear 2 more intuitive

    For all of the functionality and efficiency that today's smartwatches promise, there is the innate problem of composing any body of text on a screen that is smaller than 2 inches in diameter. Samsung has actually provided a fairly effective “system” to address this issue on their Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo; at least when […]

    • By Daniel G.
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung Gear 2 (SM-R380) gets updated with Blocking Mode, improved S Health

    Samsung Gear 2 (SM-R380) gets updated with Blocking Mode, improved S Health

    Fresh off the major update that switched the original Galaxy Gear's OS from Android to Tizen, Samsung has begun rolling out an update to the Gear 2. Sized at around 20 MB, the update bumps the software version up from 2.2.1.1 to 2.2.1.2, and introduces Blocking Mode, which allow you to mute all notifications on the […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung SM-R382 smartwatch passes FCC, is shorter than Gear 2

    Samsung SM-R382 smartwatch passes FCC, is shorter than Gear 2

    Last month, a leak revealed the existence of an unknown new Gear wearable with model number SM-R382. No information on the wearable has shown up yet, but the SM-R382 has been certified by the FCC recently, which suggests it is close to becoming official. According to the FCC listing, the SM-R382 is certainly a smartwatch, […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Report: Gear 3 to debut alongside Galaxy Note 4 in September

    Report: Gear 3 to debut alongside Galaxy Note 4 in September

    If you thought the short six-month span between the original Galaxy Gear and the Gear 2‘s release was just a one-time thing, then Samsung might be working on disappointing you yet again. According to industry sources quoted by The Korea Herald, Samsung is developing the “next generation of the Samsung Gear 2, and it will […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung infographic aims to help you decide which Gear wearable you should buy

    Samsung infographic aims to help you decide which Gear wearable you should buy

    At Mobile World Congress this year, instead of just a single successor to the Galaxy Gear, Samsung announced three new wearables — the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches and the Gear Fit fitness tracker. If you are, for some reason, confused about which of the three wearables would be best for you, then […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung shipped 500,000 Galaxy Gears in first three months of 2014

    Samsung shipped 500,000 Galaxy Gears in first three months of 2014

    Samsung shipped almost 500,000 units of smartwatches in the first three months of 2014, capturing 71 percent of the global smartwatch market, according to data published by Strategy Analytics. As the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo launched in April, the data includes only the first-generation Galaxy Gear and is therefore not that impressive, but Samsung's […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    SamMobile Recap: Galaxy S5 Prime news, 10 million Galaxy S5’s shipped, Samsung’s AMOLED tablet pictured

    SamMobile Recap: Galaxy S5 Prime news, 10 million Galaxy S5’s shipped, Samsung’s AMOLED tablet pictured

    There’s a lot of stuff that happens in the tech industry, something that is especially true when it comes to giants like Samsung. If you missed out on some (or all) of what happened in last Friday, well, here’s a recap of all the big things that went down. It was a day full of […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Turn-by-turn navigation comes to Samsung’s Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

    Turn-by-turn navigation comes to Samsung’s Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

    Your Gear 2 just got a lot more useful, especially if you use navigation frequently in your day-to-day life. Symphony Teleca has released its TurnByTurn navigation app for Samsung's second-generation smartwatch, an app that was made available for the original Galaxy Gear earlier this year and was promised for the Gear 2. Using Nokia's HERE […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung releases Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo open source files

    Samsung releases Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo open source files

    Samsung has just posted what is the first Tizen-based source code that has been made public. The company has released the kernel source for the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, its second-generation smartwatches that run its in-house OS instead of Android. The kernel source, as usual, will come in handy for developers and tinkerers […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Review: Samsung Gear 2 (SM-R380) and Gear 2 Neo (SM-R381)

    Review: Samsung Gear 2 (SM-R380) and Gear 2 Neo (SM-R381)

    The battle for wearables seems to have really exploded this year. Samsung seems fully committed to this new market and already has put four wearables on the market till date. There has been said and written a lot on their first attempt to create the true smartwatch, with common complaints including a poor design and a […]

    • By Danny Dorresteijn
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung and Iberia bring boarding passes to the Gear 2

    Samsung and Iberia bring boarding passes to the Gear 2

    Samsung is collaborating with Madrid-based Iberia airlines in bringing boarding passes to the Gear 2 smartwatch. The latest version of Iberia’s Android client will allow users to store their boarding passes on a Gear 2 smartwatch by linking it with a connected smartphone. Initially, the utility will be available on the Galaxy S5 and the […]

    • By Harish J.
    • 10 years ago
    Samsung giving away $1,250,000 in prizes to developers in Gear App Challenge

    Samsung giving away $1,250,000 in prizes to developers in Gear App Challenge

    Samsung recently launched its second-generation Gear smartwatch, and now, the company has announced that it will be kicking off a Gear App Challenge competition in May. The competition will be open to developers around the world and will be starting from May 8th, and the total prize amount is touted to be a whopping $1,250,000. […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
    Report: Gear 2 and Gear Fit expensive to repair and replace

    Report: Gear 2 and Gear Fit expensive to repair and replace

    The Gear 2 and Gear Fit, Samsung's newest wearables, have been found to be fairly easy to repair by the teadown experts at iFixit, but according to a report from ZDNet Korea, that doesn't mean the devices are cheap to repair or replace. The report suggests that getting a Gear Fit or Gear 2 repaired has […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 10 years ago
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