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Latest Gear Live news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Gear Live, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung rolls out Android Wear 1.5 update for the Gear Live

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

A Samsung 2016 Android Wear smartwatch could come – but don’t get your hopes up

  • By Deidre R.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung changes its mind, says it’s not dumping Android Wear for now

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung says it won’t make Android Wear smartwatches anymore

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Latest eBay deal discounts the Gear Live to $79 only

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Gear Live no longer available from Google Play, probably discontinued

Samsung hasn’t been very keen on Android Wear, but the company was still the first (along with LG) to launch a smartwatch running Google’s OS for wearables. This watch was the Gear Live, which is basically a rehashed Gear that cut down on some features (like calling) thanks to Android Wear’s limited nature. Needless to say, the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Android Wear update 5.0.2 for Samsung Gear Live now seeding

An all new update for the Android Wear powered Samsung Gear Live is now seeding. The update — to version 5.0.2 — brings no real functionality to the smartwatch, but instead adds some optimizations and updates Google Play services. To download the update, your Gear Live must have at least 60% battery, just to be […]

  • By Yash G.
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Gear Live getting Android Wear 4.4W.2 update

The Gear Live, Samsung’s one and only Android Wear smartwatch, is beginning to receive an update to Android Wear 4.4W.2. The update brings a couple of new features, most of which have been present on Samsung’s own Gear watches for quite some time. These include support for GPS (similar to the Gear S, which runs […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Review: Samsung Gear Live (SM-R382)

Why the huge delay in the review, you may ask? Well, we actually bought the Samsung Gear Live, so as it wasn’t a review sample, we weren’t bound by time limitations with the device – which is usually two weeks. We wanted to extensively test out Android Wear, as it was our first encounter with […]

  • By Faryaab S.
  • 8 years ago

Watch this Samsung Gear Live run the Windows 95 operating system

We’ve seen some smartphones and tablets running full-fledged desktop operating systems but this is something really phenomenal. Corbin Davenport, a YouTube user has posted a video of the Android Wear powered Gear Live running Windows 95 operating system. Looking at the video, we can say that the experience of using Windows 95 is too far from […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago

Android Wear 4.4.W.1 update rolling out to the Samsung Gear Live

The Gear Live is reportedly getting the Android Wear 4.4.W.1 software update from Google. This update is expected to bring improvements in navigation experience and some voice action related experience. Google might soon roll out this update to other Android Wear based smartwatches. Please let us know if you have noticed any other improvement in your Gear […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago

New ad highlights Samsung Experience Shops

In this age of online shopping, fewer and fewer people actually leave their house in order to buy things. Unsurprisingly, there is a large contingent of U.S. shoppers that are unaware that Samsung actually has a physical store presence, called Experience Shops. These shops – more than 1,400 of them – come as a result […]

  • By Daniel G.
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Gear Live now available for ordering Best Buy stores in the US

When Samsung launched its first Android Wear smartwatch, it was announced that the watch would be headed to retail stores sometime after it went live on the Google Play Store. That day has finally arrived, as the Gear Live is now available for purchase from Best Buy stores in the US, in addition to Amazon […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Gear Live gets torn down by iFixit, has a Wi-Fi chip inside for some reason

That’s right, folks, Samsung’s first Android Wear smartwatch has gone under the knife once again, with the experts over at iFixit the ones to pull it apart this time around. The Gear Live scored a favorable 8 out of 10 points when it comes to repairability – it has an easy to open case despite […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Gear Live charging mechanism reportedly getting damaged easily

At Google I/O, Samsung’s first Android Wear smartwatch, the Gear Live, was announced, and was also given away to attendees (a choice was offered between the Gear Live and LG’s G Watch). However, it looks like some of those who received the Gear Live ahead of its market launch might have ran into a case […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Gear Live teardown reveals Snapdragon 400 processor, compact internals

Device teardowns are as common as new smartphone releases from Samsung, with every important new device undergoing the screw driver treatment soon after launch. The Gear Live, Samsung’s Android Wear smartwatch debut (and also one of the only two available Android Wear smartwatches), was opened up by the expert folks over at AnandTech and compared to the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Samsung’s Gear Live smartwatch now available in Australia, Japan and South Korea

Samsung might not be too keen on smartwatches running Google’s Android Wear platform, but that doesn’t mean its first Android Wear smartwatch, the Gear Live, isn’t going to be available for sale worldwide. Today, the Gear Live’s availability has expanded to three new regions, namely Australia, Japan, and South Korea, where the watch is up […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Expect Samsung to eventually deviate from the Android Wear status quo

Samsung’s first Android Wear smartwatch – the Gear Live – makes its debut as one of the first three watches to run Google’s wearable optimized mobile OS. Known as a company that doesn’t always adhere to the parameters set by Google, a Samsung exec has said that the goal is “to build, like we do […]

  • By Daniel G.
  • 8 years ago

Samsung launches Gear Live, its Android Wear smartwatch

Samsung’s first smartwatch based on Android Wear, Google’s wearables platform, is now official as the Gear Live, with the announcement coming on stage at the Google I/O developers conference earlier today. As expected, the Gear Live has a design that’s similar to Samsung’s Gear 2 smartwatches, with the watch built around the same beautiful 1.63-inch […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Rumor: Samsung’s Android Wear smartwatch to be called Gear Live, specs and release date leaked

We recently heard about Samsung preparing to debut its Android Wear smartwatch at Google I/O, Google’s developers conference that kicks in less than 12 hours, and a new leak if offering details on the specs and release date of said smartwatch. According to ALT1040, Samsung’s Android Wear smarwatch will be named Gear Live, and will […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago
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