Samsung SIM-enabled Gear Smartwatch to be Called Gear Solo?

According to a new report out of Korea, Samsung isn’t quite done yet releasing products in the wearable field. The company recently unveiled three new wearable devices, the Gear 2, Gear Neo, and the Gear Fit, but in true Samsung fashion, there is more!

The company is set to release a SIM-enabled version of the Gear 2, reportedly called Gear Solo, in Korea and possibly more countries down the road.  (more…)

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch (Updated: Video Added)

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We were able to get hands-on time with the new Galaxy Gear smartwatch that was announced by Samsung this morning. The device syncs seamlessly with the Galaxy Note 3 and other Galaxy devices, adding a extension to your already-existing smartphone experience. With the Gear, you can take calls, view messages, emails and even snap pictures with its 1.9MP camera. The camera is built right into the watch’s strap, allowing you to easily (and even sneakily) snap pictures of whatever you would like.  (more…)

New Reports Say Samsung Galaxy Gear Won’t Make Calls On Its Own

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As the Samsung Berlin IFA event gets closer and closer, we hear more and more about what we might see when they finally step on stage. Rumors make the Galaxy Gear smartwatch almost a lock to be shown on September 4, but we have heard bits and pieces about how it will work with your phone. Today, The Verge got new information on the Galaxy Gear which goes into a bit more detail. (more…)

Galaxy Note 3 Launch Reported for September 4, Along With a Samsung Smartwatch

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According to recent reports out of Korea, Samsung will look to launch the newest member of the Note line, the Galaxy Note 3, on September 4. That date is just a couple of days before Berlin’s IFA event, which is when Samsung has announced the last two renditions of the Note smartphone lineup. The Note 3 should excite anyone looking to upgrade, as the device is rumored to feature Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 800 processor, a very large 1080p display, a 13MP back-facing camera and plenty of Sammy’s software enhancements.  (more…)