You all remember Samsung’s line of Gear devices, don’t you? They were the wearables that were originally rushed to market, featured nipple cameras, and only worked with Samsung devices. They also ran Tizen, were re-done a number of times yet never seemed to catch anyone’s attention unless they are a part of an eBay flash sale, and always had questionable designs that weren’t really classic or mainstream. Remember now? Get ready for a new one! (more…)
As if there were not enough already, LG and Motorola are not the only companies with plans to release circle-shaped smartwatches. The SIM-enabled Gear 2 Solo, expected to debut alongside the Galaxy Note 4 at next week’s Unpacked, will retain the conventional geometry of its predecessors, but Samsung’s newest, unannounced Gear – a model reportedly under development – is reportedly circular, according to a SamMobile source familiar with the company’s plans. (more…)
We previously knew that Samsung was working on an Android Wear alternative to the company’s insipid Gear smartwatches, but we never imagined the device was this far along in the development pipeline. According to a CNET source familiar with Samsung’s plans, the company will introduce its first Android Wear-powered watch at Google I/O this week in San Francisco. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)