Tag: Tizen

Samsung unveils health-focused Galaxy Watch Active with blood-pressure monitoring, will cost $200

Health tracking has never been a top focus for Samsung’s smartwatches, but that changes today. Samsung unveiled a slew of new wearable products today, including a sleeker version of last year’s Galaxy Watch — the fittingly-named Galaxy Watch Active. While the original Galaxy Watch looked (somewhat) like a traditional timepiece, the Watch Active is closer […]

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Samsung announces the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit fitness tracker

Samsung didn’t just announce four new smartphones (and the Galaxy Fold) at its Unpacked event — it also took the wraps off three new wearables: the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Samsung Galaxy Fit, and Samsung Galaxy Fit E. Here’s what you need to know about these new Samsung fitness devices. Don’t miss: Samsung Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, […]

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Rumor: Samsung’s new sport smartwatch won’t have one of the Galaxy Watch’s best features

One of the genuinely useful features on the Samsung Galaxy Watch — and older Samsung smartwatches for that matter — is the physically rotating watch dial. It’s an ingenious way to navigate around the user interface without making the user scroll through a tiny display with their smudgy fingers. Unfortunately Samsung’s upcoming sport smartwatch might […]

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Samsung Gear Sport drops to $169 ($120 off) at Best Buy and Amazon

If you’ve been looking for a capable smartwatch that won’t break the bank, then this deal is for you. Right now, you can grab a Samsung Gear Sport for $159.99, a whopping $120 off. This deal is available at Best Buy and on Amazon. The Gear Sport is quite similar to its predecessor, the Gear […]

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[Update: Gear Sport, too] Gear S3 gets a substantial Tizen update full of UI improvements and other changes

Gear S3 owners were greeted with a large software update for their watches today. Not only does the ~300MB file mark the arrival of Tizen v4, but it adds a host of other improvements and changes. We’ll take a look through the changelog first. Samsung Health: Support various indoor workouts and back-to-back workout Samsung Health […]

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Gear S3 gets a substantial Tizen update full of UI improvements and other changes

Gear S3 owners were greeted with a large software update for their watches today. Not only does the ~300MB file mark the arrival of Tizen v4, but it adds a host of other improvements and changes. We’ll take a look through the changelog first. Samsung Health: Support various indoor workouts and back-to-back workout Samsung Health […]

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Get a Samsung Gear S3 Frontier for $200 ($100 off) from B&H

As far as smartwatches go, Samsung is still one of the best options to go with. Though the Galaxy Watch is new kid on the block, its predecessor the Gear S3 is still a very competent, and downright good, wearable. And you can pick up the Frontier version for just $199.99 over on B&H, a […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch review: The smartwatch that tries to do it all

[embedded content] The brand new Samsung Galaxy Watch could be considered the Swiss Army knife of smartwatches. It tries to do a little bit of everything, from sleep tracking, to fitness tracking, to mobile payments, to all the other typical smartwatch functions. It even looks good doing it. But does Samsung nail the execution? Find […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch is here: A smartwatch that ticks like an analog watch

Samsung’s Gear S3 was an incredibly popular smartwatch (at least among Android Authority readers), so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the company is launching yet another entry into the smartwatch space. Alongside the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch. One of the first things you should know about the […]

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Samsung accidentally outs unannounced ‘Galaxy Watch’ on its website

We’ve watched with moderate interest as the rumors swirl around Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch release. Will it run Wear OS? Will it run Tizen? We still don’t know, but we can now be fairly sure what the Galaxy Watch looks like. Samsung appears to have added a listing for the device on its website ahead of […]

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Report: Samsung’s Next Wearable Definitely Called Galaxy Watch, Definitely Doesn’t Run Wear OS

According to SamMobile, a reliable source when it comes to all things Samsung, there will be no Gear S4 smartwatch from Samsung this year. Instead, the OEM will launch its next wearable under Galaxy branding, ultimately settling on Galaxy Watch. While there were rumors concerning the OS to be found on Galaxy Watch, that […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch rumored to run Tizen after all, go on sale on August 24

What comes after 2016’s Samsung Gear S3 and last year’s not-exactly-a-sequel Gear Sport, both of which run the company’s proprietary Tizen OS? Why, the Galaxy Watch, of course, because names are fun. But if you were expecting someone else besides Armani, Hublot, Skagen and the rest of the traditional fashion brand horde to join Google […]

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Facer introduces watch face games to help you kill time (and your smartwatch’s battery life)

A day or two of uptime for a smartwatch is accepted as the norm these days — a sad state of affairs, indeed. So when a nifty feature is introduced, excitement is immediately doused with the reality that it almost certainly means conceding some already-scanty battery life. Facer recently announced watch face games for Wear […]

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New Samsung Galaxy Watch logo leaks, confirming name change for Samsung’s wearables

A new logo for Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch has leaked, adding to the rumor pile of what’s to come later this year. This new logo seemingly confirms the name switch away from Gear to Galaxy Watch, bringing the wearable more in line with the rest of Samsung’s gadget lineup. Not only will the device sport a […]

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[Deal Alert] Gear S3 Classic LTE refurb just $240 with our exclusive code at Daily Steals

Samsung’s Gear S3 Classic is about a year old now, but it’s still Samsung’s latest and greatest smartwatch and it still performs just fine. So if you were looking to snag one on the cheap, Daily Steals is offering Grade-A refurbished Verizon/unlocked Gear S3 Classic LTE units for just $239.99 with our exclusive code. The […]

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[Update: Maybe not] Samsung may be using Wear OS for its upcoming smartwatches instead of Tizen

Those of you who follow Samsung closely may have noticed that devices running Android or Android-based OSes (e.g. Galaxy S9, Galaxy J7, Galaxy Gear) all have the “Galaxy” in their name for the most part, whereas those that run Tizen/other software (e.g. Gear Fit, Gear S3, Z4) don’t. You can imagine our confusion, then, when […]

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