When Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch Active this year, it came with their “mobile” version of One UI, the newer, sleeker software that was found on Samsung handsets running Android 9.0 Pie. It includes a few new features and an easier to navigate interface, but we were all really hoping to see it back ported […]
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Samsung is taking on the world of work via three new integrations with its Gear smartwatches. SoloProtect uses the Samsung Gear S3 to keep tabs on people who work alone, like real estate agents and home healthcare workers, while Reemo integrates with…
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The Galaxy Note 8 wasn’t the only device to be announced today, although it does seem like it was the only one that was supposed to be shown off. During all the commotion, Samsung’s Spanish website listed the Gear Fit 2 Pro before pulling it back down. Was it supposed to be announced with the Note 8 […]
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Last year, Roli launched an affordable, modular music creation system called Blocks. At launch, the company sold a square Lightpad block (intended for tapping out melodies and drum beats) and two smaller blocks that let you adjust a variety of settin…
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Samsung’s latest update for its Gear S3 smartwatch brings with it a host of enhancements and tweaks to Samsung Health, Reminders, accessibility, and various other apps and functions.
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Samsung’s Value Pack update for the Gear S3 is finally available in most major markets after being released late in March, so now more people will get to enjoy the extra features and functions the update brings. It’s mostly health app upgrades, but there are a few other things here. Samsung Health on the Gear […]
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At Mobile World Congres in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung and Facebook’s Oculus Rift division announced the Gear VR controller, a virtual reality gamepad. Here is our first impression of the controller.
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It took Samsung quite a while, but Samsung has finally released an iOS app that enables users to connect some of their smartwatches with their Apple smartphone. The new iOS app will work with the Gear S2 and Gear S3 smartwatches. There are some reports that it will work with the Gear Fit 2 activity […]
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Have you been wondering whether the Gear S3 is worth picking up or not? Our very own Justin Herrick unboxed the latest smartwatch from Samsung. See what he thinks after the break. There’s a raft of new features that come with the Gear S3 that make it all that more better than its predecessor, the […]
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A Samsung executive has let it slip the Gear VR 2 will be released in the near future, and that it will be followed by an even more exciting project, based around augmented reality. The headset may deliver a Microsoft HoloLens-like experience.
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Samsung has two new smartwatches for 2016: The Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier. Here’s everything you need to know about them, including our in-depth first look at the watches, and how to pre-order one.
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Tired of getting battered and bruised while playing basketball? Blindsave claims it has developed the world’s first protective equipment that conforms to the body and is light enough to wear while shooting hoops.
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Last month, Microsoft announced plans to bring Xbox Wireless tech to PCs and other gaming accessories starting with Lenovo's IdeaCentre Y710 Cube. Today, the company went a step further with controller support for Samsung's Gear VR headset. That's ri…
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Samsung’s Unpacked 2016 was a double whammy: in addition to taking the wraps off its Note 7 smartphone, the company unveiled a new Gear VR headset. It’s a slight improvement over last year’s model, and it’s available for pre-order now.
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Samsung has designed a 360-degree camera that plays well with its S7 phone and Gear VR headset, but its closed ecosystem shuts out others.
Did you forget about Samsung’s Gear 360? You’d be forgiven if you did, since Samsung went almost completely silent on the little camera after its announcement with the Galaxy S7. Well, fast forward a few months to the launch of the next Galaxy phone, and the tentative release date for the US version of the […]
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Rumors are slowly gathering that Samsung may have a new Gear VR headset in the works, but details are slim, leading to speculation it may be compatible with the forthcoming Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
The Wolffepack Capture is a unique camera backpack designed to be accessible without ever having to take it off your back. To do this, it uses a patented “trapeze” technology.
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Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch will soon get a big software update. The highlights include a recommended app screen and custom watch faces, plus an updated weather and clock interface and new voice assistance features.
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If you spend a considerable amount of time reading J. Kenji Lopez-Alt's writings on better cooking through science, you'll come across his sous vide steak guide. I've read what Lopez-Alt and others have to say about the culinary method for preparing…
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There are a ton of fitness trackers out there, but two of the best known have to be the Samsung Gear Fit 2 and the Fitbit Blaze. But which is better? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at which device comes out on top in terms of both hardware and software.
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CE Week is winding down, and while most of the big players don’t have a large presence, there’s still a lot of new and exciting products to take a look at — take a peek at these five handy mobile accessories.
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Samsung’s bringing its $ 350 Gear 360 camera to the US, but there’s a catch: orders are limited to attendees of VidCon in Anaheim, California. It’s also revamping its Milk VR application.
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Samsung has finally taken the wraps off the successor to the Gear Fit, aka the aptly-titled Gear Fit 2. But is the new fitness tracker that much better than the original? Check out our spec comparison for a closer look at the software and hardware powering both devices.
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Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 is better than a Fitbit in almost every way. Its design is sleek, it offers smart notifications, and it can automatically track your workouts. Here’s our review.
Samsung’s first Gear Fit left a lot to be desired, but its second-generation Gear Fit 2 looks like a winner. Is it good enough to take on the Fitbit?
After a period of absence, Samsung may be planning a return to the world of fitness wearables, after two new products — the Gear Fit 2, and activity tracking wireless earbuds called the IconX — were leaked.
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If you regularly come back from winter runs or bike rides feeling chilled by sweat and the weather, your gear could be to blame. The key to great outdoor exercise gear for winter and the vagaries of spring is the fabric and fit.
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There’s no better way to build up excitement for a device than by incorporating it into some historic moment, and that’s exactly what Samsung did with the Gear 360. Casey Neistat took Samsung’s 360 degree camera to the Oscars just a few days ago and managed to capture Leonard DiCaprio’s first ever win for his role in The Revenant, all in 360 degree video.
And, of course, it got uploaded to YouTube, which also shows off YouTube’s ability to play 360 degree videos. Watching it in a normal YouTube window is a little weird, since it basically just looks like a distorted fish-eye angle, but if you have a browser capable of watching it in surround video, it’s worth checking out.
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People with Samsung’s Gear S2 are being greeted with a software update that ushers in performance improvements and bug fixes.
Here’s the full changelog:
The software update, which is labeled as version R720XXU2BPA4, is 91MB.
Samsung’s Gear S2 (along with the Gear S2 Classic model) was released in October 2015 after debuting at IFA 2015. Then, at CES 2016, the company announced two new variants of the Gear S2 Classic are on the way. The Gear S2 Classic in Rose Gold and Platinum will be sold by Amazon, Best Buy, Macy’s, and other retailers starting tomorrow, February 12.
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Samsung’s Gear S2 Classic has been teased in Rose Gold and Platinum for a few months now, with Samsung repeatedly showing off the premium iterations of their flagship smartwatch to build up some anticipation. The company announced that the new colors would be available in February, and they’re finally here.
If you’re interested, you can buy both models for $ 449 at tons of retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, and directly from Samsung. The 18K Rose Gold comes with an ivory band, while the Platinum comes with a black leather band. Everything else about the watch has stayed the same, including Samsung’s unique rotating bezel that controls the interface of the watch.
Anyone interested in picking one of these up?
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Samsung Gear VR users can start making friends in a virtual reality world now that AltspaceVR has released its app for the headset to the public. In fact, they can mix and mingle not only with other Gear VR users, but also with people who use the HTC…
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This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.Here's our guide to the most essential gear you'll need to throw the best party. At The Sweethome, we spend dozens of h…
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Oculus Connect 2 may not have Samsung in its name, but the company’s biggest announcements were related to Gear VR, a mobile headset for Galaxy and Note smartphones. That represents Oculus’ move to position itself as virtual reality’s shepherd.
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Samsung has partnered with Italian designer Alessandro Mendini, known for the Poltrona di Proust armchair and other wacky designs. He will be making a handful of Gear S2 accessories for the launch of the smartwatch.
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Samsung’s released an updated Tizen SDK for the new Gear S2, and alongside it announced new apps from Nike, ESPN, and others. The development kit supports standalone functionality and features like the Gear S2’s unique bezel.
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Samsung will reveal its next smartwatch on September 3 at IFA 2015 in Berlin. See the first picture of the watch and what we know here!
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Samsung has revealed its next smartwatch, called the Gear S2, in a fashion-influenced Lookbook, where it’s pictured alongside the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. The circular watch is expected to launch in September.
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Samsung may introduce its first round smartwatch soon. The device may sport a rotating bezel, a crown-shaped power button, and 3G connectivity. Here’s everything we think we know about it so far.
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