Tizen Custom ROM For Galaxy Gear Released

Last year Samsung jumped on the wearable device bandwagon by launching the Galaxy Gear. Initially this smartwatch was powered by a modified version of Android but a few months back Samsung released a Tizen update for it. The first Gear smartwatch now runs on Samsung’s homegrown OS but that doesn’t mean developers can’t tinker with it the way they would with Android. The first custom ROM for Galaxy Gear based on Tizen […]


Samsung Releases Tizen Update For Galaxy Gear In The U.S.

A few months back we heard that Samsung would soon release a Tizen update for its first smartwatch called Galaxy Gear. It carried the Galaxy branding because the smartwatch was powered by Android. However earlier this year Samsung unveiled its new crop of Tizen OS powered wearables, shifting altogether from Android. So an update for the Galaxy Gear was previewed back then. Today the Tizen OS update for Galaxy Gear […]


Steve Wozniak Not Particularly Taken By The Galaxy Gear

Steve Wozniak was one of the original co-founders of Apple, and despite him having a hand in starting up one of the more iconic tech companies in the past decade or so, he has been known to be brutally honest about what he likes and dislikes. He has expressed his love for various platforms in the past, like Android and Windows Phone, but if there is a recent tech gadget […]


Samsung Rolls Out Tizen Update For Galaxy Gear

Earlier this year at MWC 2014, Samsung introduced a handful of new wearables. The Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and the Gear Fit. You might be wondering why the naming scheme is different from the Galaxy Gear? Well it is because it runs on Tizen, while the Galaxy moniker suggests that it runs on Android. Interestingly enough it seems that Samsung has decided to make the original Galaxy Gear […]


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Tizen Update For Galaxy Gear Previewed

Samsung launched its Android based Galaxy Gear smartwatch in September last year. Apparently that device didn’t do so well and rumors began circulating months later that the company would launch new smartwatches in a few months time. Sure enough at MWC 2014 in February, merely six months later, it launched Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. The major difference is that the new smartwatches run on Tizen instead of Android. Samsung’s […]


Gear Solo Is Samsung’s 3G Capable Smartwatch [Rumor]

Samsung is serious about wearable gadgets. The company launched Galaxy Gear last year, and apparently when it didn’t perform too spectacularly, it followed up with two more smartwatches released merely six months after the first one. The new smartwatches shun Android for Tizen, and really are more improved and refined than their predecessor. Apparently Samsung still has another similar product up its sleeve that it may launch later this year. We […]


Galaxy Gear Price Drops Significantly In Canada

Soon after the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch was released last year, reports of its dismal performance in the market started circulating. This lead many to believe that the company might launch its smartwatch’s successor earlier than intended. Alongside the Galaxy S5 last month Samsung did launch its new smartwatches, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Ahead of their release later this month, the original Samsung smartwatch has received a […]


Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Gear Neo Smart Watches Launched at MWC

Samsung launched the Galaxy Gear smart watch back in September at IFA and today, the manufacturer is coming to MWC with its new Galaxy Gear 2 and a lighter version, the Galaxy Gear 2 Neo. Both the Gear 2 and the Gear 2 Neo are now running Samsung’s OS Tizen, instead of Android, and they are both one millimeter thinner than the original Gear. The 2.0 Megapixel camera is now […]


Multiple Galaxy Gear Models Expected At MWC 2014

It was back in September last year when Samsung launched its first smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear. Since then there have been many reports of dismal sales, which have apparently forced the company’s hand to launch a successor after just six months. Previously it was rumored that a new Galaxy Gear will be launched alongside Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona later this week. However, sources familiar […]


AT&T Galaxy Gear Price Gets A $100 Cut

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch was one of the most highly anticipated wearable devices of 2013, but it didn’t quite make a mark. There have been reports of dismal sales, which is believed to be the reason why Samsung might launch a successor within just a few months of the original Galaxy Gear hitting the market. Samsung is actually expected to unveil the Galaxy Gear 2 at Mobile World Congress 2014 […]


Galaxy Gear 2 Rumored To Be Priced Lower Than iWatch

The Samsung Galaxy Gear does not come cheap, especially for a device that is in a relatively new market. At the same time it isn’t prohibitively expensive either, but with so many different smartwatches to choose from, perhaps Samsung could be looking at price as a differentiating factor for future Galaxy Gear devices. This is according to a new set of rumors which seems to suggest that Samsung could be […]


Galaxy S5 Launch ‘Confirmed’ For MWC 2014

There have been a lot of rumors about the Galaxy S5 launch, even though Samsung has already rolled out invitations for its Unpacked 5 event, which will be held on February 24, the day Mobile World Congress 2014 kicks off in Barcelona. Today the New York Times claims to have heard from its sources that Galaxy S5 is indeed going to be the device Samsung unveils at the event, and […]


Galaxy Gear Price Cut Possible

The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch was unveiled alongside Galaxy Note 3 at IFA last year. This smartwatch was initially only compatible with a couple of Samsung mobile devices, but since then the company has expanded its support base, only to its own devices though, Galaxy Gear doesn’t play nice with devices from other Android manufacturers. The company is expected to announce a successor in the coming weeks, which is what […]


Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 Rumored To Be More Fashionable, Could Sport A Flexible Display

When the Samsung Galaxy Gear was announced last year, it was met with a lot of enthusiasm. After all not only was Samsung joining the wearable tech race, but many were also interested to see what Apple’s rival could have in store for them. While Samsung made a good effort with the Galaxy Gear, flaws such as limited device compatibility and poor battery life (about a day’s worth, last we […]