Not too long ago, it was confirmed that some great Under Armour health and fitness apps will be brought over to the Samsung Gear S3 and Gear S2 smartwatches. The company has followed through on that today. It has released the MyFitnessPal, Endomondo, and Map My Run apps for these Samsung smartwatches. All three apps provide users with new and innovative ways of tracking their calories, runs, workouts, and fitness […]
Recently at IFA 2016, Samsung took the wraps off their latest smartwatch: the Samsung Gear S3. So the question is what will become of the Gear S2? Will Samsung discontinue the smartwatch? Will they stop supporting it in favor of the brand new Gear S3? The good news for Gear S2 owners is that they won’t.
Samsung’s mobile payment service – aptly called Samsung Pay – has finally made its way to the Gear S2 smartwatch. When it unveiled the smartwatch last year the company did say that the wearable device would get support for its mobile payments service at some point. Samsung Pay has now been expanded to the Gear S2, albeit in beta.
The other day we reported that Samsung had an update planned for their Gear S2 smartwatch. Looks like Gear S2 owners did not have to wait too long as Samsung has since announced the Gear S2 Value Pack Update which according to the company, had begun making its way to Gear S2 owners since the 15th of July.
We’re not sure when Samsung is planning on launching the Gear S3 smartwatch, but in the meantime for Gear S2 owners, you might be interested to learn that there will be an update headed your way that will pack a ton of new features, changes, and also some improvements made to its UX.
The Samsung Gear S2 is definitely not the latest smartwatch around, but it is only smartwatch from Samsung that will be supported on iOS, at least so far. Support for the smartwatch was announced earlier this year where it was suggested that the support could be arriving in January, but obviously that did not happen.
Wearable technology has certainly improved by leaps and bounds, and one thing about such devices is the fact that software and firmware updates can be introduced for them – which means that one will be able to enjoy a longer lasting piece of hardware than in the years past. Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch did pick up a brand new software update, and one would not have to wait too long […]
Last year there was a rumor that Samsung could be making their Gear S2 smartwatch compatible with iOS devices. This was later confirmed to be true during CES 2016 earlier this year in which the company’s VP confirmed that iPhone support was coming to the Gear S2 later this year, although no specific dates were given.
The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch is pretty stylish and elegant by itself, but if you were after something a little more blinged out for a fancy event, you might be interested to learn that Samsung has teamed up with Swiss jeweler de Grisogono in which they have given the Gear S2 a diamond-studded makeover.
Samsung announced that those who pre-order the Galaxy S7 or the Galaxy S7 Edge will be getting a free Gear VR headset. However if you’re still unsure and want to wait this out, it seems that if you were to purchase the handset from Verizon, the deal will still be valid. However on top of that, it looks like Verizon will be giving customers the option of either having the […]
Traveling overseas and want to swap to a local carrier? You’ll have to take out the SIM card in your phone and replace it with the carrier’s own SIM card. While not particularly inconvenient, it isn’t efficient either, not to mention there is always the possibility of losing your original SIM which means more work when you get back home.
The Gear S2 smartwatch from Samsung arrived last year, it was one of the most popular smartwatches of 2015, the company surely wants it to stay that way which is why it has been working hard to bring new content to the wearable device. At CES 2016 a couple of weeks ago it also announced two new editions of the smartwatch, it has announced today that the Gear S2 Classic […]
Samsung released a smartwatch last year that received a lot of praise, and it’s believed that the Gear S2 is doing well in the market, particularly in a market that has strong competitors like the Apple Watch. Samsung has been hard at work to get more apps for its smartwatch and it has managed to bring one from one of the world’s biggest ride-sharing companies. The official Uber app has […]
Samsung launched the Gear S2 smartwatch last year and it has proven to be one of the hottest wearable devices of the year, it has been compatible with Android handsets ever since it came out and the company never really denied the possibility that some day support for the iPhone may also be added. At its CES 2016 keynote Samsung confirmed that the Gear S2 would soon receive iPhone support, and […]
There are several smartwatches that are compatible with the iPhone right now, but safe to say that there are plenty of devices out there that aren’t, but things are certainly changing. For example Google made Android Wear devices compatible with iOS, and now it looks like Samsung wants its Tizen smartwatches to be compatible as well.Announcing on stage at CES 2016, Samsung’s VP Alanna Cotton revealed that the Samsung Gear […]
While having a large battery obviously helps with battery life, having an optimized piece of software can also help with getting as much battery as possible. Take for example the Samsung Gear S2. The smartwatch comes with a 250mAh battery which is smaller than the competition out there, but so far reviews have found that the device lasts around 1.5-2 days on average.The good news is that according to reports, […]
It was confirmed a few weeks back that the Gear S2 will soon get support for AT&T’s NumberSync feature which enables users to share one cell number across multiple devices. Today the Gear S2 has received support for this feature which means that the smartwatch can now be used to make and receive phone calls or send and receive text messages with the same phone number that’s used on your […]
One of the features that Samsung focused on when it unveiled the Gear S2 smartwatch a couple of months back was that it’s capable of making contactless payments. The smartwatch has support for Samsung Pay, the company’s new mobile payments service which is already live on handsets like the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ in the United States. The company has now confirmed that Gear S2 won’t get […]
There are various smartwatches and fitness trackers available out there, but if you love the Samsung Gear S2 but were a bit bummed that there isn’t support for iOS, it seems that you might not have to remain disappointed for much longer. According to a report from SamMobile, they claim to have confirmed with their source that iOS support will be coming soon.This will come in the form of the […]
If you own the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch, you might be interested to learn that Samsung has begun the rollout of a firmware update that will not only introduce the usual host of bug fixes, but it seems that users can expect a bevy of new features added to their smartwatch as well.The update has begun rolling out in South Korea so we’re not sure when it will make its […]