gear s2 Stories July 18, 2016

One of the promised features of Samsung’s Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic was the ability to use Samsung Pay on the watch for NFC payments, and now — nearly a year later — Samsung is finally launching this functionality on the Gear S2 along with a fairly beefy update…

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gear s2 Stories April 25, 2016

Albeit still not as popular as smartphones, smartwatches are indeed making their way to the market as gadgets with ever increased functionalities — like the recently announced CoWatch and its Amazon Alexa integration — but at the same time trying to appeal to classic timepiece customers as well.

Samsung is an OEM trying to please both audiences: according to The Korea Herald, Swiss watchmaker de Grisogono has confirmed to be working with the consumer electronics giant again in order to bring to the market a luxury version of the yet-to-be-announced Gear S3, supposedly coming next March…

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

gear s2 Stories February 11, 2016

Samsung’s Rose Gold and Platinum Gear S2 Classic are available tomorrow for $449

Announced at this year’s CES, the Rose Gold and Platinum variants of the Samsung Gear S2 Classic will be available for purchase in the US on February 12th. At $449, users are only getting a watch that has a rose gold or platinum finish along with an accompanying leather band.

gear s2 Stories January 14, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Moto G (2nd gen.) $100, Gear Live $80, Galaxy S6 Edge $490, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Motorola Moto G (2nd gen.) 8GB black: $100 shipped (Reg. $180) | Best Buy 

Samsung Android Wear-powered Gear Live: $80 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

New 32GB Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: $490 shipped (Reg. $715)

Samsung Gear S2 from $250 shipped, Gear S2 Classic from $300 shipped w/ code 50OFFJAN | Adorama

If you don’t mind rebates, you can get an additional $50 off both models

LG G3 Beat 8GB unlocked Android phone: $130 shipped (Reg. $200) | Amazon

Philips Friends of Hue Bloom Luminaire Starter Kit: $100 shipped (Orig. $180)

Bluetooth Audio Deals: Harman Kardon Speaker (refurb) $70, Over-Ear Headphones $17, more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

USB Power: Lumsing 40W 5-Port Charger + Lightning cable $20 (Reg. $30+), more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

It’s 2016, stop renting your cable modem: Motorola refurb DOCSIS 3.0 deals from $40 (Orig. up to $220)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

The Kiba camera wants to sit on your shelf and record life’s biggest moments

gear s2 Stories January 5, 2016

At its CES keynote, Samsung announced that its Gear S2 smartwatches will come in two new metal finishes and will get Samsung Pay and iOS compatibility later this year.

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Samsung is up next for CES press day, following a very Android- and Google-heavy Huawei event. This event isn’t expected to be nearly as exciting, however, as Samsung has a wide variety of products spanning many categories to mention. Just like last year, I wouldn’t be surprised if we heard about Samsung services, some connected home products, some televisions, and maybe a new variant of a smartwatch (the Gear S2 this time, likely)… expand full story

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