Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories November 29

Sapphire glass is something we usually only see on the most expensive smartwatches, but the Galaxy Watch 5 brings the scratch-resistant glass down to a cost of under $300. And surprisingly, the quality of Samsung’s sapphire glass on the Galaxy Watch 5 beats out the Apple Watch Ultra, which costs nearly three times as much in a new test.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories November 25

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Watch 5 update brings a World Cup-themed watch face

Along with stability improvements to the Galaxy Watch 5, Samsung’s latest update is bringing a fun new watch face built just for the World Cup celebration.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories November 18

2022 — and by extension 2023 — is a big year for Wear OS with Google entering the market with the Pixel Watch, but how does it stack up against the market-leading Galaxy Watch 5? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories November 7

The Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro are excellent smartwatches that are also relatively affordable, but if you wanted to pick up an official metal band, you’ll be paying a pretty penny.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories November 1

Google Maps update on Wear OS breaks home & work shortcuts on Pixel Watch, Galaxy Watch

If you have a Wear OS 3 smartwatch, including the Google Pixel Watch or Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, a recent update to Google Maps appears to have broken the navigation shortcuts for home and work locations.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories October 18

Galaxy Watch 5 series gets October 2022 security update, at least on Verizon models

Samsung is rolling out another update for its latest Wear OS smartwatches, but there’s not much new. The Galaxy Watch 5 series is getting its October 2022 update but only on select models so far.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories October 14

How to install and use Google Home on your Pixel Watch or Galaxy Watch

Google’s Pixel Watch is meant to be one of the missing pieces to a complete ecosystem. Part of that ecosystem is Google Home, and the two work together quite nicely. Here’s how to access Google Home from your Pixel Watch or on any Wear OS 3 device, like the Galaxy Watch 5.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories September 19

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch ‘Charging Cradle’ won’t be too pricey, uses your current charger [Gallery]

Just a couple of weeks ago, we came across a detail-barren listing for a new Galaxy Watch Charging Cradle on Samsung’s website. Now, that cradle has gone live in the UK and is on sale for a measly £20.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories September 14

How to reset your Galaxy Watch 5 or 5 Pro and why you might want to

No smartwatch is perfect, and Samsung’s Galaxy Watch line has a track record of random bugs and issues. While fixable on the Galaxy Watch 5, most of these bugs require you to perform a factory reset on the watch, which is straightforward and not as inconvenient as it would be on a phone.

Galaxy Watch 5 update brings ‘performance improvements’ to cellular models

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 5 has only been on the market for a few weeks, but it’s already getting its second update which brings “performance improvements.”

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories September 13

Galaxy Watch 5 SOS Mode: How to set it up, and why it doesn’t support 911

Most Android devices with an SOS feature call 911 or emergency services when activated, so does the Galaxy Watch 5 do the same thing? This guide will take you through how it works.

Samsung has dropped brand-new Wear OS watches, and if you own the Galaxy Watch 4, you’re probably wondering what’s different with the Galaxy Watch 5. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories September 7

Galaxy Watch 5: Does Samsung’s temperature sensor do anything?

The Galaxy Watch 5 was poised to be a superior fitness tracking wearable, equipped with a temperature sensor for better health measurements. Unfortunately, the temperature sensor doesn’t seem to serve a larger purpose – yet.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories September 6

When will my Galaxy Watch 4 or 5 get an update? Here’s how to check and Samsung’s schedule

With Samsung’s regular One UI Watch updates, there’s often a good chance one is waiting to be installed. In the event that’s the case, this guide will show you how to check for software updates on your Galaxy Watch 4 or 5.

The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is notorious for its comfortable yet difficult band. When wirelessly charging, the Watch 5 Pro is incapable of sitting flush against a charging pad, even the one Samsung gave out for free during pre-orders. Now, the company looks to have developed a solution in the Galaxy Watch Charging Cradle.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 31

On paper, the Galaxy Watch 5 is a definite improvement on some features found in the Galaxy Watch line. But, does that mean it’s worth completely upgrading for a couple of new changes? We’ll break down each improvement and give you a better idea as to whether or not you should upgrade to the Galaxy Watch 5 or 5 Pro from a Galaxy Watch 4 or earlier.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 28

After years of neglect, Google finally gave Wear OS a boost last year, and that arrived with the help of Samsung and the Galaxy Watch 4. Finally, good hardware gave the platform a chance to thrive, which is only getting better now. How can you follow up the watch that tripled platform sales in just one year? With the Galaxy Watch 5, Samsung answers that question with some relatively minor improvements.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 23

The first Samsung customers are beginning to receive the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro, and Google has some “important” advice for those that are having trouble getting Assistant for Wear OS up and running.

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How to use Google Wallet with your Galaxy Watch 5

The Galaxy Watch 5 is a great smartwatch for your Android device, and since it runs Wear OS, it works well with some of Google’s most important apps. One of those is Google Wallet – formerly known as Google Pay. This guide will take you through installing and setting up easy access to Google Wallet on your Galaxy Watch 5.

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 5 officially hits the market later this week, and it’s a relatively iterative upgrade on most points. Now, a Galaxy Watch 4 update is rolling out to bring the watch faces from the Watch 5 to last year’s series.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 17

The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is Samsung’s new flagship wearable, but it’s a chunky smartwatch compared to the standard model. However, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is physically bigger than Samsung claims that it is, but that’s not necessarily for the worst.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 12

Is the Galaxy Watch 5 and 5 Pro waterproof? What you need to know before taking a swim

For the last few years, wearables like the Galaxy Watch series have been designed to deal with water exposure at varying levels. The Galaxy Watch 5 can certainly take a splash or two, but at what level? This guide will help you determine just how waterproof your Galaxy Watch 5 is and what you can do with it using Samsung’s Water Lock.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 11

Galaxy Watch 5 and 5 Pro: Why is sapphire glass so special?

The Galaxy Watch 5 is just another step in a line of very good smartwatches put together by Samsung. At first glance, there isn’t a whole lot that raises the Galaxy Watch 5 to the next level in comparison to its predecessor. Do a little digging, and you’ll find that the Galaxy Watch 5 uses sapphire glass instead of Gorilla Glass. So what’s the difference? This guide will dig into that a little further.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 10

Samsung.com is yet again struggling to handle Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 pre-orders

Trying to pre-order one of Samsung’s new devices? Well, if you’re trying to do that at Samsung.com, you’re probably not alone in struggling to submit a pre-order and watching the site crashing.

After a somewhat successful reintegration with Wear OS last year, Samsung is back with the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro. The duo share some of the same DNA with their predecessor, but with refinements and even a few removals.

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Samsung has officially unveiled their latest Wear OS smartwatches, the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro, bringing premium materials and refinements to health features.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 9

Samsung is set to unveil its latest batch of smartwatches tomorrow in the Galaxy Watch 5 series, but it seems there’s a relatively big upgrade in store. According to the latest leak of the Galaxy Watch 5, the entire lineup is set to adopt sapphire crystal glass for the display.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 4

We’ve heard quite a bit about the Galaxy Watch 5 series to date, including that there’s a “Pro” model coming with a bigger battery and design. Now, we’re getting a bunch of Galaxy Watch 5 specs that all but confirm the huge battery in the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories August 2

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 5 is only around a week or so from launch, and we’ve already learned what it looks like, have a rough idea of what it will cost, and know that the rotating bezel is going by the wayside. Now, we know how fast the Galaxy Watch 5 will charge, and that the charger will switch to USB-C.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories July 29

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 turned out to be a hit last year thanks to its affordable price and attractive design, and it seems Samsung is doubling down on that this year with the Galaxy Z Flip 4, which we can now confirm will be available in over 70 different colors.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories July 22

One of the biggest problems with Wear OS smartwatches has always been battery life, but it seems the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is going to make a big effort to avoid that problem, with claims of three-day endurance being thrown around.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories July 18

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 have been shaping up to be welcome upgrades to the company’s foldable range, but the exact release date has been mostly a mystery… up until now. According to Evan Blass, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Flip 4 are set to arrive at an Unpacked event less than a month away.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories July 9

Samsung confirms Galaxy Watch 5 model numbers on its own website

We’re still about a month away from the launch of the Galaxy Watch 5 series, the next Wear OS flagship, and the leaks are really starting to flow for the lineup. Tonight, Samsung’s own website has confirmed the model numbers of the Galaxy Watch 5 series.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories July 6

After previous branding, price, size, and color leaks, we now have our first look at Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro thanks to what should be official renders.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories June 22

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 was a great device on the whole, and it was also a pretty good value. Now, we’re getting our first hint at the price Samsung is asking for the Galaxy Watch 5, and it suggests a slight increase.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories June 17

As the smartwatch has passed through the FCC this week, we’re learning that Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 5 series will have effectively doubled its charging speed, now supporting 10W speeds.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories June 16

The latest leak for the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro gives us a better idea of what colors and sizes Samsung’s next smartwatches will be available in at launch.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories June 2

Rumors have been spreading about Samsung’s next-generation smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, and about how Samsung might be removing the rotating bezel. Thanks to a new Samsung Health update, we get to see the official names of the watch and hints at the Classic model going away.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories May 31

Samsung has had one iconic design feature for the better part of a decade now, with its rotating bezel. However, it seems that may finally be coming to an end, as the Galaxy Watch 5 series is apparently set to do away with the rotating bezel entirely.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories May 14

The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro is shaping up to be a pretty exciting Wear OS release, and now it appears it’s also going to bring some stronger materials. According to a reliable tipster, Samsung is set to deliver sapphire glass and a titanium build on the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories May 5

The Galaxy Watch 5 series is set to debut in the coming months and some recent rumors suggested that a “Pro” model was on its way. Now, another leak supports the existence of the Galaxy Watch 5 “Pro,” and clears up the branding that Samsung will use.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories May 2

Galaxy Watch 5 might not offer body temperature measurements after all

In the world of Wear OS, Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 offers one of the most complete experiences for health and fitness tracking. Earlier this year, it was expected that the Galaxy Watch 5 would build on that package with body temperature measurements, but it seems that might not work out.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories April 22

Samsung still has the only smartwatch running the new Wear OS 3 that it worked with Google to build out. According to a new report, Samsung is prepping to double down on that with the Galaxy Watch 5 series, which will include a new Wear OS skin, as well as the removal of the “Classic” design.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories April 8

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 series has proved to be a hit, but the battery life was one of the least satisfying parts of the lineup. Apparently, that’s something Samsung is preparing to solve with the “Galaxy Watch 5 Pro,” which would have a 60% larger battery.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories March 31

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 is the best smartwatch you can buy for Android, as it delivers not only the first experience built on top of Wear OS 3, but also some of the best features. However, battery life is a little less than ideal, but the Galaxy Watch 5 may step it up a bit.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Stories March 10

The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is one the best smartwatches you can buy today, in part because of its excellent health and fitness tracking tools. According to a new report, the Galaxy Watch 5 will add a skin thermometer to the package.

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