Samsung Gear S3 Stories December 30, 2016

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We once looked on wearables as the future, but now that they’re actually here, we haven’t been quite as enthused. Things started off well with various smartwatches from a variety of OEMs, but one-by-one those companies are either pulling out of the smartwatch market temporarily, shifting focus to other platforms or form factors, or closing their doors entirely. However, there is still hope.

We’ve long recommended Google’s Android Wear as one of the best wearable platforms, but sometimes it’s easy to forget it’s not the only one, nor is it for everyone. I’m here to tell you that Samsung’s Tizen has quietly grown into a fantastic option. Last year we saw it make a splash with the unique Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic, but this year, we have the Gear S3 and, spoiler alert, it’s fantastic…

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Samsung Gear S3 Stories December 19, 2016

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Samsung’s lineup of Tizen wearables are shockingly great devices, but the biggest downside to both the Gear S2 and the newer Gear S3 (review coming soon), is the lack of app support. Today, Tizen’s app store grows with the welcome and long-awaited addition of Spotify.

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Samsung Gear S3 Stories December 13, 2016

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Samsung Gear S3 Stories November 28, 2016

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Just over a week ago we learned that Samsung was going to make Samsung Pay available for all Android devices, so long as a Gear S3 smartwatch is paired to that device. Now, Samsung has pushed an update live to enable that functionality via the Gear Manager app on Android.

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Samsung Gear S3 Stories November 18, 2016

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Samsung Pay is a feature that some take for granted, but when you look at it, it’s one of the best mobile payments service on the market today. Unfortunately, it’s naturally limited to Samsung devices only. That’s even true with the company’s wearable from last year, the Gear S2. Despite packing the hardware needed for Samsung Pay, the Gear S2 could only use the service when paired with a Samsung smartphone. However, that’s not the case with the Gear S3…

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Samsung Gear S3 Stories November 3, 2016

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After being listed at Best Buy yesterday, Samsung’s new Gear S3 smartwatch family is finally going on pre-order this week from most retailers and going on sale later this month.

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