Samsung held a press conference in Berlin today ahead of the official opening of IFA 2017, and unveiled its two new wearables that we’ve been expecting for some time now — the Gear Fit 2 Pro and the Gear Sport. Here’s everything you need to know.
Tizen Stories August 30
Tizen Stories June 20
Spotify is bringing an offline playback option to its Samsung Gear S3, S2 app
Spotify is my music service of choice and I was ecstatic when I learned that it was coming to the Gear S3 last year. However, the app lacked one major feature: standalone playback. It now appears that Samsung is going to add that functionality after all with an early rollout currently underway.
Tizen Stories May 24
Tizen update brings new apps, features and more to the Gear S3
Samsung’s Gear S3 sits upon my wrist day-to-day, and it seems I’m not the only one who’s fallen in love with it, as Samsung’s Tizen OS recently surpassed Android Wear. Now, Samsung is bringing some new features to owners of its Tizen-powered wearables.
Tizen Stories May 11
Today a new report came out that showed that as of Q1 of 2017, Samsung’s Tizen OS now has a larger market share than Google’s Android Wear. Although Tizen is still well below Apple’s 57% market share with watchOS, it does show that a majority of Android users who want to a smartwatch are turning to Samsung. Do you think this amount of popularity will eventually get people to try out other Tizen-powered products?
Everyone can use an Echo Dot: Just $50!
Smartwatches are one of the most personal pieces of tech someone can use day-to-day. Not only does it come down to the style of the device, but also the look and feel of the operating system. For Android users, there’s no lack of choices for a compatible smartwatch, with the first coming to mind usually being Android Wear. Now, though, Samsung’s Tizen has overtaken Android Wear in popularity…
Tizen Stories April 4
Samsung has been working on its Tizen OS for quite some time and while it hasn’t worked on phones very well, the company’s work adapting it to televisions and smartwatches has been pretty solid, especially in the case of the latter. However, a new report from Motherboard isn’t too kind to the OS, revealing that it is full of major security vulnerabilities, calling it “a hacker’s dream.”