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Fleksy Messenger App for Gear 2

Fleksy brings its smart keyboard to even smaller screens

June 18th, 2014

Fleksy on Wednesday launched a Messenger App that offers Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch users access to the company’s smart Fleksy keyboard app, allowing them to more easily compose SMS messages on the tiny display of the device. The application, a first of its kind for Samsung’s wearable device, is available as a free download from Samsung …

Samsung Smartwatch Shipments Q1 2014

Samsung is dominating the smartwatch market, tiny though it may be

May 20th, 2014

In case we weren’t clear enough in our review last year, the Galaxy Gear failed to impress us. It was an underwhelming entry into a market that hasn’t quite found an audience yet, but we might have underestimated the power of Samsung’s marketing team. According to a recent report from Strategy Analytics, Samsung’s original Galaxy …

Samsung Smartwatch Apps

Samsung lures developers to smartwatches with $1.25 million in cash

April 23rd, 2014

By all accounts, consumer responses to smartwatches have not exactly been enthusiastic so far. Big gadget makers will continue to push smartwatches and other wearables as growth in the smartphone market continues to slow, but without compelling functionality and solid ecosystems, those efforts will be exceedingly difficult. To address the latter point, Samsung has decided to …

Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2 Repairs

Here’s why you really shouldn’t break your Gear Fit or Gear 2 smartwatch

April 21st, 2014

Samsung’s newly launched Gear wearable devices, including the Gear Fit smartwatch, will be very expensive to repair according to a new report from ZDNet Korea reports. The publication has learned that any malfunctioning or broken Gear wearables will have to be turned in for repairs, with users unable to simply order a replacement screen or component to fix a …

Video: Check out Samsung’s radiant ads for Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit

April 16th, 2014

Samsung’s advertisements have traditionally been rooted in reality, showcasing new devices and slamming the competition, which is why the latest spots appear to come from out of left field. Posted on Tuesday, Samsung’s new commercials are an imaginative, fantastical look at the just-launched lineup of devices: the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit.

Samsung Gear 2 Gear Fit Teardown

Samsung’s smartwatch batteries are delightfully easy to replace

April 11th, 2014

Samsung is taking another stab at the wearable market this week with a slew of new wearables: the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches and the Gear Fit fitness tracker. As expected, the new Gear models are much improved over the original Galaxy Gear, with more comfortable designs and cleaner interfaces, but they also happen …

Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit Pre-order

Samsung’s new smart watches are now available for preorder

April 4th, 2014

Samsung will launch a slew of new wearable devices alongside its Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone next week, including two smartwatches, the Gear 2 and the Gear 2 Neo, and the Gear Fit fitness tracker. Now, Amazon has made all three of these new devices available for preorder. The three wrist-worn devices are set to ship on April 11th from Amazon, which …

Galaxy S5 Hands-on Video

Video: Samsung posts extensive hands-on with Galaxy S5, Gear wearables

March 10th, 2014

After posting a couple of introduction videos for the Galaxy S5 and the new Gear wearables a few days ago, Samsung has released on YouTube two new videos in which it offers its own hands-on preview of the new smartphone, smartwatches and fitness band. The new gadgets will be available in stores staring with April …

Samsung Gear 2, Neo and Gear Fit Prices

Samsung gears up for expensive new wearables launch

March 5th, 2014

While Samsung unveiled new wearable devices at MWC 2014, saying they would be available in stores in early April, the company did not actually mention pricing details for the Gear 2, the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit. However, it appears SamMobile has learned the European prices for these devices, and from the looks of …