News tagged ‘smart watch’

Monday, 2 Jun 2014

New Samsung Galaxy Gear Update Ditches Android for Tizen

New Samsung Galaxy Gear Update Ditches Android for Tizen

Samsung Galaxy Gear owners now have one less reason to upgrade to the Gear 2. A new software update is now available to switch the smart watch's OS from Android to Tizen, which brings several new features and improvements.

Friday, 30 May 2014

Microsoft's Smart Watch Rumored to be Ready Soon

Microsoft's Smart Watch Rumored to be Ready Soon

Microsoft is said to be working on a sensor-rich smart watch that will monitor your heart rate amongst other things, and it could be ready as soon as this summer.

Monday, 26 May 2014

Pebble E-Paper Smart Watch Available in Singapore Now

Pebble E-Paper Smart Watch Available in Singapore Now

Leader Radio Technologies, the sole distributor of Pebble in Singapore, announced today that consumers can purchase the E-Paper smart watch from selected stores. It also launched pebble.sg, which is an exclusive club for Pebble owners in Singapore.

Samsung Working on Tizen-Powered Smart Watch with SIM Card Slot

Samsung Working on Tizen-Powered Smart Watch with SIM Card Slot

The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung is developing a smart watch that can make calls and send email without being tethered to a smartphone. It is expected to be launched between June and July.

Monday, 21 Apr 2014

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung has disclosed plans to roll out smartphones equipped with the Linux-based platform. The first Tizen-based smartphone will be a high-end device, with a second mid-market one to follow.

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Samsung Rolls Out Wearable Devices in Singapore

Samsung Rolls Out Wearable Devices in Singapore

Samsung has released its next-gen of wearable devices, the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, as well as the Gear Fit, locally. Pricing and details inside.

Sunday, 23 Feb 2014

Samsung Unveils Tizen-Powered Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo Smart Watches

Samsung Unveils Tizen-Powered Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo Smart Watches

Samsung Electronics today unveiled not one, but two successors to its Galaxy Gear smart watch at Mobile World Congress 2014. They are the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. How different are they from the first generation Galaxy Gear? Hit the link to find out more.

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014

Global Price Cut for Samsung Galaxy Gear to Prepare for Launch of Its Successor? (Update)

Global Price Cut for Samsung Galaxy Gear to Prepare for Launch of Its Successor? (Update)

There are reports of Samsung slashing the retail prices of the Galaxy Gear in several countries such as India and the U.S. Is the global price a sign that Samsung is clearing stocks in preparation for the announcement of the next generation Galaxy Gear?

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

So You Think You Can't Type On A Smart Watch? Minumm Keyboard Proves You Wrong.

So You Think You Can't Type On A Smart Watch? Minumm Keyboard Proves You Wrong.

Toronto-based startup Whirlscape published a video showing how users can type on a smart watch using its Minuum keyboard. It is currently in talks with smart watch manufacturers to put its software on their devices coming in the next few months.

Friday, 10 Jan 2014

Samsung to Go Back to Basics for Galaxy S5; Launch Expected in April with Gear 2

Samsung to Go Back to Basics for Galaxy S5; Launch Expected in April with Gear 2

Lee Young Hee, executive vice president of the Samsung’s mobile business revealed in an interview with Bloomberg that the Galaxy S5 will be released by April.

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