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Samsung Gear S2

Exclusive no more: Gear S2 smartwatch will work with non-Samsung phones!

One well-kept secret of the new Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch is one that is bound to make a lot of Android enthusiasts happy: The Gear S2 will work with non-Samsung smartphones. Consider that again: Samsung is opening its ecosystem a bit. There's a caveat, of course. You'll need a phone with...
Samsung Gear S2 and LG Watch Urbane

Quick look: The Samsung Gear S2 and LG Watch Urbane

Smartwatches are coming a long way in a short amount of time, and so it's fitting that we had the LG Watch Urbane on our wrist as we went to check out the new (and Tizen-powered) Samsung Gear S2. LG mostly has been our favorite Android Wear manufacturer thus far — thanks in no small part to...
Countdown Watch Face

Save the date with Countdown Watch Face on Android Wear

There is always something to be excited about, whether it's an upcoming holiday or the release of the next big Marvel movie. We've gotten used to seeing countdowns to that special something, and now you can wear one right on your wrist. Countdown Watch Face is available for your Android Wear...
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Countdown Watch Face

Save the date with Countdown Watch Face on Android Wear

There is always something to be excited about, whether it's an upcoming holiday or the release of the next big Marvel movie. We've gotten used to seeing countdowns to that special something, and now you can wear one right on your wrist. Countdown Watch Face is available for your Android Wear...
Samsung Gear S2

I want a Samsung Gear S2 and I'm not sure how I feel about that

The Gear S2 might be the first good smartwatch Samsung has made. And this is a company that's made a lot of smartwatches. Samsung started off in wearables with the Galaxy Gear, which was pretty terrible, and followed it up with a series of Gear watches that showed steady, but marginal...
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Pebble Time update lets you take action on calendar events, brings streamlined layout to the app

Pebble has pushed an update to the Pebble Time for Android users, bringing some new features and functionality. The update, which bumps it up to version 3.4, fixes the issue some users experienced of not being notified of incoming calls, as well as adding some new functionality, and changing the...
Runtastic Moment

Runtastic Moment combines the traditional watch with a fitness tracker

Runtastic has announced a new wearable that combines the look and feel of a traditional watch with the functionality of a fitness tracker. The Runtastic Moment is available in four styles, offering a combination of different sized watch faces, band types and colors. Synchronizing with the...
Alcatel OneTouch Go Play

Alcatel unveils waterproof Go Play phone and Go Watch wearable

Alcatel OneTouch has today taken the wraps off a line of waterproof, dustproof and shockproof gadgets in its new "Go" series. Debuting at IFA 2015 in Berlin, Germany are the Go Play smartphone and Go Watch — colorful new devices that bring some unique features to their respective price points...
Here are the phones compatible with the Samsung Gear S2

Here are the phones that are compatible with the Samsung Gear S2

One of the big pieces of news to come along with Samsung's Gear S2 announcement was that it will be compatible with non-Samsung smartphones. There are some restrictions however, as Samsung notes that the Gear S2 requires a paired smartphone with Android 4.4 and higher and more than 1.5GB of RAM....
moto 360 (2014) vs moto 360 (2015)

Considering an upgrade from Moto 360 (2014) to Moto 360 (2015)

Any time a new piece of technology is released that resembles its predecessor, there are folks who wonder if the upgrade is actually worth it. While there's a group of folks out there who were really hoping the new Moto 360 would have a full circle design, dropping the display shelf and focusing...
Samsung Gear S2 and LG Watch Urbane

Quick look: The Samsung Gear S2 and LG Watch Urbane

Smartwatches are coming a long way in a short amount of time, and so it's fitting that we had the LG Watch Urbane on our wrist as we went to check out the new (and Tizen-powered) Samsung Gear S2. LG mostly has been our favorite Android Wear manufacturer thus far — thanks in no small part to...
Samsung Gear S2 specs

Samsung Gear S2 specs

Samsung has announced the Gear S2, and while this is just one watch, it's being offered in three distinct models. A standard Gear S2 will be the leading device, but there's also a "Gear S2 Classic" with a more standard watch design and also a Gear S2 3G with built-in connectivity. Here's how...
Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Gear S2 to get Alessandro Mendini custom watch faces and bands

The upcoming Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch will not only offer buyers optional watch faces and bands by the company itself, it will also support custom faces and bands made by well-known Italian designer Alessandro Mendini. Samsung said: Alessandro Mendini played an important role in the...

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