Samsung Tizen

Samsung's first Tizen phones launching in Q2 2014, Android remains 'main business'

Samsung's first Tizen phones launching in Q2 2014, Android remains 'main business'

Richard Devine 59

Samsung's first Tizen powered smartphones are set to hit the market in Q2 of this year according to a report by Reuters. Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team, said that the first phone to launch around the end of the second quarter will be a high end model, with the next a more mid-range effort. He also said that "Android still needs to be our main...

Why Samsung switching smartwatches from Android to Tizen maybe isn't that big a deal

Why Samsung switching smartwatches from Android to Tizen maybe isn't that big a deal

Jerry Hildenbrand 63

Things have changed behind the familiar faces, but does that really matter? Samsung has announced their new wearables this evening, and one of the bullet points stands out a bit more than the others. Both the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo are running Tizen — an open-source operating system developed in part by Samsung. This brings up a lot of contreversy from Android faithful — the original...