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Samsung official hands-on with the Gear 2 and Gear Fit

Samsung official hands-on with the Gear 2 and Gear Fit

If our own hands-on with the upcoming Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit wasn't enough to satisfy you, Samsung has done some video work of their own as well. They've posted up an official hands-on with the Gear 2 and Gear Fit, giving a near ten-minute look at the goods. There's nothing terribly new...
Pricing announced for the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit

Pricing announced for the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit

First announced at Mobile World Congress, the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are Samsung's next line of wearable tech. At the time no pricing was announced but Samsung has now revealed these details. The Gear 2 will be priced at $295, not much lower than the original Gear when it first launched...
Improved fitness and better sleep arrive on Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit

Improved fitness and better sleep arrive on Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit

Samsung has issued a software update for the Gear Fit, Gear 2, and Gear 2 Neo wearables. The update includes some pedometer fixes, and enhancements to user experience. Samsung says that this update makes the pedometer of their devices more accurate, and it now starts counting steps...

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Get the Gear Fit from Amazon for just $99 right now

Get the Gear Fit from Amazon for just $99 right now

Amazon is currently offering the Samsung Gear Fit for just $99. That's a 50% discount from the strap-style wearable's normal price of $199. The Gear Fit has a 1.8-inch curved Super AMOLED display, Bluetooth LE connectivity, a heart rate monitor, and is dust and water resistant. It packs a 210...
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Samsung starts limited "try before you buy" trial of some devices

Samsung has announced it has started a trial of a new program designed to let consumers use some of their Galaxy smartphone and smartwatch devices for "free" before they decide whether or not to buy the products. The trial is currently available only at five Galaxy Studio retail locations in...
Improved fitness and better sleep arrive on Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit

Improved fitness and better sleep arrive on Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit

Samsung has issued a software update for the Gear Fit, Gear 2, and Gear 2 Neo wearables. The update includes some pedometer fixes, and enhancements to user experience. Samsung says that this update makes the pedometer of their devices more accurate, and it now starts counting steps...
Considering the Samsung Galaxy S5 to go along with your new Gear 2 or Gear Fit? Check out our review!

Considering the Samsung Galaxy S5 to go along with your new Gear 2 or Gear Fit? Check out our review!

If you happened to pick up a shiny new Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo or Gear Fit but you're using it with an older Samsung device, it may be time to upgrade your phone as well. The new Gear devices will work fine and dandy with previous devices, but don't you want the latest and greatest phone to maximize...
Samsung shows us how we should be using the Gear Fit in new commercial

Samsung shows us how we should be using the Gear Fit in new commercial

Now that folks are able to get their hands on the new Samsung Gear Fit along with the Galaxy S5, Samsung has taken to YouTube to post a commercial showing us all how we should be using the device on a daily basis. It's a brief 30-second spot but it covers some real life scenarios such as...

PayPal details fingerprint-secured payments for Galaxy S5, apps for Gear

PayPal has today announced the availability of their fingerprint-based authentication system in 25 countries. The system was first announced at MWC 2014 and is now ready for action on the Samsung Galaxy S5. With the app, users can simply swipe a finger over the home button on the S5 to authorize...
Gear Fit tear down finds even smaller electronic bits inside, mostly battery

Samsung Gear Fit teardown finds even smaller electronic bits inside, mostly battery

In traditional fashion there's a new device in town and the iFixit team has had their way with it. After a look inside of the Samsung Gear 2 earlier this week, up now it's the turn of the Gear Fit. And guess what? It's got some really small electronic parts inside. Apart from the battery....
How to change the screen orientation on the Samsung Gear Fit

How to change the screen orientation on the Samsung Gear Fit

One of the big blunders of Samsung's Gear Fit was that the screen was horribly annoying to read in the horizontal orientation while on your wrist. It just didn't look right and you have to shapeshift your arm to be able to read it straight on. With a quick update however, they've added a new...
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Samsung Gear Fit updated with portrait orientation mode

The Samsung Gear Fit is easily the most eye-catching of Samsung's latest batch of wearables, but the version we saw back at Mobile World Congress came with one big usability gripe — a landscape display on what's supposed to be a wrist-readable device. Fortunately, though the magic of a software...
Samsung Gear commercial shows off 'Another Me'

Samsung Gear commercial shows off 'Another Me'

Wearables are a new product category and that means early-to-market companies like Samsung not only have to introduce and evangelize the very idea of devices like the Gear 2 and Gear Fit, but also convince us that we need them and that they deserve a place in our gadget collections and our lives...

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