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Tizen on the Galaxy Gear looks a lot like Tizen on the Gear 2

Tizen on the Galaxy Gear looks a lot like Tizen on the Gear 2

The original Samsung Galaxy Gear is due to run the Tizen OS soon, and an early build has been previewed running smoothly on the smartwatch. Tizen launched not long ago on the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Neo, duplicating much of the Galaxy Gear's functionality, but without the Android base. There's...
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Samsung posts first Tizen open source files from the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Developers looking to roll up their sleeves with wearables will be happy to hear that Samsung has released the first open source code for Tizen running on the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. This kernel should enable the creation of custom ROMs of all kinds. The Gear 2 SDK just launched last month, which...

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Nokia brings HERE mapping to Samsung Tizen-powered smartwatches

Today Nokia announced that the company has worked with Samsung to prepare for the arrival of HERE mapping on select Android smartphones and Tizen-powered smartwatches. This means should you purchase the newly announced Gear S, you'll be able to enjoy a full mapping experience from Nokia. With...
U.S. Galaxy Gear owners can now make the switch to Tizen

U.S. Galaxy Gear owners can now make the switch to Tizen

Samsung has announced that U.S. owners of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch now have the option to switch their operating system from Android to Tizen. While Samsung started a global rollout of this option in May, the company is now officially allowing this switch to happen in the US. An FAQ page on...
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Samsung announces SDK for Tizen-powered TVs, due in July

Samsung today announced that that they will be releasing an SDK to enable developers to build apps to run on Tizen-powered televisions, The SDK is due out in early July, following next week's Tizen Developer Conference. While Samsung hasn't yet announced any TVs that will run the Tizen operating...
Samsung switches the Galaxy Gear from Android to Tizen

Samsung switches the Galaxy Gear from Android to Tizen

Samsung has finally pushed the green light on rolling out its own operating system, Tizen on its Android-based smartwatches. An update for the original Galaxy Gear is currently under way, which will bring hardware over to Tizen from Android. While consumers won't notice any substantial visual...
Tizen on the Galaxy Gear looks a lot like Tizen on the Gear 2

Tizen on the Galaxy Gear looks a lot like Tizen on the Gear 2

The original Samsung Galaxy Gear is due to run the Tizen OS soon, and an early build has been previewed running smoothly on the smartwatch. Tizen launched not long ago on the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Neo, duplicating much of the Galaxy Gear's functionality, but without the Android base. There's...
Samsung Gear 2

Samsung posts first Tizen open source files from the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Developers looking to roll up their sleeves with wearables will be happy to hear that Samsung has released the first open source code for Tizen running on the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. This kernel should enable the creation of custom ROMs of all kinds. The Gear 2 SDK just launched last month, which...
Tizen SDK for Samsung Gear 2 now available

Tizen SDK for Samsung Gear 2 now available

Developers who have been waiting to get in the Tizen fun on the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo can rejoice today as the Tizen SDK is now available. The Tizen SDK for wearables is at version 1.0 and fresh out of beta, so there may still be some work needed to get it pumping out at 100%. The SDK is...
7Digital Music App coming to Tizen and Samsung's Gear devices

7Digital Music App coming to Tizen and Samsung's Gear devices

The popular music service 7Digital announced today they they will soon be bringing their music app to the new Tizen OS — including that on wearable devices. 7Digitial is already available across BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Android, iOS, Windows and Firefox. With the app, users of Tizen-powered...
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Samsung announces the Tizen-powered Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Samsung has dropped the bomb this evening, and announced not one but two new smartwatches — the Gear 2 and the Gear 2 Neo. You'll note the absence of the Galaxy tag, and that's because these two aren't Android devices. Both the Gear 2 and the Gear 2 Neo are the first consumer devices from...
Next Galaxy Gear rumored to run Tizen

Next Galaxy Gear rumored to run Tizen

A new Galaxy Gear is rumored to be on the way very soon, maybe even arriving at Mobile World Congress. It will have a new design and hopefully new features — and it may not even be running Android.  According to USA Today, Samsung's follow-up device may be powered by Tizen, a Linux-based OS that...