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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...

Get the original Galaxy Gear for just $99 today only

If you're feeling nostalgic and in the mood for a binge purchase, you can snag the original Galaxy Gear for just $99 today thanks to eBay deals. As you well know, the Galaxy Gear has now been replaced with the updated Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, but the price is low enough that it just might persuade...
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OG Samsung Galaxy Gear down to $160 on Woot

Deals site Woot is the latest outlet to offer the original Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch at a cut-down price, as Samsung's latest wave of wearables comes to market. Woot has the Galaxy Gear in lime green, oatmeal beige, wild orange, mocha gray and rose gold for $159.99, a significant discount on...

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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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Fleksy Messenger updated with Gear 1 support

Minimalist keyboard creator Fleksy has announced that it's rolling out the first major update for its Fleksy Messenger app for Samsung Gear smartwatches. Along with the usual bug fixes and improvements, Fleksy Messenger now supports the Gear 1 (the watch formerly known as the Galaxy Gear) after...

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

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...

Get the original Galaxy Gear for just $99 today only

If you're feeling nostalgic and in the mood for a binge purchase, you can snag the original Galaxy Gear for just $99 today thanks to eBay deals. As you well know, the Galaxy Gear has now been replaced with the updated Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, but the price is low enough that it just might persuade...
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OG Samsung Galaxy Gear down to $160 on Woot

Deals site Woot is the latest outlet to offer the original Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch at a cut-down price, as Samsung's latest wave of wearables comes to market. Woot has the Galaxy Gear in lime green, oatmeal beige, wild orange, mocha gray and rose gold for $159.99, a significant discount on...
How to change the display background on the Samsung Galaxy Gear

How to change the display background on the Samsung Galaxy Gear

When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Gear there are a few options available to us in order to customize. For instance, we can change the clock or watch face using Gear Manager, utilize a third party application such as WatchStyler, or download new ones with GearFaces.com. Another way in which we...
How to change the font on the Samsung Galaxy Gear

How to change the font on the Samsung Galaxy Gear

The display of the Samsung Galaxy Gear is pretty sizeable for a smartwatch, but the screen itself is relatively small when trying to read. However, there is a way you can change the font size on the screen. Whether you would like more information to appear on the screen or having trouble seeing...

Bell cuts Galaxy Gear price to just $100

Bell appears to be getting ready for the Gear 2 devices already, now offering up the Galaxy Gear on clearance for just $99.97. Black, ivory and orange are all in stock so you can take your pick for the time being. At this price the Galaxy Gear is a very tempting option for Samsung users. Of...

This Galaxy Gear knockoff looks just like the real thing

While we wait on the arrival of the new Gear 2, at least one company is trying to make the most of the Galaxy Gear craze. While we haven't really seen any knockoff Galaxy Gear's before, Podoor has released the PW305 - a Galaxy Gearish device that runs on Linux and pairs up to your Android phone...
How to use the locate features on the Galaxy Gear and Gear Manager

How to use the locate features on the Galaxy Gear and Gear Manager

An interesting feature of the Samsung Galaxy Gear is the built-in location option. This means that if you misplace either your mobile device or your wearable each has the ability to locate the other as long as they are connected and still within Bluetooth range (30 feet). For the full rundown of...
How to send texts with your Samsung Galaxy Gear using S Voice

How to send texts with your Samsung Galaxy Gear using S Voice

The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is designed to offer functions that others currently available do not. One of those features is the ability to do hands-free texting without having to use your connected device’s keyboard. The way in which it accomplishes this feat is through S Voice, Samsung’...

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