Tag: Tizen

Samsung Gear S3 Gets Huge Tizen 3.0 Update: Improved Fitness Tracking, Gear VR Controller, And More

Owners of Samsung’s flagship smartwatch are about to get a slew of updates. Samsung has now released a Tizen 3.0 update that contains improvements to fitness tracking, user interface and experience, and more.

Wearable Tech November 21, 2017

Samsung Pride: First Tizen 3.0 OS Powered Phone From Company

Samsung is reportedly working on a Tizen 3.0 powered smartphone which has been dubbed 'Pride.' This rumored smartphone will be the first smartphone to run on Samsung's own Tizen 3.0 OS.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2017

Samsung Offers Developers $10,000 Per App Via Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program

Samsung has announced the Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program, which will start next year. The program is an effort to expand Tizen's app portfolio by rewarding developers with $10,000 for apps that make it to a monthly top 100 list that will be based on the number of downloads.

Apps/Software November 13, 2016

Samsung Gear S3 Preorder Begins Nov. 6, Release Date On Nov. 18 In The US: Prices Start At $350

The Samsung Gear S3 is about to roll out this November, with preorders kicking off in the same month. Here's what you need to know before then, from the price to the Frontier and Classic variants.

Wearable Tech November 3, 2016

New Huawei Smartwatch Could Sport Tizen OS Instead Of Android Wear

With rumors flying that Huawei has a second generation smartwatch in the works, there are now indications that it will run Tizen not Android Wear. If this turns out to be true, it could be evidence of smartwatch manufacturers being drawn to Tizen.

Wearable Tech September 30, 2016

Another Tizen-Based Samsung Z1 (2016 Edition) Is Reportedly In The Works

Samsung is preparing to roll out more Tizen phones this year. An exclusive report showed what looks like a Z1 2016 variant in tow and it could offer a better experience than the original Z1.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 12, 2016

Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G/4G Ready To Hit Verizon, AT&T And T-Mobile On March 11

Samsung is launching the Gear S2 classic 3G/4G smartwatch on certain major wireless network providers. Customers will be able to use the smartwatch to make a call, send SMS, receive and send emails and receive notifications even without the use of a phone.

Wearable Tech February 20, 2016

Samsung Launches Gear S2 Smartwatch And Gear VR Headset In India

Samsung has launched the Tizen OS-powered Gear S2 smartwatch series and the Gear VR headset in India. The wearable devices can be purchased through Samsung retail stores nationwide and online through Flipkart.

Wearable Tech January 22, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 Review Roundup: Here’s What Critics Have To Say Two Months After Launch

The Samsung Galaxy Gear S2 has been out for more than two months now and reviewers have had ample time to assess the wearable. Tech Times has compiled reviews from all over the Internet to help consumers make up their minds on whether to get one for the holidays.

Wearable Tech December 9, 2015

Samsung Gear S2 Promotional Video Showcases Rotating Bezel And Circular UX

Samsung has shown off a new smartwatch called the Gear S2. The device comes with a whole new way of navigating, something that might be copied by other OEMs.

Wearable Tech November 21, 2015

Samsung Exec Shows Off Round Gear S2 In Instagram Photo

A Samsung executive flaunts the upcoming Gear S2 smartwatch in an Instagram post. The wearable will run on Tizen.

Wearable Tech August 26, 2015

Photos Of The Upcoming Samsung Z3 Running On Tizen Allegedly Go Online

Alleged leaked photos of the Samsung Z3 powered by Tizen have been posted online.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 16, 2015

Samsung Will Release Several Tizen Smartphones This Year: Report

According to people familiar with the company's plans, Samsung will be releasing several smartphones powered by its self-made Tizen operating this year. The smartphones will occupy different price points.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 30, 2015

Apple Watch Can Do These 10 Things Your Android Wear Can't

Can’t decide between the Apple Watch and Android Wear? Here are 10 things you’ll be able to do on your Apple Watch but not on other smartwatches.

Wearable Tech April 28, 2015

Developer Ports Android Wear To Run On Samsung Gear 2

A developer has successfully booted Android Wear on the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch. However, the port project is not yet complete.

Wearable Tech April 28, 2015

Week In Review: Top 5 News Headlines Not To Miss

The final week of 2014, pretty much like every week this year, was full of tech news even with the holiday season and dawn of a new year. For those who were traveling, or busy getting new mobile devices up and running, here's a run down of the week's top tech news.

Gadgets January 2, 2015

Samsung Gear S smart watch boasts unique benefit for Samsung smartphone users

The Samsung Gear S is set to arrive in AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile stores on Nov. 7. It offers up quite a neat feature for Samsung smartphone consumers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 30, 2014

Samsung Gear S getting big carrier love, Sept. 26 set as preview date

The top wireless carriers show the curve-faced Gear S love as they prepare to offer the smart watch this fall. In the meantime, AT&T is inviting consumers to a speed date with the Gear S on Sept. 26.

Wearable Tech September 24, 2014

Samsung taps Nokia navigation app for Galaxy smartphones, smart watches

Samsung will be offering Galaxy device and smart watch owners an alternative to Google's Maps. Nokia has announced a licensing deal with Samsung to bring Nokia's Here mapping app to Galaxy devices.

Apps/Software August 29, 2014

Huawei: Samsung Tizen has no chance of success

Huawei chief writes off Samsung's Tizen and gives up on Microsoft's Windows Phone OS. It isn't hard to build a mobile OS, though it's difficult to piece together support for it, Huawei's Richard Yu says.

Apps/Software August 26, 2014

Samsung delays roll out of Tizen-powered smartphone

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen phone in Russia. Developers need more time to finish the new mobile platform that would start a new ecosystem of inter-connected smart devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 30, 2014

Samsung Z launch postponed again: RIP Tizen OS?

Samsung has shelved its plans to compete against Android as it struggles to generate developer support for its Tizen OS. The smartphone's future is now in doubt.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 28, 2014

Samsung Tizen launch delayed again

Samsung has again delayed the release of its Tizen operating system and the Samsung Z phone in Russia. The delay, the company claims, is to fine-tune the OS for the best functionality when it hits the market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 28, 2014

Samsung Tizen launch in Russia hits a snag

The Samsung Z Tizen phone has again been delayed in Russia. The company made the decision at last minute but promises a release soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 11, 2014

Tizen-powered Samsung Z will hit Russian market in Q3

Can Tizen stand up to its giant competition? The Russians will soon be the judge of that with Samsung Z, the first Tizen smartphone, about to launch in the country.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 3, 2014

Samsung Z: World's first Tizen smartphone includes 720p HD display, fingerprint scanner and more

Samsung has taken the wraps off its first Tizen OS smartphone, the Samsung Z. The smartphone has some of the Galaxy S5's best features and is the first of many Tizen OS devices Samsung plans to bring to market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 2, 2014

Smart move: Samsung reportedly prepping smart watch that doesn't need smartphone to make calls

Samsung is looking to launch a whole new smart watch. While it has no name, it should be able to make voice calls on its own.

Wearable Tech May 27, 2014

Samsung looking to test Tizen smartphones by launching them in India and Russia first

Samsung ready to test Tizen in Russia and India. The move could be a watershed for the company.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 14, 2014

New models? Samsung Galaxy S5 with 2K display and Tizen smartphone listed in Indian testing documents

An Indian import and export database has listed several unannounced Samsung smartphones. The list includes an updated Galaxy S5 with a 2K display, a Galaxy S5 Active, and Samsung's first Tizen smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 22, 2014

Samsung Tizen phone coming Q2 - Samsung Galaxy S5 set to outsell S4

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is right on track to outsell the Galaxy S4. A Samsung executive also hinted that the long-awaited Tizen smartphone will debut in the second quarter of 2014.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2014

Is a Tizen takeover imminent? Why Samsung thinks Android should be worried

Tizen is the ultimate darkhorse of the mobile operating system world. It's been undercover for years, but now Tizen is emerging from the shadows. Samsung displayed the OS on several prototype smartphones at MWC 2014, making a convincing argument that Tizen could one day overtake Android.

Apps/Software March 2, 2014

Tizen-powered Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Gear 2 Neo debut: What you should know

Samsung has walked away from Android with its new line of Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatches. Could this be a sign of big things to come?

Wearable Tech February 23, 2014

Bye, bye Android: Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 walks away with Tizen

Android may have been booted out of the running for the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch. Samsung reportedly favors the Tizen operating system for its revamped smartwatch.

Wearable Tech February 19, 2014

Can Tizen take on Android? Samsung and 15 new partners think so

Samsung is gearing up for the launch of Tizen at MWC 2014. After months of difficulties and reports that Tizen was dead in the water, 15 new partners have pledged allegiance to the open source OS.

Apps/Software February 13, 2014

Tizen partners question Samsung ahead of MWC launch

Tizen partners might be losing interest prior to the planned OS launch at MWC 2014 by Samsung. Will Tizen be DOA?

Apps/Software February 4, 2014

Google pressures Samsung to limit Android customization

Google has advised Samsung to limit its customization of Android. In response, Samsung is reportedly gearing up to launch Tizen at MWC.

Apps/Software January 30, 2014

Leaked photo of Samsung Tizen smartphone ZEQ 9000 reveals little

A leaked image of ZEQ 9000 Samsung Tizen smartphone suggests that the handset may launch sooner rather than later.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 2014

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