Tag: Tizen OS

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

Tizen OS For Samsung Smart Devices Filled With Security Issues That Hackers Can Exploit

A security researcher discovered glaring security issues in Tizen, the operating system that Samsung has developed for a variety of smart devices. The researcher described the code of Tizen as the worst one that he has ever seen.

Apps/Software April 6, 2017

Facer 3.0 Goes Official, Expands Support For Tizen And Android Wear: Samsung Gear S3, Asus ZenWatch 3, And More

Facer's latest update introduces support for the Tizen OS as well as the latest Android Wear devices. It also includes new features for smartwatch owners, and advanced tools that can be used by watch face designers.

Wearable Tech December 15, 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

Budget Samsung Z2 Launches As First 4G Smartphone To Run Linux-Based Tizen OS

Samsung has officially launched its first 4G smartphone running on the Linux-based Tizen platform, introducing the new Samsung Z2. The handset sports modest specifications but comes at a budget price point with some neat perks to take advantage of 4G.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 23, 2016

Samsung Denies That It Is Turning Its Back On Android Wear, But Here's The Catch

Reports claimed that Samsung is turning its back on Android Wear to focus on its proprietary Tizen operating system for its wearable devices. The company responded to the reports, but did not necessarily answer all the questions.

Wearable Tech May 25, 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 To Unleash High-End Tizen Smartphone In 2016

Samsung managed to dethrone BlackBerry with its Tizen OS and apparently has big plans for the near future. The company will reportedly release a high-end Tizen smartphone in 2016 to disrupt the smartphone market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 21, 2015

Samsung Gear S2 Now Available In U.S., But Some Models Will Take 3-4 Weeks To Ship

The Samsung Gear S2 officially went on sale in the U.S. just as expected, with one model ready to ship within the next few days and the others set to ship in 3-4 weeks. Samsung is only selling the Bluetooth variants for now, with the 3G models still listed with a 'coming soon' label.

Wearable Tech October 3, 2015

Samsung's Upcoming Tizen-Powered Z3 Will Work With Likewise Tizen-Based Gear S2

Reports suggest that the Tizen-running Samsung Z3 smartphone will be compatible with the company's Tizen-based Gear S2 smartwatch.

Wearable Tech September 30, 2015

Samsung Shows Off The Galaxy Gear 2 In Promotional Video Ahead Of IFA Berlin

Samsung has released a promotional video showing off the upcoming Galaxy Gear 2, giving us the best look at the device we've seen yet. Samsung has completely redesigned the Galaxy Gear, offering a round watch face and a much sleeker design.

Wearable Tech August 19, 2015

Fashion Shoot Teases Galaxy Gear S2: Here Are The Rumored Specs, Features And Pricing For The Next Samsung Smartwatch

Samsung has opted for a stylish fashion shoot to tout its new devices, including the upcoming Gear 2 smartwatch. The teaser offers a first look at the gadget's design ahead of its big debut in September, revealing a round display and an elegant, minimalist design overall.

Wearable Tech August 15, 2015

Samsung Z3 Will Reportedly Be Next Tizen Smartphone

The rumored Samsung Z3 has apparently been 'confirmed' as the next Tizen smartphone, and an exclusive new report now reveals its model number. Samsung reportedly aims to release several Tizen-based handsets in 2015.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 2, 2015

CES 2015: New Samsung Smart TVs Will Be Powered by Tizen OS

Samsung is looking to free itself from the clutches of Android, as seen in its upcoming lineup of Smart TVs running on Samsung's own Tizen OS. The commercial viability of the Tizen platform, however, remains a big question.

Gadgets January 3, 2015

New Samsung TVs to Run on Tizen OS. Samsung's Attempt to Lessen Reliance on Google?

Samsung has announced that all of its upcoming smart TVs will be based on the Tizen OS. The new TVs will be able to sync with other Tizen-based devices.

Gadgets January 1, 2015

Samsung plans to roll out first Tizen smartphone in India by November

Samsung will soon be launching its much-anticipated Tizen-powered handset in India. The device is touted as the first commercial smartphone that runs on the new operating system.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 24, 2014

Samsung Gear S Tizen-powered smartwatch sports curved display

Samsung is releasing its latest smartwatch iteration dubbed as the Gear S. The new Tizen-powered wearable has a curved display that enhances the smart wearable experience as billed by Samsung.

Wearable Tech August 30, 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

Samsung Gear Solo standalone smartwatch won't require a smartphone to make and receive calls

Samsung will reportedly launch a Gear Solo smartwatch that won't require the use of one of the company's smartphones to work. It will have built-in radios to make and receive calls, hence the 'Solo' name.

Wearable Tech April 7, 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

Samsung Galaxy Band fitness tracker, Tizen OS may debut at MWC 2014

Mobile World Congress 2014 may see the debut of the Galaxy Band fitness tracker and the long delayed Tizen mobile OS.

Wearable Tech December 30, 2013

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