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Samsung patents rounder smartwatch, wrist strap charging

Clearly Samsung isn't done yet with smartwatches, though now it's more a question of whether it will go with more Android Wear or stick to Tizen. Whichever OS it chooses, it might already have a design in mind, as seen in new patents filed last March, showing smartwatches with less angular faces and a charging connector built into the wrist strap.

Samsung rebrands app store to Samsung Galaxy Apps

Don’t start panicking if you don’t see the Samsung Apps icon anymore on your device starting July 1. Samsung has decided to rebrand and rename its app store into Samsung Galaxy Apps. This is a move that seems to be establishing the app store as specific for the Galaxy line of the Korean-based tech company.

Samsung smartwatch to be launched as Android Wear at Google I/O

Wearables have the potential to be really big, and market leaders are scrambling to position their own products to leverage on the oncoming rush. Samsung has been marking its next wearable to be part of Android Wear, to be launched at the Google I/O developer conference – a smartwatch, in the mold of the Galaxy Gear devices released earlier.

Fleksy Messenger teaches you to type on smartwatches

Smartwatches are cool and innovative and everyone seems to want to have one. But one problem baffles some potential customers: Will you actually be able to type on it given its size? And if you can’t type on it, well, then what’s the point of it actually? The The Fleksy Messenger app will try to teach smartwatch owners that yes, there is a way to actually type on your device.

Possible smaller Samsung smartwatch shown in FCC test docs

Any self-respecting tech aficionado would know that it is probably during FCC testing where most new gadget info busts out into public knowledge – good luck trying to keep your gadget a secret when it hits FCC’s testing tables. This just happened to global gadget giant Samsung again, where all FCC evidences point to a smaller Samsung smartwatch to be probably marketed as part of Android Wear soon.

Report: Samsung’s new Tizen smartwatch will make calls

A new report suggest Samsung’s wearable ambitions are riding high, and aim to encroach on their robust smartphone business. Rather than release another notification center on your wrist or fitness wearable, Samsung wants to let you make calls with their new smartwatch. A smartwatch with a cellular signal sounds great, but for Android enthusiasts — it may not be.
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