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Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic listed in FCC

Gear S2Samsung has been teasing the Gear S2 smartwatch for weeks now. The company is clearly very proud of its first wearable with a round touchscreen, so much so that one of its executives has already shown us what it looks like on his wrist.

As we get closer to September 3, which is when the big announcement will take place at IFA in Berlin, we’re now seeing two models of the Gear S2 passing through the FCC. (more…)

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Samsung patent shows moving smartwatch display

Samsung-Gear-S-Bangle-Watch-StrapA new patent was recently unveiled by Patently Mobile according to which Samsung is working on a new smartwatch display that changes its position to accommodate the user. This is a very interesting concept that might open the way to some new features. Last year Samsung registered a lot of original concepts. A while ago we reported on another patent which detailed that Samsung wanted to add some additional touch controls on the side and backside of its future smartphones. They’re definitely working on improving user experience, and this new patent would make your viewing experience very comfortable. It basically works in a similar manner to a flip phone: the display raises itself at a particular angle for better viewing.

Why would this be useful? Well, it could take some quick pictures, it would be easier to look at your display and it would also make calling easier. The true use of this design appears in a driving situation where it would allow you to see your screen easier without moving your hand from the wheel, so it would improve driving safety.

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The Apple Watch captures 75% of the wearable market

Apple WatchApple rarely reveals sales numbers or internal statistics and when a new Cupertino product hit the shelves, we are often left guessing how successful it is based on market research. Long lines and campouts in front of Apple stores can often be deceiving, but as it turns out, a seemingly bad sales report, can be just as misleading. (more…)

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Samsung planning to add touch controls on the side and backside of its future smartphones?

galaxy-edge-conceptA new Samsung patent registered in 2014 shows an interesting new concept regarding touch controls. It appears that they intend to bring more touch actions to their Edge devices which involve the side and the back of the device.

The Galaxy S6 Edge and the Note 4 Edge brought forth a lot of interesting new actions based on their funky new design. (more…)

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Exclusive: Samsung Gear A (Orbis) specifications

Samsung Gear AWith all the Galaxy Note 5 news flooding the internet of late, Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch hasn’t been in the limelight for some time now. The Orbis – or the Gear A as it will be officially called – is still coming though (its announcement is set to take place alongside the Note 5), and Samsung was kind enough to reveal a few specs of the watch through its official developer SDK. We have published quite a lot about the Orbis in the past, and we now have a few key specs of the watch to share. (more…)

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