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Make calls with Samsung's Galaxy Gear S
By Luke Jones on Thursday August 28, 2014

LG won't be the only Korean company launching a new smartwatch at IFA next week as Samsung will also be rolling out the Galaxy Gear S (not Solo as we reported yesterday). This wearable is arguably the most elegant Samsung has made so far, while it comes with one added differentiator. As we said yesterday when the Gear S was a mere rumour, it will allow taking and making calls directly on the smartwatch.

Samsung kills the Tizen based Galaxy Z
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 12, 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Z was a device that caused plenty of interest in the MobileBurn offices when it was unveiled a few months ago. I wrote at the time that in my opinion it is one of the nicest looking devices from Samsung in a long time, while its specs were very good, and it run on Samsung's own Tizen operating system.

Samsung Z is the first Tizen smartphone, confirmed for limited markets
By Andrew Kameka on Monday June 02, 2014

Samsung is not only focusing on its smartphone in the coming months as the company will once again turn its attention to is sizeable tablet business. The Korean electronics giant is the second biggest slate manufacturer and this year it will be launching tablets based from its most successful mobile product, the Galaxy S line.

Samsung Gear trademark applications point to SIM-capable and Android Wear watches
By Andrew Kameka on Friday April 11, 2014

Trademark filings by Samsung make whispers of a smartwatch that doesn't need to connect to a phone seem more plausible, and reveal what may be the name of Samsung's Android Wear wristwatch.

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit get highly detailed hands-on video
By Andrew Kameka on Monday March 10, 2014

Samsung has posted its own official hands-on video to detail the features of the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Fit, the two wearable devices unveiled a few weeks ago.

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo now official and Android-free
By Andrew Kameka on Sunday February 23, 2014

It was rumored recently that Samsung would release an early successor to its Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch, and those rumors have proven truthful with an announcement late last night that Samsung has two new editions of the Gear, both running Tizen OS instead of Android.

The new Samsung Galaxy Gear will run Tizen OS, not Android
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday February 19, 2014

It might seem strange that Samsung would choose to release a Galaxy Gear follow-up only five months after the original first went on sale, but the next smartwatch will be different from the first thanks to a new operating system.

Tizen loses carrier allies and faces tough road ahead
By Andrew Kameka on Monday February 03, 2014

Tizen may die out before the operating system even has a chance to officially enter the world. The upstart OS developed by Samsung and Intel has lost several carrier supporters in the run-up to its debut.

Samsung confirms Tizen smartphone will debut at Mobile World Congress 2014
By Andrew Kameka on Friday January 24, 2014

The long-delayed Tizen operating system spearheaded by Samsung and Intel won't be released until later this year, but Samsung has chosen to host a press event on February 23rd to showcase progress of and concepts of what consumers can expect when Tizen finally goes on sale

Samsung says it won't bring Tizen to the United States
By Andrew Kameka on Friday January 10, 2014

Samsung has confirmed long-running suspicions that Tizen, its long-delayed operating system developed with Intel, will not launch in the United States. Well, at least not a Samsung-developed Tizen phone any time soon.