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Samsung Gear Sport review: When the love for fitness takes precedence

Shortly before IFA 2017, Samsung announced the Gear Sport, its latest smartwatch. The Gear Sport isn’t exactly a successor to the Gear S3, but a cross between the Gear S3 Classic and the Gear S3 Frontier, with Samsung focusing on fitness to a higher degree this time around. We’ve had the chance to use the Gear Sport for a few …

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Tizen 3.0 now rolling out to the Gear S3 with Value Pack update

Samsung is releasing a major update for the Gear S3 today. Called the Value Pack update, it brings Tizen 3.0 to the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier and, as a result, a slew of new features and enhancements. With this update, the Gear S3 is running pretty much the same software as the Gear Sport, with new features …

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Watch only mode on the Gear S3 and Gear Sport can extend battery life by 40 days!

The Gear S3 got a major update today in the form of the Value Pack update, which bumps the software on the watch to Tizen 3.0 and brings it on par with the Gear Sport (read our review here). There’s a lot of new stuff on Tizen 3.0, including a Watch only mode that disables all functionality and makes the …

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Gear Sport firmware update improves sensor accuracy, adds new features

Samsung today released a new firmware update for the Gear Sport smartwatch. The company’s new smartwatch was released recently. Samsung unveiled the Gear Sport at IFA 2017 in Berlin a couple of months back. The Gear Sport combines minimalist design with military-grade durability. It features a 1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED display, a 1.0GHz dual-core processor with 4GB of storage and …

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Tizen 3.0 will reportedly let you control smart devices with Gear S3

Samsung recently unveiled the Gear Sport smartwatch. It’s going to be the first wearable device from Samsung to ship with Tizen 3.0. The existing Gear S3 happens to be on Tizen 2.4.2. The new firmware should, in theory, bring improvements like improved syncing over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It should also bring UI tweaks, battery life improvements, real-time heart rate tracking …

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New Gear S3 Golf Edition is the perfect companion for golfers

Golfers rely heavily on information given by their caddies. They’re the ones who know about the geographical features of the course. It’s crucial to listen to them when playing on a course that you’re not familiar with. Regular human caddies are good enough but Samsung now wants to throw some tech into the equation. The company today launched a new …

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