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Galaxy Gear “world’s most popular smartwatch” says Samsung

Galaxy Gear “world’s most popular smartwatch” says Samsung

This week Samsung appears to have had its hand forced as rumor surfaced of sore sales of their Galaxy Gear smartwatch, making them reveal their "true" numbers to the world. It was this morning when Samsung spoke with Reuters on the subject, saying specifically that the watch had become "the world's most popular smartwatch with sales reaching 800,000" in the two month period since the device was first put on the market. This would indeed put the device well ahead of the competition, but only if those numbers actually reflected the final sales of the machine to consumers.

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Android 4.4 KitKat updates approach: HTC, LG, Motorola, Samsung

Android 4.4 KitKat updates approach: HTC, LG, Motorola, Samsung

Google appears to be getting serious about putting the whole modern device lineup on their newest Android 4.4 KitKat operating system software update here just days after the system was revealed in full. While you'll be able to pick up the LG-made Google Nexus 5 right this minute, each of the four major US-based manufacturers of smartphones have sounded off on when they'll be pushing the Android 4.4 KitKat update to their newest and most popular machines.

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AT&T gives 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 to Galaxy smartphone buyers for Christmas

AT&T gives 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 to Galaxy smartphone buyers for Christmas

AT&T has announced a new special offer for the holiday season for shoppers looking for a new Samsung Galaxy smartphone. The offers were available starting yesterday and one will see buyers get a free seven-inch Samsung Galaxy 3 tablet with the purchase of a qualifying Samsung Galaxy smartphone. Customers will need to sign up for a new two-year contract for the qualifying smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear return rate over 30% tips leak

Samsung Galaxy Gear return rate over 30% tips leak

Samsung's Galaxy Gear is seeing return rates above 30-percent, leaked internal documentation suggests, with claims the South Korean company is surveying Best Buy Samsung Experience staff to try to figure out how the smartwatch is falling short. "The Galaxy Gear attachment rate within Best Buy is the highest among all channels" according to documents leaked to Geek, yet "the overall return rate is trending above 30-percent."

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Samsung Galaxy S 5 tipped to arrive by MWC in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy S 5 tipped to arrive by MWC in South Korea

The Samsung Galaxy S4 only just hit stores this Summer and word from South Korea is that the next iteration will be on the market by next Spring. Word comes from industry sources speaking on the matter anonymously, letting it be known that the Samsung Galaxy S 5 could be shown off as early as Mobile World Congress 2014 (in February), then on to the market soon after. Research and development is always at go-time within Samsung, of course, but this tip includes word that they've reached a crucial point in finalizing key elements in the Galaxy S 5 as recently as last month.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Round is gimmicky not geekery

Samsung’s Galaxy Round is gimmicky not geekery

I love odd gadgets and weird technology. I like manufacturers that think at right-angles when it comes to designs and functionality. Yet Samsung's newly announced Galaxy Round, the Android smartphone with a curved AMOLED display like a techie taco, for all its new screen technology, leaves me cold. "Samsung's Galaxy Round is the epitome of in-fighting with LG" I tweeted last night. ""We got there first" and never mind if "there" is pointless." That prompted a discussion on how I could be enthusiastic about Samsung's Galaxy Gear, also derided by many in recent weeks, but not about the South Korean company's other more unusual designs. For me, it comes down to innovation versus excess.

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Galaxy S 5 Active and Note 3 Active given a go as waterproofing sticks

Galaxy S 5 Active and Note 3 Active given a go as waterproofing sticks

Suggesting the first iteration of the "Active" line of Android smartphones from Samsung was a healthy success, sources familiar with the matter have suggested the Galaxy Note 3 and next year's Galaxy S 5 will be getting Active iterations of their own. This would mean high-class waterproofing and dustproofing for the devices along with physical buttons and the ability to capture photos and videos in the drink. Release dates for these devices are still completely up in the air.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear ads give smartwatches some heritage

Samsung Galaxy Gear ads give smartwatches some heritage

"After all these years, it's finally real." Samsung has kicked off its advertising campaign for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, and it's calling on the heritage of all the more memorable fictional forebears to remind us just how high-tech the wearable is. Samsung's new "Evolution" campaign - and a second spot, called "A Long Time Coming" - set the Galaxy Gear at the end of a smartwatch legacy that includes Dick Tracy's wrist-phone, Michael Knight's KITT watch, and even the Predator's scanner. In fact, Samsung has dug up some watch-phones you might not even remember.

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