Steve Wozniak ‘threw out’ his Samsung Galaxy Gear ‘after half a day’ – thinks the smartwatch is ‘worthless’

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak got his hands on Samsung’s first smartwatch the Samsung Galaxy Gear. It seems, however, that Wozniak didn’t like the smartwatch, as he said he “threw out” the wearable “after half a day.” Wozniak said in an interview with Xconomy, “That was the only technology I bought to experiment with that I […]

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 Samsung dominates in the US smartwatch market

According to market expert NPD Group, Samsung is the top dog in the US when it comes to smartwatch sales. Samsung wearables such as the Galaxy Gear, Gear 2, and Gear Fit, account for 78% of the US smartwatch market. Press release: PORT WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, JUNE 11, 2014 –Almost half a million smartwatches have been […]

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 Samsung Galaxy Gear updated to run Tizen

The Korean tech giant has rolled out a major update to its first smartwatch the Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Gear. However, what the update does is makes the wearable run Tizen, throwing out Android. The news comes to us courtesy of SamMobile. If you’re planning to update your Galaxy Gear, beware. The update “will wipe all […]

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 Samsung owns 71% or the smartwatch market – ships 500,000 units of the Galaxy Gear in Q1 2014

Who dominates the smartwatch market? It’s none other than the Korean tech giant Samsung, according to data from market experts at Strategy Analytics. Strategy Analytics’ Neil Mawston writes, “Global smartwatch shipments grew a healthy +250% YoY in Q1 2014. The market was driven heavily by Samsung and its Galaxy Gear model, which is outperforming all […]

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