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Samsung’s ‘Galaxy Watch’ trademark fuels speculation about a Wear OS device

Samsung’s got a new smartwatch on the way. That much seems certain. It’s been about a year since the last big announcement, and the company is about to have two large platforms in the form of Augu

Virtual Reality Porn And The Future Of Loneliness

Welcome to the very-near future of porn. A few weeks back, a sex toy company called Lovense and a virtual reality porn company called VirtualRealPorn announced their collaboration. Soon, VirtualRealPo

Samsung Starts Updating The Galaxy Gear To Tizen To Give It Better Battery Life And More

The new Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch closely resembles its predecessor, the Galaxy Gear, and in fact most users might not be aware from its UI that it’s actually running a different OS than the old

Samsung’s Health Event Was All Hype, No Substance

Samsung’s “Voice of the Body” event held earlier today had seemingly everything Samsung could squeeze out the door before Apple’s Healthbook’s big WWDC reveal. A cool-loo

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Siri Hack, Amazon Smartphone, And Galaxy Gear

Siri was hacked! But don't panic — it's apparently a really fun hack that gives Siri access to your other apps. Meanwhile, rumors are swirling over Amazon's forthcoming smartphone with 3D-gestur

Samsung Announces The Galaxy Gear 2 Smart Watch With Better Battery And Tizen OS, Coming In April

Samsung has announced the availability of the Galaxy Gear 2 smart watch, a Tizen OS-powered wearable that will get up to three days of battery life and is promised to allow for a improved applications

Samsung Said To Be Tapping Tizen For Next Generation Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Samsung is taking a completely different approach to its next-generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch, according to a new report from USA Today – that means eschewing Android altogether on the on-device O

Samsung Said To Be Planning ‘Galaxy Glass’ Computing Eyeware This Fall

Samsung was early to market with a smartwatch in the Galaxy Gear, and now it looks like it might be one of the first in the mix with a glasses-based computing device. A new report from the Korea Times

Think Software Keyboards Don’t Work On Smartwatches? Check Out Minuum’s New Video

As smartwatches become a device category that most major hardware makers are turning their attention to, there’s a question of how much smartphone utility we’ll be able to translate to the

Was Samsung’s Galaxy Gear Spot Inspired By Apple’s iPhone ‘Hello’?

Over the weekend, Samsung began airing a series of spots about the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, mostly as an introduction to the product. There was a simple spot with a series of futuristic wrist-based gad

Snapchat Releases Snapchat Micro, An App For The Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Disrupt <3’s Hardware, Nokia Goes To The Mall, And Galaxy Gear

TechCrunch Disrupt starts on Monday, so that's on all our minds for this week's TC Gadgets Podcast. Hardware Alley showcases gadget startups on September 11, and if you're still looking for hardware f

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear Is Here And Better Than Expected

The first time I caught wind of the Galaxy Gear, I laughed heartily. Of course Samsung was trying to make a smartwatch -- what haven't they tried to make over the past few years? It didn't help that s

Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Versus Samsung’s Galaxy Gear: Two Very Different Smartwatches Face Off

Sony's new smartwatch, which is actually named the SmartWatch 2, has been a known quantity since its official announcement in June at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, and now the Samsung Galaxy Gear

Samsung Reveals The Galaxy Gear, Will Be Available Starting On September 25

Well, there we go ladies and gentlemen. After much anticipation, Samsung's Galaxy Gear is here, and, at first glance, it's not quite as strange as some earlier reports made it out to be. In case you d

Watch Samsung’s UNPACKED 2013 Galaxy Gear And Galaxy Note 3 Event Live Right Here At 1PM ET

Samsung's hosting an event today at 1 PM ET/ 7PM CET/ 10 AM PT at which it will debut its Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, the new Galaxy Note 3 smartphone, and a potential bevy of other things covered

Samsung’s Bizarre Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Gets Detailed Before Official Launch

Samsung is getting ready to pull the curtain on its curious Galaxy Gear smartwatch (well, among other things) in just a few days, but what's a major product unveiling these days without a slew of last

Watch Smartwatch Space For Continued Consolidation As Samsung Gears Up To Kick Off The Race

Last week, geek-focused early smartwatch player WIMM Labs was revealed to have been acquired by Google, lending strong support to earlier speculation that the search giant would enter the watch-based

Samsung Exec Confirms Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Aimed At Younger, Hip Buyers Coming Sept. 4

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch is poised to be the next big news in wearable tech, and it's also rapidly becoming one of the worst kept secrets of the tech world. Today, Samsung Executive Vice Presi

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear Isn’t A Smartphone, Will Ship Soon Along With Galaxy Note 3, According To Reports

Samsung is readying its fabled Galaxy Gear device for a September 4 introduction alongside the Galaxy Note 3 phablet-sized smartphone, according to Bloomberg, and the Gear smartwatch won't be a full s