Posts tagged smartwatch

Finally! Photo: LG/Cult of Android

Finally! Photo: LG/Cult of Android

Xiaomi has confirmed that it will launch its first smartwatch later this year as it looks to take on the Apple Watch, Samsung’s Gears, and the world of Android Wear.

The Chinese company already offers one of the world’s most popular fitness trackers — and its habit of combing great hardware with affordable prices has us super excited for more.

Facer finally arrives on the Gear S2. Photo: Little Labs

Facer finally arrives on the Gear S2. Photo: Little Labs

Facer, the wonderful watch face platform from Little Labs that has become incredibly popular on Android Wear, is now available for the Samsung Gear S2.

It arrives with 22 faces that are compatible with the Gear S2’s Tizen OS, many of which are officially licensed by franchises like Ghostbusters, Garfield, American Dad, and Star Trek.

Samsung is teaming up with de Grisogono again. Photo: Samsung

Samsung is teaming up with de Grisogono again. Photo: Samsung

Samsung will launch its next-generation Gear S3 smartwatch later this year, according to a new report, and the company has teamed up with a Swiss jeweler to create a luxury version that could take the fight to the all-gold Apple Watch Edition.

Samsung's standard Gear S2 smartwatch. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s standard Gear S2 smartwatch. Photo: Samsung

Samsung is launching a new adapter for its Gear S2 smartwatch that allows you to pair it with standard watch straps. It’s already on sale in Germany, and it’s expected to reach the U.S. and other European markets imminently.

iPhone is getting a new companion in Gear S2. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

iPhone is getting a new companion in Gear S2. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch will get an update that adds iPhone compatibility by the end of this month, according to a new report.

The move will allow Samsung to compete with the Apple Watch in its own backyard, but some features — such as Samsung Pay — will be lost when the wearable is connected to iOS.

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