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  1. Android News

    Samsung Gear S2 gets firmware upgrade

    The Samsung Gear S2 is enjoying stellar software support – the three year old smartwatch just got an update with several major new features. The UI was updated to improve multitasking. Samsung also added new fitness functions.
  2. Android News

    Samsung launches some of its Gear Sport watchfaces for the Gear S2 and Gear S3

    Samsung has launched a number of new watchfaces, all of which debuted on the fitness-orientated Gear Sport back in September, for the Gear S2 and Gear S3. You can find them in Galaxy Apps.
  3. Android News

    Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX and Gear S3 now compatible with Galaxy J phones

    You can now use your handset with the Gear Fit 2, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX, Gear S2 and Gear S3 on the Samsung Galaxy J7 lineup. All you'll need to do is update the Gear Manager app on Google Play.
  4. Android News

    Stanford study says wearables are not accurately counting burned calories

    Some researchers at Stanford University recently did a study with a number of wearables including the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn, and the Samsung Gear S2. Among the 60 volunteers, they learned that the heart rate measurements were quite accurate...
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    Samsung Pay headed to Gear S2 and Gear S3 in the UK

    Samsung has announced it has partnered with American Express, HSBC and Nationwide for the rollout of its mobile payment service in the UK.
  6. Android News

    Samsung is rolling out a new firmware update to the Gear S2

    If you have the Gear S2, then you can look forward to a new firmware update as one is currently being rolled out in the Netherlands. The update weighs 60MB in size and is said to fix some Bluetooth issues.
  7. Android News

    DEAL: Save $50 and get the Gear S2 for $249

    Amazon currently has the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch on sale for $50 off. This brings the price down to just $249, while including free Prime shipping.
  8. Android News

    DEAL: Groupon has the Samsung Gear S2 on sale for as little as $125

    Samsung's Gear S2 typically costs between $200 and $300, but right now you can pick one up from Groupon for as little as $125.
  9. Android News

    Endomondo, Map My Run, and MyFitnessPal have been released for the Gear S2 and S3

    Samsung's Gear S2 and Gear S3 both support standalone applications and today they received some new fitness applications. New Endomondo, Map My Run, and MyFitnessPal apps have been released for both of these devices and can be installed directly onto the wearable.
  10. Android News

    How to: Configure SOS Contacts on the Gear S2 and Gear S3

    Josh from SamMobile has published an in-depth tutorial on how to set SOS contacts on both the Gear S2 and Gear S3 smartwatches.
  11. Android News

    Samsung Gear wearables are now compatible with iOS

    Samsung has pushed an update to the Gear S3, Gear S2, and Gear Fit 2 wearables which add iOS compatibility after the accompanying app has been installed.
  12. Android News

    Facer is now available for the Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S3

    The watch face platform, Facer, has been updated to support the Gear S2 and Gear S3 smartwatches.
  13. Android News

    Deal: Get a refurbished Samsung Gear S2 for only $110 today

    Daily Steals has a great deal on a certified refurbished Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch, offering the device for only $110 for today only.
  14. Android News

    Software update gifts the Samsung Gear S2 many of the Gear S3's features

    The Samsung Gear S2 is getting a major update which will deliver many of the features which were introduced with the Gear S3. In addition to all the Gear S3 watch faces, the Gear S2 is also getting call and notification interactions with the twist of the rotating bezel, new Alti-Barometer and...
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    DEAL: You can get a refurbished Gear S2 for only $110 at Daily Steals

    While Samsung is trying to get people to pay $300+ for their brand new Gear S3, you can pick up last year's model at a very tempting discount. This typically sells for $200, but you can order a refurbished model right now, with a 60-day warranty, for only $110.
  16. Android News

    Samsung wearables are up to $50 off for Black Friday

    You can get some of Samsung's smartwatches on the cheap for Black Friday. The company is offering $50 off both new Gear S3 models, as well as up to $30 off the older Gear S2 smartwatches.
  17. Android News

    DEAL: Buy the Samsung Gear S2 for $225

    With the Samsung Gear S3 now on sale, Amazon has cut the price of the Gear S2 to $225. It may not be as fancy as the newer Gear S3, but the Samsung Gear S2 was regarded as one of the best smartwatches of 2015.
  18. Android News

    DEAL: The Samsung Gear S2 is currently on sale for just $159

    BuyDig currently has the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch on sale for just $159, down from its regular price of $299. BuyDig is also offering a 2,600mAh portable power bank for free with a purchase of the Gear S2.
  19. Android News

    TouchOne keyboard for Gear S2 & S3 now free for a month

    TouchOne is a smartwatch keyboard that debuted for Android Wear devices back in April. Now the keyboard is making its official Tizen debut with support for the Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S3. The developers are celebrating this occasion by making the keyboard completely free for a month, until...
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    Latest Samsung Gear S2 software update seems to have broken email notifications

    Samsung is rolling out a new software update to the Gear S2 smartwatch. Sadly though, multiple people are unable to get their email notifications on the wearable since the update was applied.
  21. Android News

    Samsung prepping remote control app for Gear VR

    Samsung is preparing to add support for remote controls to the Samsung Gear VR, according to the latest rumor. A Gear smartwatch will act as a controller, with the bezel being used to scroll options in a menu and the hard button being used to confirm selections. The functionality will arrive in...
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    Samsung will continue to sell the Gear S2 alongside the new model

    Samsung just unveiled its new Gear S3 smartwatch duo at IFA, but that doesn't spell the end of sales for the Gear S2 line. The company has announced that all four watches and the Gear Fit 2 are core components of Samsung's wearable ecosystem and they'll continue to be sold. The Gear S2 models...
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    Samsung launches iOS beta program for the Gear S2

    Samsung announced it would be bringing iOS support to its Gear S2 smartwatch late last year. However, it's been almost a full year, and now the company has just launched a beta program for iOS users who want to jump on the Gear S2 train.
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    DEAL: eBay has the refurbished Verizon Gear S2 for $100

    If you don't mind purchasing refurbished gadgets, then an eBay seller can save you a lot of money on the Verizon branded Gear S2. It's only available in black, but you can get it right now for $100 with free shipping (ships from Brooklyn)
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    Recent Samsung update seems to have disabled notifications on the Gear Fit 2 and Gear S2

    When taking a look at the Samsung Gear Manager reviews, a lot of people are complaining about not receiving notifications anymore. It's unclear if this happened because of a firmware update, or if it is due to an update Samsung pushed out to the Gear Manager application.