We knew it was only a matter of time before some of the big names in the electronics industry dove into the burgeoning smartwatch category, and Samsung is the second of the big guys to announce, after Sony's SmartWatch 2, with their recently introduced Galaxy Gear smartwatch that debuted today.
In promotion of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung has produced a pretty cool video that chronicles some of the major smartwatches seen in television and movie history. What is so cool about the video is that they have actual props (or really cool graphics thereof) of the pieces they mention.
Back in August 2016, I was fortunate enough to be asked by Samsung to host the launch event for the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch (aBlogtoWatch hands–on debut here). I had nothing to do with the design or product overall, but it is important to mention that I did help officially
With the announcement of the new Samsung Galaxy Gear, we had a chance to talk a little bit with Om Malik, founder of GigaOm. Om is an accomplished (and award-winning) journalist, with much of his work focused on the tech industry. What many may not know is that he's also
Announced today, the Samsung Gear S smartwatch heralds in a few additional features and specs to the Korean electronic giant's quickly growing smartwatch collection of products. Samsung has taken a decidedly "un-Apple-like" approach to their development of smartwatches by releasing pretty much every iteration of their smartwatch products in fast
Allow me to take the opportunity, while writing from the Samsung Gear S3 product launch event, to once again quickly muse on the topic of smartwatches. Contrary to the sentiments of many of my colleagues, I am pleased to see the lines between "smartwatch" and "watch" blur. I've seen the
Earlier this month, we announced a watch dial design competition with Samsung Mobile and the leading smartwatch watch face platform Facer. We've received a good number of entries, but are still on the lookout for some stellar submissions. That said, the deadline to submit has now been extended to the beginning of Baselworld, March
In February, we launched a design competition for people keen to develop animated digital dials for smartwatches - namely the Samsung Gear S3. Five winners would get a Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch, and one of them would also get $500 in cash. Further, all entrants will have their dials listed
September began with Samsung announcing its new Galaxy Gear smartwatch, we share our thoughts on the Gear as well as those of Om Malik, an experienced tech journalist. We check out a couple of new watches from Ulysse Nardin, MB&F, and Bamford and end off with a look at the
In collaboration with Samsung Mobile and the leading smartwatch watch face platform Facer, we are helping to host a design competition for watch dials meant for the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch. aBlogtoWatch reviewed the Samsung Gear S3 here. This is an exciting opportunity for designers who like traditional and modern