Samsung Gear Watch (1st Gen)

Summary:  The Samsung Galaxy Gear (1st Generation), was the first smartphone integrated smart watch to achieve high levels of market awareness.  Using Bluetooth to connect to a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, this watch allows for users to perform minor productivity and communications tasks directly on their wrist.  By increasing the accessibility of smartphone features and placing…

Samsung Gear Watch (2nd Gen)

Summary:  The Samsung Gear 2 was released in April of 2014 as the successor to the original Galaxy Gear smartwatch.  There are a number of enhancements that were made to the Gear 2 as compared to the original Gear, but with some unavoidable feature losses, based on the choice to use Tizen (a Samsung controlled,…

Quick Review: Samsung Gear S

Summary:  The Samsung Gear S is currently the most advanced smartwatch from Samsung.  Released in November of 2014, it is the first smartwatch to contain a full 3G modem, enabling calling, texts, and data directly from the watch – without a phone.  Compared to the previous flagship Gear model, the Gear 2, a number of…