Leaked prototype pictures of the speculated Nokia smartwatch model

According to reports released by phone designer, users can turn their attention to pictures of a prototype Nokia smartwatch. The graphic artist has worked to reproduce a revelation that depicts a glance screen style UI. This demeanor is expected to be responsible for saving battery life. Nokia’s collaboration with Microsoft suggests that the company plans to take significant strides for marking their presence with wearable technology.Nokia-smartwatch-concept Continue reading

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear available at a discounted price of $240 (shipping inclusive) on eBay US [Deal]

During the time that innovations and other revelations surface up with consistent regularity, users can expect interesting disclosures as we move forward in time. Presently if you are fascinated by wearable technology and hope to purchase a gadget; then this festive period will certainly ring the bells for you. Incase prices have been the stumbling block, then this deal is undoubtedly the best one there for you!

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, the smartwatch is available for a price of only $240 from eBay. Users can avail this gadget on a 20 percent discount, along with the facility of free shipping. Having such discounted prices on Gear will surely assist in attracting consumers to grab the sense of wearable technology.Galaxy Gear Continue reading

Android 4.3 update rolls out for Verizon’s Samsung GALAXY Note II

The festive period has served really well towards dishing out updates and up gradations to various devices. Users have been largely benefitted with the improvements that have been brought in as a result of these updates. The latest entrant into this already featured list is the Verizon version of the Samsung GALAXY Note II. This itemized device can received the Android 4.3 update. The roll out of this update will end up bringing in couple of enhancements to the device. Additionally this update has also added in much needed support for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.Verizon--Samsung-Galaxy-Note-II-

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[How To] Install TWRP Recovery on the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which at the time of launch was only compatible with the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy note 10.1, now supports the Galaxy S3, the Galaxy S4 as well as the Galaxy Note 2 after they received firmware updates this month. The smartwatch though, offers very limited functionalities compared to its high price. However, development for the Gear has seen a steady rise with a way found to install apps on it and also root it. A few days back, we saw how to install a custom ROM on it developed by XDA Senior Member fOmey. And now, fOmey has ported the TWRP custom recovery on it as well.

A custom recovery is important as it allows users to perform many additional functions than those provided by the stock recovery. Users can partition the SD card, mount it for mass storage access, fix permissions, wipe battery stats, perform and restore backups, wipe dalvik cache and do many more things. The TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) recovery offers a much user friendly and touch-based UI compared to other recoveries. It also supports themes and is certainly one of the most preferred custom recoveries in the Android community. Let us now see how to install it on the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch.

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[How To] Root the Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Smartwatches are fast becoming a rage in the technological world. Heavyweights such as Sony, Samsung, Apple, Blackberry, LG, Google have all been said to be linked with smartwatch development while some of them already having launched their products in the market. These devices lets users to check information in a more convenient way, without having to pull out your smartphones from your pockets. They allow users to take calls, send texts, check notifications and perform various other tasks. It thus acts as a supporting device to your smartphones.

Samsung entered the smartwatch market by launching the Galaxy Gear. Powered by a 800 MHz ARM processor and 512 MB RAM, the Gear has a 1.63″ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 320×320 and 4 GB internal storage. It also features a 1.9 MP camera, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 315 mAh non-removable battery. It also has a microUSB port but no slot for expandable memory card. Currently, it only supports the Galaxy Note 3 and 10.1 with support for more devices to be made available later. We had previously seen how to install apps on the Galaxy Gear. Let us now see how you can root the device.

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[How To] Install Apps on your Samsung Galaxy Gear

The Samsung Galaxy Gear was launched last month along with the Galaxy Note 3. The Gear is a smartwatch that acts as an extension of your smartphone. It allows you to take calls, send texts, and perform various other tasks from your wrist without touching your phone. It only supports the Galaxy Note 3 and 10.1 at the moment but is expected to work with more devices later. Its feature include a 800 MHz single-core ARM processor, 1.63″ Super AMOLED display, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal storage, 1.9 MP camera and Bluetooth 4.0.

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Samsung Video ads illustrates the Galaxy Gear smartwatch as an astounding revelation

Just previously, Samsung announced the Galaxy Gear smartwatch which initiating the developing concept of wearable technology. This innovation provides a brief overview of whether wearable technology can flourish the improvement towards technological advancements.

The revelation can be simply connected to the respective Galaxy smartphone. This can be done by pairing it with Bluetooth and it progresses in providing absolute functionality of an Android device without even having to touch your handset.

Bringing the innovation to the market, Samsung has taken an alternative approach towards marketing the product. Samsung has managed to conceptualize this revelation as it was seen in one’s mind in the past.

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Apple’s rumoured iWatch to be announced in second half of 2014, will be available for $149-$229 [Rumors]

According to a report which has been released out by the Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes, it is regarded that the iWatch will be officially announced in a year’s time from now. Over the year previously there have been several reports citing the arrival of this wearable gadget and now presently we have lowdowns that highlight that the new innovation will be unveiled in the second half of 2014.

Based on current itemizations, it is reported that the iWatch wwill be priced between $149 and $229 and ODM Inventec, the Taiwan-based contract manufacturer will be bestowed with sixty percent of iWatch orders. This is the estimation released by an CIMB Group. Additionally, this growth is expected to drive about nineteen percent of Inventec’s profits in 2014.iWatch-packaging-concept Continue reading