[Deal Alert] Get $50 off Samsung’s Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro

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Smartwatches are not as popular as they used to be, but of what's available right now, Samsung definitely has the best offerings. The recently-announced Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro have already seen a discount at various retailers, including Samsung's online store. You can get the proper watch for $249.99 and the Fit for $149.99, meaning that you can save $50 off either or both. Ryan took a look at the Gear Sport not too long ago, and he came away impressed. If neither of ...

Gear S3 Value Pack update brings UX changes, improved fitness tracking, and much more

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Considered to be one of the better smartwatches available, and my personal favorite, the Samsung Gear S3 received a substantial update today. Dubbed "Value Pack," it brings both the Classic and the Frontier to Tizen 3.0.0.1, as well as a bunch of new stuff. Here is the massive changelog: Samsung Connect: Monitor and manage smart devices the smarter way with Gear S3 Gear VR Controller: Easily control your Gear VR right from your wrist with the Gear S3 PPT Controller: Command the audience and the presentation with the ...

DEAL: Amazon Hosting Pre-Black Friday Sale on SmartThings – $50 Off Hub, $100 Off Kit

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The holiday season is always the best time to start building that smart home that you have been holding out from. And Amazon has a huge sale going on right now for Samsung SmartThings products that’ll get you well on your way. We’re talking about 50% off the Hub or $100 off an entire kit. For those new to smart homes, the best way to get started is typically with some sort of hub. While Google Home can act a lot like a hub, having a ...

[Deal Alert] Get $30 off Samsung’s Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro smartwatches

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Samsung's latest wearables lineup has barely been on sale five minutes, but we're already seeing some good deals on them. The Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, both of which were only launched last month, can be had for $30 off the MSRP at the moment, from various retailers. The Gear Sport was just reviewed by Ryan, and he was pretty impressed with it. He thought the experience was as close as he's seen to a compelling smartwatch for average users, with the high price point ...

DEAL: Samsung’s New Gear Sport Smartwatch Already $30 Off (Just $269)

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Samsung’s Gear Sport, their newest sporty smartwatch that debuted a little over a week ago, is already discounted at most retailers. You can currently find both the black and blue models at Samsung’s store, Amazon, and Best Buy for $30 off. With that discount, you will only pay $269.99 for a smartwatch that ticks most of the boxes. To recap, the Gear Sport features a 1.2-inch AMOLED display, 5ATM water resistance, NFC for Samsung Pay, 300mAh battery that lasts for days, heart rate monitor and GPS, ...

Samsung Gear Sport review: A smartwatch regular people might actually buy

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Article Contents Smartwatches were supposed to be the Next Big Thing TM a few years ago when Samsung launched the original Android-powered Galaxy Gear. That device came with a laundry list of problems, but the company quickly reassessed and got on board with Android Wear while also dabbling with the Tizen wearable OS. When Samsung quietly stepped back from Android Wear, many of us thought it was a mistake. With the release of the Gear Sport, it's looking like Samsung made the right call. The Gear Sport ...

DEAL: Get $150 Off Verizon and AT&T Galaxy Note 8 Models at Best Buy

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For what’s sure to be a limited time, folks can save $150 on select Galaxy Note 8 models at Best Buy when you purchase the phone with a device payment plan. According to the listings on Best Buy’s website, only the Verizon and AT&T variants are listed at the discounted pricing. With the savings, the price of the Verizon model is dropped from $39/month to $32.75/month for 24 months, and for AT&T, the usual price of $31.67/month is dropped to $26.66/month for 30 months (or $33.33 ...

Bixby 2.0 Might Show Up Next Week

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Samsung is hosting its developer conference in San Francisco next week and it may act as the showcase for Bixby 2.0, according to a report from the Korea Herald. The report also suggests that Samsung already put someone new in charge of the smartphone assistant because of a “lackluster” response to it so far. Chung Eui-suk is now the head of Samsung’s service intelligence group and in charge of further developing Bixby. Chung has been with Samsung for a bit and has previously worked in research ...