Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Pay on Gear S2 smartwatch now available in public beta

Samsung Gear S2 and S2 Classic

Samsung had originally hoped to put its Samsung Pay mobile payment service on the Gear S2 last year. It missed its goal and was forced late last year to push the release out to this year. Nearly a year after unveiling its NFC-equipped smartwatch, Samsung is finally making good on its promise – albeit as a public beta for the […]

Washington Post Samsung Gear S2 watch face tracks U.S. election polling data

Washington Post face for Samsung Gear S2

One thing is certain: The lead-up to the next U.S. presidential election has certainly not been boring. With months to go before we find out who will move into The White House in November, political junkies are now able to follow the latest developments right on their wrist thanks to a new watch face for the Samsung Gear S2. The Washington Post […]

Samsung Gear S2 Band Adapter goes on sale

Samsung Gear S2 Band Adapter

Samsung today announced a new accessory for its Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch. The Gear S2 Band Adapter will give consumers greater flexibility in customizing their smartwatch. It makes it compatible with standard 20mm watch straps, including the Gear S2 classic strap, opening up a much wider range of options, including leather, metal and ceramic straps. The Gear S2 Band Adapter is made of lightweight stainless […]

Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO to sell for US$15,000

Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO

Samsung unveiled a new version of its Gear S2 smartwatch at Baselworld 2016. It collaborated with Swiss jewelry and watchmaker de GRISOGONO to come up with the aptly named Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO. Set to go on sale sometime this summer, Samsung did not announce pricing for its limited edition smartwatch at the event. Germany’s AllAboutSamsung has learned […]

Samsung Gear S2 to be compatible with iOS by end of March?

Samsung Gear S2 and S2 Classic

Samsung officially confirmed at CES 2016 that it was working on making the Gear S2 smartwatch compatible with iOS. The announcement was made when it unveiled new Rose Gold and Platinum versions of the Samsung Gear S2 classic. No timelines were given at the time beyond a generic “later this year” but it now appears that an update could happen before the […]

Baselworld 2016: Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO

Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO

The Samsung Gear S2 is probably the most fashionable smartwatch the South Korean company has produced to date. Versions finished in Rose Gold and Platinum pushed it further into the realm of fashionable accessories when they were introduced earlier this year . Samsung today pushed further into that space by unveiling the Samsung Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO, a fashion collaboration with de […]

Latest Samsung Gear S2 firmware adds Flight Mode and Auto-brightness

Samsung Gear S2 and S2 Classic

Samsung has released a new firmware update for its Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch. While it’s not a huge update, firmware version R732XXU2CPB7 does bring a couple of features that users are likely to appreciate. The first new feature is Flight Mode. Much like Airplane Mode on your smartphone or tablet, it provides a convenient way to turn off all wireless connections with […]

Snoopy watch faces now available for Samsung Gear S2

Snoopy watch face for Samsung Gear S2

Samsung teased new watch faces featuring Peanuts characters for its Samsung Gear S2 in early January. The company yesterday tweeted that Snoopy watch faces are now available through Samsung’s Gear Apps store.   The watch faces are fairly simple, displaying only the time. Based on Samsung Mobile’s video promoting them, at least one of them will change over the day with the sky lightening […]