Original Samsung Galaxy Gear to be upgraded to Tizen

Samsung Galaxy Gear

When Samsung unveiled its new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, it revealed that it had dropped the Android operating system in favour of the new Tizen-based platform. Needless to say, early Galaxy Gear adopters were quick to start wondering what the move meant for Samsung’s first generation effort. Fortunately, there is good news coming out of Mobile World […]

Multiple Samsung Galaxy Gear models including a Tizen-powered one coming to MWC 2014?

Samsung UK Galaxy Gear 2 teaser?

Samsung is widely expected to unveil a successor to the original Galaxy Gear smartwatch at its Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress next week. In a new development, The Verge today learned that Samsung could even unveil more than new smartwatch. It provides little additional information about these different models but a separate report by USA Today suggests that one of those could […]

Tizen devices “sneak preview” to take place at MWC 2014

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Despite a decision by Samsung to once again push out the launch its Tizen smartphones, Samsung and partner Intel have sent out press invitations to an event that will put the focus on the oft-delayed mobile operating system. It is set for February 23, the day before MWC 2014’s official start. The invitation promises “an exclusive sneak preview of the […]

Samsung delays Tizen smartphone launch again

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It appears that there has been another setback in Samsung’s plans to launch a Tizen smartphone. Following rumours that Samsung would host an event focused on Tizen ahead of MWC 2014, NTT DoCoMo, comes word that the launch has been delayed once more. Samsung had at one time hoped to launch its first Tizen smartphones in 2013. Since then, a […]

Samsung: No plans to bring Tizen to U.S. for foreseeable future

Rumoured Tizen 3.0 user interface

After years in the making, Samsung may finally be ready to unveil its first Tizen-powered devices next month. The company will reportedly make an announcement at MWC 2014 which will once again take place in Barcelona, Spain, next month. It should also give more information on its launch plans at the event. Just this week, a rumour indicated that Tizen devices […]

Samsung Tizen smartphone launch pushed out to 2014


Despite a promise earlier this year to launch “new, competitive Tizen devices” in 2013, all the signs (let alone the calendar) now point that such a launch will not happen until 2014. According to Japan’s RBMen, Samsung officials apparently told unnamed Korean media that the launch of the first Tizen smartphone had been pushed out to the first half of […]