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Galaxy Watch 3 update includes sleep score measurements and walking challenges

Samsung released the Galaxy Watch 3 last year as the company's first traditionally-designed watch since 2018 (when the first Galaxy Watch arrived). Samsung has been slow to update its software to take full advantage of all the watch's hardware, but now another update is rolling out with new health features and a few smaller UI...

Get the lovely Galaxy Watch 3 for 37% off, today only for Samsung’s Discover Week event!

Samsung's Discover Week continues! Yesterday's deal with on the Note 20 Ultra, but today, there's a big sale on some of the retailer's popular accessories instead. Today's special deal for the Samsung Discover Week event is for the Galaxy Watch 3 LTE! You'll be able to save 37% on the device today only. 37% seems strange,...

Samsung is discontinuing the Get Location feature for the Galaxy Watch

Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Watch Active 2, and original Galaxy Watch are set to lose a useful feature. Samsung's Find My Watch service will soon be undergoing changes that will nix a feature to track the location of your smartwatch. According to a notice that is being sent to Galaxy Watch users, due to...

Galaxy Watch 3 update adds support for SmartThings Find to track your lost device

Samsung has introduced an update to the Galaxy Watch 3 that brings support for SmartThings Find to the wearable. The feature arrives alongside several other changes, including reduced auto workout detection. Introduced last year, SmartThings Find helps you locate your lost Samsung Galaxy devices. The feature makes use of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and ultra-wideband (UWB)...

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 and Watch Active 2 gain ECG and blood pressure monitoring in 31 new countries

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Watch 3 and Watch Active 2 have gained ECG and blood pressure monitoring in 31 more countries. Users can take advantage of these health tracking features through Samsung’s Health Monitor app. Samsung said its Health Monitor app received a CE-marking last month, allowing the service to expand to 28 European countries,...

XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

Best Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 bands in 2020: Options for every style!

So you’ve got your Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, and you love it, but it somehow doesn’t scream “you”, style-wise. Fortunately, both the 41mm and 46mm models have access to a kaleidoscope of alternative bands so there’s bound to be the perfect one for you, available officially. And if not, you can buy a few alternatives...

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 are at some of their lowest prices yet

Trying to stick with a fitness routine in 2020 is, to say the least, a challenge. Even if you're the type that prefers to get their exercise in with outdoor activities, it can be harder than usual to usual to stay motivated with everything going on. Smartwatches can help a lot with that, as having...

How to enable ECG on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, Watch Active 2 paired with non-Samsung phones

Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 include an electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor. The ECG monitor allows users to keep a check on their heart rhythm for irregularities such as Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). But in order to use this feature, you need access to Samsung's ECG monitoring app. Samsung recently received FDA clearance for...

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 is great but the Apple Watch Series 6 is still the best smartwatch

The Apple Watch is better than any smartwatches available for Android. It pains me to say this – my primary SIM card is in an Android phone far more often than it's in an iPhone – but it's true. The good news for us is, Android smartwatches have improved significantly over the past year. The Oppo...

Samsung’s ECG monitoring app goes live on the Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 in the US

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 users in the United States patiently waiting to use their smartwatches' electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor don't have to wait any longer. After getting FDA clearance for its ECG monitoring app in August, Samsung on Wednesday announced the functionality is rolling out to both smartwatches. ECG capabilities were...

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 in Titanium launches October 2 in the U.S. for $599

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 in titanium will be available on October 2, and you can get it for $599. Originally launched in a sleek stainless steel, the Galaxy Watch 3's new titanium model ups the ante with a more premium design that makes the smartwatch feel more luxurious than ever. In addition to coming in titanium,...