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Samsung’s current watches won’t get Wear OS, but will get years of Tizen updates

Google revealed today that it is working on new updates for Wear OS, in partnership with Samsung. It was also announced that future Galaxy Watches would use Google's Wear OS platform, instead of the Tizen-based software that Samsung has used for its wearables over the past few years. Samsung has now clarified what the transition...

Get the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 for $70 off right now

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 is Samsung's current-gen sports watch, with a sleeker design than the traditional-looking Galaxy Watch 3. The watch typically costs $250 for the 40mm version, or $270 for the larger 44mm model, but now you can get either size for $70 off the usual prices. The smaller watch is now $170,...

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...

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,...

Galaxy Watch Active 2 update adds Samsung SmartThings Find support

Samsung has started rolling out support for Smartthings Find, its version of Android "Find My Phone" functionality, launched last October, on the Galaxy Watch Active 2. The Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)  and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) powered network, which works similarly to Tile, can detect enrolled Samsung devices such as the new Galaxy S21 range, as well...

Save $150 on the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 and get started on your fitness journey

As you may have heard, the first Samsung Unpacked of the year is coming up very soon, and it will include information on the Samsung Galaxy S21 and more. But for frugal shoppers, new technology unveils mean something else entirely... big savings on what is now "outdated" gear! Most Samsung products are on the bleeding...

Samsung is gearing up to re-launch last year’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 in Rose Gold

As we barrel toward Samsung’s rumored Unpacked event on January 14, it seems like we average a new leak every few days. There have been persistent reports about Samsung unveiling the Galaxy S21 series and more powerful Galaxy Buds Pro. The company will also apparently release a new color variant of the Galaxy Watch Active...

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...

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 update adds voice guidance when exercising

Samsung has started rolling out a firmware update for the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 which adds voice guidance when you’re exercising. The update, spotted by one of our forum members, Galaxea, is version R820XXU1CTJ5 or R82O0XA1CTJ5 depending on what variant you have. The new firmware, clocking in at 61.39MB, sticks with Tizen version 5.5.0.1, but...

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’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 Active 2 update brings over Running Analysis, Fall Detection, Smart Reply, Scroll capture and more features

During the Galaxy Unpacked event early last month, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Watch 3. The latest wearable from the company packed in a host of new hardware and software features for fitness enthusiasts, including ECG and blood pressure monitoring, post-run coaching and analysis, automatic fall detection, etc. Now, Samsung has announced a software update...