Galaxy Watch 3 finally gets new One UI Watch 5 faces

Samsung’s One UI Watch 5 update debuted with the Galaxy Watch 6 series earlier this year and slowly made its way onto the Galaxy Watch 4 and 5 lineups. Older smartwatches that run Tizen OS will never get this update, but on the bright side, Samsung confirmed a few months ago that the Galaxy Watch […]

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Time to upgrade your Classic Galaxy Watch? You can save $150

The Galaxy Watch 3 was the last Tizen OS smartwatch before Samsung switched to Wear OS. You may have held on to it and didn’t upgrade to the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, while last year, you didn’t feel like abandoning the physical rotating bezel and getting a Watch 5. But now that the Galaxy Watch […]

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Galaxy Watch 6 watch faces will come to Watch Active 2 and Watch 3

As you may have heard, Samsung issued another reminder today about how the One UI Watch 5 update will eventually be released for older smartwatch models, but no older than 2021. In other words, the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 5 lineups will get the update, while older models will not (since they don’t run […]

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Galaxy Watches could soon get Samsung Pay in South Korea, thanks to Apple

As lame as it sounds, Galaxy Watch users in South Korea can’t make mobile payments using Samsung Pay on their smartwatch. Although those smartwatches feature NFC, Samsung Pay isn’t available to them in Samsung’s home country. However, that could change soon, thanks to Apple. Apparently, Samsung is thinking of activating the Samsung Pay feature on […]

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Samsung could soon bring blood pressure monitoring to Galaxy Watches in Malaysia

Samsung has been equipping its smartwatches with blood pressure monitoring since the Galaxy Watch Active 2. However, the feature was available in only a handful of countries. Now, Samsung could bring the feature to Galaxy Watches in one more country: Malaysia. The Malaysian Medical Device Authority, which approves and authorizes medical-grade devices in Malaysia, has […]

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Galaxy Watch 3 update brings new watch faces, snore detection, and more

Staying true to its promise, Samsung has released a new software update to the Galaxy Watch 3. The new software brings new watch faces that the company debuted with the Galaxy Watch 5 series. The update also brings more reliable health tracking and snoring detection. The new software update with firmware version R8x0XXU1DVH4 is rolling out […]

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Samsung updates Galaxy Watch Plugin for several smartwatch models

Samsung has just released a handful of Galaxy Watch Plugin updates for several smartwatch models, including the Galaxy Watch Active 2, the Galaxy Watch 3, and the Galaxy Watch 4. Interestingly enough, the Galaxy Watch Active 2 Plugin was updated twice today, July 15. Versions 2.2.08.22071151 and 2.2.08.22071141N of the Watch Active 2 Plugin appear […]

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Will the Galaxy Watch 3 get the Samsung One UI Watch 4.5 update?

Samsung is starting to roll out a major new One UI Watch update for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, and many Galaxy Watch 3 owners will be wondering whether a similar update will be released for them. Well, the short and sweet answer is no, it will not be released for […]

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Surprise update brings Watch 4 features to older Galaxy smartwatches

Galaxy S21 owners aren’t the only Samsung customers who can enjoy new software features starting today. Along with the first public One UI 4.0 update for the Galaxy S21 series, today Samsung’s releasing new firmware for a handful of its smartwatches. It adds almost a dozen new watch faces and improvements to Fall Detection. Samsung’s […]

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Galaxy Watch owners can now try out Strava Premium for sixty days

Popular exercise tracking app Strava has teamed up with Samsung to give a free two-month trial to eligible Galaxy Watch owners. We stumbled upon this promotion via the colossal software update for the Galaxy Watch 4 software update that dropped today. The list of supported devices includes the Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Watch Active 2, and  […]

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Samsung India has some excellent deals on wearables, TVs, and appliances

Samsung is offering some excellent deals on its products during the ongoing festive shopping season in India. A few days ago, we published the list of all deals on Galaxy tablets. The Galaxy S20 FE 5G has become the biggest deal on Amazon India’s website. The South Korean firm is also offering some killer deals […]

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Blood pressure monitoring on Galaxy Watches could help Parkinson’s disease patients

All recent Samsung smartwatches—Galaxy Watch Active 2, Galaxy Watch 3, and Galaxy Watch 4 series—feature blood pressure monitoring. A recent study published in the medical journal Frontiers in Neurology has revealed that blood pressure monitoring on Galaxy Watches could help patients with Parkinson’s disease easily manage Orthostatic Hypotension (OH). Orthostatic Hypotension, a common issue found among […]

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ECG and BP monitoring are coming to Galaxy watches in more markets

ECG and blood pressure monitoring will become available for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic in Australia starting September 10 through the Samsung Health app. They’ll be the first Samsung smartwatches in Australia to offer these features, but they won’t be alone. Samsung announced that ECG and blood pressure monitoring will also […]

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Samsung becomes the world’s third-largest smartwatch manufacturer

Multiple reports have confirmed that Samsung is the king of the global smart TV market. On the other hand, its wearable division was consistently playing second fiddle to the likes of Apple. Things are more or less the same this time around, according to a new survey from a South Korean market research firm. In […]

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Galaxy Watch 4 vs Galaxy Watch 3: All rise for the new champion

The Galaxy Watch 3 brought back something that Samsung smartwatch fans had been missing for a couple of years: the physical rotating bezel. It was otherwise quite similar to the Galaxy Watch Active 2 with almost the same specs and features. The device did come with some new health-related features such as fall detection and […]

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Reminder: Wear OS is not coming to Galaxy Watch 3 and older Samsung smartwatches

Samsung unveiled its first smartwatches running Wear OS during the Galaxy Unpacked event yesterday. With the Galaxy Watch 4 and the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Samsung has ditched Tizen OS in favor of Wear OS 3. So, what does that mean for older Galaxy Watches running Tizen OS? Will they be updated to Wear OS […]

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This key feature of Galaxy Watch 3 just got even better!

Samsung started deployment of another notable update for the Galaxy Watch 3, only weeks ahead of the highly anticipated launch of its successor. Identified as release R845FXXU1DUE4, the new patch has been spotted in India on Friday. Among its handful of improvements are optimizations targeting the built-in blood oxygen (SpO2) monitor of the device. Blood […]

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Samsung basically confirmed that your Galaxy Watch 3 is now outdated

Samsung has provided a first look of One UI Watch today. It’s the custom interface that will be slapped on top of the new unified Wear platform that it has built for smartwatches with Google. Yes, the platform is Android-based. Tizen will no longer power Samsung’s smartwatches. Ever since this collaboration with Google was announced, […]

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You can now ‘try on’ the Galaxy Watch 3 anywhere and anytime using AR

Smartwatch enthusiasts can now try on the Galaxy Watch 3 anywhere, at any time, as long as they have a smartphone equipped with a camera and the Snapchat app installed. Samsung and Snapchat have partnered to create an augmented reality (AR) version of the Galaxy Watch 3 for Snapchat Lens. It gives app users the […]

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