Samsung’s new smart TVs are more than just content consumption devices

Samsung has been adding lots of features to its smart TVs over the past few years, but most of them were related to content consumption. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced work-from-home situations, the company ensured that its TVs are more than content consumption devices. First up, Samsung added an improved Ambient Mode to its […]

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We checked out Samsung’s Tizen-powered Smart Monitor M8 at CES 2022

CES 2022 came and went, but it left us with tons of exciting products to explore and look forward to. One such product was the Samsung Smart Monitor M8. Despite its rather uninspiring name, the Smart Monitor M8 is a beast of an all-in-one monitor powered by none other than the Tizen platform. Mind you, […]

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Tizen Store no longer accessible on Tizen smartphones

Although Tizen continues to be one of the largest smart TV platforms in the world, its smartphone variant hasn’t been doing particularly well. We haven’t seen a Tizen-based smartphone in forever and we’re unlikely to see one anytime soon. Now, the Tizen smartphone experience gets its final nail in the coffin. It seems that the […]

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Is it time for Samsung to ditch Tizen in favor for Android TV?

Samsung unveiled its new smart TVs earlier today, and they are still running Tizen OS. Despite completely switching to Android for its phones and Wear OS for its smartwatches, the South Korean firm is still clinging to Tizen for its smart TVs and other smart home products. Is it time to pull the plug on […]

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Google’s first Wear OS 3 smartwatch almost looks like a Galaxy Watch 5

Samsung and Google joined forces earlier this year to co-develop Wear OS 3 for a new generation of smartwatches. Samsung abandoned Tizen OS for wearables in favor of Wear OS 3 as a result, but this massive change has allowed the Korean tech giant to retain some exclusivity over the new OS version. The Galaxy […]

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Samsung is entering the cloud gaming space, again

During its ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2021 event, Samsung announced new features and improvements to Bixby, One UI, Samsung Health, Samsung Knox, SmartThings, and Tizen. The company also announced that it is developing a cloud gaming platform of its own, and it will be available on smart TVs running Tizen. While the company didn’t divulge […]

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Samsung announces various improvements to Tizen OS for smart TVs at SDC 21

Alongside improvements to Bixby, SmartThings, and Samsung Knox, Samsung also announced improvements to Tizen OS for smart TVs. During the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2021, the South Korean firm said it wants to consolidate its leadership in the TV segment with more intelligent software and deeper integration with its other services. Improved video calling, Samsung […]

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Samsung will remotely disable TVs that were stolen from its warehouse

Samsung has revealed that even its TVs can be remotely disabled, similar to its smartphones and tablets. The Television Block Function that is built into its TVs can be activated if the company finds out that the unit is stolen or unlawfully acquired by a user. Recently, a bunch of TVs were stolen from Samsung’s […]

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Fossil Gen 6 renders offer a glimpse of Samsung’s Wear OS without One UI

Wear OS is starting to get a lot more attention now that Samsung was behind its development, and more smartwatch brands are preparing new wearables for the market. Watch manufacturer Fossil is one of them, and its upcoming Gen 6 smartwatch will apparently be using the Samsung-Google-made Wear OS platform. The Fossil Gen 6 appears […]

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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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As it moves to Wear OS, Samsung wants owners of its first Android watch to switch to Tizen

Samsung’s return to an Android-based operating system for its smartwatches is happening later this year, with the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Active set to run Wear OS instead of Samsung’s Tizen OS. This move is going to, among other things, bring much needed access to a wider selection of apps for Samsung’s […]

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Will you keep your old Galaxy smartwatch even if it isn’t updated to Wear OS?

Tizen on watches is dead, long live Wear OS! Samsung finally made the move Google wanted: The Korean giant is leaving its Tizen OS behind and shifting to Wear OS for its future smartwatches, starting with the upcoming Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch Active 4. Tizen will continue to be used for Samsung’s televisions, […]

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Peacock video streaming service comes to Samsung’s smart TVs

Peacock, the new video streaming service on the block, is now available on Samsung’s Tizen OS-powered smart TVs via its new app. The US-based video streaming service is owned by NBCUniversal and was originally launched in mid-2020. Since then, it has made its way to Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, iPadOS, PlayStation, Roku, Vizio, […]

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Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Watch Active 2 get a new software update

Samsung has been regularly updating its smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets. After launching two new tablets last night and updating its high-end smartphones to the latest security patch, the company seems to have rolled out a new update to enhance the software on two of its most recent smartwatches. The Galaxy Watch Active 2 and the […]

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Samsung Smart Monitor now available worldwide in even more sizes

The Samsung Smart Monitor was launched in November last year. It’s unlike any monitor the company has launched before. Powered by Tizen, the Smart Monitor can double up as a TV. There are two models in the lineup, the Smart Monitor M5 and Smart Monitor M7. Samsung made them both available initially in Canada, China […]

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Samsung confirms it has no plans to abandon Tizen OS for its smart TVs

Samsung and Google have confirmed earlier this week that the Tizen platform for Galaxy smartwatches will be left behind in favor of an upgraded version of Wear OS. The idea is for Wear OS to benefit from Samsung’s expertise in smartwatch operating systems, and for Samsung’s smartwatches to take advantage of improved third-party support. Now, […]

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Samsung, the Galaxy Watch 3 deserves an optional Wear OS upgrade

Rumors about Samsung wanting to switch to Google’s Android-based operating system for smartwatches have been floating around since 2018 but, it’s 2021, and Samsung has finally decided to abandon its in-house-developed smartwatch platform in favor Google’s Wear OS. Well, the official narrative around this massive change is that Samsung isn’t abandoning Tizen OS outright, but that […]

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[Poll] Still interested in Samsung’s Android Wear watches? Google is

Android Wear on Samsung hardware is a big deal post-2016. Regardless of whether or not you’ve forgotten that it was a deal in the first place, which I totally did not and it absolutely is. You know, as absolute as such a statement can be, not coming directly from Samsung. But don’t worry, that’s still pretty […]

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