Deal: Samsung Gear VR (2nd-gen) on sale for just $50 on Amazon

ProductLocationItem ConditionCurrent PriceOffer ExpiresSamsung Gear VR (2015)AmazonNew$49.89 ($69.99)
29% offN/A
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If you’re interested in entering the trendy VR niche but don’t want to break the bank on an Oculus VR or an HTC Vive, you might want to check out Amazon’s latest offer for the second-gen Samsung Gear VR. 

The e-commerce site has the headset on sale at just $49.89, down from the usual retail price of $99.99. Samsung itself sells the same device for $69.99, so a discount of 29% compared to the best alternative price is something …


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Technology has a funny way of operating in cycles, and while newer devices are always arriving to replace the old, wait long enough and you might just see trends circling back to where they began. Take mobile video recording, for instance. Back in the late 2000s, pocket camcorders like those sold under the Flip brand were convenient ways to easily record relatively high-quality video.

It wasn’t long, though, before smartphones matured to the level where they offered the camera quality, storage space, and battery life such that it no longer made sense to carry around a separate …

Samsung launches 3 new Gear S3 watchfaces

Samsung today released three brand new, activity-focused watchfaces for its Gear S3 smartwatch: Samsung Outdoor, Samsung Travel, and Samsung Sport.

For all the adventurers out there, the Samsung Outdoor watchface features indicators for barometer, altimeter, weather, and sunrise/sunset times. You’re also getting a dedicated night mode, and the ability to preset altitude and atmospheric figures (the screen will flash red when the preset figures are exceeded).

Next, made for business travelers and tourists, the Samsung Travel watchface includes customizable …

Samsung launches Gear S3 value pack software update

Last week, Samsung released a software update for its Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Classic smartwatches, but it only made it available to users in select markets. Now, the company announced that the update – a “value pack update”, as Samsung is calling it – is coming to more regions, presumably including the US.

The update enhances the S3’s Samsung Health app with an improved interface and various new workout features. For example, users can now see approximate locations for detected running and walking activities, sync pace-setter running targets with the app …

Bear Grylls stars in the latest Samsung Gear S3 frontier commercial… he also eats a grub

Bear Grylls is the star of a new commercial for Samsung’s Gear S3 frontier smartwatch. The British explorer, who is famous for showing off his epic survival skills on TV, demonstrates some of the key features of the more adventurous variant of Sammie’s latest intelligent timepiece.

The device’s barometer, water and dust resistance, altimeter, S Health and weather apps, and overall build are being put to test in the 90-second video, while at one point, Mr. Grylls also reminds us why his shows are so entertaining by doing what he does best – getting a taste of …

Can't get enough of the new Samsung phones and gear? Check out all the extra "Unpacked" footage here

Samsung unveiled a whole bunch of interesting gadgets at its Unpacked event held on Wednesday. The Korean tech giant used the occasion to announce the Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships, Samsung Connect Home, the Gear VR and a new controller for it, a second-gen Gear 360 camera, and the DeX docking station. 
Watching the 1-hour presentation will give you a good idea on what to expect of these new products, but if that’s not enough, you’ll be glad to know that Samsung also uploaded some extra footage to one of its YouTube channels. 
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Check out all the official Samsung gear that was announced at the Unpacked event

Ladies and gents, the cat is officially out of the bag! Samsung unveiled its dynamic flagship duo for 2017 – the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+. While the two high-end smartphones were clearly the stars of the show, the South Korean manufacturer also used the venue of its “Unpacked” event to announce a bunch of interesting devices.

Below, we’ve prepared a short summary for each of the gadgets that Samsung announced today. If you’ve missed the livestream and would like to see more info for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, feel free to catch up on all the details …

Latest Samsung Gear S3 update brings some new features

The Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Classic are getting some new firmware, as of today. The versions R760XXU2BQC5 and R770XXU2BQC5, respectively, are rolling out to the two devices simultaneously.

Some small updates can be found in native apps, such as Samsung Health, S Voice, Alti-Barometer and News Briefing, which add some features to make the apps more useful. Additionally, two new complications made their way to some watch faces – Date and Music.

Find My Device also got some love. Users can now set their watches to display their contact information, should the Gear S3 get lost. Some …

Latest Gear S3 classic and frontier update brings new features and improvements

The Gear S3 Frontier and Gear S3 Classic are getting some new firmware, as of today. The versions R760XXU2BQC5 and R770XXU2BQC5, respectively, are rolling out to the two devices simultaneously.

Some small updates can be found in native apps, such as Samsung Health, S Voice, Alti-Barometer and News Briefing, which add some features to make the apps more useful. Additionally, two new complications made their way to some watch faces – Date and Music.

Find My Device also got some love. Users can now set their watches to display their contact information, should the Gear S3 get lost. Some …