At MWC in Barcelona, Spain, Samsung announces its second-generation Gear 2 smartwatch. The new device features the company's home-brewed Tizen OS, an integrated heart rate monitor, and water- and dust-resistant tech.
Launching Tizen on Samsung's newest smartwatch could help the company avoid the app and carrier problems that often plague new operating systems.
During a demonstration of BMW's ActiveAssist technology in an i3 electric car, I aimed it at a fake brick wall and floored the accelerator, only to have the car hit the brakes.
It shows off a sensor-filled new Simband, its blueprint for future wearables, along with the 360-degree cameras of "Project Beyond" and much more.
The Opera browser will let you surf the web from the smartwatch and has finger-friendly features that should work well on smaller screens.
Samsung's connected home tech will shortly be getting a boost, the South Korean tech giant has promised, with a software development kit due later this year.
The Apple co-founder, who often embraces many platforms, says he threw his Samsung smartwatch out after half a day.
After launching the smartwatch last year using Google's Android, Samsung makes its own OS available for the device.
A new software update for the first-generation Samsung smartwatch removes all traces of Android in favor of the company's in-house OS.
Google's Android Wear software is being used to power the Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch, available for order today, and the Moto 360 due later in the summer.