Samsung Says Tizen Devices to Be Released This Year
Samsung today indicated that it plans to bring smartphones with its Tizen operating system to market by the end of the year. The company said the devices would be competitive, but didn't provide any details about the hardware or which carriers around the world might sell them. Tizen is a version of Linux that's being developed by Samsung and Intel, with support from Huawei, Sprint, LiMo, and The Linux Foundation. Tizen has been in development since 2011 and reached 1.0 status in May 2012.
Hands-On with the Samsung Gear S3
Samsung is back with a new Tizen-based wearable. The Gear S3 takes last year's model and makes numerous refinements.
Samsung Shows Off Second Tizen Smartphone
Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver.
Jolla Finds Licensing Partners for Sailfish OS
Jolla today announced that Intex Technologies has licensed Sailfish OS and put it in the Aqua Fish handset. The Aqua Fish is the first handset to run Sailfish OS outside of the phones made by Jolla itself.
Samsung's Gear S2 and S2 Classic Go On Sale Oct. 2
Samsung today said its latest set of smartwatches, the Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic (pictured), will reach U.S. stores on Friday, Oct.
Supposedly the OS will run exceptionally well on basic to mid-range spec'ed phones. Will be simple yet powerful, full featured but nimble and fast while performing tasks.
Tizen based devices will be ...