Samsung confirms its Tizen-powered Gear A smartwatch will come with a rotating bezel

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Samsung held its Tizen Developer event this morning and supplied details about the upcoming Gear A smartwatch. The company has confirmed that the new smartwatch will feature a round display with a rotating bezel. This will provide the smartwatch with a unique way of scrolling, and zooming in and out. This is a similar tool to the digital crown on the Apple Watch.

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Motorola Moto X Style versus Samsung Galaxy S6

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The Motorola Moto X Style is truly an innovative flagship device for the company, and will possibly be one of the more respected handsets among the flagships that have and will release this year. Many were concerned what the Lenovo acquisition would mean for Motorola’s devices, but it seems to have been a smooth transition with Lenovo not wanting to interfere with Motorola’s big push for the pure Android experience.

The Moto X Style offers the pure Android experience with few modifications, and the device stacks up very well against the OnePlus Two, but just how well does it compete with what is arguable one of the biggest flagships of the year, Samsung’s Galaxy S6?

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Gear A with Samsung Pay capabilities to come alongside Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

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The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus may not be the only new devices debuting on August 13. According to a new report, Samsung is preparing to launch ‘Orbis’, the device that will be marketed as the Gear A smartwatch. The report states the new smartwatch will make a great addition to the official launch of Samsung Pay, which is also likely to make its debut at the upcoming event.

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Galaxy-Sync is a program for keeping your Microsoft Outlook data synced across mobile devices

samsung galaxy syncA new app called Galaxy-Sync that handles syncing Outlook data onto your mobile devices has been announced as one of the most secure ways to keep your Outlook info synced up. It’s unique in that it works by syncing everything locally as a security measure, so your data is never transmitted wirelessly or into any cloud servers where it’s more vulnerable to being breached or attacked. It’s pretty odd to see lack of wireless as a feature in 2015, but in this situation, it makes sense. Read more

How to perform a software update via Samsung Kies

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If you’re a Samsung smartphone or tablet owner, I’m pretty sure you’ve been notified at some point or another that there’s a software update available for your device through ‘Kies’. Many users discard the notification and wait for the over-the-air (OTA) update to roll out simply because they’re unsure what to do. But the funny thing is that performing a software update through Samsung Kies is extremely simple.

We are going to show you how to install a software update via Samsung Kies.

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