A patent filed by Samsung eludes to the fact that their proposed smartwatch will be called the Gear. The patent also included a list of capabilities and features, coupled with an extensive description of the device.
Wearable tech is one of the areas of technology that is about to explode at the moment. Sony has already released the second version of its smartwatch while the Kickstarter funded Pebble smartwatch is currently meeting its list of preorders. Apple and even Google have stated or quoted as saying that they are working on a smartwatch of their own. Samsung has previously made some noise about the release of their own smartwatch device and it is one step closer now that a patent has been filed. Continue reading