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Photo credit : firstpost In recent versions of the tizen wearable sdk (1.0.0b3), a few important features (mainly about sensors) have been added to the Gear SDK. – In the Motion API: GPS type has been added for retrieving user … Continue reading
Samsung is at the LEADING THE EDGE OF INNOVATION ON WEARABLES … especially with smartwatches. In addition to the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo which was released barely a few months ago in April, Samsung has just released the all … Continue reading
A few tips to solve issues encountered whilst developing gear 2 apps and submitting them to the app store. Some of them are due to the new changes to the samsung app seller office.
Many times you may be working on an app that needs to show some notifications to users as activities occur – even when a different app is on the foreground. E.g an app that reminds you to take your meds … Continue reading
The irblaster included in the Gear 2 is definitely an innovative component especially for hobbyists and developers. Several Arduino projects have excitedly explored projects that let them build custom remote controllers for electronic devices that have infra red receivers such … Continue reading
One more important way to overcome user-interaction challenges on wearable devices is to implement hands-free interaction via sensors. Today, we’ll be looking at code to obtain tilt information from the Gear 2 accelerometer sensor. Luckily, it is a straightforward and easy … Continue reading
Developing apps for wearable computing devices (e.g google glass, samsung galaxy gear, etc) can be a significant challenge – especially because developers DO NOT have a trusted/tested set of interaction gestures due to varying/emerging form factors. Naturally, the small size of wearable … Continue reading
This posts discusses the steps required to install a third party wearable widget (.wgt) as a standalone app on the Samsung Gear 2 smart-watch or an emulator. It is assumed that you are the developer of the .wgt file and would like … Continue reading
Whilst developing your Gear 2 apps you will likely need to store data and keep state. This post discusses the 3 main ways you can achieve this – HTML5 Webstorage, IndexedDB and good old Files .