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Foqus – A Mental Health and Mindful Meditation App

Foqus is an app I released two years ago (July, 2014) for the Samsung Gear 2 which went on to become a finalist in the Samsung 2014 Gear App Challenge. Good to see Apple also catering to the mental health … Continue reading

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How to Install (sideload) .wgt app files on the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch using SDB

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

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Blocks Gear App for Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 (Tizen Wearable)

Download it here  Arguably one of the most famous “Classic” games every made. You have played, I’ve played it, and we all love it.  One of the first and most famous implementations of tetromino games is Tetris, first created over … Continue reading

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Android Wear vs Tizen for Wearables (Samsung Gear 2). What developers need to know

In the last few months the wearable computing industry has seen significant action. Google announced their operating system for smartwatches – Android Wear in March 2014 and Samsung announced their new iteration of the Gear smartwatch line at the 2014 Mobile … Continue reading

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Accessing Sensor Data (Pedometer) on Samsung Gear 2 – Sample Code

This article provides sample code to access sensor data for the samsung Gear 2 running tizen. The examples provided with the Tizen wearable SDK are definitely sufficient to get you started , but with a catch – Everything is written in … Continue reading

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