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Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro is a swim-ready activity tracker

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 isn’t the company’s only new product making its debut today. The company is also launching an upgraded version of its Fit 2 activity tracker. The new model is called the Gear Fit 2 Pro, and it’s ready for the swimming pool, thanks to water resistance that can handle depths of up […]

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Samsung introduces the $179 Gear Fit 2 wearable

It’s been more than two years since Samsung launched the original Gear Fit activity tracker. Now the company is introducing a new model with an updated design, GPS support, and a lower price tag. The Gear Fit 2 is expected to sell for $179 when it ships later this year. The Gear Fit 2 looks […]

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Samsung will let you try a phone or smartwatch for 21 days without buying

Want to try out one of Samsung’s new mobile gadgets, but don’t feel like spending hundreds of dollars on a device you’re not sure you’ll like? No problem. Samsung is launching a 21-day trial program. There are a few big caveats. First, you’ll need to go to one of 5 US locations to actually get […]

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Lilbits (4-14-2014): MS Office for Chrome (kinda)

Microsoft may want you to pay $99 per year or more to use Office 365. But Office isn’t the only game in town these days, and over the past few years Microsoft has been working to make its free, cloud-based version of Office a bit more competitive with Google Docs and other free alternatives. Now […]

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Lilbits (4-11-2014): Amazon Fire TV sales are on fire… maybe

Amazon launched the Fire TV about a week ago, and already it looks like the company’s having a hard time keeping its TV box in stock. As of April 11th, the Fire TV page on Amazon says the online video streaming, game playing device will be “in stock on April 18th.” Amazon says it’s building […]

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Wrist-on: Samsung Gear Fit (now with screen rotation)

The Samsung Gear Fit wearable activity tracker launches in the United States today (along with the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches). And just in time for launch, Samsung has released a software update that lets you use the Gear Fit in either landscape or portrait mode. That sounds like a small thing — […]

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Samsung Gear 2 priced at $299, Gear Fit at $199

Samsung’s second high-end smartwatch will be just as expensive as its first. Just like the original Samsung Galaxy Gear watch, the Samsung Gear 2 will set you back $299. But there’s good news for bargain hunters (and folks who say they’re willing to spend up to $200 on a smatwatch). Samsung has cheaper models this […]

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Samsung introduces Gear Fit activity tracker

Samsung is expanding its wearable product lineup with a new activity tracker called the Samsung Gear Fit. It’s a wristband with a curved display that helps you keep track of steps, heart rate, sleep, and other vital stats. It’s Samsung’s answer to the FitBit, Nike Fuelband, or Jawbone Up. And it looks like a rather […]