Samsung races to improve Gear watch as Apple Watch looms

“While the rumor mill has the Apple Watch launch date pegged for March, Samsung may be working on a possible redesign of their smartwatch that would take on a round interface,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“The design first surfaced back in June that described an all-new rotatable controller ring,” Purcher reports. “Since that time Samsung has filed another invention supporting the new design. It’s a new calendar/scheduling app that would show user scheduled events in a piechart-style.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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  1. Regarding the launch date of March it occurred to me today whilst at the gym: 6 months from September, 6 months from iPhone. Perhaps this becomes the new annual cycle. iWatch is personal, something you buy for yourself more than receive as a gift. This its separated from the buying frenzy of Christmas, and far enough away that people may have a spare $4999 laying around for, you know, the midrange model.

  2. Samsung can race till they blow a motor. There watch is a piece of junk as proven by less than stellar sales. Apple will sell 10x more in 1 quarter versus all of Samdung sales combined since they rushed to release that junk they call a watch.

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