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Samsung pushes One UI to its Galaxy Wearable app

Samsung introduced its revamped One UI interface in November. The company claims the new design is more intuitive and requires less finger movement on large screens. In addition, it brings a dark mode for stock apps and system elements, which looks sleek and saves battery on OLED displays.

Since then, almost all Samsung-branded software has been updated to reflect the new theme, but the Galaxy Wearable app seemed to have been left aside, despite the release of a new version mid-February (APK Mirror). The company appears to be fixing this with the rollout of an update that gives it One UI's new looks.

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Samsung's Black Friday deals are here: Solid Galaxy S9, Chromebook, and TV discounts

Pre-Black Friday sales continue to trickle out a full week ahead of the day itself, and Samsung is the latest to publish its own preview for upcoming discounts. The variety covers everything from wearables to TVs and even smart home gadgets(and we're happy to tell you about them, too), but the promotions that have us most excited are for the company's latest Note and Galaxy-series phones. Starting on the 18th you can get a Note 9 for $800 unlocked, and a Galaxy S9 and S9+ for $520 and $640, respectively.

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[Deal Alert] Samsung Gear IconX drop to $140, their lowest price yet

With the most recent update, Samsung's Gear IconX became more useful thanks to wireless music transfer, an equalizer, and a few levels of ambient noise transparency to listen to your surroundings. If that sounds worth checking out or if you've been teetering on the edge wanting to grab a pair of fully wireless Bluetooth earbuds but unable to take a plunge, today's deal might be just the thing for you: Amazon is discounting the black IconX to $140.

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Samsung Gear IconX update lets users transfer songs wirelessly and tune ambient noise in or out

Samsung is rolling out a software update to its Gear IconX that'll improve the listening experience on the wireless earbuds, particularly during workouts or on a busy commute. The 2018 version of the buds features several improvements over the previous iteration, including a battery life of 5 hours, up from 1.5 hours, and currently retails between $150 to $160.

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[Deal Alert] Samsung Gear IconX wireless earbuds drop another $10 to $149.89

The first time Samsung took a swing at completely wireless earbuds, the results weren't great. However, the 2018 revision of the Gear IconX was much better. These earbuds have better battery life, an improved charging case, and they're super-compact. The MSRP is just a bit high. The price has been coming down on Amazon lately, and even lower than usual right now. You can pick up the black IconX earbuds for $149.89.

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[Deal Alert] Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition) is $149.99 ($50 off) at multiple retailers

The first-generation of Samsung's fully wireless Gear IconX earbuds were good, with one glaring flaw: horrible battery life. When connected to a phone, these could scarcely reach 1.5 hours of playing time. Thankfully, with the second-gen model, Samsung has upped the battery life to a noticeably-better 5 hours. And for Black Friday, you can pick up a set for $149.99, a not-insignificant $50 off MSRP.

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Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch and Gear IconX earbuds launch October 27 with pre-orders October 13

Samsung showed off several new accessories at IFA a few weeks ago, and two of them are about to go on sale. Starting this Friday (the 13th), you can drop some cash on the Gear IconX earbuds and Gear Sport smartwatch. The aforementioned cash will be substantial, though. The smartwatch is priced at $299.99 and the earbuds are $199.99.

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[Deal Alert] Gear IconX wireless earbuds are just $49.99 ($150 off) from Samsung

Looking for a pair of truly wireless earbuds on the cheap? Samsung's got just the thing for you: it's selling the first-generation Gear IconX for only $49.99 - a whopping $150 off its MSRP. But given the ridiculously low price, you'll probably have to hurry.

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Samsung announces Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro, and new Gear IconX earbuds

Samsung turned up at IFA in Berlin with some new things to show off, but not a phone—the Galaxy Note 8 was revealed last week. Samsung's IFA push is all about wearables. There's a new Gear smartwatch, a fitness band (thoroughly leaked), and a new version of the IconX wireless earbuds. Only the new Gear Fit has a price and release date, but the others will be in the not too distant future.

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[Update OOS] Deal Alert: Samsung's truly wireless Bluetooth headphones, the Gear IconX on sale for just $79.99 at TechRabbit ($70 off)

We've been calling Bluetooth headphones, 'wireless headphones' for quite some time now. However, truly wireless headphones are a fairly new phenomena. This new generation of completely wire-free headphones are more liberating than ever, but come with a couple of trade-offs from more traditional Bluetooth earbuds. One is battery life, which tends to be shorter, and the other is price, which tends to be higher – but not today. Right now you can pick up a pair of Samsung's Gear IconX headphones for only $79.99 at TechRabbit, that's almost half off.

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