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Galaxy Gear Smart Remote app is the keypad, but you still need a phone to be the IR blaster

0. phoneArena posted on 22 Nov 2013, 20:21

Look, we like the idea of smartwatches, but we're also a big fan of them being "smart". That doesn't mean just throwing any functionality at it and see what sticks, but being smart about what is the best use for a smartwatch, and what doesn't make sense. Unfortunately, we kind of feel like the new Galaxy Gear Smart Remote app falls into that second category...

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posted on 22 Nov 2013, 20:43 5

1. joey_sfb (Posts: 6631; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

Really delighted on Samsung commitment to their product.

posted on 22 Nov 2013, 21:28

2. NexusKoolaid (Posts: 493; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

LOL reminds me of that character MasterBlaster from MadMax...

posted on 23 Nov 2013, 03:35

3. rd_nest (Posts: 1656; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)

The author needs more technical knowledge. How do you control a TV if you don't have IR?? Don't you know the basic working of a IR?

posted on 23 Nov 2013, 09:35

4. JTJDane (Posts: 4; Member since: 13 Sep 2013)

@ rd_nest. Enlighten us

posted on 23 Nov 2013, 11:45 1

5. DONUT (Posts: 433; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)

he is basically saying this is pointless on the Gear, which is true

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