Samsung Galaxy GearOf all the next technological devices to have been launched over the last few years, not many have received as much attention as Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear.

What sets the Galaxy Gear apart from the pack, of course, is that it isn’t a smartphone or a tablet – it’s a smartwatch.

The device was officially unveiled by Samsung head honcho JK Shin at the IFA 2013 trade show, and will be released in more than 100 countries around the world on September 25.

However, tech fans in the US and Japan will have to wait until October before they can get their hands on the Galaxy Gear – or, more to the point, before they can get their Galaxy Gear around their wrist. So what does the Galaxy Gear have to offer, and is it really all it’s being cracked up to be? Continue reading