Military grade Samsung Gear S2 and S3 are Tizen-powered smartwatches which are designed for adventure and it allows you to stay in touch without reaching out to your phone. Following the recent introduction of the navigation app, Ocean Sailor, and news apps, The Guardian/The New York Times to the Gear S series, a new app has now been added. Gear Maps + Walk Navigator Standalone app is meant you make your smartwatch more interesting.
With this app, you get GPS navigation software on your Gear S2 or S3 smartwatch with the ability to directly enter the route on your wearable tech’s screen. Upcoming turns are displayed showing you exactly where you need to go.
This is a standalone app that can use the Internal GPS of your watch, but still, has the need for data.
Locations cannot be gotten on a device that has no GPS
Back in 2011, the Tizen OS was launched and since then Samsung has consistently promoted this operating system by encouraging developers with incentive programs like the Tizen Mobile App Incentive Program, which is scheduled to run from February to October, and the Indonesia Next Apps (INA) 4.0 which has helped a lot and many Tizen developers have benefitted immensely from these programs. As of now, there are thousands of developers on the Tizen platform and over 3000 applications. Although Android still dominate most of Samsung’s devices, the exponential growth of the Tizen OS is overwhelming and cannot be overlooked.