Smartwatch.FM weekly news for week ending August 16, 2013

The big news this week was the rumors surfacing about the Samsung smartwatch. Bloomberg reports that Samsung was planning to reveal their new smartwatch - called the Galaxy Gear - at a September 4th event.

Citing two unnamed sources, the Bloomberg reports the late summer reveal is in part to beat Apple to the punch. The device reportedly has a microphone, can make and receive phone calls, and will have a flexible display.

While not an official render of the new Galaxy Gear concept, design firm T3 did us all a solid by creating a pretty drool-worthy visualization video based on what public information has been made available through Samsung patents and other leaks.  

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