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“Constant crashes and no sync”: the journalists tried to connect the smart watch Samsung Gear S3 to the iPhone

At CES 2017, Samsung not only revealed to the world new products, but also gave a reason for joy to the owners of “Apple” technique. Developers from South Korea, has finally made it possible to sync iPhone and iPad with “smart” clock Gear S2 Gear S3 and some sports tracker Gear Fit 2. Journalists Pocket-lint has tested a new app for iPhone Samsung shared experiences.

Now all of the wearable products of Samsung, software interface which supports Tizen operating system, ready to make friends with Apple devices. Software for iOS is available for download via the digital Apple store. To connect the smart watch Gear S3 to the iPhone you will need to install the Samsung Gear S.

Functionality is tuned for iOS software may be slightly different depending on which device it is running. On test iPhone the program allowed you to answer calls, record them overcome distance, to record the statistics of your running pace, control the playback of music, to celebrate the route, to calculate calories burned, display on the screen of the mobile device the heart rate.

Unfortunately, due to limitations of app Samsung the user can bind the results of their training to third-party services like Strava or Runkeeper. Moreover, the data is not synchronized with the native Apple Health. As a result, all the statistics is only in the app Samsung.

The main disadvantage of ligament the Korean hours and the iPhone was the low reliability of the connection. On the first day after setting up, despite the involvement of the wearable gadget has ceased to display notifications from your smartphone. Helped to solve the problem restart the iPhone and S3 Gear. A few days after you configure smart watches from Samsung themselves disconnected from the smartphone, and no longer connected. The owner had to restart the watch, close the app on the iPhone and start it again.

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