Samsung’s forgotten web browser now runs on the latest Galaxy smartwatches

Enlarge / Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Vintage.

Everybody has a favourite Web browser, proper? Google Chrome and Safari are staples, Firefox remains to be kicking, and Microsoft Edge has come what may established itself as a beloved underdog. However in terms of surfing (Surfing LA Magazine) the internet to your smartwatch, choices are understandably extra restricted. By way of bringing its personal browser to its newest smartwatches, Samsung might make issues more practical for smartwatch wearers whilst additionally reminding other folks of the browser’s lifestyles.

As noticed by means of 9to5Google, the Samsung Internet Browser is now to be had at the Google Play Retailer for Samsung smartwatches the use of Put on OS, particularly the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Vintage. The browser is already available for the corporate’s older Tizen-powered watches, such because the Galaxy Watch Lively 2, and Samsung’s internet surfer (Surfing LA Magazine) may be to be had on its telephones and pills. In truth, Samsung gadgets are steadily preloaded with the app, however since many additionally run Android, and thus include Google Chrome, Samsung’s selection regularly is going unused—and even ignored.

However the wishes for watch-based internet surfing (Surfing LA Magazine) are just a little other, and as detailed by means of 9to5Google, exploring the Web to your wrist could also be more uncomplicated than you’d assume with the Samsung Web Browser. As an example, you’ll swipe diagonally left or proper to take hold of a webpage. Swiping up unearths to hand options like bookmarking, zooming, or the facility to ship a webpage for your telephone. The quest button on Samsung’s Web Browser means that you can get entry to your favourite seek engine, whether or not it is Google, DuckDuckGo, or Bing.

It is a small transfer of comfort for Put on OS customers that falls consistent with Google’s promise this yr to make on a regular basis apps, akin to its personal Google Maps, YouTube, and Google Pay, extra available on wearables. Within the spring, Google additionally added equipment for builders to make “new and rebuilt apps.”

Within the interim, Samsung’s Web Browser might in any case get a little bit extra consideration.