Samsung’s browser is now available for its Wear OS smartwatches

Samsung's Samsung Internet browser has been integrated into the new Wear OS-based Galaxy Watch 4 (via9to5Google). Although browsing the web on a watch is not my preferred way to do so for long periods of time, I can see how it could be useful for smaller tasks such as looking up a name or finding a place.
Since I don't have a Galaxy Watch 4 I cannot give you a hands-on demonstration of how the Samsung Internet Browser works. Based on 9to5Googles testing however, it appears that Samsung has come up with some clever tricks to allow you to navigate the internet on your wrist.

A web browser worn on the wrist raises obvious questions about how that small, circular display can show full-page websites. Samsung's answer is gestures. When you navigate to your first website, a guide will appear that will explain how to swipe diagonally from either side of the screen to access the corners. A swipe up will reveal bookmarks, zoom mode and shortcuts to send the webpage to your connected smartphone.

The new browser adds to the already great Galaxy Watch 4 series smartwatches. We thought they were quite good, provided you have a Samsung smartphone. A browser on a smartwatch doesn't mean that it is new. Samsung has its own browser for Tizen-based smartwatches and even the Apple Watch has built in browsing capabilities (though not a dedicated Apple Watch version).

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