In the lead up to the announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, there were rumors aplenty that this would be the device that would satiate the strangest of nerdom’s appetites: a watch that is a phone. The Galaxy Gear was not that at all, but according to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung is not done quite yet. According to the Wall Street Journal, the SIM-toting watch Samsung is currently planning would be able to do all your standard phone-type things from emails to calls, and also include a heart monitor. Like its non-Galaxy “Gear” brothers, this new device would also run Samsung’s own Tizen operating system, effectively making it the first (and weirdest) Tizen phone officially available in the United States. The real question is does anybody actually want a watch that is actually a phone?

Read the full story at Gizmodo, and the original report at The Wall Street Journal (paywall).

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