over 2 years ago

Announcing the winners

The votes are in! Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

Even though the competition is over, don't stop hacking. Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow makers.


almost 3 years ago

Winners List Revision

We’re sorry to say that there was a mistake in the results for the Top 10 and Third Prize Winners. BackCountry Navigator for Gear 2 is a Third Prize winner and BabySitting is a Top 10 finalist.

We have amended the previous update and submission gallery and we deeply apologize for the error.

Congratulations to all of our winners and good luck!


almost 3 years ago

Public Voting + Top 40 Winners

We’re delighted to announce the Top 10 & Third Prize winners in Round 2 of the Samsung Gear App Challenge. Congratulations, everyone!

Winners: we'll be in touch over the next several weeks with further details about claiming your prize.

Everyone: Public voting for the Popular Choice Prize is now open! Who will take home a BMW i3 automobile? You decide! Vote for your favorites by 5PM ET November 9, 2014.

And now, without further ado. The winners are...

Third Prize*

  • Anti Sleep Alarm
  • BackCountry Navigator for Gear 2
  • BeatOBox
  • BIBOX
  • Camera Remote
  • Car Finder
  • CaroO
  • Counter - count! check! change!
  • Follow-up
  • Fresh Morning
  • G.Ra
  • G’Night
  • Gear…

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almost 3 years ago

Last call for submissions!

The deadline is just around the corner. Apps are due September 30 before 5pm EDT. International entrants: find out what time that is in your city.

Questions?

Please feel free to post questions on the Round 2 Discussion Board or email us at support@challengepost.com.


almost 3 years ago

Remote Test Lab for Gear S is open!

The Remote Test Lab for Gear S is now open on the Samsung Developers site!

The Remote Test Lab is a solution that enables developers to control devices remotely. Using the Remote Test Lab service, you can test your application on a real device through the web.

For more information on the instructions, please refer to the upper right hand "RTL Help" on the RTL page.

Submitting to Round 2

Remember, in order to be eligible for Round 2, you must do the following BEFORE September 30th at 5pm EDT:

  1. Resubmit your updated Gear App to Samsung GALAXY…

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almost 3 years ago

One week to go – the deadline is almost here!

Can you believe it? There’s only one week left to submit your app for Round 2. Submissions are due September 30th at 5pm EDT. International entrants: find out what time that is in your city.

In order to be eligible for Round 2, you must do the following BEFORE September 30th at 5pm EDT:

  1. Resubmit your updated Gear App to Samsung GALAXY Apps (if you made updates to your Gear app).
  2. Fill out the Round 2 challenge submission form. (Don’t forget to include your demonstration video!)

PLEASE submit your Gear App to Samsung GALAXY Apps early to allow time

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almost 3 years ago

Support the Gear S for additional points

Don’t forget that the UI Design guide, SDK, and Emulator for Gear S are now available! Check out the below information to see how you can enhance your app to support the Gear S for maximum judging points!*

Use of the new Gear SDK is not required for Round 2. However, you are welcome to take full advantage of it as you update your app. A set number of points will be awarded for all entries that support the latest Samsung Gear S screen resolution of 360x480 and pass certification for the Gear S device.

*Gear apps which include features

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almost 3 years ago

Round 1 Awards and Round 2 Rules Clarification

 
Question: Can I include new team members in my Round 2 submission?

Yes, eligible Round 2 participants may include additional team members in their Round 2 submission. However, the team representative must remain consistent through both Round 1 and Round 2 submissions AND new team members must meet the eligibility criteria for the challenge.

 
Question: My app is a finalist. What do I need to do to receive my prize?

Congratulations on being named a Finalist winner in Round 1! To receive your prize you must:

  1. Complete and return an affidavit to ChallengePost
  2. Complete and return necessary documents…

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almost 3 years ago

UI Design guide, SDK, and Emulator released for Samsung Gear S

SDK, UI Design, and Emulator

The new Tizen SDK for Wearable 1.0.0 Beta3, and updated Gear S emulator are now available on the Samsung Developers site!

Remember, use of the new Gear SDK is not required for Round 2, nor will it be considered for judging. However, you are welcome to take full advantage of it as you update your app.

For more information on the UI design for the Gear S, check out: How to design apps on Tizen Wearable devices with multi-resolution. This document includes information on how to design application layouts so they can run on multiple…

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almost 3 years ago

Judging Criteria for Round 2

Samsung has announced their new wearable device – the Samsung Gear S!  

Although it is not required, additional points will be given in Round 2 to finalists who update their Gear app to support the latest Samsung Gear S screen resolution of 360x480 during the Round 2 development period and pass certification for the Gear S device.

How will this work during judging?

A set number of points will be awarded for all Gear apps that support the latest Samsung Gear S screen resolution of 360x480 and pass certification for the Gear S device. No points will be awarded…

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almost 3 years ago

Updating finalist apps for Round 2

As you prepare for Round 2 of the Samsung Gear App Challenge, don't forget that you are encouraged to modify and improve your finalist application from Round 1. These improvements may include such things as additional functionality or features, changes to the application name or type (i.e. Standalone to Integrated or Linked), etc.

Per the official rules: "There will be an opportunity for eligible Participants to improve or modify the application submitted in the first round. Such improvements are encouraged but not required. Participants may not submit an application update that bares no resemblance to the original application, as determined

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