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What does the Samsung Gear do?

Samsung's first smartwatch does more than tell the time.

Makes calls

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The Galaxy Gear has a full dialer baked into the watch. Why you would want to subject yourself to torture of trying to dial tiny numbers is anyone's guess, but the bigger takeaway is that you can use the Gear to have a full conversation with someone and never take your phone out of your pocket.

- Last updated September 04 2013 05:14 PM ET