Spotlight: Samsung joins leaking party with smartwatch news

Galaxy Altius likely to run on Android platform

Not to be outdone by leaks about Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) "iWatch," someone, perhaps Samsung, has leaked details of a Samsung smartwatch--the Galaxy Altius. Someone apparently leaked screenshots of a prototype, according to a report by Slash Gear. The smartwatch would most likely run on an Android platform, although it could run on a basic Java interface similar to Samsung's REX smart feature phones, the report noted. No timeline was provided on when the Galaxy Altius might be ready for prime time. Read more