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The best cellular GPS tracker

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Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things, also known as IoT, is an interconnected system of computing devices and digital machines that communicate with each other without requiring human interaction. This includes

Samsung SmartThings integrates Smartcar into mobile app

The Samsung SmartThings system has been operational since 2014 when the South Korean tech giant acquired SmartThings. It has since made the Internet of Things (IoT) more accessible and easier to use

Samsung’s SmartThings app will soon connect to your car, too

Samsung wants to add cars to its smart home ecosystem. At CES, Samsung announced that it's teaming up with Smartcar to make its SmartThings app compatible with "most new cars" in the US. Through the

How home assistants ruined us, an explanation

Our situation became clear when my friend ran through Trader Joe's screaming "ALEXA WHAT TIME IS IT?" This wasn't a cringey mockumentary comedy segment. It's the way we live now. I'm certain San
Get a Samsung SmartThings Hub for just £55 (£24 off) on Amazon today only

Get a Samsung SmartThings Hub for just £55 (£24 off) on Amazon today only

The Samsung SmartThings Hub is the Swiss Army Knife of smart home devices. It can connect to just about every smart home device in existence over a variety of wireless protocols, combining everything

Samsung brings improved APK, Rules API for SmartThings

Our dream of having a fully connected home isn’t just part of sci-fi stories anymore. Over the years we’ve seen smart devices invade our home and making our lives more convenient (and sometimes
Samsung SmartThings is getting offline Rules support

Samsung SmartThings is getting offline Rules support

Samsung is hoping to give SmartThings, its connected home platform, a boost, adding new rules support and coaxing device-makers into adding compatibility. Announced at the Samsung Developer Conference
Samsung SmartThings is getting offline Rules support

Samsung SmartThings is getting offline Rules support

Samsung is hoping to give SmartThings, its connected home platform, a boost, adding new rules support and coaxing device-makers into adding compatibility. Announced at the Samsung Developer Conference

The best smart home sensors for Alexa

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Samsung SmartThings gaining support for EU plugs in preparation for German launch

Samsung SmartThings gaining support for EU plugs in preparation for German launch

Samsung SmartThings is a versatile smart home platform with one crucial caveat: It only supports US and UK plugs at the moment, locking out many interested parties in countries with different wiring.

Samsung SmartThings products, services made more affordable

Samsung has been quiet about the smart home department but now it’s presenting some changes to SmartThings. New products are ready from the South Korean tech giant so for a while, let’s take a break
Samsung adds an affordable, wide-angle camera to its lineup of SmartThings products

Samsung adds an affordable, wide-angle camera to its lineup of SmartThings products

Samsung's SmartThings product ecosystem just got a little bigger today, thanks to the company's announcement of a trio of affordable new products that serve as both entry-level smart home devices and
Samsung adds affordable SmartThings camera, bulbs and smart plug

Samsung adds affordable SmartThings camera, bulbs and smart plug

Samsung’s SmartThings has added a new connected camera, LED bulb, and WiFi smart plug to its line-up, and unusually most don’t need to be connected to the SmartThings hub in order to work. The smart
Samsung adds affordable SmartThings camera, bulbs and smart plug

Samsung adds affordable SmartThings camera, bulbs and smart plug

Samsung’s SmartThings has added a new connected camera, LED bulb, and WiFi smart plug to its line-up, and unusually most don’t need to be connected to the SmartThings hub in order to work. The smart

Samsung releases a trio of smart home products

Samsung’s approach to the smart home has been — “uneven” seems like a nice way of putting it. None of this has really been helped along by the fact that Bixby and the company’s long-promised smart
Samsung leaked SmartThings source code and keys used to sign mobile apps

Samsung leaked SmartThings source code and keys used to sign mobile apps

In amidst the Google-y goodness that is the yearly I/O conference, Samsung had to go and try to steal some of the spotlight. You might be wondering how, exactly, the electronics giant is going about

Samsung leak exposed source code, passwords and employee data

Samsung was reportedly leaking sensitive source code, credentials and secret keys for several internal projects. According to TechCrunch, independent security researcher Mossab Hussein discovered
Samsung's giving $20 off on orders of $100 or more (and $40 off $200+) for SmartThings

Samsung's giving $20 off on orders of $100 or more (and $40 off $200+) for SmartThings

Earlier this month, home improvement store Lowe's announced it was shutting down its ecosystem of 'Iris' smart home devices. In addition to giving some Iris device owners prepaid Visa cards, Lowe's is

Lowe's smart home device platform shuts down March 31st

Lowe's tried to become a mainstay of smart home technology with its Iris system, but it wasn't successful enough and unveiled plans to leave the category in November. Now, it's ready to bow out in