A l’approche de Matter, Amazon Alexa se dote de nouvelles fonctionnalités pour la Smart Home

Aux dernières nouvelles, Matter, le très attendu nouveau protocole pour la Smart Home qui doit permettre aux objets connectés de la maison de pouvoir enfin discuter entre eux, doit arriver cet automne. En attendant son lancement prochain, c’est avec Alexa qu’Amazon continue à placer ses pions dans la Maison Connectée en dévoilant hier ses toutes […]

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Xiaomi confirms global launch event for 4 October – and we’re expecting to see the Smart Band 7 Pro

Xiaomi has confirmed the date of its next launch event – and it’s one we expect to see the global edition of the Smart Band 7 Pro announced. The company has teased the arrival of its latest handset at a special event on 4 October via Twitter, and, following on from the smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid’s […]

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Samsung Tizen has become the most popular smart TV platform in the USA

A new survey targeting the US consumer market reveals that Samsung’s Tizen is the most popular OS (operating system) for smart TVs in the USA, followed by other platforms like Roku, LG’s WebOS, Amazon’s Fire TV, and Vizio SmartCast. Within the 74% of TV-owning households in the USA, 88% of TV users rely on the […]

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Deals: Anker Discounts Eufy SmartDrop Package Box (50% Off), Smart Scale (25% Off), and More

Today we’re tracking a collection of Anker and Eufy discounts on Amazon, including a major markdown on the Eufy Security SmartDrop package box. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Eufy You […]

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Deals: Anker Discounts Eufy SmartDrop Package Box (50% Off), Smart Scale (25% Off), and More

Today we’re tracking a collection of Anker and Eufy discounts on Amazon, including a major markdown on the Eufy Security SmartDrop package box. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Eufy You […]

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Samsung’s Tizen OS will now ship with smart TVs from these other brands

As some readers might recall, Samsung made a surprise announcement at SDC 21 last year when it revealed that it is opening its smart TV platform to other manufacturers through the Tizen TV Platform Licensing service. The program has now started bearing fruit, as the company has just signed an agreement with three smart TV […]

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Bon plan French Days : L’horloge intelligente Lenovo Smart Clock Essential passe à moins de 20 €

Boulanger casse les prix à l’occasion des French Days en affichant le Lenovo Smart Clock Essential à seulement 19,99€ au lieu de 49,99€. En profitant de ce bon plan du 23 au 26 septembre 2022, vous bénéficiez de 60% de…

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Samsung has a new low-cost TV chock-full of smart features for India

Samsung is bringing a new feature-packed low-cost smart TV to India. The new HD TV will be coming to India through Samsung’s official website and offline stores, as well as through partner retailer Flipkart during the festive season. In the official announcement, Samsung hasn’t given this new 32-inch smart TV a name but described it […]

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New Rockley Photonics sensor could power AR glasses and smart clothing

Rockley Photonics has updated its forthcoming spectrophotometer sensor – and the company says it could target AR glasses and smart clothing. Instead of using optical sensors with LEDs, Rockley’s sensors use lasers to “see” into the skin, and get a clearer, less noisy signal. According to Rockley, the new chip is denser than its previous […]

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Another digital art NFT platform is coming to Samsung smart TVs

Samsung smart TVs will soon offer a new way for customers to buy, store, and view NFTs (non-fungible tokens). The digital art platform ArtToken is reportedly coming to Samsung smart TVs as a dedicated app. The ArtToken NFT TV app was developed “on Samsung’s expanded SmartThings platform […].” according to ArtToken CEO Hong Ji-sook (via […]

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Samsung smart TVs could soon get updated YouTube app with cleaner look

Google has updated the YouTube app for smart TVs with a cleaner design, and it will most likely reach Samsung smart TVs very soon. According to a new report from 9To5Google, Google has updated the YouTube app’s design on Google TV with a minor change to the UI. The sidebar of the app now has […]

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Wearable market share jumps in Q2 2022, smart bands lose ground

There are a plethora of smart bands available on the market that are being sold as “smartwatches.” In reality, these are just fitness bands with some locked-in features. A smartwatch, such as the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5, or an Apple Watch, allows the user to install apps from the App Store or Play Store, and […]

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Canalys: wearables back to growth in Q2, smart bands losing ground

According to newly compiled Canalys report, the global smart wearable market recorded a 2% increase in shipments in Q2 2022, compared to Q1. The total global shipments of smart wearables – basic bands and smartwatches – stood at 41.7 million units. Of them, basic watches recorded a big 46.6% increase in shipments, while smartwatches (those […]

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Withings Body Comp smart scale measures nerve health and visceral fat

Withings has launched the new Body Comp smart scale, and delves into the world of subscription services. The Body Comp joins its Body, Body+ and Body Cardio connected scales, promising improved sensor accuracy when measuring weight and body composition. Read this:Best fitness trackers to buy right now The onboard sensors and algorithms that help interpret […]

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Withings Launches New Smart ‘Body Comp’ Scale and Health+ Service

Withings, known for its range of health-related smart devices, today announced the launch of the Body Comp scale. The Body Comp is described as a complete body assessment scale that is able to measure a number of different biomarkers. Withings says that it offers novel sensors, exclusive algorithms, and patented electronics for accurate weight and […]

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DockCase 7-in-1 USB-C Visual Smart Hub review: A sleek hub with built-in status display for your connected accessories

A few months ago I was introduced to DockCase via its Smart SSD enclosure, an accessory that allows users to monitor their connected storage with a built-in LCD display. I was impressed by the craftsmanship, extra features, and the ease of use. DockCase has now introduced the 7-in-1 USB-C Visual Smart Hub, another accessory that […]

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Samsung previews IFA 2022 event: It’s all about the smart home

Samsung will be part of this year’s IFA in Berlin, and the company previewed what it plans to unveil at the show. Jae Seung Lee, Head of Digital Appliances at Samsung Electronics revealed in a blog post that the Korean maker is betting on sustainability and energy efficiency in its future products, without naming what […]

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Xiaomi Smart Speaker IR Control review

The Smart Speaker IR Control is Xiaomi’s latest audio product, at least in the Indian market. It’s a modestly priced device for its category with one interesting new feature; it lets you control devices around your house with just your voice, as long as they work with an IR remote. Design The Xiaomi Smart Speaker […]

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Samsung is giving smart TV owners free Apple TV+ for three months

It was back in 2019 when the Apple TV app was released for Samsung smart TVs. It enables users to access the Apple TV+ streaming service. A rare move indeed, but since Samsung doesn’t have a competing TV streaming service, it doesn’t mind providing customers who own its TVs with access to Apple’s. The company […]

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​New mental health smart ring lands from Tinder founder Sean Rad

The smart ring age has truly arrived, and the new Happy Ring, backed by Tinder founder Sean Rad, is delivering a new take on the segment. The Happy Ring is aimed at mental health – and adds a host of new sensors to try and offer insights into your emotional wellbeing. It’s being launched by […]

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