Samsung’s Home Hub is a smart display to control all SmartThings devices

Despite announcing the Galaxy Home smart speaker three years ago, Samsung never actually shipped it. Two years ago, the company revealed the Galaxy Home Mini, and it had a limited release as well. Now, the company has announced the Home Hub, a smart display to control all SmartThings-compatible devices. As expected, it will only be […]

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Bixby Home Platform gets better but Galaxy Home will never grow bigger

Samsung’s making another push into the IoT market, and at SDC 21, the company revealed its latest plans to make SmartThings the go-to IoT platform thanks to additions such as the Matter protocol and SmartThings Build. The company also announced a few improvements to Bixby and the Bixby Home Platform, which Samsung describes as “an […]

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Samsung announces various improvements to Tizen OS for smart TVs at SDC 21

Alongside improvements to Bixby, SmartThings, and Samsung Knox, Samsung also announced improvements to Tizen OS for smart TVs. During the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2021, the South Korean firm said it wants to consolidate its leadership in the TV segment with more intelligent software and deeper integration with its other services. Improved video calling, Samsung […]

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It’s only a matter of time fore SmartThings becomes the go-to IoT platform

One of the hurdles IoT device manufacturers have to overcome is that the ecosystem is not open enough for what it’s supposed to achieve. IoT devices should be able to interconnect and communicate seamlessly, but they’re often limited by different connectivity standards, software incompatibility, and other such things. Samsung wants to change this with the […]

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Samsung makes smart home management easier with SmartThings Build

Samsung announced SDC 21 (Samsung Developer Conference 2021) earlier this month and confirmed that former smartphone chief DJ Koh is one of the event’s main speakers. The company didn’t go into many details regarding the event’s main talking points, but SDC 21 went live today, and we now know that the future of IoT and […]

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SmartThings Energy is coming to the UK to help you save money on bills

Samsung’s home automation platform SmartThings is getting a new feature in the UK, which will allow users to gain more control over their energy consumption and electricity bills. This week, the company announced SmartThings Energy is coming to UK customers in collaboration with Chameleon Technology and Uswitch. Samsung had released SmartThings Energy Control in the […]

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Nanoleaf launches Lines RGBW modular lighting, works with SmartThings

Nanoleaf has announced a new range of in-door smart LED lights called Lines, and they’re quite clever. They allow for custom designs to be created with relative ease; they don’t require power tools to be mounted on the walls or ceiling, and more importantly, they’re compatible with Samsung’s SmartThings platform. With Lines, Nanoleaf is moving […]

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Samsung launches Bespoke refrigerator lineup in India

After unveiling its Bespoke 4-Door Flex refrigerator lineup in May during the Bespoke Home 2021 event, Samsung has launched it in India. The new refrigerator lineup consists of three models: Bespoke Family Hub Black Caviar Steel (865L), Bespoke Family Hub Glam Glass (934L), and Bespoke 4-Door Flex Glam Glass (670L). All the refrigerators are now […]

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Samsung wins 48 design awards at the IDEA 2021 event

Samsung makes well-designed products, including smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, TVs, and home appliances. The company has announced that it won 48 design awards at the IDEA 2021 event. These awards include seven Silver awards, three Bronze awards, and thirty-eight finalist awards. The awarded products include The Frame TV, Neo QLED QN900A 8K TV, The Premiere laser projector, […]

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SmartThings survey suggests people are ready to live in IoT smart homes

Smart home devices are becoming increasingly important for people when they’re looking to relocate, shows a recent SmartThings survey shared by Samsung. Nearly 75% of people surveyed claim that IoT is an important factor when purchasing a new home, as smart home devices can lower bills, improve security, and streamline various processes. The pandemic forced […]

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Samsung announces SmartThings Edge for faster and more reliable home automation

SmartThings is one of the world’s top IoT and home automation platforms, and Samsung is improving it every year with new feature additions. Over the past few months, Samsung has launched SmartThings Find and SmartThings Energy to the platform. Now, the company has announced SmartThings Edge for faster and more reliable home automation. SmartThings Edge […]

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Samsung bosses working furiously to beat Apple’s ecosystem

Apple has built a robust ecosystem that is the envy of its rivals. The company offers customers a variety of mobile, computing, wearable and smart home products in addition to software services like Apple Music and Arcade. By doing this, the company makes it very difficult for users to switch to Android. Samsung has gradually […]

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Samsung’s SmartThings Energy to offer improved power-saving feature in Korea

Samsung had launched the power-monitoring and power-saving feature called SmartThings Energy in 2019. It monitors home appliances and smart home devices that are compatible with SmartThings to lower electricity bills. The company has now announced that it is improving the feature by joining hands with Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). The South Korean firm signed an […]

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New SmartThings app update with major UI changes available now

Earlier this week, Samsung announced a major update for the SmartThings app. The updated app gets a brand new user interface in addition to performance improvements that significantly speeds up load times. The updated app is rolling out now. We’ve got the APK available for download here on SamMobile, so you don’t have to wait […]

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Massive SmartThings update is live with a new UI and increases load times

Samsung made a surprise announcement today when it revealed that SmartThings is getting a brand-new user interface that was designed with careful consideration to customer feedback. And aside from a refreshed look that makes it easier for users to control their IoT devices, Samsung also claims that the latest SmartThings version improves performance and speeds […]

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Support for first-gen SmartThings Hub, SmartThings Link will end this month

Samsung has announced that it will end support for first-generation SmartThings Hub and the SmartThings Link (for Nvidia Shield TV) on June 30, 2021. Once we’re past that date, those two devices will no longer work, and users would need to switch to newer hardware if they want to continue using the SmartThings platform. The […]

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Do you need a Samsung account when using Galaxy devices?

Setting up a new Samsung account or logging in with an existing one is generally considered a part of the set-up process for a new Galaxy device, but is a Samsung account mandatory? The answer is ‘no,’ it is not. Galaxy devices can be used without having to sign in with, or even create a […]

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SmartThings is now live for millions of new devices running Windows 10

Samsung’s giant IoT platform SmartThings has just become a whole lot bigger thanks to the partnership with Microsoft. Samsung has just released a SmartThings app for Windows 10, and while its arrival isn’t all that surprising given the fact that Samsung had promoted it as part of the Galaxy Book experience, well, it’s actually widely-available […]

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