You can now control Tesla’s products with SmartThings

At CES 2024, Samsung and Tesla announced a partnership where Samsung’s SmartThings platform will allow you to monitor and control Tesla’s Solar and Powerwall products. Back then, the two companies said that they would roll out the support for Tesla’s products into Samsung’s SmartThings platform in the second quarter of this year. Well, that’s finally […]

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LG acquires Homey to better compete with Samsung’s SmartThings platform

Samsung’s SmartThings is one of the world’s biggest and most popular smart home platforms, and LG is trying to become better equipped to compete with SmartThings. Today, it announced the acquisition of Homey, a popular smart home platform that works with third-party devices. LG acquires Homey to bring third-party device compatibility with ThinQ LG has […]

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Samsung’s new SmartThings feature helps avoid power blackouts

Samsung unveiled a major feature update for SmartThings and one of those features, SmartThings Energy Flex Connect, can help avoid power blackouts. Currently, this feature is available only in a few places in the US, but it is something significant. SmartThings Flex Connect talks to the power grid to help avoid blackouts To help improve sustainability, […]

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SmartThings gets Matter 1.2 support, new design, shareable Routines

Samsung has announced a major update to its smart home platform, SmartThings. This update supports the Matter 1.2 standard, making it compatible with several new home appliance types. It also brings design improvements to the app and Routines you can share with others. SmartThings update brings Matter 1.2 support The upcoming SmartThings update will support […]

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Samsung launches IoT credit card that you can find using your phone

Samsung has launched a new credit card with Internet of Things (IoT) features, thanks to its Bluetooth LE connectivity. If you lose or misplace the card, you can find its location using the Samsung Find (called SmartThings Find earlier) app. This card is called the KB Kookmin SkyPass IoT Titanium Card. Samsung’s new IoT credit […]

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Matter 1.3 could bring support for more devices to Samsung’s SmartThings

The latest version of Matter (v1.3) has arrived. It supports more smart home device types and routines, and that support could come to SmartThings in the future. Matter is a smart home device standard jointly developed by Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, and other consumer electronics brands. Matter 1.3 brings support for ten new device types, […]

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Turn off the lights and run Routines using Galaxy SmartTag 2

Samsung’s Galaxy SmartTag 2 is a location tracker first and foremost. However, what you may not know is that the SmartTag 2 can also be used as a remote controller for SmartThings automations and Routines. This may not be too obvious, but if you press on the Galaxy SmartTag 2, you’ll notice this small wearable […]

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Samsung to supply kitchen appliances to the largest US home builder

Samsung’s home appliances division is inking new deals to expand its footprint in the United States, one of the world’s most lucrative markets for such products. The company has been forging partnerships with real estate development companies to supply its appliance for their new projects. The Korean giant has now signed a deal with Clayton […]

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Samsung could launch advanced version of SmartThings platform

Samsung’s SmartThings is among the world’s biggest smart home platforms. Its recent integration with Amazon Alexa and Google Home has made it even more invincible. Now, Samsung could be preparing to launch more advanced features for its platform. SmartThings Pro could be launched soon as the company registers for the term According to a new […]

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Samsung launches Bespoke AI Laundry Combo in a new color

Earlier this year, Samsung launched the Bespoke AI Laundry Combo, a washer and dryer combo, in Korea, which became an instant hit in the country given the cutting-edge features it offers. Like most washing machines and dryers, the product was available in only one color in the region, Dark Silver Steel. While the product looks […]

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Samsung partners with Tide for Bespoke AI washing machine

Yesterday, Samsung launched the new Bespoke AI Laundry Combo alongside other Bespoke AI products globally. It hasn’t even been twenty-four hours since then and the company is already adding a new feature to the Bespoke AI Laundry Combo. Samsung has announced that it has partnered with Procter & Gamble (P&>) to launch the Tide POD […]

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Samsung’s awesome Music Frame speaker is now available in Korea

Earlier this year, Samsung announced its first one-of-a-kind wireless speaker called the Music Frame at CES 2024. It can be used as a standalone wireless speaker or paired with a Samsung TV or a combination of a Samsung TV and a Samsung soundbar. After launching it in the US, Samsung has launched it in South […]

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SmartThings app gets handy 3D Map View for better usability

Samsung has formally introduced the 3D Map View feature to the SmartThings app. This new view improves the usability and visibility of smart home devices, and it is now available on refrigerators, smartphones, tablets, and TVs. SmartThings gets the 3D Map View feature Samsung’s smart home platform, SmartThings, is quite popular. The company introduced a […]

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SmartThings app update brings new features but breaks themed icon support

Samsung has released an update to the SmartThings app for Android. It bumps the app’s version to 1.8.13.22 and brings three new features: A new app icon, a 3D map of your house showing all your smart home devices on it, and an indicator on your smart home products if there’s a firmware update available […]

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Control SmartThings devices, scenes, routines, and services the easy way

The SmartThings app is the centerpiece of any Samsung IoT ecosystem that contains multiple devices. Galaxy phone and tablet users rely on the SmartThings app to control various aspects of their Samsung setups, from smart TVs to wearables and Bespoke home appliances, as well as services, routines, scenes and more. But here’s a quick tip […]

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The weirdest combination of Galaxy phone features that actually works

Smart View is a great little feature that lets you mirror your Galaxy phone’s screen to your TV or mirror the TV’s screen back to your smartphone. The latter option can come in handy if, for example, you are watching TV and want to go make some popcorn without missing the action. With Smart View, […]

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Turn the Galaxy Watch into a remote for your Samsung smart TV

One advantage to having a Samsung smart TV and a Galaxy smartphone is that the two devices can communicate through SmartThings. As a result, you can do things such as using your smartphone as a TV remote controller, whether from the SmartThings mobile app or the lock screen. Another neat party trick you can keep […]

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Calibrate your Samsung TV or monitor like a pro using your phone’s camera

Although many Samsung smart TVs and Smart Monitors offer great image quality, the default image presets they ship with sometimes fall short. That is why Samsung leveraged the power of SmartThings and smartphone cameras to create the powerful Smart Calibration tool. With this tool, you can use the rear-facing camera on your Galaxy device or […]

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SmartThings, Tesla, Ballie, … les nouveautés de Samsung au CES 2024

Au CES 2024, Samsung avait mis les petits plats dans les grands. Ne vous trompez pas, il n’y avait pas un déballage de technologie avec des produits plus merveilleux les uns que les autres. Point de déballage de caractéristiques plus impressionnantes que celles de l’année dernière. Cette année, le stand au CES 2024 n’avait pas […]

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