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These motion sensors are perfect for Samsung SmartThings

With SmartThings, you can use a motion senor to keep watch over areas of your home, allowing you to receive alerts, sound an alarm, unlock a door or even just turn on a light. Not all motion sensors are created equal however, so we’ve compiled a list that won’t give you any headaches — like our favorite option, the Ecolink Motion Detector — so you can monitor your home no matter where you are.

Top Pick Ecolink Z-wave Plus Motion  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 review: Slim, sleek, premium, and lacking

Over the years, as Apple has all but taken over the tablet landscape with Samsung being one of its biggest challengers. The Galaxy Tab S4 is the latest competition for the iPad from Samsung. Verizon has generously provided us with this review unit to see how Samsung’s sleek new tablet stacks up against the competition.

Design

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 makes use of the glass sandwich design we’ve become familiar with over the past few years from premium devices.  [Read More…]

How to monitor for water leaks using Samsung SmartThings

When it comes to using SmartThings, there really are a ton of options for monitoring your home and keeping you safe. One thing that often gets overlooked, however, are leaks. Whether it be old pipes, a washing machine, a hot water heater, or even an old fridge — leaks can happen at any time and either ruin your day or damage your property. Thankfully, the SmartThings Water Leak Sensor can give you peace of mind for just $  [Read More…]

Samsung Unpacked: Galaxy S10 to debut on February 20

We might be in the midst of CES but that doesn’t mean we can’t look ahead a few weeks. In fact, Samsung has done just that, today confirming it plans to announce the Galaxy S10 in February.

An email is making its rounds this morning, advising that February 20, 2019 will be the data of its next Unpacked event. One look at the invitation tells us it’s related to the Galaxy S10.

There’s very little in the email — we  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10 launch event set for February 20 in San Francisco!

Get the speculation going — were just over a month away from the next Galaxy S.

As CES comes to a close, Samsung has announced that its next Galaxy Unpacked event to launch the Galaxy S10 will take place on February 20 in San Francisco, kicking off at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET. That’s 5 days earlier than the Galaxy S9 launch event, which lets the Galaxy S10 stand on its won at a solo  [Read More…]

Samsung is losing ground in China and India, and it has itself to blame

Samsung’s budget strategy hasn’t worked for a long time, but the brand is unwilling to make changes.

With smartphone sales plateauing in Western countries, phone manufacturers shifted focus to Asian markets, where the addressable userbase is considerably larger. Samsung, in particular, has managed to carve out a healthy lead for itself in both China and India over the last five years thanks to aggressive marketing and an extensive offline distribution network.

However, it lost the top spot  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs. Gear Fit2 Pro: Which is better for you?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We live and breathe Android phones, and use wearables with them — both smartwatches and fitness trackers.

Galaxy Watch

All-in-one

$ 300+ at Amazon

Pros Looks like an actual watch, not a fitness band Full smartwatch capabilities with apps, messaging, and widgets Large screen to see all of your information Optional LTE connection Cons Big and heavy Not as comfortable for some types  [Read More…]

Apple putting iTunes and AirPlay 2 on Samsung Smart TVs

Apple iTunes Samsung Smart TV

After getting Apple Music onto Amazon Echo smart speakers late last year, Apple is now working with another surprising partner.

Samsung has announced that its 2019 Smart TV models will include iTunes Movies and TV Shows as well as Apple AirPlay 2 support. These televisions will be available starting this spring. What’s more, support for these features will be made available in 2018 Samsung Smart TVs via an impending update.

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Samsung TVs are getting iTunes and AirPlay 2

Yeah, you read that right.

Pack it in, folks. It’s doubtful we’ll see anything else out of CES (whether it’s news in Vegas or from the companies showing there) that’s more unexpected — and frankly just more weird than this.

Samsung is putting Apple’s iTunes on its televisions. Or is it that apple is putting iTunes on Samsung’s 2019 televisions?

In any event, it’s happening. And props to Samsung’s presser for not making us wait for it:

Samsung  [Read More…]

What’s the best place to buy a Samsung Gear VR controller?

Best answer: The official Samsung website sells Gear VR controllers for the same price that Amazon charges for a 2-pack. That easily makes Amazon the best choice for buying a Gear VR controller. Not only are you getting the best prices, but also more product!

Amazon: Samsung Gear VR controller 2-pack ($ 30)

Comparing prices and deals

A singular Samsung Gear VR controller sells for $ 30 at the Samsung store and $ 40 at Best  [Read More…]