Galaxy Home Mini beta testing program goes live in South Korea

It’s been more than a year since Samsung originally unveiled the Galaxy Home smart speaker alongside the Galaxy Note 9, and roughly eight months have passed since we’ve exclusively reported on the existence of a second model dubbed the Galaxy Home Mini. Now, it appears that the wait is nearly …

Samsung officially introduces SmartThings in Germany

Samsung has officially launched its SmartThings range of home automation devices in Germany. SmartThings products, which include smart hubs, sensors and control devices, will be commercially available in Germany from September, 2019. Samsung also recently added a camera, WiFi smart plug and a smart bulb to its SmartThings portfolio. The new products …

Samsung expands its SmartThings portfolio with a camera, smart plug and a smart bulb

Samsung is expanding its SmartThings portfolio in the US by introducing a camera, WiFi smart plug and a smart bulb. The new products are available to buy nationwide starting today. They work within the SmartThings ecosystem, and can be purchased though Samsung e-Store, Best Buy, and a few other retailers. All three devices …

Amazon acquiring eero to enrich its smart home, IoT strategies

E-commerce leader Amazon is acquiring mesh Wi-Fi company eero for an undisclosed amount and unknown terms. eero sells Wi-Fi routers and extender beacons to consumers who intend to spread a single network across the entirety of a building while controling certain aspects of the connection from certain areas. The company …

Battery-Free Bluetooth Sticker Sensor Tag introduced

We haven’t featured anything from Wiliot yet but this semiconductor pioneer and innovator is ready to show off the first Battery-Free Bluetooth Sensor Tag in the world after a lot of hard work in development. Before production happened, the team raised some $50 million to start the project. So what’s …