• Samsung has a prototype Google Home Mini-esque speaker of its own

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    Why hasn't Samsung, one of the world's largest audio companies, been pumping out smart speakers like Google and Amazon have? As it turns out, Samsung has been hard at work on one, and it's called Project Ambience. In a demonstration on stage at the Samsung Developers Conference, Samsung CTO Injong Rhee was the first to show off the new smart device by turning a non-IoT speaker into a fully functioning smart speaker, thanks to the help of Bixby. For those out of the loop, Bixby is Samsung's very own digital assistant much like Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri. The device, which Rhee admitted...
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  • Samsung SmartThings: meet the center of your future smart home

    Samsung SmartThings: meet the center of your future smart home

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    You don't need to be following the smart home space that closely to have heard the name Samsung SmartThings sometime in the last few months. SmartThings is becoming one of the biggest and most recognizable names in the Internet of Things space, and might soon evolve from being a household name to a ubiquitous household product - especially now that it comes in a mesh router. Samsung announced recently at its Unboxed event in New York City that it would release a new mesh router called Samsung Connect Home that, beyond extending your Wi-Fi network, act as SmartThings hub, too. Of course...
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