Looking for a quick way to bump your house into a Smart Home? Samsung is now selling a package of SmartThings goodies, priced at $249, called the SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit. Inside, buyers will have the SmartThings Hub to connect all sensors, cameras, lights, and locks, in addition to the accessories you need for the Hub to be real useful. (more…)
A user over on reddit posted up a photo of his custom Galaxy Note 5, and frankly, it looks badass. Apparently, if you remove the backside of the phone, strip it of whichever color film is applied, you then have a see thru back for the device. This allows for a real mechanical look, and for those who enjoy that type of thing, it ends up looking really cool. (more…)
LG is getting involved in the mobile payment game, as trademarks for G Pay have been filed by the company in South Korea and the United States. LG is entering a heavily saturated market, with solutions already available from Apple (Apple Pay), Google (Android Pay), and Samsung (Samsung Pay). During an overseas press meeting, LG executive director Kim Jong Hoon confirmed LG’s plan, stating that the company is waiting for the appropriate time to make the announcement. (more…)
Late last month, it was reported that to get out ahead of Apple, Samsung would announce the Galaxy S7 in late January, shooting for a launch in early February. This week, a new report from SamMobile states that Samsung may launch three variants of the device, each featuring a different processor. (more…)
I’ve spent the better part of the last year or so with a smartwatch or smart something-or-other strapped to my wrist. It has been a miserable experience. From Android Wear to Pebble to Apple Watch to Samsung’s new Tizen-powered Gear S2, I think it’s safe to say that I’m smartwatch’d out. I need a break. My wrist needs an immediate break or I might snap. (more…)
Barnes & Noble introduced a new Nook tablet this morning, the Samsung-produced Galaxy Tab E Nook. Priced at $249, the idea is to bring a large screen tablet device to the masses for enjoying all of B&N’s content.
The Galaxy Tab E Nook features a 9.6″ AMOLED HD display, Qualcomm APQ 8016 Processor, 16GB of onboard storage, microSD slot for up to 128GB of storage, and 5MP rear-facing camera. (more…)
Not feeling any of the new phones to hit the market? Well, there’s always the Galaxy S6 Edge, featuring one of the best mobile displays and cameras ever put into a smartphone, priced at just $549.99 on eBay. This device launched a few months ago priced at over $700, so grabbing one at a few hundred dollars off is quite the score. (more…)