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Samsung is overhauling its aging SmartThings app

SmartThings is Samsung's smart device platform, similar to Amazon Alexa (without the virtual assistant) or Google Home. It ties together Samsung's own products and thousands of third-party devices and platforms, but the app has needed some attention for a while. The app's design has never quite fit in with One UI, and without tabbed organization,...

Samsung has a new SmartThings app for Windows 10

SmartThings is the smart home platform owned and developed by Samsung. It was originally designed to tie together thousands of different smart home products (much like Alexa and Google Home/Assistant today), but it's now the home of Samsung's own Internet-connected devices too. The company finally released a web dashboard for SmartThings last month, and now...

Samsung is working on a web dashboard for SmartThings

Samsung SmartThings is one of the oldest smart home platforms still actively supported, as it was originally founded in 2012 before being acquired by Samsung in 2014. SmartThings isn't just the management/setup tool for Samsung's own connected products — it can connect to thousands of other platforms, just like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Managing...

Samsung’s SmartThings Find can scan for unknown Galaxy Smart Tags

Samsung launched the new Galaxy SmartTag alongside its flagship Galaxy S21 series earlier this year. The Bluetooth-enabled SmartTag helps you easily find misplaced items, like your wallet, keys, etc, using the SmartThings Find feature in the SmartThings app. While the SmartTag's capabilities make it a great buy for those who often misplace such items, it...

Samsung discontinues SmartThings Link support for SHIELD

Last year, Samsung announced it would make changes to its legacy SmartThings platform, resulting in support for old hardware being dropped. As it turns out, that apparently includes the SmartThings Link, a dongle that allows users to turn the NVIDIA SHIELD into a SmartThings hub. Samsung sent out emails to SmartThings Link owners saying it plans...

Samsung launches SmartThings Labs to let users test new features

Samsung SmartThings has launched a new initiative called SmartThings Labs that will allow users to test some features out early. Users who participate in the program can then provide feedback directly to Samsung, potentially shaping how these features are developed and launched. The new program will let participants test experimental functions in the SmartThings app. Engadget...