Samsung SmartThings, a leading technology that allows for a connected life to drive the future of the IoT, today announced the addition of a new protocol, Matter, which allows users to control Matter-enabled devices using their many Samsung products.
Announced at Matter allows Samsung Galaxy devices, TVs, and Family Hub1 appliances to have more flexible connecting options via SmartThings.
Launched earlier this year, Matter is an industry-standard that transforms the industry created by more than 180 companies and transforms the smart home industry. Matter aims to be a de-facto standard for all homes, giving users interaction between devices, flexibility and flexibility, and more options when purchasing connected home devices.
As the founding member, SmartThings is one of the most flexible platforms capable of working with multiple contracts including, Zigbee, Z-Wave, and now, Matter, enabling buyers with smart homes available to seamlessly integrate new devices into their homes.
In addition, Matter opens a brand new chapter for global innovation, which allows more time to focus on creation while reducing the time spent on duplication of efforts across a variety of ecosystems.
Mature-enabled devices will join many of the products and products already available within the larger SmartThings ecosystem, including devices from Google, eve Systems, Honeywell Home by Resideo, Linksys, Nanoleaf, Philips Hue, Schlage, Wemo, Yale, and more.
Historically, the connected home has been very diverse and SmartThings has been the last to connect devices together across all types and platforms. The SmartThings open platform brings together devices, developers, and services to provide one of the largest integrated ecosystems.
With hundreds of proven products and millions of users across the site, SmartThings supports the establishment of a connected life across all multiple-use situations. Samsung will bring Matter to a wide range of products by 2022 as the new standard is available and fully integrates the SmartThings platform.
For more information about SmartThings, please visit www.smartthings.com.
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Samsung Weather updated to version 188.8.131.52, check what’s new
Samsung Weather is Samsung’s official application that provides users with accurate weather forecasts. With this app, you can understand the upcoming forecast of your current location with just a glance, and you can view not only today’s weather but also the entire week’s weather. Also, you can set up a widget on the screen so that you can view this information without opening any applications.
Besides, one of the best aspects of Samsung Weather is that you can view all-time updates for specific weather in your current location without having to manually change your location while traveling. Even if you are far away, you can check the weather in other areas to let you know the weather in the city you plan to visit or where your loved one lives.
Samsung Weather Update Tracker
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Long awaited Always On Display update releasing for Samsung phones [Expanding]
Samsung is expanding the One UI Always On Display 184.108.40.206 update for more Galaxy devices in different regions. The latest update arrives with fixes for Clock style and Widgets to improve the overall experience.
You will have to download the 26.11 MB package to install the latest update. Users can download the latest update via Galaxy Store or from the link mentioned below.
- Get Samsung Always On Display 220.127.116.11 update – APKMirror
June 28, 2022
Samsung Always On Display is a feature that allows you to check time, date, notifications, missed calls, battery level, and other information without unlocking your Galaxy device. Now, Samsung is enhancing its Always On Display feature by releasing a new update with version 18.104.22.168.
Samsung Always On Display 22.214.171.124.
The update brings fixes for Clock Style and Widgets behavior related to today’s schedule. Aside from this, this update also includes some general improvements to enhance the overall performance of the app.
To be mentioned, this update is compatible with Galaxy devices running on Android 12 based on One UI 4.1/One UI 4.0 or below. The update is currently rolling out in South Korea and will expand to other regions soon. It is an initial rollout so it may take some time/days to reach all eligible devices.
Users of Galaxy devices in South Korea can install this update via Galaxy Store. If you don’t know, then open Galaxy Store >>tap on the menu icon (three horizontal lines) >> Updates option >> here you will get all the available updates, you can install any of them.
How to enable Always On Display on your Galaxy smartphone?
Users of Galaxy devices can easily enable AOD by following the steps mentioned below.
- Visit the Settings app on your Samsung device.
- Click on the Lock screen.
- Tap on Always On Display.
- Tap the switch at the top of the screen to turn it on.
- Choose the mode that best suits your needs.
Amazon expanding Prime Video’s Watch Party feature to Samsung smart TVs in the US
Amazon has an amazing feature called Watch Party for its Prime users that lets them watch a movie or a TV show together with their friends or family remotely. The company is now expanding this feature to Samsung smart TVs and other streaming devices.
Amazon released the Prime Video’s Watch Party feature during the Covid 19 pandemic to let the users enjoy shows with others when they were far away from each other. For more fun, you can even chat with the people you’re sharing the screen with.
At the time of release, the feature was limited to desktop web browsers, Fire TV devices, and mobile apps. But now, Prime Video’s Watch Party feature is expanding to multiple smart TVs from various brands, Roku devices, and gaming consoles such as PlayStation and Xbox.
You can now take advantage of this feature with your friends and family members if you have a compatible Samsung or other smart TV.
How to use Amazon Prime Video Watch Party feature on Samsung smart TV?
- Click on the Watch Party icon in the options within videos.
- A sharable link will appear.
- You copy this link and send it to people you want to share the screen.
- As soon as anyone with a Prime Video subscription clicks on the link, they can start watching the video with you.
Make sure that everyone you want to share the screen with is signed up for Amazon Prime Video. It should also be noted that this feature does not work with live video feeds such as news and sports events.
Moving on, Amazon has only expanded this feature in the US and it is limited to 100 viewers. The video streaming service might release it for more users in the coming time.