Samsung's SmartThings Hub connects all of the different smart devices around your home so you can remotely control your home's security, energy usage, lighting, and more, all for $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Designed to be the heart of your smart home, the Samsung SmartThings Hub connects wirelessly to hundreds of compatible smart devices, so you can monitor, manage, and secure your home from anywhere. Simply pair other Samsung SmartThings devices with the Hub and enjoy full control and customization of all your devices via the free Samsung SmartThings app. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.
With all the Galaxy Note 7 controversy, many have forgotten that Samsung was on of the first companies to show off a flexible smartphone prototype. The Waview aims to take that technology to the next level, as its flexible display can be folded up like a lamp to view the news, or used like a tablet. Continue reading for more pictures.
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been permanently discontinued, and its previous owners offered a 50% discount on the Note 8, should they decide to go that route, companies are still looking for ways to cash in, with the latest being UNIQFIND. This smartphone accessory outlet has unveiled its latest product, called "EXPLO-SUNG", which is essentially an iPhone case and decal, modeled after an exploded handset. Continue reading for another picture of the front.
In a few months, we may all forget about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall debacle, but for now, everyone, including Grand Theft Auto V modders, are getting their punches in. This version of the game replaces the sticky bomb with the handset, and can be picked up directly from the game's weapons store. In the cabinet next to some heavy guns sits the Galaxy Note 7, though slightly resembling the Note 5 more. Once players make the purchase, you can use the device wreak all kinds of havoc in typical "GTA"-style fashion. In all seriousness, let's just hope that Samsung does manage to replace all faulty devices within the next few months, or some of these scenarios could actually become reality. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video explaining how advanced aliens would need to be to contact us.
Samsung's UN40KU6300 40" 4K Smart LED TV lets you enjoy Ultra HD resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR) content, all for $447.99 shipped, today only, originally $799.99. Put yourself on the forefront of advancements in color, contrast, and sharpness with UHD Dimming. It uses new technology to create a more vibrant viewing experience than you've ever seen. Product page. Continue reading for another video review of a 4K set from the KU6300 line, and more information.
FOX News reports that Nathan Dornacher from St. Petersburg, Florida left his Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone charging in the center console of his Jeep Grand Cherokee. His wife, Lydia, sent their 8-year-old daughter, with the family's service dog, to get back in the vehicle because they were leaving to run more errands. However, when Nathan looked out of the window, he realized his Jeep was on fire, and later on discovered that it was his phone that had exploded and engulfed his vehicle in flames. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral hyperlapse of Burning Man 2016.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery issues has caused the company to issue a massive recall, but not before yet another explosion. An Australian business man was staying in a hotel, charging his Note 7 before bed, and woke up to a charred handset. "My brand new Note 7 exploded this morning while I was still asleep, it was plugged in and charging. Phone completely fried, I can't eject the SIM tray to retrieve my SIM or the SD card. I was using original charger and cable if you are wondering. Charred the hotel room bed sheet and the carpet when I whacked it down to the floor, burnt one of my finger while doing that too," said the man. Continue reading for pictures of the damage.
WowWee Robotic Enhanced Vehicles (R.E.V.) set includes two cars; pick the car you want to control with your smart device, and it's being offered for only $37.99 shipped, today only, originally $49.96. REV are Robotic Enhanced Vehicles that are app-enabled and built for battle. REVs can think, drive and fight for themselves- no player two required. REVs are hardwired to outwit, outplay and outlast you, their human opponents. Product page. Continue reading for the extended trailer, and more information.
Samsung's 16GB USB 3.0 Metal Flash Drive is nearly indestructible, and it's being offered for only $6.99, today only, originally $17.99. With data transfer speeds of up to 130 MB/s and 16GB of storage, this SuperSpeed USB 3.0 flash drive lets you transfer large files in seconds and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video (32GB version) and more information.
Finally, after years of speculation, Samsung is set to release a line of smartphones with flexible OLED screens in 2017. The first model is rumored to fold in half, while a second boasts a bendable 5-inch display that unfolds to reveal a tablet-sized 8-inch panel. Both could be shown at Mobile World Congress 2017 in February. Continue reading for another video and more information.