Samsung HomeSync, the new Android mediahub

Samsung HomeSync

Samsung is not only selling a lot of Smart TV’s and smartphones, as of now, you can also get a media hub from the Korean consumer electronics giant. With this box, it’s completing their hardware ecosystem by creating an Apple TV competitor.

The HomeSync is an Android powered device that can stream films, series and games and it allows owners of a Samsung smartphone to beam content on their phones onto the television. Indeed, just like Apple TV does with AirPlay. But there are also many other ways to connect to the HomeSync. It comes with a USB 3.0, Micro USB and optical audio connection and it supports WiFi 802.11n and bluetooth 4.0

To operate the Samsung HomeSync, there is a Jelly Bean Media player and since it is an Android device, Google Play store can be accessed for extra apps.

Users (up to eight separate accounts can be set-up) will have the ability to store content encrypted.

Under the hood is a 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 8GB flash and a 1TB hard drive.



Things you might have missed

Amazon Prime Video has finally arrived

Amazon finally launched its long expected Netflix competitor Amazon Prime Video today. The American technology giant claims availability in over 200 countries and territories in the world which means … Read on >>

No Sony TVii for Europe

It is known worldwide that the European continent is a little more complex than, for instance, the USA in the sense that it actually is a collection of different countries with different languages and … Read on >>

NimbleTV takes a break

In a letter to their subscribers, NimbleTV explains that they have to “pause the NimbleTV service as it stands today so we can concentrate on developing something even better and more amazing than … Read on >>

TVTag (GetGlue) is no more

Earlier this year GetGlue rebranded into tvtag trying to create a fresh start for the social TV checking service after is was sold to i.TV. Too little too late it seems since the service is shutting … Read on >>

The Fire TV stick is Amazons answer to Google Chromecast

Although priced at little higher (USD 39), Amazon did not do any effort to hide what they are after. With their streaming media stick they want a piece of the pie of a market that is dominated by … Read on >>