Hey Google, play some rock music and set bedroom light to red.
Hey Google, what is in the box? There are a few coloured, square cards that make up the instructions and below them is the Google Home Mini. Once out of the box, it is the size of a 99p MacDonald’s burger, but trust me it…
FIX: How to setup the D-Link DCS-5222L Rev B Surveillance IP camera on Samsung SmartThings?
This post is about my experience of setting up the D-Link DCS 5222L Network Surveillance camera to the Samsung SmartThings hub. There is a note on the SmartThings app that says: This device has not been officially tested and certified to “Work with SmartThings”. You can connect…
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier LTE & Samsung Pay will NOT work in the UK.
I just had a chat with Samsung regarding the new Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch that is supposedly available from today in the UK. Before anyone in the UK rushes out and buys one, take note of these three important facts that Samsung failed to…
Samsung Gear S3 smart watch looks like a great Christmas present idea.
There are so many possible Christmas presents this year. Read my latest post on the MEGA DISAPPOINTING news about Samsung Gear S3. I don’t currently wear a watch because I have my phone or computer to see the time, but looking at the features of…
Cast device not connected icon on my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
After a recent software update I notice on my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, a cast icon in the top left hand corner of my screen. If I expand the notification bar it looks and says the following: Cast device not connected. I cannot flick…
FIX – Flashing stock ROM Odin3 FAIL on hidden.img
I decided to flash the stock firmware (ROM) back onto my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 as it was running some version that made it impossible to network unlock it. I had to pay a few bob to download the ROM from “Rip Off” SamMobile.com, then went…
FIX: Out of the blue my Note 3 randomly reboots.
My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 started to randomly reboot yesterday (20th April 2016). It was puzzling to say the least because I had not installed anything new and had only run some Google updates. The one or two apps that I had installed, I removed,…
Flashing stock ROM on Samsung Galaxy Tab S (SM-T800).
A few months ago I wrote about ‘Flashing BlissPop ROM Lollipop 5.0.2 on Samsung Galaxy Tab S (SM-T800)‘. I’ve upgraded this ROM a few times since then, but something went wrong recently, which has caused the sound to not work in all video playback across multiple…
A possible fix for random reboots, keyboard hanging, slow searches on Resurrection Remix Lollipop 5.1.1
I have experienced some annoying phone issues over the past 3 to 4 weeks, which have stumped me somewhat until now. I have a custom ROM installed on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 called Resurrection Remix, which I upgrade every week or two whenever there is a…
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