Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Webinar Expert TeamWebinar Expert Team

Tech News

Samsung’s smart fridges mistakenly warned users its free TV service was ending

A fridge with a tablet screen in a kitchen.
A notification on my Samsung Family Hub smart fridge told me my favorite feature was going away. Apparently, it was wrong. | Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge

Yesterday morning, I woke up to a notice on my fridge alerting me that one of my favorite features was going away. No, it wasn’t about to stop making ice. Instead, my Samsung Family Hub smart fridge told me I would no longer be able to watch Samsung TV Plus on its built-in screen. And while that turned out not to be the case — the confusion highlights how precarious smart appliance features can be.

Here’s the message I was greeted with over my morning coffee:

Thank you for using Samsung TV Plus service. After the SW update scheduled for June 2024, Samsung TV Plus will only be available within Mexican territories. Please note that this is Samsung TV Plus’ policy, and use of the service may be restricted if you wish to use it outside of…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Tech News

Is this a Game Boy Advance SP or Nintendo DS Lite? Who can say? | Image: Retrohai hai Softbank Have you ever looked at...

Tech News

Surprisingly, Ecobee’s smartest thermostat also makes for a decent air quality monitor / smart speaker. | Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge...

Editor's Pick

Last week’s rally to record highs was due, at least in part, to a rather tame CPI report released on Wednesday. Inflation has been...

Tech News

The 13-inch OLED iPad Pro with the screen removed. | Screenshot: iFixit Apple’s newest iPad Pro is remarkably rigid for how thin it is,...