internet of planned obsolescence

y’know… we spent money on this SmartThings enabled ADT system. real money. and they just decided that this handy remote is now completely obsolete. still functions just fine, just doesn’t do anything at all. and there is no longer any way to connect it. we were forced to purchase a new hub if we wanted all the devices we’d already invested in to keep working.

i absolutely hate the fact that Samsung can just…do this whenever they want. but the alternatives just don’t seem to have the same reliability.

and i’ll be damned if we go back to Vivint.


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