Samsung puts 1TB cloud in your living room with Android-powered HomeSync

Samsung on Thursday announced the availability of the HomeSync media device which aims to put a 1TB cloud in your living room. The media center, which sells for $299, connects to Samsung devices such as the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note line and lets users store, sync, and stream content to a TV.

Key features of Samsung HomeSync include real-time sharing of files, up to eight separate accounts with up to six devices, all with access from anywhere. Indeed, you can pull up your files from in the house via Wi-Fi, but you can also grab your documents and photos from wherever you are.

The HomeSync is an Android-based device with an interface not unlike the Galaxy phones and tablets. Users are able to connect the unit to TV via HDMI and there’s also support for wired or wireless mouse and keyboards. The HomeSync will be offered in the United States starting from October 6 at retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, and Newegg. Of course, you can also grab one through Samsung.com and thei Experience Shops in Best Buy locations.

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