Samsung Selects McAfee Security for Media Player HomeSync

  • Posted on: 13 November 2013
  • By: chw staff

Samsung has partnered with McAfee to add virus protection to its new home media player called, Samsung HomeSync.  The Android-base device can store up to 1TB of digital content, enough space for a standard home.  HomeSync is due in shops from the beginning of October and will come with McAfee VirusScan pre-installed.  Samsung said the partnership is to help protect and its customer’s digital content from the growing range of Android-based threats.

Samsung said that by adding the McAfee virus software it will help to protect HomeSync from Android-base malware.  The virus protection software will scan, cleans your data, preventing corruption from viruses, warms, Trojans and other malicious code.  The virus software will protect mobile devices at the most critical point of exposure and will allow all Samsung HomeSync users to enjoy their entertainment in a safe and secure environment.

As a media player the Samsung HomeSync will act as the central point of storage for all digital content to all Samsung’s device and other devices which use Samsung Link.  With its 1TB drive space there are options for both shared and private storage options for the entire family.

HomeSync allows you to access (for up to eight separate accounts) your photo albums, videos ans music libraries from inside and outside your home.  You can easily sync and share all your mobile content in realtime or select what you want to share.

You can interact with HomeSync using your TV, using your Galaxy smartphone as the remote control, and for searching.

HomeSync connects to a TV with an HDMI connection.  There are other options for connectivity such as USB3, Ethernet, Optical and Micro USB.  HomeSync features a powerful processor, support for wired or wireless mouse keyboard, and access to web browsing.