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The Nest Thermostat has become one of my favorite smart home gadgets

Who knew saving energy could be so much fun?

Ever since I picked up my first Google Home in early 2017, I’ve been sort of addicted to making my apartment as “smart” as can be. My place is outfitted with either a Google Home or Smart Display is almost every room, the majority of my lights have Philips Hue bulbs in them, and the iRobot Roomba 690 is in charge of making sure my floors stay as  [Read More…]

V-Moda BassFit review: The Jaybird alternative you’ve been waiting for

V-Moda takes the fight to Jaybird with its first workout earbuds.

Jaybird has emerged as the go-to brand for workout earbuds in recent years, with the company offering a range of products in this category. V-Moda is now looking to provide an alternative with the BassFit, its first workout-focused earbuds. Like most Jaybird models, the BassFit comes with a durable chassis that’s immune to the elements, and a lightweight design coupled with decent sound quality.

Boost your  [Read More…]

How to set up Neighbors, Ring’s communal crime monitoring app

Neighbors is a communal app from Ring that lets its users keep track of local crime and share potential threats to others in their area. The best part? You don’t need to own a Ring product to use it. Setting up a new account is easy — here’s how.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Ring Video Doorbell 2 ($ 169) Signing up for Neighbors

Once you’ve downloaded Neighbors from the Google Play Store, the setup process is  [Read More…]

Up your home security with this sale on the Arlo Pro 2 HD camera system

Let Arlo’s cam keep an eye on your home day or night.

The Arlo Pro 2 wireless home security camera system is reduced to $ 199.99 today at Best Buy. This one-day deal takes $ 100 off the usual price for this kit that includes one Arlo Pro 2 camera as well as the necessary base station. As a price comparison, the 2-camera kit at Amazon is almost twice the price.

The second-gen Arlo Pro cameras works  [Read More…]

Here’s how to create a stereo pairing with your Amazon Echo speakers

One of the best perks of owning multiple smart speakers in your home is the ability to link them all together. The Alexa app makes it easy to cast the same music across multiple rooms in your home, but you’re also able to pair two of the same Amazon Echo speakers together to create a stereo pair. Stereo pairing is available for the 2nd generation Echo, the 3rd generation Echo Dot, and both the  [Read More…]

Tuesday’s top deals: a Kano computer kit, a 400GB microSD card, and more!

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don’t let that drag you down, though. We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can’t miss out on.

Learn Something New Kano Computer Kit Touch

This is an all-new low price for a device that’s only a few months old and was selling around $ 280 on  [Read More…]

Learn to code in 2019 with this amazing bundle of courses!

You have decided to embark on a new career in web development, but the problem is you don’t know where to start. You could go to a four-year college and get a degree in computer science; but that means spending four years of your life as a student — you don’t have time for that!

You could also attend a short intensive boot camp program, but once again, moving your life to a new city for several weeks, spending several  [Read More…]

Power up with all-time low pricing on Anker’s 10W wireless charging stand

Prop up your phone and power up quickly.

Amazon has the Anker PowerWave 10W Fast Wireless Charging Stand on sale for just $ 17.99 today. That price is thanks to a reduction to $ 19.99 from its usual $ 26 asking price as well as a further $ 2 off when you enter code ANKER524 at checkout. This discount is a match for the lowest price we’ve seen at Amazon for this charging stand.

The Qi-certified charging  [Read More…]

Vizio TVs now displaying info on its spying settlement

Customers have until April 29 to submit their claim for up to an estimated $ 31.

As much as $ 31. That’s your estimated worth in the settlement of a class-action lawsuit involving Vizio televisions and the practice of collecting data about what you’re watching. And the next time you turn on your Vizio TV, you might find yourself greeted by news of an impending windfall. OK, maybe not quite a windfall, but Vizio TVs (mine, anyway)  [Read More…]