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Get your gadgets ASAP without getting out of your car at Best Buy

I know this is a First World Problem, but I wanted to get a new monitor for my Chromebook on Amazon and saw that I would likely have to wait up to a month for the delivery because it isn’t considered an “essential item.” Fair enough, but I still need to get my work done. So what was I to do? Thankfully, I discovered that Best Buy is still open for business, and I was able to order  [Read More…]

Need to video-conference? Consider Zoom and Hangouts Meet

Easy to use cross-platform services are booming.

What you need to know Video-conferencing sees a surge as social distancing is encouraged worldwide. Zoom takes first place as the service of choice but has been dinged for security issues. Google comes a close second, but lacks end-to-end encryption and requires a Google account to work.

As we adopt social distancing, keeping in touch with friends, family, and colleagues is increasingly being done through a screen. In this new  [Read More…]

The new Wyze Band brings fitness tracking and Alexa to your wrist for $25

The Wyze Scale also offers an affordable way to track your weight.

What you need to know Wyze Band will have Alexa built-in, 10-day battery life, and a 5 ATM water-resistance rating. Wyze Scale measures 12 body metrics, including weight, body fat, and heart rate. Wyze Band will be $ 24.99 and Wyze Scale is $ 19.99, launching publicly in April 2020.

Wyze is a company known for its low-cost smart home devices such as cameras, light  [Read More…]

All the differences between the types of folding devices

Folding phones and PCs come in different shapes and sizes. Here’s how they all stack up (so far).

A history of the folding phone Galaxy Z Flip vs. Moto RAZR Why your next phone should be a foldable Why your next phone shouldn’t be a foldable Our phones are our most important fashion accessory The clamshell foldable is the new ‘small’ phone All the differences between foldable devices Should you buy a foldable phone  [Read More…]

Keep kids motivated with the Garmin Vivofit Jr fitness tracker down to $39

Kids home because schools are closed due to the coronavirus? Don’t let them waste away sitting around doing nothing. Grab a Garmin Vivofit Jr kids activity tracker on sale for $ 39. Your kids can use it to stay motivated and keep moving. You can use it to help remind them about chores and things like that. These trackers often sell as high as $ 70 and only rarely go on sale. There are three colors available: Broken Lava, Digi  [Read More…]

If you want a small phone, a clamshell foldable is your best bet

Finally, a smartphone that fits in my pockets! It’s a miracle!

A history of the folding phone Galaxy Z Flip vs. Moto RAZR Why your next phone should be a foldable Why your next phone shouldn’t be a foldable

If I weren’t self-isolating to avoid Coronavirus, I would be writing this editorial from Walt Disney World, my favorite place to work through writer’s block. And drawing eyes left, right, and center would be  [Read More…]

Is eero Pro a better value than Plume SuperPod in the long run?

Big mesh potential Eero Pro

$ 199 at Amazon

Pros Tri-band Wi-Fi Dual Ethernet ports Compact design Works with other Eeros Subscription for extras Cons Expensive No Wi-fi 6

The eero Pro sets out to be the base to a strong mesh network with tri-band capabilities and plenty of expansion options with all other Eeros. It comes in a compact tabletop design with two Ethernet ports and an easy setup procedure with the eero app.

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Disney+ is now available in UK, Germany, Italy, Ireland & more

What you need to know Disney+ is now available in UK, Germany, Italy, Ireland & more. Launch in France is delayed until April 7 at government request. You can sign up and start streaming today.

After waiting for what feels like forever, Disney has finally rolled out its Disney Plus (Disney+) streaming service across the EMEA to countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland. Unfortunately, at the request of local government, Disney had  [Read More…]

The Scarif update for Star Wars Battlefront II is now aiming for April

We’ll be waiting just a short while longer.

What you need to know Star Wars Battlefront II first released in 2017. Since then, it’s received numerous content updates and additions. The Battle on Scarif update was originally meant to be out weeks ago. The Battle on Scarif update is being moved back due to the team now adjusting to working from home.

While the next update for Star Wars Battlefront II was supposed to release back in  [Read More…]

Redmi K30 Pro is here with a notchless AMOLED display, Snapdragon 865 SoC

The phone’s 60Hz display could be a dealbreaker for some.

What you need to know Redmi K30 Pro 5G was launched at an online-event in China today. The latest Redmi flagship phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 processor and features a 6.67-inch AMOLED display. It will launch in China first, where it has been priced at 2,999 yuan ($ 425) for the base 6GB/128GB version.

Redmi today unveiled the K30 Pro in China, three months after  [Read More…]