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You can pre-load Red Dead Redemption 2 starting Friday, October 19

Rockstar’s near-guaranteed hit Red Dead Redemption 2 is preparing to hit Xbox and PlayStation servers everywhere this Friday to get you ready for the big launch day.

Red Dead Redemption 2 launches on October 26, 2018, and is available now for pre-order starting at $ 59.99. The game world is reportedly massive, with huge 4K assets to boot, which will put some serious pressure on your downloads and HDD storage space. To help you prepare, Rockstar will  [Read More…]

How to stream audio to multiple rooms through Google Home

Do you own at least two Google Home devices? Any combination of Google Home, Home Mini, Home Max, or Home Hub will suffice. Two of one, one each, whatever.

Did you know that you can create a multi-room playback experience where you can play music and other audio across the whole house?   [Read More…]

Poptel P10 Review: An ultra-rugged phone that’s just adequate

When you look at the lineup of smartphones, all you are likely to see are glass and metal sandwiches. These look absolutely phenomenal, but aren’t exactly the most rugged options on the market.

It seems that ruggedized phones have taken a back seat from most OEM’s. There are still a few options available, and the Poptel P10 is one of the latest to hit the scene.

Poptel P10 Specs

On the specs-side of things, there’s not really too much to  [Read More…]

Best Leather Cases for the Google Pixel 3 XL

Even if you’ve made piece with the notch, adding another dash of sophistication and elegance to your Google Pixel 3 XL may make you forget about it altogether. Plus, the added protection a leather case means your phone may last until Google decides to release a notchless XL model again. These are the best leather cases (so far) for the Pixel 3 XL.

Slim wallet Bellroy Leather Phone Wallet

Purveyor of fine leather goods, Bellroy’s leather Pixel 3  [Read More…]

What live TV services does the Amazon Echo Show support?

Best answer: The Amazon Echo Show supports live TV with Alexa skills, and now directly with support for Hulu. You can watch any programming that’s included in your Hulu subscription on the Echo Show, as well as a variety of TV stations that can be accessed through Alexa’s skills.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Show ($ 229.99)

What’s an Amazon Echo Show?

The Echo Show is the next generation of the Amazon Echo, its groundbreaking wireless, voice-controlled smart  [Read More…]

Set yourself up for victory in Call of Duty’s new battle royale mode

Learn how to play the world’s favorite new Battle Royale game.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has three fantastic multiplayer modes on tap. Blackout is the sole newcomer of that bunch, and we’d understand it if more than a few of you have more than a few questions. Read these tips and take what you learn into Blackout mode to see if you can survive as the last one standing.

$ 60 at Amazon

Blackout basics

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Nest Secure vs. Vivint home security: Which should you buy?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We work from home and need to keep our belongings, both personal and work-related safe. We care about home security because we have to care about it.

Nest Secure

DIY and advanced

$ 399 at Best Buy

Pros No-tool installation. Tight Nest and Google Assistant integration. Modular. Nest Secure is optional. “Off-the-shelf” components. Cons Initial expense. Basic package is bare-bones.

The Nest  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Check out our favorite smart wallet options

Smart products are everywhere. Anything that we can add technology to, we usually end up doing. That ranges from everything like lights, fans, and security systems to garage doors, car chargers, and more.

Adding smart technology to otherwise dumb products can be a real game changer. No longer do we have to wonder if that shadowy figure in front of our door is a robber or sweet old grandma. Now we can unlock the front door of our home so  [Read More…]

Panasonic RP-HD605N Headphones review: The Bose QC35’s cheaper cousin

Panasonic’s entry into noise-canceling headphones is surprisingly great.

If you own a pair of noise-canceling headphones, there’s a really good chance that they’re made by either Sony or Bose. These two companies have dominated this market with products like the WH1000XM3 and QC35 II, and in an attempt to undercut these two giants, Panasonic decided to enter the ring with its more affordable RP-HD605N headphones.

Panasonic’s goal with the RP-HD605N is to deliver a pair of high-quality  [Read More…]