Tag Archive: Connected


Saturday’s top deals: connected home accessories, VPN subscriptions, & more

It’s been a long week, so why not treat yourself to one of these awesome deals? You deserve it.

For your life Belkin, Wemo, Linksys connected living products

Today’s big deal of the day at Amazon combines a whole bunch of different products into a single big sale that has the potential to save you up to 50%. From car mounts to mesh Wi-Fi systems, smart plugs, routers, and so much more, you’ll want to check this out.

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Stay connected with up to 50% off select Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo products

Today’s sale covers wireless routers, USB charging stations, and much more.

Today only, Amazon is taking up to 50% off Belkin, Linksys, and Wemo connected living solutions, including well-reviewed products like routers, smart plugs, gigabit switches, power banks, and more. This could be one of your best chances to grab these at a discount, too. This sale has a few random additions too, so you might be surprised at what you’ll find.

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Saturday’s top deals: connected coffee makers, Echo Dot bundles, & more

We spend every day trawling the web for the very best deals so you don’t have to. Our very favorites from today have been rounded up below for your personal perusal and purchasing pleasure. Don’t miss ’em!

Smartphone controlled Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Connected Coffee Maker

This coffee maker syncs to a free smartphone app to let you view your coffee usage, check your inventory, and even re-order more supplies when you’re in need. At today’s price, you won’t  [Read More…]

Stay connected while camping with $150 off Anker’s Powerhouse charger

The Anker Powerhouse offers three ways to charge up.

With the summer months coming quickly, it’s not too long before we’ll all be heading outdoors more often to enjoy the sun. Whether you plan on beachin’ it up, going camping, or heading out on a road trip, there’s one essential you’ll need for your travels — a way to keep all of your devices charged up. Sure, you could get something small that could recharge your phone  [Read More…]

Stay connected and safe with this $25 dashboard mount for your phone

Whether you use your phone for navigation or music while driving, this is an essential accessory to keep you as safe as can be.

In an ideal world, nobody would use their phone while driving. In the real world, this simply isn’t the case.

While there’s never any excuse for checking Twitter, texting, or watching YouTube videos while on the road, you might need to use your phone for turn-by-turn directions, answering an incoming call, or controlling  [Read More…]

Emporio Armani Connected 2018 is the fashion brand’s new and improved Wear OS smartwatch

Fashion brand Emporio Armani is spearheading Wear OS efforts this summer with a refreshed model of its original Connected smartwatch.

The 2018 model brings some notable upgrades to the table including a heart rate sensor, GPS and NFC technology to use for Google Pay. Even so, the Emporio Armani Connected 2018 still runs on the aged Snapdragon 2100 platform. Which, according to a report dating back from May, it’s bound to be replaced soon. Apparently, Qualcomm is working on a  [Read More…]

Samsung opening new ‘Connected Customer Care Center’ in South Carolina with 400 employees

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The goal is improved customer support, but this will also generate hundreds of new jobs in Greenville.

Samsung is making it clear that the company values U.S.-based customer service by opening another massive customer service center in South Carolina. The new “Connected Customer Care Center” will open with 200 employees by the end of 2018, and will expand to 400 in total by 2020. The new center will bolster the already-large presence  [Read More…]

Amazon Cloud Cam vs. Nest Cam: Which is the better connected camera?

These two cameras each offer a turn-key video surveillance solution, but which is better for you?

Nest and Amazon are both very recognizable names when it comes to gadgetry we have in and around our homes. Both companies also offer easy to use security cameras that allow you to place them and walk away — there’s no integration into any sort of hub or controller needed. That, along with other consumer-friendly features make both the Nest Cam  [Read More…]

How many connected devices are in your home?

There’s plenty of home tech these days, but not everyone finds it all that useful. Where do you stand?

Smart home accessories are becoming more ubiquitous every year, and these days you can find them everywhere from specialized stores like Best Buy to more broad locations like Target and Walmart. Some home tech, like connected security cameras and smart thermostats, offer immediately obvious benefits for home security and automation. Other gadgets like smart lightbulbs seem a bit  [Read More…]

How to connect Google Home and IFTTT to do amazing things with your connected tech

Controlling hundreds of smart devices and services by voice is easy with IFTTT’s Google Assistant channel.

One of the cool things you can do with your Google Home is using your voice to control connected items around your house. While there are native connections to things like Philips Hue lamps, SmartThings devices and Nest equipment, Google Home’s Assistant was ready for IFTTT on day one. That means you can control all sorts of things!

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