Tag Archive: Connected


Get connected with Alexa and these great security cameras

A Wi-Fi-enabled security camera is an excellent way to keep an eye on your home while you’re away. You can check-in on the pets while you’re at work, and in the case of those with built-in microphones, quickly tell your kid that they’re supposed to be studying instead of playing video games. Even better, if you have an Amazon Echo device and use Alexa to do all the smart things in your home, an Alexa-enabled security camera can do wonderful  [Read More…]

Love to go sans phone, but can you stay connected with the Fossil Gen 5?

Best answer: No. While the Fossil Gen 5 is the newest device from the watchmaker and it uses Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 3100, it does not have a cellular radio for LTE connectivity.

Freedom from your phone: TicWacth Pro 4G/LTE ($ 299 at Amazon) Another way: Samsung Galaxy Active 2 LTE (Pre-order from $ 279 at Samsung) No LTE here: Fossil Gen 5 ($ 295 at Amazon) Can’t hear me now

Fossil is one of the few Wear  [Read More…]

Here’s what to do if you can’t stay connected to T-Mobile’s network

Is your T-Mobile signal dropping out? Here are some things to check.

T-Mobile has one of the fastest growing mobile networks in America, and coverage is improving all the time, but outages can still occur. Outages can stem from something as simple as a DNS problem routing web traffic, to a setting on your phone that needs updated, or even an actual failure at a tower. If you’re experiencing issues connecting to the T-Mobile network, here’s a  [Read More…]

KnowRoaming’s new eSIM gets you connected in the U.S. or Europe for $10

I am an unabashed fan of the eSIM. The prospect of decoupling a phone from the physical SIM card that provides the means for connectivity to a particular carrier — and usually only one carrier — is very attractive. But for one reason or another, mainly having to do with the powerful carriers that provide the service, and the lucrative roaming agreements they make with providers in other countries, eSIM adoption has been molasses slow.

That’s slowly changing  [Read More…]

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.

The Wemo Mini Smart Plug  [Read More…]

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…]