Tag Archive: Control


6 ways to control your child’s screen time

I’m a mom of 10 kids, so I know how helpful it is to have an extra set of eyes to help protect kids from cyberbullying, block them from inappropriate content, and manage screen time. Here are six apps I’ve found that work well while still letting them enjoy texting, social media, and gaming within healthy boundaries. My personal favorite is Mobicip because I can lock my kids’ phones from my own, plus monitor and control what they  [Read More…]

Take control of your privacy with Alexa and the Amazon Echo

It seems that every day we learn about a new privacy scandal or data security lapse, and Amazon has certainly not been immune to such mishaps. One way that the company is trying to address these types of issues and allay public concern is through its Privacy Hub. Following is a brief description of what the Privacy Hub is, and how to use it.

How does Amazon address user privacy?

Amazon’s Privacy Hub website focuses on five areas  [Read More…]

You can now control your Sony Android TV with Alexa

The new Android TV Alexa app is limited to Sony Android TVs at this time.

What you need to know Amazon has released an Alexa app for Sony Android TVs. The new app allows you to control your TV, play music, and show your cameras on Sony Android TVs. Amazon and Google came to an agreement earlier this year to bring YouTube to Fire TV and Chromecast support to Prime Video.

Amazon has released a new app  [Read More…]

Control the storm! Here’s what’s new in Fortnite’s 9.20 patch

Ready for something new? Check it out!

The latest content update for Fortnite — the 9.20 patch — is out today, and with it comes the introduction of a brand new item that will allow players to control the in-game storm that moves during play. The Storm Flip item is an item that when thrown, will create a sphere-shaped zone upon impact. When that sphere overlaps with the storm itself, it will create a storm zone that  [Read More…]

Control two devices remotely with these TP-Link smart plugs on sale for $23

A little more smarts.

Grab a two-pack of the TP-Link HS103P2 Wi-Fi Smart Plug Lite for $ 22.99 at B&H. This pack usually sells for around $ 35, and today’s deal is actually even better than a sale going on at Amazon where the 2-pack is temporarily down to $ 30.

Plug it in TP-Link HS103P2 smart plug lite 2-pack

Save big buying two of these plugs together. B&H’s deal even beats other retailers.

$ 22.99 $  [Read More…]

Topgreener’s discounted USB wall outlets add Wi-Fi for smart control

Easy to setup and install!

The 2-pack of Topgreener Smart Wi-Fi in-wall dual-USB outlets is down to $ 65.58 with code USBWF20T on Amazon. The Wi-Fi USB outlet is a brand new addition to Amazon and has not dropped from its $ 82 price until now. You can also get a version with energy monitoring on sale for $ 18 off using the same code.

No Middleman Topgreener smart Wi-Fi USB outlet 2-pack

The three bottom ports,  [Read More…]

Use your phone to control this two-pack of TP-Link Kasa Smart Plugs for less than half price

Smarten up your appliances.

B&H has the two-pack of TP-Link Kasa HS110 Smart Plugs with Energy Monitoring on sale today only for $ 21.99. That saves you $ 28 off the bundle’s price otherwise, though it sometimes sells for up to $ 60. Shipping is free.

Add smarts TP-Link Kasa HS110 Smart Plugs with Energy Monitoring

Bring your dumb appliances into your smart home and track exactly how much energy they use with these plugs. At this  [Read More…]

Control your speakers with your voice using the Echo Link Amp for $300

Unite your home under one smart system.

The Amazon Echo Link Amp is available for $ 299.99 today. This is a powerful device designed to bring smart functionality to your dumb speakers. That’s particularly awesome if you listen to music through a home theater system or powerful speakers that don’t have access to streaming services or voice control.

The Amp itself is a 60W 2-channel amplifier. You’ll be able to connect the Link Amp to your current  [Read More…]

Logitech’s Harmony 650 universal remote control is down to $25 today

Make life a little easier.

The Logitech Harmony 650 infrared all-in-one universal remote control is down to $ 24.99 at Best Buy today only. That price marks the lowest we’ve ever seen for this remote, which usually sells around $ 42 on average at Amazon. It has even been selling as high as $ 50 most recently, so the drop to $ 25 is especially great.

Binge With Me Logitech Harmony 650 all-in-one universal remote control

This  [Read More…]

Control your home with two TP-Link Smart Plug Minis on sale for $14 apiece

Getting invested in smart home technology doesn’t require a huge down payment. You can get started with something as simple as this two-pack of TP-Link’s Kasa HS105 Smart Plug Mini, and today Amazon’s offering the pair for just $ 27.99. That’s a savings of $ 16 off its regular cost these days, and by choosing No-Rush Shipping, you can save a little extra and bring its price down a little more. Some Amazon customers may also see a clippable coupon  [Read More…]