Tag Archive: Dashboard


Use Amazon Parent Dashboard with Echo Dot Kids

Now that you have purchased the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, you’re likely wondering how to use the Amazon Parent Dashboard — you know, one of the key features that brought you to the kids edition in the first place. Here’s a deeper look at what the service offers and what you can do with it.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Echo Dot Kids Edition ($ 70) Amazon: FreeTime Unlimited (1 year included for Echo Dot Kids  [Read More…]

Make your Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition work for you with Parent Dashboard

Amazon offers a wide range of parental controls to help you oversee the content and the amount of time your child has access to all of the wondrous things they can do with Alexa on the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, or any Amazon Echo device.

Parental controls can be a hassle to set up — and even more so to come back and edit — but Amazon has made things as painless as possible by including the  [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…]

Grab the Yi Compact 1080p dashboard camera for just $26

You can never be too safe!

The Yi Compact 1080p dashboard camera is down to $ 25.99 with code COUM4NCB on Amazon. That is $ 14 off the normal price and the best we’ve ever seen. This deal beats other recent deals by a few bucks.

The Yi Compact has only been around for about a month now but it’s right in line with the other Yi dash cameras as great budget alternatives to far-more-expensive options like  [Read More…]

GekoGrip xM3 modular magnetic dashboard & windshield car mount (review)

Using your smartphone while driving is one of the least intelligent things you can do in your day. It’s been proven that driving distracted leads to accidents which is why it was banned by the vast majority of states in the US. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a car accident is

Plex 4.0 brings Android TV support to more users, updated dashboard UI

Streaming media app Plex snagged an update today that brings Android TV support to more users, along with a redesigned dashboard.

The app also now includes some new ways to view your content, Plex Home support for managed users, and the requisite bug fixes.

Satechi Universal Smartphone Dashboard Mount review

Up for review today is the Satechi Universal Smartphone Dashboard Mount (for 3.5”- 5.5” devices). We’ve tested a few Satechi products over the last few years and have come to appreciate their build quality. How does this car mount stand up?  Quite well, actually.

While we tested the model designed for 3.5-inches and 5.5-inches there are other sizes available. Indeed, you can also pick one up for tablets or smaller devices. Keep that in mind when you’re looking to pick one  [Read More…]

Morning dashboard concept for Chromecast could be future of Google Now

Up until now, much of our Chromecast usage has been relegated to streaming our music, videos, or local files. Pretty much everything we do is in some form of watching for entertainment purposes. But, what if you could turn your Chromecast-connected TV into a large dashboard of relevant and personal information?

Imagine yourself preparing for work in the morning and enjoying a cup of coffee. Instead of watching news or sports on the TV, however, you’re watching a totally customized  [Read More…]

Cobra Car Mini-mount – A dashboard mount that sets itself apart [Accessory Review]

I like to drive and travel quite a bit since Indianapolis is in the middle of quite a few Midwestern cities, and since I’m not from around here, I don’t know where I’m going half the time. So I am sincerely thankful for Google Maps and Navigation, but it became increasingly annoying to pick my phone up to look at the map while dodging  [Read More…]