Tag Archive: Door


Get a great microphone delivered to your door in these trying times

It’s hard to look on the bright side with everything that’s going on in the world right now, but during this period of self-isolation, most people have more free time than ever to finally kickstart that podcast idea or record more voiceovers. I’ve been using XLR mics for a number of years now, but USB mics are quicker and easier to set up, and work with just about any computer — some even work with phones! Best Buy’s currently offering  [Read More…]

See who’s at the door with your Nest Hello Video Doorbell and Nest Hub

One of the great things about Google’s Nest acquisition is how well the Nest products are all integrated within the Google ecosystem. A prime example of this is with home automation and home security. It’s easy to connect your video camera devices like a Nest Hello Video Doorbell to your Nest Hub smart speakers to see who is at the door, track packages, and monitor your home security. We’ll show you how below.

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October 2019 security patch headed out the door and into Pixel phones

The patch fixes the dirty tricks with a handful of treats.

What you need to know The October 2019 security patch has been released. It’s rolling out now to Pixel owners. Images and update files available at the Google Developer site.

It’s time for some patching, and not the pumpkin kind.

Google has released the October 2019 Android Security Bulletin and associated patches, which means an update is now being served to all the Pixel phones. This  [Read More…]

5 smart garage door openers that you should consider

When you’re looking to upgrade your home to a smart home, you don’t want to forget the garage door. Being able to open it from your phone makes it easier for you to enter your house when you don’t have a remote or keypad handy. More than that, at some point, you or one of your kids might leave the garage door open. Most smart garage door openers including the Chamberlain MyQ let you check the status of  [Read More…]

Replace your peephole with Ring’s latest Door View Cam for $199

Ring first announced the Door View Cam back at CES 2019, and said that it was coming later this year. Well, if you’ve been one of the many who are anxiously awaiting the product, your time has come. The Ring Door View Cam is now officially available at Amazon, Ring, and select other retailers for $ 199. The appeal of the Door View Cam is pretty simple; it replaces your existing peephole and doesn’t require any drilling or electrical to  [Read More…]

Add smart to yours door with the August Smart Lock Pro and Connect for $166

Super smarts.

If you want to maximize the functionality of your smart lock, you should seriously consider the silver Smart Lock Pro and August Connect bundle, which is discounted to $ 165.95 on Amazon right now. That’s one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen for this bundle, which usually sells for around $ 230 and sometimes goes as high as $ 280. You’d have to go back to December and Black Friday before that to see it this  [Read More…]

Tuesday’s top deals: smart garage door openers, robot vacuums, and more!

There are so many great deals each and every day, and it can be difficult trying to keep up with them all. But don’t despair. Fortunately for you, we round up our absolute favorites daily to make sure you don’t miss out on some killer savings.

Vroom iRobot Roomba 640 robot vacuum cleaner

This Roomba is loaded with features and is back down to its Black Friday price.

$ 219.99 $ 290 $ 70 off

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Add voice control to your garage door with Nexx’s smart controller at $70

Works with most garage door openers and makes accessing your garage super easy.

If you want to bring your garage into your smart home, you’ll want to make the most of this one-day deal on the Nexx Garage NXG-100 smart garage door controller. It’s discounted to just $ 69.99 at Woot, down from it’s usual price of around $ 100 at places like Amazon and other retailers. Today’s deal is a match for the lowest we’ve seen  [Read More…]

The Meross smart garage door opener gives you more control for just $38

Smarter garages for everyone.

The Meross MSG100 Smart Wi-Fi app-controlled garage door opener is down to $ 37.99 on Amazon thanks to the coupon code 3TFQVDKH and a $ 10 off on-page coupon. Be sure to use both because they stack. The deal is sold by Meross Direct, too.

The Meross MSG100 is a smart garage door opener that was originally crowdfunded back in November 2018 on Indiegogo. It adds remote and voice control easily to your  [Read More…]

Add a discounted Nest Detect to every door and window in your home

Add some more sensors to your existing setup.

Right now you can grab the Nest Detect for just $ 39 at B&H. This deal is matching a Presidents’ Day discount that is available directly at Nest and other retailers like Best Buy, too. You’d regularly pay $ 10 more for the Nest Detect and this is the best price we’ve seen on it to date, so it’s well worth grabbing one or more if you’ve been eyeing  [Read More…]