Tag Archive: Home


The Yi 1080p home camera is a wireless security cam for $38

A lot of features packaged together.

The Yi 1080p wireless Home Camera indoor security surveillance system is down to $ 37.88 on Amazon with code 6NHSQU3U. This camera is $ 45 without the code and actually sells above $ 50 usually, so this is a huge discount and lower than any direct price drop we’ve seen.

The Yi home camera has a 122-degree wide-angle lens with the ability to record 24 hours a day up to 1080p  [Read More…]

Plex updates apps with customizable home screen and announces podcasts!

Plex announces support for Podcasts in beta and revamps mobile home screen UI with new customizable options, bottom tabs, and cross server support.

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Customize your entire home with Philips Hue smart lighting systems on sale today

Make your home beautiful.

This sale on Philips Hue lighting is not messing around. There are a dozen different deals available right now, and they include everything from multi-color LED smart bulbs for $ 42.47 to the 80-inch voice-controlled multi-color light strip for $ 76.47.

If you’re new to the Philips Hue ecosystem, start with this four-bulb starter kit for $ 169.99. It normally sells for $ 200, so you’re saving $ 30 off the regular price.  [Read More…]

Google Home speakers outsold Amazon Echo ones for the first time in Q1 2018

3.2 million Google Homes were sold during this year’s first quarter.

Even if they accidentally send your private conversations once and a while, smart speakers are awesome tools. I use my multiple Google Homes on the daily, and it looks like a lot of other people do, too.

For the first time ever, Google outsold Amazon in the smart speaker market during the first quarter of 2018.

Google sold 3.2 million Google Home and Home Mini speakers  [Read More…]

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which should you buy in India?

Google Assistant and Alexa have plenty to offer in India, but which platform is right for you?

Amazon launched the Echo family of devices in India last November, and Google introduced the Google Home in the country in April. The entry-level options — the Google Home Mini and the Echo Dot — cost ₹4,999 in the country, with the larger Google Home and Amazon Echo coming in at ₹9,999. The larger Echo Plus, meanwhile, is available for  [Read More…]

In Brief: YouTube Music, Google Home, and Google Lens (Podcast)

Matt and Scott discuss the rollout of YouTube Music over the coming weeks and how it fits with Google Play Music. Additionally, the pair chat about Google Home statistics and the new features of Google Lens.

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Connect another light to your smart home with the $17 TP-Link soft white LED bulb

Ok Google, turn on the living room.

The TP-Link soft white dimmable A19 smart LED bulb is down to $ 17.27 on Amazon. This smart bulb fluctuates a lot in price, but it has been holding steady around $ 20 or more for the last few months. This drop is one of the best we’ve seen since the holiday shopping season last year.

TP-Link’s smart bulbs are some of the easiest to set up. They connect quickly  [Read More…]

Best Smart Home Security Systems of 2018

There are plenty of solutions for home security, but which are the best? We did all the hard work for you!

Like all things technology touches, home security systems are evolving. There is still a need (and thus, a market) for traditional monitored security solutions from specialist companies, but many homeowners are moving to a more hands-on security setup. A big part of the reason why is the availability of excellent products that a homeowner can install  [Read More…]

How to change the Google Assistant voice on your phone and Google Home

Hey Google, I like the sound of that.

Google Assistant is pretty powerful, but in some ways, it’s not on par with Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri. While recent announcements at Google I/O suggest that Assistant will soon be a lot more powerful with new “Continued Conversations,” a new addition makes it an even better experience right now.

That’s because Google has added six additional voices to Assistant, nearly tripling the total after it added a male  [Read More…]

These are the best smart home products to use with Google Home Mini

Now that you’ve got a Google Home Mini, it’s time to connected it to some things. Need some things? Here’s where to start.

So you’ve got a new Google Home Mini. Good for you. That’s a good call. It’s like a Google Home, only less expensive and smaller, without the emphasis on the speaker. It’s like an Amazon Echo, only, erm, not and Echo, and with Google Assistant instead of Alexa.

It is, in brief, a perfectly  [Read More…]