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House of Marley adds to Google Assistant speaker to eco-friendly lineup

The House of Marley has really grown on us over the last few months. The company thrives on sustainable produced accessories with limited impact on the environment. Despite this noble cause, some might say the companies portfolio was starting to look dated.

The company wasted no time releasing seven new products at CES 2019. This includes many devices across its lineup. The most interesting has a major influence by Google.

Get Together Mini

CES is full of updates to hardware  [Read More…]

Brand Profile and Interview: House of Marley

Smartphone accessories are a dime a dozen these days. You can’t pull up Amazon or walk into a carrier store without seeing them. However, we rarely see a company entering that market with an original angle. House of Marley looks to change that with a model built and fueled by sustainable materials. I set down with a few representatives of the company this month and I’d like to share the House of Marley story.

Origin Story

The company was announced January  [Read More…]

Use three Wemo Mini smart plugs all over the house for just $60

No more dumb appliances.

Pick up this 3-pack of Wemo Mini smart plugs for just $ 59.99 at Amazon. That’s $ 20 apiece, which is one of the better prices we’ve seen for each plug individually. The 3-pack itself regularly sells for $ 100, and when it does go on sale has only dropped as low as $ 75. Today’s deal is an all new low. What makes these Wemo smart plugs stand out is their size. You can  [Read More…]

Want a Smart Display that can rock the house? The JBL Link View is for you!

Best answer: The JBL Link View is the best-sounding Smart Display you can buy. It has powerful bass, crisp highs, and loud volume that’ll rock your house with heart-pounding tunes.

Best Buy: JBL Link View ($ 250)

JBL’s Link View sounds better than any other Smart Display

Without a doubt, the JBL Link View is the Smart Display we recommend for buyers that want the best-sounding one they can get.

Equipped with two 51mm drivers and  [Read More…]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai to testify in the U.S. House this November

The company’s being questioned on a bias against conservatives.

On Friday, September 28, Reuters reported that Google CEO Sundar Pichai will be testifying in the United States House Judiciary Committee this November following concerns from Republicans that Google shows a bias against conservatives.

Pichai will be asked about whether or not Google’s search algorithms are influenced in any way to be biased against conservative viewpoints and more favorable to liberal ones. Along with this, Pichai will also  [Read More…]

Deebot 901 review: Cleaning your house just got smarter and easier

A few weeks ago I adopted the Ecovacs Deebot 901 when it arrived on my doorstep. I lovingly named it Suckatron and quickly realized it would become an essential member of the household. Before we go any further, I do want to mention the Deebot 901 was provided to us by Ecovacs but these are my unbiased opinions about it.

However, I have to admit between the performance, the app, and support for Alexa and Google Assistant I love this  [Read More…]

Watch the house while you’re away with the $37 wireless YI Cloud Home cam

Improve your home security.

The YI Cloud Home Camera is currently on sale at Amazon for just $ 36.99 when you enter promo code TU7S58Y9 during checkout. Today’s sale marks an all-time low price for it and saves you $ 12 off what it sells for on average.

This 1080P HD wireless IP security camera is capable of capturing panoramic video and can also live stream footage directly to your phone. It offers complete 360-degree coverage along  [Read More…]

Let this $530 Alexa-compatible iRobot Roomba 960 keep your house clean

Amazon is offering this iRobot Roomba 960 Robot Vacuum for $ 529.99. It usually sells for $ 677 and has never dropped below today’s price.

One of the coolest features of this highly-rated Roomba is that it’s compatible with Alexa. Simply use your voice to schedule or start a cleaning session. If you don’t have an Alexa device, you’re in luck, because a ton of them are on sale right now.

This bad boy can clean an entire  [Read More…]

TreVolo S review: Strangest but most popular speaker in the house

If you picture “Bluetooth speaker” in your brain, you are almost certain to conjure up a very plain black or very very dark gray brick, with a perforated front and near-invisible control buttons. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of these clone-like bricks in the market. Heck, I have at least three of them in the house as I type this. But, I’ve been given the opportunity to try out a speaker from BenQ; the Trevolo S.

If you’re familiar with  [Read More…]

TreVolo S review: Strangest but most popular speaker in the house

If you picture “Bluetooth speaker” in your brain, you are almost certain to conjure up a very plain black or very very dark gray brick, with a perforated front and near-invisible control buttons. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of these clone-like bricks in the market. Heck, I have at least three of them in the house as I type this. But, I’ve been given the opportunity to try out a speaker from BenQ; the Trevolo S.

If you’re familiar with  [Read More…]