Tag Archive: Link


Control smart devices and save on Nvidia’s Shield TV 4K + SmartThings Link

Add this to your living room.

Amazon has the Nvidia Shield TV 4K Streaming Player bundled with Samsung’s SmartThings Link for $ 189.99 today. The Nvidia Shield normally sells for around $ 180 itself while the Link adapter sells for $ 40; today’s deal makes for one of the best prices ever for this bundle.

Using the included SmartThings Link transforms this streaming player into a Zigbee and Z-wave smart home hub, allowing you to wirelessly monitor  [Read More…]

JBL Link Drive is going to put Google Assistant in your car

There is no place it is more important to get assistance hands free than your car and the JBL Link Drive is here to help. Whether you’re looking to listen to your favorite song, ask for directions, or get updates on traffic and the weather the JBL Link Drive with Google Assistant can get you what you need. It can even read your texts to make sure your eyes stay off of your phone while driving.

All you have to  [Read More…]

JBL Link Bar, the first soundbar with Google Assistant is coming Spring 2019

Thanks to the JBL Link Bar your TV is about to get a lot smarter. First shown off at Google I/O in May 2018 the Link Bar expands on JBL’s Link series that includes Google Assistant. Not only does it feature Google Assistant but it also has Android TV and Chromecast built-in along with three 4K enabled HDMI ports.

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JBL Link Drive brings the Google Assistant to your car for just $60

It’ll be available for purchase in Spring 2019.

From smart speakers, displays, smartphones, and more, the Google Assistant is creeping its way into just about anything and everything that it can. At CES 2019, JBL announced the Link Drive as a gadget that’ll help bring the Assistant to your car.

The JBL Link Drive is a compact gadget that plugs into your vehicle’s 12V socket (the cigarette lighter) and pairs with the Google app on your Android  [Read More…]

Beat winter allergies with the $269 Dyson Pure Cool Link air purifier

Freshen up.

Amazon has the Dyson Pure Cool Link Tower Air Purifier on sale for $ 268.99. When it isn’t on sale, this gadget sells for $ 500. It received 4.2 out of 5 stars from 344 customer reviews. Today’s deal beats the last one we posted for this item by $ 100.

This device is both a fan and an air purifier. It automatically detects your home’s air quality, and adjusts itself as needed to remove  [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…]

Lenovo Smart Display vs. JBL Link View: Which should you buy?

In 2018, it’s possible to turn any home into a smart one. From smart bulbs, speakers, displays and more, we’ve got the buying advice you need to get the tech that’s right for you.

Lenovo Smart Display

Perfect for the kitchen

$ 200 – $ 250 at Best Buy

Pros Available in two sizes Unique design Extremely loud speakers Webcam w/ physical cover Cons Big Veritcal mode is mostly useless

The Lenovo Smart Display is  [Read More…]

JBL Link View review: The best-sounding Smart Display yet

JBL’s first Smart Display is a joy to use.

Despite being just a few months old, Google’s Smart Displays are already off to a great start. Lenovo kicked things off in July with the Lenovo Smart Display that proved to be the ultimate kitchen companion, and in early October, the Google Home Hub premiered as an adorable and compact display for your bedroom, office, and really anywhere else.

In between both of those is the JBL Link  [Read More…]

JBL Link View review: A smart display with lots of potential not yet realized

These days smart speakers are nothing new but they are still evolving. Just as with the Echo and later the Echo Show, Amazon was first to the party. Now, Google is once again playing catch up with their very own smart displays hitting the market. First came the Lenovo Smart Display which was quickly followed by the JBL Link View. At this moment they are the only two players in the market for a Google Assistant powered smart display. For  [Read More…]

NVIDIA’s new Shield TV bundle throws in a Samsung SmartThings Link

The whole smash costs $ 219, but we’re already seeing it on sale.

NVIDIA today announced a new bundle for Shield TV. Dubbed the Shield TV Smart Home Edition, you get a Shield TV (which is still an excellent option for cord-cutters and the only Android TV box we recommend), the non-rechargeable voice remote, and a Samsung SmartThings Link — a USB fob that you’ll plug into the back of your Shield TV to enable access to Samsung  [Read More…]