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Tired of messing with your phone’s lock screen? Here’s how you disable it

The lock screen can be annoying. Here’s how to get rid of it.

There are certain aspects of our phone that we’ve come to expect. The home screen is a customizable canvas that we can add apps and widgets to, the app drawer houses all of the applications that are downloaded, and the lock screen shows the time and notifications without giving you full access to the rest of your phone.

The lock screen is a great  [Read More…]

Yale Smart Cabinet Lock lets you remotely monitor your stash drawer

The Yale Connect Wi-Fi bridge is also required.

What you need to know Yale Smart Cabinet Lock is a smaller smart lock you can attach to any cabinet with adhesive. Yale Smart Delivery Box collects packages and protects against theft. All of the new Yale devices require a connection to the Yale Connect Wi-Fi bridge.

Lock maker Yale has taken the smart door lock concept and wisely applied it to cabinets in a much smaller form factor.  [Read More…]

The Schlage Encode Smart lock has dropped to the lowest price we’ve seen

A super convenient lock that allows you to monitor who is coming and going from your home.

I absolutely love this Schlage Encode smartlock, which is why I’m happy it’s on sale this Cyber Monday. Unlike many other smart locks out there, this one features built-in Wi-Fi, so you don’t need an external hub to allow it to access the internet. Once it’s connected to your network, you can control it using the app or your smart home assistant.  [Read More…]

Get the August Smart Lock for much less today only

If you’ve been sitting on the sidelines and waiting for a great deal before buying a smart lock, that day has finally arrived. The August Smart Lock is available at nearly $ 100 off on Cyber Monday, December 2 only.

August Smart Lock Cyber Monday Deal

There are two different options available here, the Smart Lock and the Smart Lock Pro with Wi-Fi bridge. These are up to 63% off thanks to this one-day sale, so don’t miss out.

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This discounted Nest smart lock is the deal so nice I bought it twice

I’d be lying if I said most of the tech that I buy, or get for review, changes my life. A new phone is great, but it’s still a phone. Smart lights are nice, but they just turn on and off, or different colors.

But one thing I bought in the past year truly changed my life for the better, and it’s a product I cannot stop recommending. In fact, it’s such a good product that I bought two of  [Read More…]

This is the lowest Amazon price the Schlage Encode Smart lock has ever been

A super convenient lock that allows you to monitor who is coming and going from your home.

I absolutely love this Schlage Encode smartlock. Unlike many other smart locks out there, this one features built-in Wi-Fi, so you don’t need an external hub to allow it to access the internet. Once it’s connected to your network, you can control it using the app or your smart home assistant. In addition to looking gorgeous, it allows you to give out  [Read More…]

Schlage Encode review: A convenient smart lock to keep your home secure

Easy set up with plenty of helpful features.

There are so many different smart locks on the market these days it can make it difficult knowing which one is best for your home. I’ve honestly been wary about adding a smart lock to my own home since I was concerned about how difficult the process might be — especially about whether my installation attempt would damage my door. I found installing the Schlage Encode surprisingly easy and  [Read More…]

Lock in a lifetime of essential project management training for $29

Stuck in a rut at work, spending your days working for the man? Wouldn’t it be better if you actually were ‘the man”? As you know, many jobs and careers worth pursuing require upper management knows how to organize and run things smoothly. You need to know how to manage projects if you wish to to climb the proverbial ladder.

One way of ensuring candidates are qualified to head up projects or teams is with certification. There are many disciplines  [Read More…]

Google Assistant may soon let you send texts directly from the lock screen

Google Assistant is set to become even more versatile than it already is.

What you need to know It may soon be possible to send a text directly from the lock screen using Google Assistant. The feature is currently being tested but it remains to be seen if it will be rolled out at all. Currently, users are required to first unlock their device before sending a text message using Assistant.

The Google Assistant is arguably the  [Read More…]

How to use the Child Lock on the AmazonBasics Microwave

The AmazonBasics Microwave is smart — like, really smart. It can be controlled using your voice, automatically re-order popcorn for you, and the digital clock never needs to be manually reset. Perhaps even more important, it has a Child Lock feature that stops kiddos from using the microwave when they shouldn’t be. Here’s how to use it.

Products used in this guide Modern microwave: AmazonBasics Microwave ($ 50 at Amazon) How to use the Child Lock on the  [Read More…]