Tag Archive: Mini


The Nix Mini Color Sensor is 15% off today

When it comes to creating truly great designs, few things are more important than choosing the right color, regardless of whether you’re trying to paint your entire home or simply want to create an engaging webpage.

The Nix Mini Color Sensor V2 allows you to instantly match any surface to an existing color in a massive library, and it’s currently 15% off at just $ 84.

This pocket-sized sensor makes it easier than ever to find and match the perfect  [Read More…]

Google Fi is giving a free Nest Mini to all subscribers as a holiday gift

Offer expires on December 31, 2019.

What you need to know Google Fi is gifting subscribers a free Nest Mini for the holidays. According to 9to5Google, it is the new 2019 model that features better sound and double the bass. Offer is open to U.S. residents over the age of 18 that are Fi subscribers and in good standing as of December 9, 2019.

Over the years, Google’s MVNO phone service has given out gifts in December  [Read More…]

Save $30 on this super cool Fujifim Instax Mini Link portable printer

Instant print cameras are retro cool and coming back in a big way, but why shell out for a cheap plastic camera when you can get a portable printer like this Fujifim Instax Mini Link instead?

This little printer is available in three stylish colors and connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth, letting you instantly print your favorite photos using the Instax Mini Link app. It works with Android or iOS phones, making it a great gift idea for practically  [Read More…]

Should you buy the RAVPower Mini External SSD?

Best answer: You should buy the RAVPower Mini External SSD if you are traveling for work or pleasure. It connects seamlessly to your Android phone and lets you transfer data to your PC at lightning-fast speeds when you are on-the-go.

Description: RAVPower Mini External SSD (1TB) ($ 177 at Amazon) Not a cloud in the sky

We can all agree that cloud storage is a wonderful thing. I use Google Photos daily to store a plethora of  [Read More…]

Amazon’s new Echo Dot crushes the Google Home Mini

With hundreds of hours of smart speaker testing under our collective belts, we can confidently recommend the best hardware and software for your needs.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen)

Tiny and LOUD

$ 50 at Amazon

Pros Incredibly good speakers for its size Great microphones 3.5mm output for bigger speakers Cons Alexa isn’t the best system out there

Amazon has refined its smart speaker design and doubled down on audio quality to make a great  [Read More…]

This Tile Sticker bundle includes a free Google Nest Mini smart speaker

Best Buy and Tile are offering multi-packs with a free smart speaker

What you need to know Get eight Tile Stickers and a Google Nest Mini as a bundle. Save about $ 70 versus buying these separately. Best Buy has a similar deal with other Tile products.

Tile, the company that makes little stickers and keychains that beep to help you find your stuff, is offering a bundle of its smallest Tile Sticker product with a Google  [Read More…]

Nest Mini vs. Google Home: Which should you buy?

Version two of the Mini versus the O.G. Google smart speaker. We’ve gone through both and have our thoughts on which one you should get.

Nest Mini

The mightiest mini

$ 49 at B&H

Pros Great sounding small speaker More on-device smarts You can mount it to your wall Fabric made from recycled bottles Cons No information display Fidgety touch controls

Nest took one of our favorite little smart devices and updated it with  [Read More…]

Samsung’s unreleased Galaxy Home Mini smart speaker shown off at SDC 2019

Samsung is still not ready to confirm a release date for the Bixby-enabled smart speaker.

What you need to know The unreleased Galaxy Home Mini smart speaker was displayed at the Samsung Developer Conference 2019 (SDC19) in California. Samsung is yet to announce exactly when the Bixby-enabled smart speaker will go on sale. When it eventually goes on sale, the Galaxy Home Mini will take on the likes of the Amazon Echo Dot and Google Nest Mini.  [Read More…]

Google Home and Home Mini can finally be paired with other smart speakers

Once paired, you won’t be able to change Assistant or sound settings on individual speakers.

What you need to know Google’s original Home and Home Mini smart speakers can be now be paired for stereo sound. Users will be able to set up a speaker pair with the help of the Google Home app. The Google Home Max and the new Nest Mini already support this feature.

The original Home and Home Mini speakers have finally gained  [Read More…]

Which small Nest smart speaker should grace your home: Nest Hub or Mini?

Smart speaker or smart screen, which is the better item for your home? We have some feelings about this that may help you decide.

Nest Mini (2nd Gen)

Mightiest mini speaker

$ 49 at B&H

Pros Improved speaker with twice the bass Better processing power and on-device smarts Now wall-mountable Cons Fidgety touch controls No information display or camera

Now under the Nest umbrella, this second-generation Mini is a thoughtful iteration by Google. It  [Read More…]