Tag Archive: Popular


Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero

It’s currently unclear how much Amazon’s paying for Eero.

Mesh Wi-Fi networks are essential if you want good wireless coverage in a larger home/apartment, and while the market for these routers is huge, Eero has managed to stick out as one of the best options out there. As of February 11, 2019, it’s confirmed that Amazon is buying the company.

In a press release issued by Amazon, Senior Vice President of Amazon Devices and Services, Dave Limp,  [Read More…]

Upgrade your home audio with up to $100 off popular Sonos soundbars

Level up your sound at a discount.

You can upgrade your TV sound system with $ 50 off the Sonos Beam soundbar at Amazon, bringing the price down to $ 349. Today’s discount matches the best price we’ve seen for the Beam since its release and puts it on par with price drops we saw around Black Friday. The deal is being matched at Best Buy and Walmart, and can also be picked up directly at Sonos.

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Save up to 30% on various Optimum Nutrition popular protein powder flavors

Use it for more than just shakes!

As part of its daily deals, Amazon has a variety of Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard products on sale for up to 30% off the original selling price, from whey protein powders to amino acid supplements and more. The protein powder doesn’t see too many discounts, and when it does it’s generally for single flavors instead of nearly all of them. There are some fun flavors included here, like Strawberry, Cake  [Read More…]

Philips Hue is the most popular smart bulb, but is it the best?

We’re constantly looking for ways to make our homes smarter. From intelligent thermostats to smart lights, we’ve seen it all, and we’re here to give you the best recommendations on making your home smarter, too.

LIFX Multicolor LED Bulb

No hub required

$ 48 at Amazon

Pros Bright, vivid colors Works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit Doesn’t require a hub for its integrations Lower upfront cost for connectivity Rated for 25,000 hours of life Cons  [Read More…]

These are the most popular use cases for a Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a computer and can do almost anything a larger (and more expensive) model can. What makes the Raspberry Pi so great is it’s open nature. There are project boards from many different companies, but the Raspberry Pi Foundation provides everything needed to make this board suitable for just about any application. This means you’ll find plenty of project kits that are fun and functional once built. Here are some of the best we’ve found  [Read More…]

Save 25% on an athletic apparel purchase from popular brands at Amazon

Effortless athleisure.

Right now at Amazon, you can add an item of your choice from a selection of athletic shoes and apparel to your cart and automatically receive 25% off during checkout. This only works on one thing, and you can only use it one time. The selection is huge, though, so it is definitely worth checking out. A lot of the items are already discounted too which makes the extra percentage off icing on the cake.

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There’s a reason why headphones are so damn popular right now

As headphones get smarter, the market gets bigger.

The number of consumer gadgets that come out each year is impossible to keep up with, but even so, there are always couple niches that seem to be more popular than everything else. Some years it’s smartphones, game consoles, tablets, etc.

For the past couple of years, headphones have been standing out more and more than just about anything. New options are constantly hitting the market with new features  [Read More…]

Popular PC strategy game ‘Stellaris’ warps onto PlayStation 4 soon

Get ready, console owners.

Stellaris is an evolution of the grand strategy genre with space exploration at its core. It features deep gameplay, a rich and diverse selection of aliens, and emergent storytelling. According to publisher Paradox Interactive, Stellaris contains engaging moments that reward interstellar exploration as you traverse, discover, interact, and learn more about the species you encounter during your travels. There are a lot of mechanics to master here, so be prepared for a somewhat  [Read More…]

Amazon is discounting popular smart home accessories by 20% for Echo device owners

Some deals worth considering!

If you own an Echo device or other 3rd-party Alexa-enabled hardware, you can save 20% on a bunch of smart home accessories at Amazon right now with the use of coupon code SMART20. From smart plugs to bulbs, smart door locks to security cameras, this sale has a little bit of something for everyone. The TP-Link Wi-Fi smart LED bulb drops to $ 17.59 from $ 22, the Sengled starter kit with 2  [Read More…]

Google Cloud Platform outage took down many popular apps, but it’s mostly back to normal now

Experiencing issues with apps today? Don’t necessarily blame the developer.

If you noticed an issue with one (or many) of your apps not working properly today, you weren’t alone — and it wasn’t your, or your phone’s, fault. Google Cloud Platform had an outage today, around 12:15 p.m. PT, that limited the ability for many popular apps to connect with the cloud that they’re reliant on. We don’t often talk about the cloud backend that runs all  [Read More…]