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Xbox Console Streaming games to mobile devices hits Alpha preview rings

Xbox Console Streaming allowing you to use your home Xbox to stream games to a mobile device is about to begin rolling out to users in the Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Xbox Insider preview rings. Here’s what we know so far.

Alongside Microsoft’s cloud-based Project xCloud, Microsoft is also prepping the ability to use your own Xbox console as a streaming node for games to mobile devices. Dubbed Xbox Console Streaming, the feature will begin hitting  [Read More…]

Ring’s new Rapid Ring app is now available to download in the U.S. & Canada

The Rapid Ring app has been designed to allow users to respond to a notification or start streaming as soon as possible.

What you need to know Ring’s new “Rapid Ring” app is now available for users in the U.S. and Canada. Rapid Ring is a “light” version of the full Ring app, which lets users access video feeds and answer notifications faster. The app was released a few weeks back for users in Australia and the  [Read More…]

Amazon Game Studios is developing a Lord of the Rings MMO

Journey back to Middle Earth, only this time with friends.

What you need to know Amazon Game Studios is developing a Lord of the Rings MMO title in partnership with Leyou. The game is planned for PC and consoles and is not connected to the upcoming Amazon show. This MMO will take place long before everything in The Lord of the Rings.

Last fall, Athlon Games (a publishing division of Leyou) announced that  [Read More…]

Replace your peephole with Ring’s latest Door View Cam for $199

Ring first announced the Door View Cam back at CES 2019, and said that it was coming later this year. Well, if you’ve been one of the many who are anxiously awaiting the product, your time has come. The Ring Door View Cam is now officially available at Amazon, Ring, and select other retailers for $ 199. The appeal of the Door View Cam is pretty simple; it replaces your existing peephole and doesn’t require any drilling or electrical to  [Read More…]

Ring’s new Smart Lighting is now available with prices starting at $30

Back at CES 2019 Ring introduced its Smart Lighting lineup for the first time, but it hasn’t been made available for purchase until just now. The lights integrate right into your existing Ring setup and can be set to turn on when cameras detect motion and more. Unlike other Ring products, the Smart Lighting requires its own Bridge to work, so your best bet to start out is the two light starter kit, which is just $ 79.99. If you  [Read More…]

What all the color rings mean on your Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot

The Amazon Echo could be considered the best smart speakers on the market. The Echo functions as a smart home assistant, Bluetooth speaker, trivia machine, intercom system and many more, and it all begins with that iconic light ring. But it would be remiss if it wasn’t said that not everyone is familiar with the different colors that appear on the light ring from time to time. That said, here is a quick and easy guide to what  [Read More…]

Enhance the security of your home with Ring’s Alarm System for just $169

The Ring Alarm Home Security 5-piece standard kit is down to $ 169 right now at Amazon. The system regularly sells for $ 199, and has only dropped in price a few times, one of which was during Black Friday. The 8-piece kit is also on sale right now at just $ 204, which is nearly $ 65 off its regular price.

Staying safe Ring Alarm System 5-Piece

Ring’s self-install Alarm System is a great way to add  [Read More…]

Ring Stick Up Cam review: The misfit in Ring’s lineup

Security cameras have grown in popularity in recent years, and before buying a new home I really had no interest in them. I got started with Ring’s Video Doorbell Pro, and from there I’ve wanted to just continue adding and adding because I see a lot of value in protecting my family and belongings.

Ring, a company that was founded back in 2012, has been releasing lots of great options for those looking at self-install home security cameras  [Read More…]

How to set up Neighbors, Ring’s communal crime monitoring app

Neighbors is a communal app from Ring that lets its users keep track of local crime and share potential threats to others in their area. The best part? You don’t need to own a Ring product to use it. Setting up a new account is easy — here’s how.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Ring Video Doorbell 2 ($ 169) Signing up for Neighbors

Once you’ve downloaded Neighbors from the Google Play Store, the setup process is  [Read More…]

Get set up with Ring’s Video Doorbell Pro and Chime Pro with $100 off

If you can’t answer your doorbell from your phone yet, you are doing 2019 wrong.

We truly are living in the future with doorbells you can answer from anywhere in the world, from the comfort of your smartphone. But it’s not always that affordable to add one to your smart home setup, especially if you want one you can trust. Fortunately, Woot is making it a lot less expensive to install the best-in-class Ring Video Doorbell Pro  [Read More…]