Tag Archive: setup


BlackBerry KEY2 is official with refined design, dual-camera setup

BlackBerry’s newest smartphone creation, the KEY2 just went official during an event hosted today in New York.

The new device, which is said to be the most advanced BlackBerry smartphone to date, mixes together iconic BlackBerry features with new experiences.

The KEY2 builds on the previous KEYone’s design, but brings subtle refines in order to offer a more premium look and feel.

Evolved looks

Commencing at the front, the glass panel now extends all the way to the very top  [Read More…]

Ring Spotlight Cam review: Simple setup and loaded with features

Finally, a security camera that doesn’t scream “look at me”!

There is no shortage of home security camera options out there, and they range in price from well under $ 100 to well above it. Picking the right one can send you down a dark spiraling path trying to pick the right style, one that you can power easily, and one that is easy to manage.

After moving into a new construction home about a year ago,  [Read More…]

What’s the current desktop setup at your home/office?

Sharing time!

Even though we spend most of our time talking about Android and the mobile gadgets they power here on AC, there’s always something to be said about a great desktop setup. As someone who’s been working from home for just about two years, I’ve quickly learned that the perfect combo of monitors, desk, office chair, etc. can go a long way in making the 9-5 grind far more enjoyable.

James Falconer, an Android Central Community  [Read More…]

Add another Echo Dot to your smart home setup for just $40 today

Alexa, tell me a story.

Remember the good ole days of Black Friday when the Echo Dot was going for $ 30? Yah, well, forget it. That’s in the past. The Echo Dot has spent most of its time since then selling for its normal $ 50 price. Right now you can get one for $ 10 off, though, and that’s not too bad. If you’ve already started your Alexa-enabled smart home system and want to add a new  [Read More…]

How to get the perfect PlayStation VR room setup

Making the most of your space isn’t as difficult as you might think.

So you’ve just picked dup that shiny new PlayStation VR, and you’re dying to open it up and get it set up, but you have a few questions. Between all of the cords, the way that the PlayStation camera needs to be set up, questions about light calibration, and finding the right amount of space to play, things can get a little bit overwhelming.

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This $6 LED bias light strip powers via USB to amplify your HDTV setup

Enhance your media setup with this 6.6ft LED light strip.

For a limited time, JackyLED is offering its 6.6ft. TV LED Light Strip for just $ 5.69 when you enter promo code 6CIF4U7A during checkout. That saves you over $ 4 off its current price.

Adhering this backlight behind your tv not only helps reduce eyestrain while watching in the dark, but it also adds a classy touch to your home media setup. The strip is flexible  [Read More…]

An essential guide to simplifying your living room setup

What’s the best tech for simplifying my living room setup?

There is so much great tech for entertaining these days that it can almost get overwhelming. If you’re not careful, your living room table can become overrun with remotes for your TV, cable box, surround sound system and streaming boxes. Stop the madness!

It’s time to simplify that setup by incorporating the latest technology to either replace those remotes with voice control, or scale everything down to  [Read More…]

Add a Philips Hue Motion Sensor to your setup for just $32 today

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a must-have Philips Hue accessory!

Being able to control your Philips Hue lights from your phone, or via your voice, is awesome, but when you have stuff in your hands or want to be quiet, it’s less than ideal. Luckily, there are other options available for controlling your lights, and one of the easiest is the Hue Motion Sensor. Amazon currently has it listed for just $ 31.98 which  [Read More…]

Amazon working on big expansion of in-home gadget setup service

Sometimes the best way to get things done is to hire someone.

Amazon knows the “smart home” isn’t always user-friendly and is expanding an internal program that will actually send someone to your home to get you started. The program has actually already been running in a few U.S. cities, but Amazon is reportedly poised to dramatically expand it as it sees very high return rates for smart home tech.

Not unlike the famous house calls made  [Read More…]

What gear does a blogger use? Here’s my setup

I recently made a change in my life. I went from full-time morning television director and part-time writer here at AndroidGuys to a full-time writer for AndroidGuys. It’s been a gigantic shift in my life and I am so grateful to have the opportunity to work full-time for a site that I’ve grown to love […]