Tag Archive: Should


Should you buy the Garmin Forerunner 245 or 245 Music?

Whether you’re a professional athlete or a casual runner, it’s essential to find a smartwatch you can count on for all of your fitness tracking needs. We’ve been taking an up-close look at the new Garmin Forerunner 245 and 245 Music and we’re here to help you decide which one will suit you best.

Tracking, Wi-Fi, music Garmin Forerunner 245 Music

$ 350 at Amazon

Pros Wi-Fi connectivity Music storage Garmin Coach Cons No Garmin Pay  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 vs. Xiaomi Mi 9: Which should you buy?

The value flagship space is getting more and more competitive. OnePlus continues to dominate in this category, but Xiaomi has shown that it can mount an effective challenge. We’ve used the OnePlus 7 and Mi 9 extensively, and are here to help you pick the phone that’s right for your needs.

OnePlus 7

Redefining fast

£499 at OnePlus

Pros Powerful hardware UFS 3.0 storage Clean software with timely updates Decent value Cons No wireless charging No  [Read More…]

Should you get the Ring Spotlight Cam or the Smart Spotlight?

Smart home security cameras are becoming a feature outside our homes and it is essential to choose the best kit to suit your needs. We’ve got two Ring products here for you but which one should you choose?

Ring Spotlight Cam

Smart security camera

$ 199 at Amazon

Pros Quick and easy installation 2-way audio communication Adjustable motion detection zones Cons Poor battery life Waterdroplets can obscure camera view

The Ring Spotlight Cam is  [Read More…]

Which Echo device should you get for Alexa Guard?

Worrying about your home when you’re away on vacation, visiting family, or simply when running a number of errands is never fun. With Alexa Guard, you can feel comforted in the fact that something is monitoring the sounds in your home while you’re out. It currently works with all Echo devices available in the United States. Here are all of the Echo devices that work with Alexa Guard.

Tiny and mighty Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

Staff Pick

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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G vs. LG V50: Which should you buy?

5G is here, and the carriers are in full force advertising their new networks. We’re cutting through the marketing and giving you just the information you need to know when the time is right to go for 5G.

Verizon’s best Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

$ 1300 at Verizon

Pros Verizon’s best 5G phone Expecation of vast network expansion Great hardware and display Filled with useful features Strong cameras Cons Incredibly expensive Limited network footprint Very large  [Read More…]

iPod Touch 7 vs. a cheap Android phone: Which should you buy?

Find it challenging to keep up with all of the new technology out there? We don’t blame you. At AC, it’s our mission to play around with as much of it as we possibly can so we can then help you find and buy the gadgets that are right for you.

Our pick Nokia 4.2

$ 190 at Amazon

Pros Premium glass/metal construction Larger, sharper display Dual rear cameras NFC for Google Pay Clean software It’s  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Stadia Founder’s Edition bundle?

Best answer: The Stadia Founder’s Edition bundle is $ 129 and includes all you need to get started gaming on Stadia. You get a limited-edition Night Blue Stadia Controller, a Chromecast Ultra, and three months of Stadia Pro for free along with a three-month buddy pass for a friend. You also get the opportunity to lock in your Stadia username early and access to the first free title released with the Stadia Pro subscription, Destiny 2: The  [Read More…]

Which color Stadia Controller should I buy?

Stadia is coming, and while you won’t need to buy a console — yeah, this new system will take getting used to — using the Stadia Controller will greatly simplify your cross-platform experience as well as make it easier to stream your gameplay to others. There are a few controller colors available at launch, but some are definitely better than others.

Heat things up Wasabi

Staff pick

Wasabi isn’t quite as pungent green as the  [Read More…]

Yi Cam vs Wyze Cam: Which should you buy?

Security cameras come in all shapes and sizes and we’ve tried almost every one on the market. This experience helps us inform you and make the tough decision on which camera can best help you to protect your home.

YI Cam 3

Powered by AI

$ 50 at Amazon

Pros AI-powered human detection alerts More infrared LEDs for night vision Sound-triggered alerts Web portal to access camera feeds Cons No smart assistant support Subscription recommended after  [Read More…]

Lenovo Smart Clock vs. Google Nest Hub: Which should you buy?

Smart home technology is a lot more mainstream than it used to be a few short years ago, meaning there are more gadgets than ever to keep up with. Need help understanding all of these new devices? AC is for you.

Our pick Google Nest Hub

$ 129 at B&H

Pros Larger, higher-resolution display Video streaming Google Photos screensaver Proper smart display UI Regularly goes on sale Cons Weak speaker Retail price is considerably more expensive  [Read More…]