Tag Archive: ‘Smart


Watch over your home in confidence with one of these smart video cameras

There’s nothing better than the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your loved ones, pets, and possessions inside and outside your home are safe and secure from intruders, thieves, or disasters. A video camera setup, particularly one that integrates with a virtual assistant like Amazon’s Alexa or the Google Assistant, is an excellent addition to any smart home. If you are thinking about getting a smart video camera system for your home and want to see what is  [Read More…]

Yes you can have a smart video doorbell and keep your videos local!

Even if you’ve never considered a smart video camera to watch over your property, you might be eyeballing a smart video doorbell. Guess what? Those have cameras too, and the vast majority of them, especially the most popular ones like Ring, store all of your video footage in the cloud. If you’re uncomfortable with this arrangement, or if you just want to know what your options are for storing your video footage locally, then we’ve got you covered.  [Read More…]

Realme will debut its first Smart TV at MWC 2020

The “Realme TV” is likely to be released in India before it makes its way to other markets.

What you need to know Realme CMO Francis Wang has hinted that the company will soon announce its very first Smart TV. The announcement will likely be made at MWC 2020 in Barcelona later this month. Along with the Realme TV, the BBK brand is soon expected to launch its first fitness band as well.

Realme, which emerged as  [Read More…]

Stanford is touting a new type of flexible battery for smart wearables

The battery is also safer to use because it does not use a liquid electrolyte.

What you need to know Standford researchers have developed a new type of battery for wearable devices. The use of a new polymer makes the battery flexible. The lack of a liquid electrolyte means they’re also safer and less likely to combust.

The wizards at Stanford have debuted a new magical device that stores the power of the gods within a piece  [Read More…]

Save 30% on the Bastron Glass Smart Keyboard

Ever watch a sci-fi movie and see tech that looks like something that’s not all that out of reach? Sometimes we see something that looks way too cool to ever be real. Think Minority Report or Blade Runner. There’s some awesome stuff headed our way, right?

Well, the future is already here. At least as it comes to computers and input. The Bastron Glass Smart Keyboard feels like something out of a movie set years in the future, but it’s  [Read More…]

From The Editor’s Desk: Throw away your smart home, dummy

The last few years were a blur. Met a girl, got married, got a dog, bought a house, had a kid. You know, big life stuff.

And during that time, while all the important stuff was happening, I saw the rise of, and participated in, the ascent of all the technology trends we take for granted today. Mobile, of course, and the sea change in behavior the smartphone has wrought, but I’d argue the proliferation of the smart  [Read More…]

The best smart doorbells on the market right now

Whether you’re in a house or apartment, making sure your home is safe while you’re away is a key priority. One of the best ways to deter thieves while providing yourself with peace of mind is with a quality smart doorbell like the Nest Hello. We’ve done the research and made a list of the best smart doorbell cameras for any home. See which one works for you.

Best Overall: Nest Hello

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Get the new Amazon Smart Oven for $250!

Get Alexa smarts baked into this kitchen gadget for less than the competition.

What you need to know Amazon Smart Oven now available for purchase for $ 250 The device is less than half the price of the comparable June Oven. Smart Oven works with Alexa and has 4-in-1 functionality.

At its fall 2019 product event, Amazon unleashed dozens of new products and announcements for upcoming gadgets, including the Amazon Smart Oven, the company’s successor to 2018’s  [Read More…]

Keep that smart speaker looking smart no matter what.

Even though we don’t generally pick up or move our smart speakers around that often, they can still get dirty. Who among us hasn’t had a dog’s tail or small child knock their Nest Hub or Amazon Echo off the side table. Perhaps a glass of Merlot spilled near your Echo Dot. Okay, that last one may just apply to me, but you get the idea. Thankfully, there are some simple tricks to salvage the look of your  [Read More…]

Get the best Smart TV out there with one of these options

If you’ve been thinking of getting a Smart TV, you may be a bit overwhelmed by all the options. The TCL Class 6 Smart TV is the best option, with Roku built-in and a beautiful 4K display. The QLED technology also brings out the beauty of every color on the screen so you can get the best picture possible.

Best Overall: TCL Class 6 Smart TV

TCL makes great TVs, and the Class 6 Smart TV  [Read More…]