Tag Archive: Spotlight


In shuttering Spotlight Stories, Google is losing something truly special

The coolest thing I’ve ever done with my phone isn’t happening anymore.

For me, it started with a little red hat. Seven years ago, Motorola sent me a box with instructions to check out something new from its ATAP group. The box contained something that looked like an elaborate pop-up book, a Moto X 2013, and a little red hat with an NFC tag in it. The hat belonged to a mouse named Pepe, and as soon  [Read More…]

This Mr. Beams Wireless Motion Sensing Spotlight System hit its best price

It’s lit.

Amazon has the Mr. Beams Wireless Motion Sensing Spotlight System available for $ 69.99, which is the best price in this item’s history. The next-best discount cost $ 10 more and hasn’t been around since last March. Typically it costs around $ 110.

This includes four NetBright Motion-Activated LED spotlights. They communicate with one another, so once one lights up, the others do as well. Each camera takes only a moment to install and can  [Read More…]

Ring Stick Up Cam Wired beats Ring Spotlight Cam everywhere but midnight

Of all the technology that can allegedly make your home “smarter,” few can make your home safer than a security camera that works well and records the events that occur around it. Whether it catches a burglar in the act or just catches you slipping on the ice, you deserve a camera you can depend on.

Stick Up Cam Wired by Ring

Pick your power

$ 180 at Amazon

Pros Works indoors and outdoors Flexibility in  [Read More…]

Treat your home to two Ring Spotlight Cams for just $249

Two extra sets of eyes watching what happens!

Right now Amazon is offering $ 150 off when you buy two of Ring’s Spotlight Cam battery at the same time, making the package price $ 249 instead of nearly $ 400. Home Depot recently ran a deal that was a little better, but it was on the wired version which is harder to install because it requires a power source near it, whereas these can be installed basically  [Read More…]

The motion-sensing Mr Beams Wireless LED Spotlight is down to $20 today

Brighten up your back yard.

Amazon has the Mr Beams Wireless LED Ultra Bright Spotlight on sale today for $ 19.61. That saves you $ 7 off its average price and is within two dollars of the lowest it’s ever been there before.

This spotlight offers 300 lumens of ultra-bright light across 400 square feet with minimum power consumption, which makes it one of the brightest wireless spotlights available for purchase. Its integrated motion sensor will turn  [Read More…]

Keep an eye on your property with this $10 Mr. Beams Wireless LED Spotlight

Banish the darkness.

Amazon has this Mr. Beams Wireless LED Spotlight on sale for just $ 9.99 right now. This is a match of the lowest price in history for this item, which received stellar reviews.

The light takes mere minutes to install and doesn’t require any electrical know-how thanks to the wireless functionality. Simply pop in some D batteries and you’re good to go. It provides automatic coverage up to 350 feet, and the motion sensor  [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…]

Ring Floodlight vs. Ring Spotlight: What’s the difference?

From left: The Ring Floodlight Cam ($ 248 at Amazon) and Ring Spotlight Cam Wired ($ 199 at Amazon).

It’s more than just a name, right?

When it comes to the combination light/security camera game, Ring (which, of course, you also know for its doorbells) has a couple of interesting entries. There’s the Ring Floodlight Cam ($ 248) and the Ring Spotlight Cam ($ 199).

So what’s the difference? And which one is right for you?

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Spotify’s ‘Spotlight’ feature adds a visual touch to podcasts and news

Spotlight adds the visual component to Spotify you never knew you wanted.

Like a lot of you reading this, Spotify is my go-to app for listening to music. However, do a little bit of digging and you’ll see that it has a lot more to offer than just your favorite tunes. Spotify is also home to a wide range of podcasts covering just about every topic you could imagine, and these will soon become even better with a new  [Read More…]

YouTube launches Spotlight Canada channel to showcase up-and-coming talent

You can now subscribe to the best of Canadian YouTube.

YouTube has launched a channel to “shine a spotlight” on Canadian talent.

The channel, called Spotlight Canada, consolidates music, comedy, and esoterica, along with popular news and sports clips, in a single place, and will change monthly, according to a post on Google Canada’s blog.

The list comes in the form of video playlists, celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary and some of its most popular celebrities, including The Tragically Hip’s  [Read More…]