Tag Archive: Spotlight


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…]

Gorillaz takes to Google Spotlight Stories for new VR music video ahead of album release

The future is coming on, is coming on, is coming on… in VR.

Gorillaz have a new album dropping on April 28, and they’ve taken to Google’s nascent VR platform to promote it. Partnering with Google Spotlight Stories, the new truly weird VR music video titled Saturnz Barz is available on YouTube VR with the some very interesting antics and — as always — some sick beats.

The VR video can be broken down into two  [Read More…]

Spotlight: The first Nexus smartphone and why it mattered

With the dawn of Google’s latest Pixel phones, the Nexus era has seemingly come to an end in 2016. After partnering up with several device manufacturers over the years to make Nexus devices, Google finally took the reins of not only the software that powered the device, but also the hardware. It was only six years

‘Pearl’ is Google’s latest touching Spotlight Story

Google has released another new Spotlight Story, simply titled Pearl. In the story, you’ll follow Pearl as she drives across the country with her dad in their home — a simple hatchback.

Like Google’s other Spotlight Stories, Pearl tells its narrative on YouTube in 360 degrees, allowing you to look around and take in the full atmosphere of each and every scene. From the Description:

Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, Pearl follows a girl and her dad  [Read More…]

‘On Ice’ is the latest Spotlight Story from Google

Google has released a new Spotlight Story, “On Ice”, which takes you on a 360-degree journey following the star of an ice show as he finds competition from an unlikely rival. Spotlight Stories are a new way to tell stories, making them more interactive and putting you inside them.

This film was directed by Shannon Tindle, and created in collaboration with Evil Eye Pictures. From the YouTube description:

“On Ice” tells the story of an over-the-top, sci-fi  [Read More…]