Tag Archive: Switch


Transferring from your new Galaxy is a snap with Smart Switch

Upgrading from an old Samsung phone to a new one is made a whole lot simpler by using Samsung’s “Smart Switch” software that’s built into every one of its phones. With a cable and a few taps, you’ll be able to transfer a majority of your phone’s content to the new device and be up and running faster than you’d think.

How to transfer from an old Galaxy phone to a new one with Smart Switch Make sure  [Read More…]

Sprint dangles 30-day trials and $900 incentives to switch carriers

Sprint on Friday launched a new satisfaction guarantee to attract new customers to its improved LTE coverage. As such, the carrier promises a 30-day risk free trial of its service for anyone who isn’t 100% happy.

If a customer signs up and isn’t satisfied with the network and its speeds, Sprint will refund all phone costs, service charges, and any other fees. Moreover, it will do the same for any existing customer who adds a line to their account.

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Add 8 ports to your network with TP-Link’s Gigabit Ethernet switch for $20

For a more stable connection.

The TP-Link 8-port Gigabit Ethernet network switch is down to $ 19.99 on Amazon. We saw this switch drop to around $ 17 in February, but since then it has been selling around its $ 25 street price and sometimes even higher. This is a decent discount on an already inexpensive device that will add a lot of functionality to your home network.

Use TP-Link’s switch if you want to add a  [Read More…]

Don’t be afraid to use an HDMI switch with your PS4

Best answer: If you have enough HDMI ports on your display, you should connect it directly. But an HDMI switch is incredibly useful when you have a lot of devices and not enough HDMI ports built into your television.

For multiple consoles: StarTech 4-Port 4K HDMI Switch ($ 54 at Amazon) For 4K gaming: AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable ($ 7 at Amazon)

What exactly is an HDMI switch?

Also known as HDMI switchers, an HDMI  [Read More…]

Add some smarts to your home with this Meross 3-way switch on sale for $18

Switch your switch!

The Meross MSS550 smart Wi-Fi 3-way in-wall switch is down to $ 18.09 on Amazon thanks to a $ 4 off on-page coupon and the code BWJFQUXD. Without the stacked discounts, the switch sells for $ 34 and only drops to around $ 30 on its own. We have never seen it this low.

Connect this switch and whatever it’s controlling to your smart home without the need for an additional hub. Right now  [Read More…]

Dim lights at home from anywhere with $15 off the Meross Smart Light Switch

Control this smart switch with your phone… or your voice.

Meross is offering Android Central readers an exclusive deal on its Smart Wi-Fi Dimmer Light Switch at Amazon! Simply clip the coupon on its product page and enter promo code THRFTR35OFF during checkout to add it to your order for only $ 16.84. That’ll save you $ 15 off its average cost there; it’s fluctuated between $ 30 and $ 40 for the last couple of months.

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The 4 things Google Fi needs to change before I switch

Fi’s already pretty great, but with a few changes, Google can make it perfect.

Google Fi has changed a lot since it first debuted as Project Fi all the way back in April of 2015. More phones have been added, family plans are a thing, and you can now use your Fi service in over 200 countries around the globe without having to pay any travel/roaming fees.

All of this has resulted in Google Fi being one  [Read More…]

Control your Philips Hue lights with this Dimmer Switch while it’s only $20

Turn off the lights.

Amazon has the Philips Hue Smart Dimmer Switch with Remote available for $ 19.78, which is the best price we’ve seen yet on this item. Usually it costs $ 25, so while today’s discount isn’t massive, you’re still getting a nice percentage off the usual price.

This highly-rated smart home accessory lets you control your Philips Hue lights easily. It’s battery powered and requires no wiring; simply mount it anywhere using the included  [Read More…]

The $50 Wemo Dimmer Light Switch is on sale for one of its best prices yet

Never get out of bed to turn off the lights again.

The Wemo Dimmer Switch is currently on sale for $ 49.99 at Amazon. Though it sells for $ 80 regularly, it’s more common to find it priced around $ 67 on average there. This deal is price-matching a one-day sale at Best Buy, so it’s very likely this price won’t last for much longer than that at Amazon either. This is the lowest it’s ever dropped  [Read More…]

Leviton’s Decora Voice brings Alexa and a dimmer to your light switch

More of a smart home than ever before.

At CES 2019 this year, Leviton is revealing the Decora Voice Dimmer. It’s an in-wall light switch and dimmer that will have Amazon’s Alexa built right into it so you don’t need any extra hardware to add to your smart home ecosystem. You’ll be able to control the dimmer through Alexa or the My Leviton app. Since other Leviton Decora Smart devices work through the app as well, this  [Read More…]