Tag Archive: System


How to add a music service to your Sonos system

There are a lot of different reasons to buy Sonos speakers, but one of the biggest draws to the ecosystem is its huge support for music services. From Spotify, Apple Music, Pocket Casts, TuneIn Radio, and everything else in between, here’s how to add one to your Sonos app!

Products used in this guide Amazon: Sonos One ($ 199) Amazon: Sonos Beam ($ 399) How to add a music service to your Sonos system

For this guide, we’ll  [Read More…]

Android doesn’t need a dark system theme — it needs something more powerful

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me six times, shame on us all.

The whispers have started up again, the way they do every few months before the next Developer Preview or the next version release. Maybe this will finally be the year Android N brings back the dark theme. Android O will have a system dark theme! Android P has to have a dark theme!! It’s a new year, and now the song has started  [Read More…]

HERE Navigation On-Demand is a new infotainment system with Alexa built-in

Meet the world’s first “Navigation as a Service” platform.

Unless we’re talking about Android Auto or Apple CarPlay, it’s safe to say that most in-car navigation/infotainment systems aren’t always the most user-friendly or pleasing to look at. Hoping to finally change that once and for all, HERE announced HERE Navigation On-Demand at CES 2019.

From the same company behind the popular HERE WeGo navigation app, HERE On-Demand can be used by automakers to provide a clean, functional,  [Read More…]

These new sensors and features help make Ring’s Alarm System more powerful

Time to make a good system even better.

It’s time to take your Ring Alarm system and make it even more powerful, making your home even more secure. Ring announced several new accessories at CES 2019 that will protect you not just from security threats but from property damage and other life-threatening situations. The new Ring Alarm sensors, like the $ 35 Smoke & CO Listener will be able to monitor for smoke, carbon monoxide, flooding, freezing  [Read More…]

Add Bluetooth to a vehicle or sound system with iClever’s $14 Audio Adapter

Change the way you listen.

There’s no reason why you should be tied down to wired devices when products like iClever’s Bluetooth Transmitter and Receiver Audio Adapter exist. At its regular price of $ 30, it’s more than worth the cost, but right now you can snag one for just $ 13.50 at Amazon by entering promo code YWPE3KK4 during checkout.

This compact 2-in-1 device can be used in so many ways. It can let you start  [Read More…]

Get $20 off and a free Echo Dot with Amazon’s $179 Ring Alarm system

Modify and expand the system for your personal needs.

The Ring Alarm 5-piece Home Security System is down to $ 179 on Amazon compared to its normal price of $ 200. In addition to that, you can get an Echo Dot at no additional cost. If you want the third-gen Echo Dot, Amazon’s newest, you’ll have to wait until Dec. 20. That means you probably won’t get it before Christmas. You can get a second-gen Echo Dot  [Read More…]

Build your own personal cloud with the $170 Qnap TS-328 NAS system

Attached to the network.

The Qnap TS-328 3-bay Diskless Personal Cloud NAS Storage System is down to $ 169.99 at Woot. This same NAS device sells for around $ 229 at several places like Amazon and Newegg. It goes for even more at other retailers. This is the best price we’ve ever seen. Avoid the $ 5 shipping fee by using your Amazon Prime account.

The Qnap has an ARM quad-core 1.4GHz processor, 2GB DDR4 RAM, two  [Read More…]

Never forget your phone at home again with Adero’s smart bag system

It happens to all of us. Packing for a trip or for an activity and forgetting that one essential item (or more) you can’t do without.

Well Adero, a new startup from California which rose from the ashes of TrackR has a solution to this widely-spread problem.

The company has developed a unique solution which can turn any bag into a smart bag through a system of Smart Tags and Tagles that are backed-up by a mobile app (compatible with  [Read More…]

Samsung’s SmartThings ADT wireless home security system has dropped to $100

Protect your home.

The Samsung SmartThings ADT wireless home security DIY starter kit is down to $ 99.99 on Amazon. It had been selling for around $ 300 since early September. Then it dropped to $ 200 in October, and then down to $ 150 earlier this month. This is a new low price and the best we’ve seen.

The starter kit comes with a seven-inch touchscreen security hub, two door and window detectors, and a motion  [Read More…]

Black Friday gives the Ring 8-piece alarm system its first discount

Stay safe even when you’re away from home.

Update: The Ring 8-piece Alarm Home Security System is back in stock and down to the same $ 188.98 low price!

You can add some extra security to your home with $ 80 off the Ring Alarm Home Security System today at Amazon. This 8-piece kit usually sells for almost $ 270 but is down to under $ 189 as part of Amazon’s Black Friday Deals Week making now the  [Read More…]