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Should you get Google Wifi or Plume for your mesh system?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We have a lot of connected devices in our homes, and we do our best to keep our home networks working in tip-top shape.

Google Wifi

No nonsense

$ 130+ at Amazon

Pros Easy installation. Can be placed on a shelf or desk. Cons Higher upfront costs. Less advanced features available.

Google’s Wifi system comes in single and three packs, and it’s  [Read More…]

Vizio’s new Dolby Atmos home theater sound system makes its debut at $500

Your favorite films and shows get even better with these stellar sound bars.

Earlier this year, Vizio announced that it would begin offering Dolby Atmos and Google Chromecast audio support integrated into three new sound bars. While two of the sound bars have yet to see a release, the first has just been made available for order at select retailers such as Best Buy.

The first release from the new line is Vizio’s 5.1.2-Channel Soundbar System. At  [Read More…]

How to set up priority notifications for your home security system

When your home security system needs to tell you something, chances are you’ll want to listen. Here’s how to make sure you get those critical notifications you need.

Products Used In This Guide Best Buy: Nest Secure ($ 399) Amazon: Ring Alarm ($ 199) Setting priority notifications

We’re using the Nest app and the Nest Secure for demonstration purposes, but the process is the same for the Ring Alarm. too. There may be slight variations in the settings  [Read More…]

Cover your whole home in Wi-Fi with the $166 TP-Link Deco M5 system

Because sometimes one router just isn’t enough.

The TP-Link 3-pack Deco M5 mesh networking system is down to $ 166.13 at Amazon today. It mostly sells between $ 220 and $ 230 when not on sale. This is one of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen and better than any recent deals we’ve shared.

A single Deco M5 device is $ 95 on its own, so you’re actually getting three for less than the price of two with this  [Read More…]

Top 3 ways Fuchsia can be a better operating system than Android

Android’s successor has the potential to be damn exciting.

For the past couple of years, there’s been some talk about Google working on a mysterious new operating system by the name of Fuchsia. Fuchsia’s an all-new platform that will eventually replace Android as we know and love it today, and last week, a report came out claiming that Google will begin rolling out products with the OS in three years and then start using it as a  [Read More…]

Cover a large home in strong Wi-Fi with the $219 Netgear Orbi 3-pack system

Wi-Fi Blanket.

The Netgear Orbi home mesh networking system 3-pack is down to $ 219.48 on Amazon. Just clip the $ 30 coupon to get in on the discount. This same kit sells for around $ 294 usually, and this price is the lowest we’ve ever seen.

The Orbi mesh networking system covers up to 6,000 square feet in high-performance Wi-Fi. It can produce speeds up to 2.2Gbps, and these satellites are designed to be compact so  [Read More…]

The $600 Arlo Pro 5-camera security system will ensure every corner is covered

Keep your home safe and secure no matter where you are.

The Netgear Arlo Pro 5-camera 720p home security system is down to $ 599.99 on Amazon. This is the lowest price we’ve seen on the 5-camera set since last year, and this same kit usually sells for around $ 760 to $ 800. The 6-camera kit is also on sale, down to $ 650 on Amazon. That’s essentially an extra camera for $ 50 more if you need  [Read More…]

Get Netgear’s Orbi mesh networking system and CM700 cable modem for $314

It’s always better when we’re together.

Netgear is bundling the Orbi mesh-networking system and the CM700 cable modem together for just $ 313.98.

The Netgear Orbi mesh networking system is $ 294.38 by itself. The CM700 cable modem is around $ 90 with the on-page coupon. So the bundle is really helping you save if you’re looking for extreme Wi-Fi coverage.

Honestly, this system is a bit overkill for the average Internet consumer. You might not have  [Read More…]

Get 20% off the Blink XT home security system like the 3-camera kit for $256

Happy Father’s Day!

The Blink XT Home Security 3-Camera System is down to $ 255.99 on Amazon. It normally sells for $ 320, but right now Blink is taking 20% off for Father’s Day and Amazon is price-matching.

This sale includes the 2-camera system for $ 183.99 from a street price of $ 230 and the 5-camera kit for $ 399.99 instead of $ 500. The 1-camera system is down to $ 103.99 from $ 130.

The  [Read More…]

Ring’s $199 Alarm system is now up for pre-order, ships July 4

Take control of your home security.

Ring has announced that its long-awaited Ring Alarm security system is now available for pre-order with a price of $ 199. The company first announced the product back at CES, and the kit was expected to begin shipping in the spring. The bundle will include a base station, keypad, a contact sensor for door or window, motion detector, and a range extender. You’ll be able to buy additional sensors to add, and a  [Read More…]