Tag Archive: System

How to set up a 5.1 home theater system with Sonos for Android

Get BIG home theater sound with Sonos!

Sonos speakers are smart. “How smart?” you ask.

So smart that, when you combine a Sonos Playbar, Sub, and either two Play:1s, two Play:3s, or two Play:5s (gen 2), you can turn all the individual components into a bumpin’ home theater system!

Note: Your rear surround speakers must both be the same model or this just won’t work.

There are a couple different ways to do this, especially if  [Read More…]

House of Marley Get Together portable audio system is worthy of your One Love (review)

One love, one heart Let’s get together and feel all right Hear the children cryin’ (one love) Hear the children cryin’ (one heart) Sayin’ give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right Sayin’ let’s get together and feel all right (opening lyrics from Bob Marley’s One Love) Bob Marley was

IdeaUSA W205: The Gateway to a starter wireless multi-speaker system (review)

At $ 69.99, the IdeaUSA W205 is a versatile smart speaker that connects and streams music in a variety of ways, from Bluetooth to wi-fi. It’s portable, lightweight, with good sound quality. And it’s a nice starter piece for building a home wireless speaker system at an affordable price. Many Options for Streaming Music Like most wireless speakers

The eero Home Network System creates a mesh network that takes less than 10 minutes to install (review)

I love technology. I love that technology solves problems and makes them obsolete. There are many people who will argue that technology only makes our lives much more complicated, and it makes less intelligent. I would counter those arguments by saying we are evolving and are becoming more intelligent because we waste less time doing

Today’s best deals: Nexus 6P, abode Home Security system, Moto 360 Sport, Fitbit

Deals are popping up left and right in the first week of June. From home security, to Android Wear, to the usual smartphones and accessories, we have gathered the best deals from around the web. Quite a few of our deals have exclusive discount codes made just for you, so make sure you enter them

Wireless made affordable and easy with Google’s Project Fi (open invite system)

  Why choose Project Fi? One simple plan that can be monitored and managed all from within the Project Fi app. High-quality coverage by accessing both T-Mobile and Sprint networks ensuring massive national coverage. Exceptional coverage Project Fi uses new, intelligent technology to get you the fastest network and highest-quality connection at your location, whether

This LeEco mountain bike fuses exercise and your favorite mobile operating system

One of the more exotic products we had chance to look over at the recent CE China show out in Shenzhen was this smart bicycle from LeEco. A company with a broad range of connected hardware, this pretty outrageous looking mountain bike isn’t something we come across every day.

Oh, and it runs Android.

The Le Syvrac isn’t your average pedaller by any means. Besides the built in computer that runs software based on Android,  [Read More…]

Blink Wireless Camera System review: Watch over your home on your Android

I always love to see different ways in which our mobile devices can benefit us. Web-based products and services have taken off in tadum with mobile capabilities in various areas over the past few years. One those is home monitoring. Historically, home monitoring has involved expensive equipment and wires, but that’s now changed. Everything is

You can now control your Lutron Caséta lighting system with your Amazon Echo

Lutron has partnered with Amazon to bring Alexa voice control to the Luton Caséta Wireless smart lighting system. This lets you use your Amazon Echo or other Alexa-enabled device to control your connected Lutron switches and dimmers. You can control the lights in a given room, or throughout your home.

Owners of Alexa-enabled products, such as the Echo and Echo Dot, or the Amazon Fire TV, already enjoy some control over connected home products. You can  [Read More…]

HTC Vive is the VR system that has won your hearts

In last week’s poll we asked which VR system you are the most excited about. There are options out there whether you’re interested in VR on your computer, your video game console, or even your phone. With this much variety involved, we wanted to know where your interest in pointed. Of all the VR systems out there, the HTC Vive seems to be the one that caught your eye.

The HTC Vive slid into  [Read More…]