Tag Archive: Systems


Power PC Systems Optimization Bundle finely tunes your computer for just $19.99

Our Deal of the Day is a two-part software package that will get your computer back on the right track. Clean up files, protect yourself from viruses and malware, and safely updating drivers.

Mobile payment systems have stagnated, unless you have Samsung Pay

In the U.S., the state of mobile payments on Android is kind of sad.

It’s been about a year since the last time I used Samsung Pay, and the service has continued to grow without me. But it hasn’t grown in a vacuum, and here in the U.S. the way we pay for things at a register has been slowly changing as well. I decided to head out into the world around me intent on paying for  [Read More…]

Save big on external hard drives, NAS systems, flash drives and more to celebrate World Backup Day

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with some great savings on storage solutions for World Backup Day!

In celebration of World Backup Day retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and others have a number of storage products on sale to help you with keeping all your data safe. Whether you want a portable option or something that sits permanently on your desk, we’ve got you covered.

Backing up your computer is quite important, no one  [Read More…]

IP Cameras vs. Nest, Arlo and integrated systems: Which security ecosystem should you invest in?

Whether you want something simple or need a complicated whole-house system, there is a security camera that will work for you.

Home surveillance cameras are more popular than ever before. Whether you want cameras as part of a larger home security system, to use as a baby monitor or even to keep an eye on the pets while you’re at work, there are plenty of options available at just about every price point.

But before you buy,  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Exynos processors to power Audi’s next-gen infotainment systems

You want high-end processors in everything, even your car.

Samsung doesn’t use its own Exynos processors in all of its phones and tablets, but it has struck a deal with Audi to start using its chips in its cars to power its next-generation infotainment systems. The announcement states that Samsung will be providing its “flagship” processors, which bodes well for the performance of in-dash applications.

While Audi has various other deals with chip makers to run  [Read More…]

Next generation home Wi-Fi systems will solve all of your home Wi-Fi problems

We have an ever growing need for better home Wi-Fi with our increasing demands we place on our home networks. Tablets, smartphones, smartwatches, speaker systems, iOT devices, security systems, computers and more depend on solid wireless connections. After doing a very generic survey of my friends and family, I learned that just about all of

Allo’s end-to-end encryption will be powered by Open Whisper Systems Signal Protocol

The end-to-end encryption that will be found in Google’s upcoming messaging app Allo will be powered by Open Whisper Systems Signal Protocol. Conversations that are held in Incognito mode will be fully encrypted, and disappear once you exit Incognito.

Very little was said during the original announcement about how the end-to-end encryption would work, or who Google partnered with to provide the security. From Open Whisper Systems announcement:

We’re excited to partner with Google on the private  [Read More…]

Tune into Amazon Prime Music on Denon HEOS wireless sound systems

You can now tune into your favorite tracks on Amazon Prime Music using your Denon HEOS wireless sound system. The two companies have partnered up to offer the music streaming service on said speakers via the official HEOS app on iOS, Android and Amazon Fire hardware. You’ll be able to access more than a million songs, as well as curated playlists and enjoy a great-sounding experience from the palm of their hand.

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Open Whisper Systems finally launches secure messaging app Signal for Android

Open Whisper Systems, the team behind the likes of Redphone and TextSecure, has released a new secure messaging app for Android. Called Signal, the app has finally made the jump to Android after being available for iOS for a number of months. Should you be a fan of the older apps aforementioned, you’ll enjoy Signal, which is essentially a combination of the two.

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Skully Systems taking pre-orders for Android-based motorcycle helmet

Skully Systems has started taking pre-orders, via Indigogo, for its Android-based motorcycle helmet, the Skully AR-1, with prices starting at a steep $ 1,399.