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Can I point an indoor security camera outside through a window?

Best answer: Yes. You can point an indoor security camera outside through a window, but it may not work as well as you’re hoping.

Amazon: Nest Cam Outdoor ($ 179)

Why would you want to point an indoor security camera outside?

The benefits of pointing a security camera outside through a window are pretty simple. You don’t have to worry about mounting cameras to the side of your home, along with worrying about wiring everything properly.  [Read More…]

NBA League Pass is free on Amazon Prime Video Channels through Dec. 20

It runs $ 29 a month after that.

The NBA season is in full swing. And if you’re looking to watch way more basketball than what you’ll get on broadcast or network TV alone, it’s time to look at NBA League Pass. And it just so happens that it’s available on Amazon Prime Video Channels, with a free trial running through Dec. 20.

After that, it’ll run $ 28.99 a month, or $ 169 for the full  [Read More…]

Last-minute shoppers earn free shipping at Amazon through December 18

Non-Prime customers can score free shipping on all orders.

These days, retailers like Amazon and Best Buy offer free shipping during the holidays on all orders without requiring that you spend a specific amount to earn it. While Best Buy announced that this promotion would end on December 25th, Amazon was set to end its free shipping on all orders by tomorrow, December 14. Luckily for any late buyers, Amazon customers now have the opportunity to get  [Read More…]

These are all the durability tests Samsung runs its Galaxy phones through

Galaxy phones are put through the wringer before hitting store shelves.

Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones are among the most popular in the Android space, and as such, Samsung wants to ensure that each device it sells is performing as good as can be. To do this, Galaxy handsets go through a series of different tests and benchmarks before hitting store shelves.

The Samsung Newsroom (Samsung’s official blog) recently published a tour of the company’s Reliability Test Group over  [Read More…]

Go over the river and through the woods with these Pixel 3 car mounts

Nowhere is a good grip on your phone as important as in the car, where you’re relying on your Google Pixel 3 to navigate you through chaotic construction zones and rush-hour traffic, often at high speeds. Of course, you can’t hold your phone while you drive, so you need a car mount you can trust to keep it from flying loose through potholes and rough roads. There are hundreds upon hundreds of car mounts out there to choose from, but  [Read More…]

Bixby is now open to developers through the Bixby Developer Studio

Alexa-like skills will be offered through the Bixby Marketplace.

As expected, Bixby was a big focus for the 2018 Samsung Developer Conference. Kicking off the company’s keynote, Samsung announced that it’s officially making Bixby open to developers so they can create custom commands for the AI.

These “Bixby experiences” will be offered through the Bixby Marketplace, so just like Skills on Alexa, you’ll be able to browse through custom Bixby interactions that developers create so you can  [Read More…]

How to stream audio to multiple rooms through Google Home

Do you own at least two Google Home devices? Any combination of Google Home, Home Mini, Home Max, or Home Hub will suffice. Two of one, one each, whatever.

Did you know that you can create a multi-room playback experience where you can play music and other audio across the whole house?   [Read More…]

Shuffle through your Spotify playlists offline with the new $86 Mighty Vibe

Listen up.

Mighty has introduced a new-and-improved way to listen to your Spotify playlists offline. Dubbed the Mighty Vibe, this $ 85.99 gadget is actually a new iteration of last year’s plain-old Mighty. Unfortunately, that model was littered with issues such as spotty connections, an unimpressive battery life, and inadequate playback. The new version improves on all of those issues, and brings those improvements to a nice little black, blue, or red package. As you’ll see on  [Read More…]

Unreal Mobile now also delivers its cell phone services through AT&T’s network

Unreal Mobile is a new offshoot brand from popular MVNO FreedomPop that offers super cheap plans with talk, text and 4G LTE data.

So far, Unreal Mobile has given its users the option of making calls or using data via Sprint’s CDMA network. But this week, the company has announced it’s expanding and will start offering low cost, unlimited mobile and Wi-Fi services through AT&T’s GSM network.

With the new partnership in place, customers can now buy and use an  [Read More…]

Revised Google Chromecast passes through FCC

The Google Chromecast is set to receive a hardware update soon. This new Chromecast is likely to look similar or identical to the old one, but inside it will feature a better WiFi antenna and Bluetooth support.

The new device went through the FCC with the model number NC2-6A5B. The antenna is modified with a 0.5mm trim on the PCB trace resulting in significantly better performance on 5GHz. It also has full Bluetooth support, despite the previous gen model having a Bluetooth  [Read More…]