Tag Archive: Used


Can the Nest Cam be used as a baby monitor?

Best answer: Yes, you can use the Nest Cam as a baby monitor, however, there are some limitations as this was not the original and intended use for new parents. A dedicated app-based baby monitor like the Arlo Baby is a better option.

Amazon: Arlo Baby ($ 180) Amazon: Nest Cam ($ 165) Where the Nest Cam excels as a Baby Monitor

If you’ve decided to either repurpose an extra Nest Cam as a baby monitor, or  [Read More…]

Save over 50% with a used Amazon Fire TV Cube today only

Add Alexa voice control to your entire entertainment system.

Today only, you can add Amazon’s Fire TV Cube streaming media player to your home theater setup for just $ 49.99 at Woot. The device is in “Used – Good” condition so may show some signs of cosmetic wear, but is in full working order and comes with a 90-day warranty. At $ 50, it’s less than half the price of a brand new model. Amazon Prime members  [Read More…]

Nest cameras’ speakers used in horrific prank

Warning of North Korean missile attack broadcast by someone who got into a user’s account — but not by hacking the hardware.

Never let the truth get in the way of a good headline, they say. (And I should know — I’ve been writing headlines for 20 years.)

But if the following headline from the San Jose Mercury News sounds just a little too sensational, you’re right. It is.

“5 minutes of sheer terror”: Hackers infiltrate East Bay  [Read More…]

Woot is offering the 1st-gen Echo Show in used condition for just $75 today

Available until the end of the day or until sold out.

Woot is currently offering Amazon’s 1st-generation Echo Show in black or white for just $ 74.99. This limited-time deal offers the original Show smart speaker in used condition for $ 45 less than a refurbished unit would cost at Amazon right now. The devices shipped from Woot have been inspected and restored to fully working condition by an Amazon technician and come with a 90-day Woot  [Read More…]

This $11 Bluetooth speaker is meant to be used anywhere, even the shower

Jam out while you get clean.

Right now you can pick up this waterproof Bluetooth speaker with suction cup for just $ 10.99 at Amazon when you use coupon code QYR6BVQ2 during checkout. Inside you’ll find a 5W speaker so you can play audio for yourself and your friends, and the built-in battery will last for up to 6 hours of playback per charge. It comes with a detachable suction cup so you can stick it to  [Read More…]

Best Buy Pixel 3s have to be activated first on Verizon before a SIM from another carrier can be used

Just a little head’s up for those of you who are planning to buy a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL from Best Buy.

Before you do so, you should know that the phones are SIM locked to Verizon. This means the phones need to be activated first at Big Red before you can start using a card from another carrier.

Big Red has confirmed for The Verge that once the Pixel 3 is activated on its network, the device  [Read More…]

A Huawei commercial used a DSLR to promote the Nova 3’s selfie camera

That’s a funny-looking phone you’re holding there…oh wait.

Huawei releases a ton of phones throughout the year (we’ve got a handy guide to help you keep track of them right here), and one of its most recent handsets is the Nova 3. The Nova 3 is a pretty typical mid-range Android smartphone, with one of its biggest features being its powerful selfie camera and AI features that accompany it.

A short 30-second ad for the Nova 3 was  [Read More…]

This $12 Bluetooth speaker is meant to be used anywhere, even the shower

Jam out while you get clean.

Right now you can pick up this waterproof Bluetooth speaker with suction cup for just $ 12.49 at Amazon when you use coupon code PYZ3AAHN during checkout. Inside you’ll find a 5W speaker so you can play audio for yourself and your friends, and the built-in battery will last for up to 6 hours of playback per charge. It comes with a detachable suction cup so you can stick it to  [Read More…]

This $250 Asus Chromebook Flip can be used in tablet, stand, or laptop mode

Download apps directly from Google Play and more.

The Asus Chromebook Flip C101PA-DB02 is down to $ 249.99 at Amazon for a limited time. When not on sale, it can generally be found selling for up to $ 300.

The C101PA features a 360-degree hinge and a 10.1-inch touchscreen which allows you to use the device in tablet, stand, or laptop mode. It weighs just two pounds and is only .6 inches thick with a battery which  [Read More…]

Ventev Powercell 6010+ review: The best-designed battery pack I’ve ever used

This brilliantly designed backup battery is all you need to keep your phone charged.

What are the features you look for in a portable battery pack? Do you prioritize battery capacity, or is an ultra-portable design most important? For me, it’s important to find a balance of portability and functionality, with a capacity that’s big enough to easily charge my phone.

The Ventev Powercell 6010+ has proven itself to be reliable with features I simply haven’t seen  [Read More…]