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Does Wi-Fi calling work on Mint Mobile?

Best answer: Yes, Mint Mobile users can send and receive both calls and texts over Wi-Fi, so long as it’s supported by the device itself.

Mint Mobile: 3 month, 2GB LTE plan ($ 45)

What is Wi-Fi calling?

Wi-Fi calling is a way to get around dead zones and poor coverage by allowing you to place calls over Wi-Fi, similar to calling someone with a VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) service like Skype. The difference, of  [Read More…]

Does the Nest Learning Thermostat work with multi-stage HVAC systems?

Best answer: Yes. The third-generation Nest Learning Thermostat supports up to three stages of heating and two stages of cooling for most homes.

Amazon: Nest Learning Thermostat ($ 204)

What is multi-stage HVAC?

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Just about every home has an HVAC system, but depending on your HVAC equipment, it may be either a single stage or multi-stage system.

Single stage HVAC is essentially either on or off, with no  [Read More…]

Android will support foldable displays, but developers need to do the work

Phones are going to start folding, and Android will be ready.

Foldable phones are on the (very near) horizon, and Google’s pledging official Android support for the new form factors from the start. The support comes both in the core Android software itself, but also in APIs for app developers to use. Google’s thinking about “foldables” as effectively having two states: one when the device is opened up as a single display, and another when it’s folded in half  [Read More…]

Does the OnePlus 6T work on Verizon?

Best answer: Yes, the OnePlus 6T does work on Verizon. It’s the first OnePlus phone to ever do so, and while it doesn’t work with the carrier’s old CDMA network, it’s fully compatible with Verizon’s LTE coverage.

OnePlus: OnePlus 6T ($ 550)

Yes, the OnePlus 6T works on Verizon

Yep, you read that right. The OnePlus 6T does, in fact, work on Verizon Wireless.

This is the very first time a OnePlus phone has worked on  [Read More…]

How does the Nest Protect work with other Nest products?

Best answer: The Nest Protect can tell your Nest Thermostat or any Nest cameras you might have about any emergency alerts and those products can respond in their own helpful ways. You control the action through the Nest app on your phone and it’s easy to set everything up.

The following products were found on Amazon: Amazon: Nest Protect ($ 125) Amazon: Nest Learning Thermostat ($ 210) Amazon: Nest Security Camera ($ 172) Amazon: Echo Smart Speaker  [Read More…]

Will the Amazon Smart Plug work with my appliance?

Best answer: Probably. The Amazon Smart Plug was designed to work with most any product you have in your home but there are some exceptions and devices that shouldn’t be connected.

Amazon: Amazon Smart Plug ($ 25)

Safety first

Before we dig in, know that the Amazon Smart Plug is designed for use with a 100-120 volt three prong system so it’s a North American product only.

All electrical devices are designed with safety in mind  [Read More…]

Does Nest Secure work with my existing home security system?

Best answer: No, the Nest Secure system doesn’t work with any existing security solutions. Nest Secure offers a comprehensive package for home security, but it uses Thread and Weave for communication instead of the more popular Zigbee or Z-Wave protocols. For the most interoperability with existing wireless security systems, we recommend Simplisafe.

Amazon: SimpliSafe Wireless Home Security ($ 274)

An awesome, but seemingly closed, ecosystem

There’s no denying that the Nest Secure, a system consisting of  [Read More…]

Does the Amazon Cloud Cam work with other Alexa products?

Best answer: Yes! Amazon Cloud Cam works perfectly with Amazon Alexa, as well as some Amazon Echo displays and Amazon Fire devices.

Amazon: Amazon Cloud Cam Security Camera ($ 120)

Which Amazon products does the Amazon Cloud Cam work with?

You can use any Amazon Echo speaker or other Alexa device to replay alerts, speak to whoever is near your Cloud Cam, and more. If you have an Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV, or Fire  [Read More…]

How well does Adobe Premiere work on a Chromebook?

Lenovo Yoga Chromebook

Best answer: You cannot install and run Adobe Premiere Pro on a Chromebook, but you can download video editing apps from the Play Store. PowerDirector by CyberLink is a great option for Chromebooks.

Play Store: CyberLink PowerDirector (Free!)

No Premiere Pro

Unfortunately, Adobe hasn’t quite got round to developing Premiere Pro for Chrome OS and I doubt we’ll see it arrive anytime soon as Chromebooks are viewed as less powerful  [Read More…]

Which smart speakers work with Amazon Music Unlimited?

Best answer: Amazon Music Unlimited is supported on all Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, as well as certain third-party speakers from Sonos, Bose, HEOS, Bluesound, and Play-Fi.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen) ($ 150)

Alexa-enabled speakers are your best option for Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Music Unlimited is a subscription service that gives you access to tens of millions of songs, as well as playlists and personalized “radio” stations. Of course, your best  [Read More…]