Archive for January, 2019


Don’t lose your UltraViolet movies — transfer them to Movies Anywhere!

Transfer your UltraViolet movies to Vudu before it shuts down so you can access them on Movies Anywhere.

Movies Anywhere is Disney’s attempt to merge all of those digital movie services where you purchase content into one place. You don’t have to watch all of your movies in Movies Anywhere. Instead, the service brings the movies to you. If you’ve bought digital movies on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Xfinity, Microsoft, FandangoNOW, or Google Play, you can now watch  [Read More…]

Apple is banning Google from distributing internal iOS applications

Facebook’s not the only one feeling Apple’s heat.

Earlier this week, Apple made a bold move by banning Facebook from distributing any of its internal iOS apps. Google quickly responded by choosing to disable its Screenwise Meter internal app, but that apparently wasn’t enough. Now, it’s been reported that Apple has also chosen to ban Google from its internal app distribution.

According to a report from The Verge:

Apple has now shut down Google’s ability to distribute  [Read More…]

How to move your Kano Computer files to a Kano Computer Complete

Moving files may seem easy, but the reality is that it can be incredibly tiresome to do. Even if you’re prepared, it’s a boring process. Regardless, you’ll need to do this if you want to transport your old Kano files from your Kano Computer to the Kano Computer Kit Complete. Thankfully, we’re here to help show how simple it really is.

Products used in this guide Kano: Kano Computer Kit Complete ($ 150) Best Buy: SanDisk Ultra PLUS  [Read More…]

These are the best SD cards to use with the ACER Chromebook R 11

One of the best and easiest ways to expand the storage on a Chromebook is by using an SD card. According to Acer, the Chromebook R 11 officially supports SD cards with capacity up to 64GB — but users have reported no issues using cards up to 128GB, so we’ve included some microSD options on our list that work just as well as a permanent storage solution with the included SD card adapter.

Our pick SanDisk Extreme 128GB

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Is Hulu available on Android TV?

Best answer: Yes, Hulu is available on Android TV. However, it’s running an older version of the Hulu app which lacks the newest features and Add-ons. The Android TV Hulu app also doesn’t currently support Hulu with Live TV.

Hulu: $ 8+/mo (Free trial, then $ 6/mo or $ 45/mo with Live TV starting Feb. 26) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV with remote ($ 150) Two phoenix rising

Hulu offers Cord Cutters a bit of everything. You can  [Read More…]

How to move your UltraViolet movies over to another service

You’ll still have access to your UltraViolet library until July 31, 2019.

On January 31, UltraViolet announced that it was officially preparing to shut its doors for good. UltraViolet used to be one of the top cloud-based services for storing digital movies and TV shows, but over the years, it’s fallen to the wayside thanks to stiff competition from competitors like Movies Anywhere.

If you still have a collection of titles stored on UltraViolet and want to  [Read More…]

Thursday’s top deals: Logitech peripherals, the Xbox One X, and more!

On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don’t let that drag you down, though. We’ve rounded up some of our absolute favorites from today that you simply can’t miss out on.

One Day Only Sale Logitech keyboards, mice, and other accessories

Today’s top sale isn’t limited to just one item. Logitech’s got everything you need down to super low prices,  [Read More…]

This Mobvoi smartwatch can cover the basics and your wrist for $160

This unassuming wearable may not be the most powerful or pretty, but it gets the job done on limited resources.

Smartwatches don’t have to be ultra-expensive status symbols; smartwatches can and do serve practical purposes. I may not be making calls on my wrist, but I do want to see why my phone keeps buzzing in my pocket as I walk around Walt Disney World — or just how many miles I’m walking — and a practical  [Read More…]

C by GE C-Life vs. LIFX Mini White: Which should you buy?

We love smart home tech, and test as many smart bulbs as possible to give you the best recommendations possible.

LIFX Mini White

Our pick

$ 20 at Amazon

Pros Works over Wi-Fi Voice assistant compatible out of the box Cons Dimmer at 650 lumens Not compatible with dimmer switches

The LIFX Mini is a small bulb that fits in desk lamps as easily as ceiling light fixtures. It can be operated remotely and works  [Read More…]

Should I buy an Eero mesh router for an apartment?

Best answer: A “mesh” Wi-Fi system may feel like overkill for an apartment, but if you have a space larger than a studio you can still benefit from the Eero system with a main Eero router and a Beacon. Even with limited square footage, you will enjoy rock-solid Wi-Fi connectivity and simple device management.

Amazon: Eero + 1 Beacon ($ 299) Amazon: Eero + 2 Beacons ($ 399) Some Eero features are great no matter your square  [Read More…]