Tag Archive: Advanced


Google brings its Advanced Protection Program to Nest devices

Until now, it wasn’t possible for users to use their Google Account with both Advanced Protection and Nest devices.

What you need to know Google has finally brought its Advanced Protection Program to Nest devices. The Advanced Protection Program offers additional safeguards against fraudulent access, phishing, and malware. It is aimed at people that are at high risk of targeted attacks, such as activists, journalists, and people working on elections.

Google’s Advanced Protection Program, which is designed  [Read More…]

Google makes advanced Hangouts Meet capabilities free to combat Coronavirus

The free access will run till July 1.

What you need to know Google this week made a significant gesture toward helping combat the spread of the coronavirus. It’s making advanced video conferencing abilities previously exclusive to G Suite Enterprise available to all G Suite users for free. The move is aimed at helping facilitate remote work so that the spread of the virus is contained.

As the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, officially called COVID-19,  [Read More…]

Do the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphone 700 support advanced audio codecs?

Best answer: The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 support just two audio codecs in AAC and SBC.

Shiny new toy: Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 ($ 400 at Amazon) More codec support: Sony WH-1000MX3 ($ 300 at Amazon) What is a Bluetooth codec?

While Bluetooth headphones have become a staple for many folks, there is a lot that goes into what makes these headphones work. Sure, there’s the pairing process which is easier for some headphones compared  [Read More…]

How to set up advanced touchscreen controls on PUBG Mobile

Despite not offering official support for Bluetooth controllers, PUBG Mobile makes the best use of touchscreen controls that you will ever see on a smartphone. The game lets you customize the placement and size of every action buttons on the screen along with the maps and other HUD elements, letting you find the perfect layout to fit your device dimensions and hands.

We’ll show you how to go in and set up your controls for success, along with  [Read More…]

Netgear’s advanced CM700 cable modem is on sale for $73

Get a new modem.

The Netgear CM700 DOCSIS 3.0 32×8 cable modem is down to $ 72.99 with code NEFPBD67 on Newegg Flash. The same modem is $ 90 on Amazon. This is a unique deal because it’s better than any recent deal we’ve seen from Amazon. Also remember Newegg Flash is a temporary deal site, and while there’s still plenty of time left for this one it could also sell out long before the deal actually  [Read More…]

Help shape the future of Google’s Advanced Protection Program!

Are you concerned that your work in progress, intellectual property, and other digital data could be compromised in a targeted attack?

Google’s Advanced Protection Program helps safeguard the personal Google Accounts of people at risk of being targeted. Google is constantly improving the program to help users stay a step ahead of evolving security threats, and they’d like to get your input in one of their upcoming user research studies.

Click the link below to sign up, and  [Read More…]

Chamberlain’s $60 MyQ smart hub adds advanced control to your garage door

Control it from anywhere!

You can grab this Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door opener for just $ 59.99 at Amazon. This is a price-match from Home Depot that we shared a couple days ago. The MyQ normally sells for around $ 80, and it has never gone lower than $ 65 on Amazon before. This is one of the best deals ever, including previous Black Friday sales.

It’s compatible with most garage door openers made after 1993  [Read More…]

Chamberlain’s $60 MyQ smart hub adds advanced control to your garage door

Control it from anywhere!

You can grab this Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door opener for just $ 59.98 at Home Depot. The MyQ sells for $ 80 on Amazon, and we’ve never seen it go lower than $ 65 there. This is one of the best deals ever, including previous Black Friday sales.

It’s compatible with most garage door openers made after 1993 that have standard safety sensors, so you won’t need to replace the whole opener  [Read More…]

The Wisenet SmartCam N1 and N2 security cams have advanced face recognition

No surprises.

Hanwha Techwin America announced this week two new security cameras: the Wisenet SmartCam N1 and the SmartCam N2. These are very similar cameras, but the N1 is a Sam’s Club exclusive and costs just $ 149.99. The N2 will be $ 50 more, available at a variety of retailers like Amazon, Crutchfield, and more, and add a couple features like “Abnormal Sound Detection,” which alerts you to glass breaking, babies crying, and other unusual noises.

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Everything you wanted to know about Google’s Advanced Protection Program

For some people, two-factor authentication just isn’t enough.

Google takes account security very seriously. You may be giving up more of your privacy than you like by using Google services and hardware, but that’s not the same thing as account security — and Google takes some pretty big steps to keep unauthorized users out of your account. The company also has some tools and policies designed to keep you from letting an unauthorized user in, like Chrome blocking  [Read More…]