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Up your home security with $130 off this Arlo Ultra 4K camera system

You may have kitted your house out with a bunch of smart home tech, but have you spared a thought for your home security system? Instead of settling for an old or unreliable alarm, you really ought to upgrade to something like Arlo’s Ultra camera system — especially with discounts of up to $ 130 via Woot right now. The UHD Arlo cams heave seen a few discounts since their release, but the deals at Woot today are among the  [Read More…]

Don’t bulk up the huge Galaxy S20 Ultra even more; get one of these cases

I know a lot of you want to go naked and show off the Galaxy S20 Ultra in all its 6.9-inch glory, but it’s a half-pound, glass-backed phone that is super unwieldy. To paraphrase South Park, if you try to use the Ultra without a case, “you’re gonna have a bad time.” Never fear! Just because you need to use a case doesn’t mean you need to bulk up your phone.

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VAVA 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser Projector Review

When you can’t get to the theater, bring the theater home to you.

Bigger is better when it comes to video. Full stop. Nobody wants a smaller television. Nobody wants a smaller picture. And that’s good, because bigger televisions — with higher resolutions — are getting less expensive all the time. Turns out that’s also true for laser projectors.

I met up with the folks at VAVA at CES in January 2020, and they sent over their VAVA 4K  [Read More…]

Leaks show how the Honor 30’s camera stacks up against the Galaxy S20 Ultra

The camera sensor is made by Sony.

What you need to know A leaked presentation slide shows how the upcoming Honor 30 compares to the Galaxy S20 Ultra in the camera department. Its Sony-made sensor is 1/1.3″ large, similar to the Samsung’s phone 1/1.33″ sensor. The pixel size on the Honor is also 1.2µm, which should give it an advantage in low-light photography.

With the Honor 30S set to release in just five days, we’re getting some  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 is more likely to break than the S20+ or S20 Ultra

The Galaxy S20 Ultra was deemed the most durable.

What you need to know Third-party warranty provider SquareTrade recently tested the durability of the Samsung Galaxy S20 models. In its testing, SquareTrade found that the Samsung Galaxy S20 was the most prone to breaking. The Galaxy S20 Ultra fared best in all of its testing earning the breakability score of 70.

It should come as no surprise that phones these days are fragile, what do you expect  [Read More…]

Google is reportedly working on a new Chromecast Ultra with Android TV

And there’s a remote this time!

What you need to know 9to5Google reports that Google is working on a new Chromecast Ultra. It’s said to look a lot like the current 3rd Gen Chromecast and support 4K HDR streaming. The big difference is that it’ll run Android TV and come with a remote.

New Google hardware could be soon available, and we aren’t just talking about the Pixel 4a. According to a new report from the folks  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra is more durable than you think

As you would expect from a phone that costs $ 1,400, the Galaxy S20 Ultra is solidly built.

What you need to know Durability tests for the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra have revealed that the phone is quite sturdy. The phone’s screen, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6, is quite resistant to scratches. Samsung’s most expensive Galaxy S flagship also managed to survive multiple drop tests, although it is in no way “rugged.”

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Who do you think won this iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Galaxy S20 Ultra drop test?

Probably the person who can afford to buy two phones just so they could break them…

What you need to know PhoneBuff has put the iPhone 11 Pro Max and the Galaxy S20 Ultra to the test. They dropped the phones from different heights to find out which was more durable. The scores were mighty close.

A new drop test pitting the iPhone 11 Pro Max against the Galaxy S20 Ultra has surfaced, and we want to  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review: Too much of a good thing

Samsung’s biggest and most expensive phone delivers in almost every way.

Galaxy S20 Ultra review Hardware and design Display Software and performance Battery life Cameras Living with 5G Should you buy it?

I’ve been through this so many times before. Samsung has a new flagship phone. It’s undeniably better than its last flagship phone. And it’s once again more expensive than its predecessor. The Galaxy S20 Ultra is taking that formula to an even higher  [Read More…]

Which high-end Arlo security camera should you get — Pro 3 or Ultra?

Top-of-the-line Arlo Ultra

$ 580 at Amazon

Pros Better image sensors and resolution Dual-microphone array Wider field of view Double-motion detectors Year-long Arlo Smart subscription included Cons Most expensive Arlo security camera Can only use with included Arlo hub

The Arlo Ultra system packs in all the features you’d expect from the company’s best security camera. 4K UHD video, dual-microphone noise cancellation, a wider field of view, and a broader temperature range make for a mighty  [Read More…]