Amazon Echo's new features include voice calling, multi-room audio, Nest thermostats, Spotify, skills from Fitbit, Uber, Lyft, Domino's Pizza, and 11 new Alexa devices like 3rd Gen Echo Dot.
The Reolink Argus Pro is a full HD, wireless WiFi security camera with a rechargeable battery and solar powered options. It includes two-way audio, a 33ft night vision IR camera, and smart motion detection abilities. Good for indoor/outdoor usage with local & cloud storage settings.
Learn how to use green screen effects on an iPad to produce professional looking photos and Hollywood-style videos in this quick and easy tutorial!
Oittm's Smart Dimmer Light Switch automates your home, controls multiple lighting fixtures, and can be programmed from 1000's of miles away. Compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
Product review of the Choetech Circle (T517) Charging Pad for Qi wireless charging. Discover one of the most affordable Qi chargers on the market.
The best starter dslr camera for beginner photographers in 2013 is the Canon T3i. With a high MP sensor, a swivel screen, quality video, photo and more, the EOS 600D (T3i) is great for beginners.
Apple TV is much more than a streaming box. But what can Apple TV 3 really do? We have reviewed the main features.
The Autowit Wireless Car Charger provides fast Qi charging to the latest iPhone/Android phones including iPhone X/XR/XS and Samsung S9/S9+. Charger can be used with car vents or dashboard mounts.
This heavy duty-power bank can simultaneously charge two devices. It comes with a built-in LED flashlight and LCD display panel for high accuracy capacity reading; the perfect emergency kit add-on.
If you have an iPad Mini be aware that there are certain conditions that need to be met to ensure it will charge via USB on your computer. Alternatively use the power adapter and the exact USB cord.
Using Siri speech to text to dictate blogs, hubs and articles on your iPad or iPhone could revolutionize the way you write. This how to guide will show you how it is done and includes a full list of Siri speech to text commands.
There are many fascinating and useful ways robots can help you at your home right now. Take a look at the many innovative ways robots can help make life a little bit easier for humans.
The Food and Drug Administration recently published new rules which could ban E-cigarettes and destroy a growing industry - the question to ask is why.
Amazon Prime Music is the newest addition to the site's services. I decided to dive right in and try it on my Kindle. Read this review to find out more!
Are the Amazon Echo and Google Home better than the Apple HomePod? How Alexa and the Google Assistant compare to Siri.
The Meross Smart Wall Switch gives you hands free control of your home's lighting system. Create schedules, auto timers, and routines with the Meross app. Compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
The Choetech Wireless Car Charger delivers fast charging speeds to all Qi enabled devices including the newest Apple & Android phones. Features secure air vent grip and easy to control one hand operation.
Looking for an affordable microphone for getting started on YouTube? Here are 7 good options for beginners.
The Amazon Echo vs. the Google Home and Google Home Mini voice assistants. Which Bluetooth smart speaker will take over your smart home? How Alexa compares to Google and should you buy both?
Whatever trade you're in, a cheap thermal imaging camera can make your life so much easier. This article takes a look at three of the best, inexpensive hand held thermal imagers for sale today.
Is your iPhone constantly interrupting you with annoying alerts? Take control and learn how to turn off push notifications on your iPad or iPhone apps.
Want to record sports or a video for YouTube? Here's a few good quality camcorders for the money you spend.
This 3-in-1 charging dock can hold an iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods at the same time. A new way to eliminate messy charging cables with a premium, silicon made Apple stand.
Looking for cool stuff to do with your laser pointer? This article lists a few fun and safe activities to make use of your pen, enjoy the wonderful qualities of coherent light and amaze your friends.
Tablets with USB ports are hard to come by. We have found a few. Also learn how to use full size USB devices on tablets that do not have USB 2.0 Ports.
This video tutorial shows you how to convert source M2TS video files outputted by the Sony Handycam into a more common file type, such as WMV, using the Picture Motion Browser (PMB) software that comes with the camcorder. You can use the PMB software to convert the source M2TS files to WMV, MPEG-2 or an Animated HTML/GIF file.
The affordable Meross Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini controls lights, fans, portable heaters, and other small appliances through their app and by voice. Compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
The Meross Outdoor Smart Plug comes with 2 outlets for multi-lighting and plug-in appliance controls. It comes with IP44 waterproof housing and it's compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
The Echo Spot is an Alexa powered touchscreen alarm clock that can make video calls, play news clips, view weather & traffic reports, and control your smart home.
I'm crazy about micro four thirds cameras, and here are a few of the best options in my experience. We'll review two great models and outline some of the differences and advantages over a DSLR.
The Meross Smart Surge Protector comes with 3 AC outlets and 2 USB ports that can be controlled individually through the app or with Amazon Alexa and Google. Controls lights, appliances, and more.
The Picooc Bluetooth Smart Body Fat Scale gives you 13 precise body measurements including body fat, muscle, and bone mass. Connects to app with charts, Google & Apple Health syncing, and multiple user profiles.
Amazon Echo's top 11 smart home skills for your home from companies like SmartThings, Wink, Logitech Harmony, and Nest all found in the Amazon Alexa app.
The Innergie 60C is an all-in-one USB-C adapter that can rapidly charge your MacBook, iPhone, Android smartphone, and more with 60W of efficient power delivery. It comes in a travel sized package with US and global options that include three interchangeable plugs.
The Oittm Smart Plug Mini controls energy usage and is compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant for hands-free voice control. It doesn't require a smart hub and works with IFTTT.
The Autowit Backup Camera with a 5" IPS front/rear view dash cam is an easy way to install your own car camera system. Cam comes in full HD, large wide-angle lens, and 24 hour monitoring for emergencies.
The written word has been crucial to the advancements achieved by mankind. In the digital age it will become even more ubiquitous.
In this article, I will list some pros and cons of the Philips GoGear RaGa. I hope to give you enough info to decide if you should buy it or not
After reviewing all sixteen allowable calculators for the PE exam, just one model edges out the competition. I weighed several factors and chose the one I like the best. I have also compared some of the other calculators that are good to use in the PE exam.
Always wonder why people spend so much on headphones whenever a person wearing Beats walks by? No doubt, they're probably good headphones, but there are alternatives out there to save you money.
Are you thinking about buying a Kindle? It took me a long time to decide to take the plunge, but I'm glad I did. Here's why.
25 fun Amazon Alexa skills for your kids to try with your Amazon Echo or Echo Dot. They can play games, learn facts, and become math wizards all by using their voice. List includes 25 bonus child friendly skills.
The 3 port Choetech Car Charger With Power Delivery provides 30W of charging fuel for iPhone & Android devices. Charge up to 3 gadgets at once with rapid speeds.
A heavy duty 10-port charging and mounting station for all your electronic devices that's great for home and commercial uses.
Safari's Reader View for iPhone and iPad is one of the browser's best features for reading online. Find out why iOS users love it, and learn how to use it to your advantage.
A curated list of 10 great electronics projects for anyone just getting started or even those who've just ran out of ideas.
Top 10 amazing Alexa skills to help you sleep better. How to turn your Amazon Echo into a top quality sound machine and white noise maker.
Once you learn how to record your iPad screen, you will be able to create your own iPad tutorials and app demonstrations. Here's how to get started with your first screencast.
Learn how to use Dropbox on an iPad and you will never look back. It's quick, convenient, and works every time. What more could you want from a cloud storage provider?!
Top 8 Best Baby Monitors 2018 have been selected for you. Armed with this information, getting the best wireless baby monitor will be a breeze for you.
3D food printers use liquid or powdered food material as a printing medium. They produce 3D objects with many different shapes. They may have other benefits, such as making meals during space travel.
Looking for a good and cheap pair of earbuds for you or your kids? Here's a comparison of 6 of the most popular models on the market in 2018.
Step by step instructions on how to scan 35mm slides with a flatbed scanner such as Canon's CanoScan 5600F.
I purchased my Kindle Paperwhite over a year ago and have read dozens of books on the device. It's one of the best purchases I've made as a reader and I believe others could benefit from owning one.
The Conbrov Mini Spy Camera is the world's smallest WiFi security camera at less than one cubic inch. Records during the day or at night with its night vision cam. Useful for home surveillance.
Sleep comfortably with the Oittm Smart Humidifier. It contains a 3L water tank and its smart features make it easy to control from anywhere. Compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
Is there a way to lock the volume controls on your iPad, iPhone or iPod? Simple solutions to ensure your children never max out the volume levels again.
Google Home, the competitor to Amazon Echo, is here. How does it compare to Google's Allo messenger or Google Now.
Oittm's smart outdoor outlet lets you control your indoor and outdoor lights, fountains, and plug-in appliances from the comfort of your own home. Compatible with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant.
In-depth review of the Oittm 5-in-1 Apple Watch and iPhone Charging Stand. A look at a more affordable multi-charger with an intriguing design.
Looking for a good stereo for your work site? Look no further. In this article I’ll review the top 5 options, discuss their features and recommend which heavy duty radio is right for you.
If you're looking for a no frills word processor that offers excellent battery life, minimal distraction, and maximum portability, then look no further than the AlphaSmart word processors.
There are five excellent earphone manufacturers out there which produce high-quality products. If you are someone looking to upgrade your earphones, these companies are the way to go as they all have products that have exceptional sound, build quality, and they will last you for years.
How the powerful $50 Echo Dot became the best selling Alexa smart speaker and how it compares to the $100 Amazon Echo and $150 Echo Plus.
Thinking of buying an iPod Touch? This article highlights three strong reasons why you should get this amazing gadget that serves as much more than a music player.
My review of the Avermedia Live Gamer Portable video capture card. Is the PC free recording option worth paying for? Is it better than the Elgato Game Capture HD? Is this capture card worth the money? Let's find out!
IHome players make it easy to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and play the audio through an external speaker system. Common problems experienced with iHome players include the player not recognizing the Apple device, the player not charging the Apple device, audio problems, alarm problems and more. Try resolving your issues through troubleshooting before contacting iHome support or exchanging your player.
Paul has a background and passion for video and digital media. He has also raised a daughter and been on many long family journeys.
The Sonos One is a cutting edge speaker that offers quality sound with the addition of Alexa, a voice activation interface offered by Amazon. Problems with Alexa leaves the Sonos One falling short.
The Portocam 1080P Mini Spy Camera has motion detection for security, loop recording, and it includes a night vision mode. Supports class 10 micro SD cards of up to 128GB.
This article walks you through how to mirror pictures on your Apple iPhone or iPad to a Roku device connected to the same wireless network.
Printing from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch is easier than you might think. You may already have everything you need. Here's what you need to know.
The Amazon Echo brings an AI assistant into your home. The future of voice control and smart home automation is here with Amazon's Alexa.
Whether you are trying to access your wireless router setup for the first time or just trying to view your current Wi-Fi Password from a previous setup, you will need to access the routers administrative console. Sometimes the admin console is...
The first of its kind! A power bank to not only charge your phone, but any USB-C equipped laptop and devices. Certified for power delivery, Dodocool's DP13 is 30% off with promo code.
Having good gear can help you grow your YouTube channel quickly. Here's a review of the best budget Audio and Video gear for quickly getting your start.
The unique little device can charge up to four 18650 batteries or double as a power bank for your smartphone. Its multi-purpose nature makes it a much needed companion for the heavy user.
Common problems with the JBL Charge 2 include no audio coming from the device, Bluetooth issues, buttons on the device not working, and more. I walk through troubleshooting these on your own.
The Choetech USB-C to HDMI cable is compatible with the latest MacBook Pro and Samsung Galaxy phones. It works with 4K resolutions with 720P backwards compatibility. Supports Thunderbolt 3 connector.
For example, it needs to enable more languages, wireless charging, facial recognition, and have more Google-like artificial intelligence.
Comparison of e readers:kindle paperwhite, standard kindle, kindle keyboard, nook simple touch, nook glowlight and kobo glo. You are going to make an investment so its wise to compare.
The 5 creepiest conspiracy theories about the Amazon Echo and Alexa. Are smart speakers like the Echo or Google Home dangerous? Does Alexa listen to everything you say?
Get the HomePod help you need to get the most out of your Apple speaker. Unlock the power of Siri, connect your Apple TV, learn how to play Spotify and more. Let's turn it up to 11 and get started!
I wasn't sure the Apple Watch was worth the price marked on the box but I caved in and bought one anyway. It was way over my budget, but after these four months I can't imagine not having it.
Sifting through the many portable projectors on the market can be a pain. This article reviews three great, high definition capable micro projectors and explains the different technologies.
This hub provides helpful unbiased advice about the latest quality Android tablet brands from China. Read more about the best Chinese Android tablets currently available, including Lenovo, Asus and also some non-Chinese brands including Samsung.
Are you the owner of an expensive smartphone? This small music player might be a good secondary device.
A heavy duty and high capacity power bank that's capable of charging a smartphone 7 to 10 times. Adaptive charging that can charge your device up to four times faster than conventional chargers.
When you compare Apple's latest iPad to the iPad Pro, the price is seems like an obvious place to start, but it's not the only thing to consider. Here's why.
Most mobile games are a dime a dozen, but these ten Kindle Fire Games are designed to make you think!
Follow this comprehensive step-by-step guide and you'll be able to use your PS4 controller on you PC/Laptop and enjoy your games in no time.
Amazon's 7th generation Fire HD 10, 8, and 7 tablets are a good overall value for the money. Here are some key differences between them.
If you’re an outdoor adventurist like I am, a good GPS is a must - handheld even better. This article will review & discuss 5 portable options to get you there & back with feature loaded ease.
Get better sound from your audio and video recordings with external microphones for iPads and iPhones. Try one, and you might never use the built-in microphone again!
This article shows you how to use Amazon's Echo Dot in your car as well as how to install Bluetooth in vehicles and enable Alexa voice control. Information about the new Echo Auto.
The 72W Choetech Desktop Charger has 4 charging ports including a 60W USB-C power delivery port for your MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 plus, and Google Pixel 2/2XL phones.
Not sure where to buy a Kindle or which one to buy? Still comparing e-readers and tablets and haven't made up your mind? We have answers to your questions about buying a Kindle reader or Fire tablet.
Is there something better than Vonage? Of all the options, Ooma offers the least geeky, most easy-to-set-up phone service with the best sound quality. Read on for a comparison to help you decide!
After reviewing all sixteen NCEES approved calculators for the FE exam, just one model edges out the competition. There are several factors to consider which is the best.
How to fix a broken Echo in 6 steps, as well as how to possibly get a new one. Guide to device maintenance, technical issues, and how to complete a safe refund or return.
The Amazon Echo Show brings 11 cool features including a touchscreen to watch Prime video, Skype-like video calling, and a Nest-like security camera. Includes 2nd Gen Amazon Echo Show.
Common problems with the SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip MP3 player and how to resolve them using troubleshooting techniques.
Learn how to capture a screenshot on an iPad and annotate it so you can share it with others. It is quick and easy to do because there's an app for that!
The Choetech 30W USB Car Charger uses Quick Charge 3.0 to charge compatible Samsung Galaxy phones 4x faster than normal. Smart charging with up to 2.4 amps for iPhone X/8/8+ and other Android models.
I decided to give Vance Fry's AlphaSmart Dana Battery Hack a try when Dana's battery showed signs that it was on its last legs. This is my documentary of the hack and experience with it.
Advances in digital technology have revolutionized cameras and photography, bringing many benefits, but also some downsides. This article looks at the 14 main disadvantages of digital photography.
Want to keep your cordless phones throughout your home while using your cell from them? KX-TG phones are a great solution for doing just that.
The AlphaSmart Dana, the predecessor to the AlphaSmart Neo and Neo2 word processors, can still be just as useful and sometimes even more so to writers who want to avoid distraction.
The Benuo World Travel Adapter has 4 retractable plugs that are compatible with 150+ countries plus 4 USB ports that can simultaneously charge your phone, laptop, tablet, digital camera, and more.
What are the best engineering calculators? An overview of the transition of the best engineering calculators for education, professional exams, and work in the life of an engineer.
Learn how to use the Google Drive for iPad app to access, organize and save all the files you need using your iPad. It's fast, powerful and easy to use. Here's why.
The Benuo Magnetic Car Phone Mount works with iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6s, Samsung Galaxy S5-9, GPS navigators, and more. Hooks into air vents and keeps your phone secure even in bumpy conditions.
The ChargeCube is a premium, high capacity power bank designed for the heavy duty user. Equipped with the SpeedID technology, it aims to deliver the fastest charging experience possible.
It's easy to transfer files from your Kindle Fire to your home computer or from your home computer to your Kindle Fire.
The Pixel Oppilas Wireless Shutter Remote Control RW-221 works extremely well and is one of the least expensive camera tools for Nikon photographers.
I discovered that Panasonic makes a user-friendly cordless phone system with the features I've always dreamed of having. I've had other brands of phones in the past, but this does everything a modern phone should do.