Happy Hump Day! The last year has been tough for almost everyone, but not many have been hit quite as hard as museums. Nearly all museums have been closed for the biggest part of the last year, and now many smaller institutions risk closing for good—many already have. It’s a depressing result of the pandemic, and unfortunately, it doesn’t look like there’s a lot that can be done to prevent this right now. To make matters worse, once a museum closes its door, everything within goes to another museum, which means that it’ll almost certainly never open again. Ugh.
At Review Geek, we use a lot of tech. From laptops and new phones to computer monitors keyboards, and other accessories, a lot of stuff passes through our hands. But have you ever wondered what our favorite tech toys are? As it turns out, as all love our computers and phones, but it’s the lesser-talked-about tech that really makes a profound impact in our daily lives. Hit today’s top story for a look at our favorite gadgets—the list might surprise you.
Need a new soundbar? TCL’s Alto 8i is on sale for just $150.
Fiat and Google teamed up to bring “Hey Google” to cars.
Testing different gadgets is part of the job for us here at Review Geek, but have you ever wondered what our favorites are? The things we choose to use on the daily and can’t (or at least don’t want to) live without? Read More »
Belkin is releasing a mount for the iPhone 12 that’ll track your face and automatically move with you. At just $65, it only costs a fraction of the cost of Amazon’s Echo Show 10 (which has a similar tracking feature and costs $250) and, oh yeah, means Amazon isn’t placing a camera in your home. Read More »
After launching in-store earlier this year, IKEA’s HomeKit-compatible TRADFRI Shortcut Button is now available for order online for just $8. The smart home button can trigger routines for your IKEA and HomeKit devices, adding a layer of automation to any room of your smart home. Read More »
Companies teaming up to make cross-branded products is nothing new (just see the evil incarnate that is Peepsi), but it’s rare to see a digital assistant so blazingly plastered to a vehicle. The new Fiat 500 Family Hey Google screams Google all over and comes with a couple of handy tricks. Read More »
If you’re all about that bass but don’t want an expensive or over-complicated speaker setup, then it’s time to grab a TCL Alto 8i soundbar. The affordable Bluetooth soundbar with built-in subwoofers is on sale for $150 until June—that’s $30 off the regular price of $180. Read More »
With the proper equipment at hand, home cooks can easily whip up all of their favorite recipes and be sure they’ll turn out well. Food processors, like this one from Hamilton Beach, are an especially handy kitchen appliance that can double as your sous chef, helping you chop, slice, shred, mix, and puree up to eight cups of food at a time. It has a large feed chute for faster and easier processing, along with two speeds and a pulse option backed by a 450W motor. Plus, its blades, bowl, and lid are all dishwasher safe.
Google Meet will continue to offer free unlimited video calls until June 30th, the company announced in a Tweet. After June 30th, free calls will be limited to an hour. This is the second time that Google has postponed its 60-minute call limit after extending its initial deadline from September 30th, 2020 to March 31st of this year. Read More »
Updates are a frequent topic when it comes to the Android operating system. There are actually different types of Android updates, one of which is a “Security Update.” What’s different about these updates, and why are they so important? Read More »
When building a PC, the case is usually an afterthought. People pick a CPU, GPU, a good motherboard, RAM, a PSU, maybe a liquid cooler—and, with whatever budget is left, pick up a case. But your PC’s case deserves more thought than that. Here are five important things to bear in mind. Read More »