Happy Monday! If you’re thinking about setting up a Plex server at your house, you might be considering a NAS (network attached storage) box. But is that really necessary? Today, we’re breaking down when you want to use a NAS, what you may want to add to your NAS setup for Plex streaming, and when you don’t need to bother with one in the first place.
Network Attached Storage (NAS) units provide remote access to all your files and are a popular Plex Media Server solution. While they might seem intimidating and expensive, NAS devices are actually one of the easiest home-streaming solutions and are well worth the money. Here’s why a NAS unit may suit your needs better than the alternatives. Read More »
If you own an iPhone, an Apple Watch, and AirPods and you charge them all separately, you’re making more work for yourself. Instead, you can conveniently unload all your devices onto a single charging dock and never worry about anything not being charged. Read More »
Wyze makes a lot of excellent and interesting products. Its cameras are probably the most well-known, but it has a whole slew of other products, like a scale, smart bulbs, vacuums, and a lot more. The newest member of the Wyze family, however, is the Smart Floor Lamp, and it’s arguably one of the more interesting products in the company’s catalog. Read More »
Forget boring underground tunnels because one startup is developing an “electric seaglider” that can travel upwards of 180mph. We’re talking about Regent, a startup that just received $9 million in funding for its ambitious new coastal cities transportation system. Read More »
Researchers at Russia’s ITMO University developed a laser paintbrush that paints paintings without using paint. (Try saying that three times fast.) The laser-painting tool is actually more of an etching tool, creating microscopic structures in metal that reflect select wavelengths of light that correspond to yellow, red, and other colors. Read More »
If you’re wanting to make some popcorn from scratch, but don’t want to bother with the traditional stovetop method, use this microwave popcorn popper. You won’t need any oil or butter to pop your corn with it—the hot air circulates and creates healthy chemical-free popcorn that’s perfect for snacking and movie night. The popper comes in six fun colors, and can pop a fresh batch in three minutes or less. Temperature-safe BPA-free glass and easy-clean silicone makes for easy use and cleanup as well.
Whether you’re playing Blackjack, Poker, or 52 Card Pickup, it never hurts to use pretty cards. And while there are lots of decadent decks out there to choose from, we were flat-out blown away by this deck, inspired by Marvel’s Infinity Saga. Read More »
You can come up with some pretty crazy ideas when you’re cooped up indoors. But few lockdown projects match the giant, wineglass-playing model train assembled by employees at the Miniatur Wunderland museum. The project is so outrageous that it set a Guinness World Record for “longest melody played by a model train.” Read More »
Scientists have discovered yet another black hole in our universe, but this one is just 1,500 light-years away from Earth, nicknamed “the Unicorn” black hole. That makes it the closest known black hole to our solar system. Read More »
After years of work, Domino’s and self-driving car manufacturer Nuro are launching their first autonomous pizza delivery robot in Houston. The robot, named R2, is the first occupantless on-road delivery vehicle with regulatoray approval from the Department of Transportation. Read More »
When it comes to Microsoft and writing, Microsoft Word wasn’t always the only game in town. In 1993, Microsoft released a wacky word processor for kids called Creative Writer. Here’s what made it memorable. Read More »