Let’s talk security for a moment, specifically home security. A DIY security system with all the bells and whistles (literally) sounds like a good thing to have, especially if you can get some 24/7 monitoring with it. But the security systems are expensive. Prohibitively so. That is until Wyze, the king of selling good stuff for less than the rest, entered the fray. We went hands-on with the Wyze Monitoring system, and our review will get you all the details.
Stepping away from the serious and into the entertaining, it’s almost time for Loki. That’s the next Disney+ series that will captivate an hour of our time once a week. But this time it’s on a Wednesday! The first episode hits this June 9, and it looks to be a series anyone can enjoy: even if you aren’t a Marvel fanatic. And if you aren’t but worried you’ll be lost, we have you covered. Check out our guide on everything you need to know before watching Loki.
Amazon’s Prime Day is coming up, and you know what that means, right? Every other retailer will try to horn in on the action. Next up on the list? Target’s take on Prime Day!
A few days ago, my mother-in-law’s neighbors woke up to bad news. Thieves broke into their home while they slept and stole a bunch of their stuff, including both of their cars. When my mother-in-law asked for security system recommendations, I gave her one: Wyze’s Home Monitoring system. Read More »
Loki is finally coming out next week, and with a show so deeply rooted in the MCU lore, there’s a bit of homework to do if you want to understand everything. Whether you just want a quick recap of everything you need to know, or you want to rewatch all the relevant films yourself, these are the MCU movies that tie into Loki. Read More »
Sure, the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro has a fancy M1 processor, but its new Mini-LED display is the real star of the show. A teardown video from iFixit gives us a close look at the impressive new Liquid Retina XDR Display technology, plus a quick lesson explaining how LED backlights work (and why the iPad Pro’s new display looks so beautiful). Read More »
Fujifilm, the global film company based in Japan, has shut down parts of its network worldwide after apparently being the latest victim to a ransomware attack. The company is still trying to figure out the scale and extent of the attack, but here’s what we know. Read More »
Even if you were great at Guitar Hero during its heyday, you probably lacked the skills to beat “Through the Fire and Flames” on its highest difficulty. It’s nothing to be ashamed of—even Jon Bot Jovi, a Raspberry Pi-powered Guitar Hero robot, misses a note every once and awhile. Read More »
If you have a broken old garden hose, replace it with a powerful new one. This one from Restmo is made of a durable powder-coated metal that’s resistant to rust, corrosion, and wear; its shock-resistant rubberized bezel dial is protected from accidental drops as well. The nozzle fits all standard garden hoses and gives you seven spray patterns to choose from: shower, jet, flat, center, cone, full, and mist. The pistol grip front trigger ensures a comfortable hold, and it can be locked as needed.
IKEA is known for its unique furniture (and meatballs), but it also has plenty of functional items up for grabs, like this $12 air sensor. For the same price as lunch from a fast food place, the VINDRIKTNING will monitor your home’s air quality. Read More »
Following on the heels of Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature, Google will soon let Android users opt out of ad tracking. Doing so prevents apps from seeing a users’ unique advertising ID, thereby limiting businesses’ ability to collect private data and sell targeted ads. Read More »
Target doesn’t want to let Amazon and Walmart have all the fun, which is why the company just announced its own “Deal Days” from June 20-22nd. Essentially matching Amazon’s Prime Day and Walmart’s Black Friday-like “Deals for Days” events, both happening later this month. Read More »
When you don’t feel like running or riding a bike, a brisk walk is often the best way to fit some cardio in your day. That’s why Google Fit now features a Paced Walking activity that lets you set each step of your workout to a beat. Read More »
Apple’s 2022 iPad Pro could feature MagSafe-like wireless charging, according to a report by Bloomberg. The company could also release a new iPad Mini this year, and may be experimenting with advanced wireless charging hardware despite canceling the AirPower mat in 2019. Read More »