If I had to pick a favorite smart home gadget, a video doorbell would be high on the list. I’ve been using the Nest Hello for quite a while, so when I got the chance to test out the new battery-powered Nest Doorbell, I jumped on it.
It’s quite a bit different than the previous Nest Doorbell—it’s a lot bigger, much easier to install, more limited in some ways, and generally better in others. Still, I think this is a fantastic doorbell for Nest users (or Google Assistant smart home users in general). HIt the top story for all the details, including some insight as to which of the two might be better for you.
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The Nest Hello doorbell has long been the doorbell for Google/Nest users. But it comes at a high cost of entry, including a sometimes difficult installation process. That’s where the new Nest Doorbell (battery) comes in. It’s almost as good as the Nest Hello, but simplifies installation and brings the cost down. Read More »
Watching horror movies is a fun Autumn activity, and an absolute must for Halloween enthusiasts. We rounded up 31 of the most exciting and outrageous horror movies (with plenty of classics and a few newer picks) to give you something thrilling to watch every day in October. Read More »
Apple’s latest security issues are both devastating and laughable. Last week, we learned that the company patched a macOS exploit in the laziest way possible, and now, the company is facing backlash for an amateurish AirTags vulnerability that it’s known about for months and never bothered to fix. Read More »
As Microsoft gears up for the release of Windows 11, the company announced a new version of Microsoft Office 2021. This software suite includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and more, and it’ll be available on October 5th, along with Windows 11. Read More »
Education can be expensive, with a course at a community college costing $338 on average and tutoring for those learning an instrument or language potentially adding up to thousands. However, it is possible to learn almost anything for free these days. Read More »
If you play golf regularly, you probably have a ton of gear that needs to remain organized and easily accessible. This collapsible storage organizer is up to the task! Measuring 17 inches wide x 13 inches deep x 9 inches tall, it gives you plenty of room for storing things like your golf cleats, gloves, sunglasses, tees, extra balls, pens, and more. Its made of durable 600D Oxford fabric and sports reinforced side walls along with a waterproof and abrasion-resistant design to ensure your gear stays protected whether you store it in your locker, car, or golf cart.
Hisense is running a killer deal on all sizes of its newest U6G-series ULED 4K TVs. Packed with the Android TV software, Dolby Vision HDR and Atmos support, and Hisense’s custom take on QLED hardware, these TVs are perfect for any living room setup. And you could save $225 on the largest model! Read More »
In August, Google shocked everyone when it released a full teaser video for its new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones months earlier than usual. Since then, however, we’ve only received small bits of leaks and information as the inevitable release date nears. Now, Google just dropped another Pixel 6 ad suggesting the phone is “coming soon,” but that’s about it. Read More »
Is the war against robocalls finally coming to a close? In a milestone ruling, the FCC now forbids telecom companies from accepting calls made by unregistered voice service providers. In other words, if a voice service company doesn’t appear in the new Robocall Mitigation Database, then it can’t bother you. But some experts say that this new rule is full of loopholes—will it really help end robocalls? Read More »
Last week we learned that YouTube TV subscribers could potentially lose access to many important NBC channels on the streaming service. The two companies had a very public dispute over contract and price negotiations, but now it looks like your YouTube TV NBC channels are safe, at least for now. Read More »
With the release of iOS and iPadOS 15 in September 2021, Apple placed a renewed focus on privacy with some big strides forward for iPhone and iPad users. Let’s run through what’s new and how you can take advantage of the new features to protect yourself. Read More »
The Sony PlayStation 5 supports an additional SSD to expand your game and app storage. The installation process is simple, but determining which SSDs will work can be complicated. Here are the best SSDs for your PS5. Read More »
You might think of October as spooky season, but the month’s new book releases cover much more than just Halloween-ready titles! You’ll also find inspiring and intriguing nonfiction, light escapist novels, tense thrillers, and much more—and, yes, some spooky delights too. Keep an eye out for these titles making their debut in October! Read More »