It’s almost summer, and you know what that means! Time to break out the grill! Or at least dig it out and hope that it didn’t die a wintery death because you forgot to store it away properly. Again.
And if you did forget (or it’s just old), then it’s time to buy a new grill. But head to any big box store that sells grills these days, and you’ll encounter new “Smart Grills.” And I know what you’re asking: “What the heck could make a grill ‘smart,’ and do you even need one?” Those are both excellent questions, and we’re here to help answer them: in the top story.
Andrew went “ears on” with the new Wyze Buds (the NOT pro model). It’s not pretty.
Everything’s smart these days, including cooking appliances. And although we don’t really see the point in a smart microwave, the benefits of a smart grill are quite clear. Those long cook times are suddenly a lot more tolerable when you have a computer monitoring your food and sending alerts to your phone. Read More »
Immediately after it launched, the Chromecast with Google TV garnered critical acclaim for its low price, snappy performance, and unique features. But it feels like Google has forgotten about its streaming stick. Despite outdated software and mounting performance issues, the Chromecast hasn’t received an update in nearly six months, and customers have noticed. Read More »
The redesigned Start menu on Windows 11 is something that you either love or hate. While it’s simpler than ever before, it’s highly controversial with users and has been since the first insider preview builds arrived. Read More »
Sennheiser is one of our favorite premium audio brands, so naturally we’re elated to hear that it just released the latest version of its Momentum line—the True Wireless 3 earbuds. The company’s previous version of the buds are still a popular pick, so we’re excited to see what these can do. Read More »
One of the biggest shopping events of the year will take place this July, and that’s Amazon Prime Day 2022. Similar to Black Friday, this is a massive event where Prime subscribers can score some epic deals. Read More »
You feel that? A soft, warm breeze on your skin, the ocean’s waves lapping at your feet as you stand at its edge, and PLOP! There goes your new smartphone into the water, because you were so relaxed. Hope you have a water-resistant protective pouch around it, like this one from Diaobale. The pouch’s IPX8 rating will protect your phone against splashes or accidental drops into water, making it a great accessory for your summer adventures. It fits modern smartphones from Apple, Google, and Samsung, and its soft TPU material still lets you use the phone while it’s inside. It features a secure lock and a lanyard, so you can carry your phone around your wrist or neck while traveling.
Gesture navigation arrived for Android in 2019, and at first, it was pretty confusing. Old-fashioned “back” and “home” buttons are simply more intuitive than swiping between apps. But Google has slowly improved gesture navigation, and in Android 13, it could use AI to help you quickly swipe out of apps. Read More »
The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer, and your porch is darker than sin. Why not brighten things up with some fancy decorative lights? Here are our favorite outdoor lights for the patio, porch, or deck. Read More »
Affordable wireless earbuds have come a long way, to the point where a $25 pair of Skullcandy’s can deliver decent audio quality. That’s great news for customers like you and me, but it also means that the bar’s higher than it used to be. And unfortunately, the $53 Wyze Buds fail to reach that bar because of muddy sound quality. Read More »
If you’re using Chrome or Firefox to stream Netflix on Windows or macOS, you are probably missing out on higher-quality streams and HDR content. Here’s why Netflix limits the quality of video on these browsers and what to use instead. Read More »
Do you ever find yourself craving a snack you cherished as a child? The memories connected to some of our favorite childhood foods make them taste even more delicious 30+ years later, and we’ve got 13 classics to prove it. Read More »
To say the housing market is wild right now would probably be an understatement. If you’re looking to sell, you’re in a great position to earn some money on your home. For those who want to squeeze in extra earnings, though, there’s one simple, affordable upgrade you can make. Read More »