Smart home devices can be confusing and daunting for some, even with simple things like an Amazon Echo smart speaker. Without any screens, you’ll have to rely on the LED lights to know what’s happening.
Amazon’s Echo smart speakers have several different colored lights it’ll display, and if you’re confused by an orange or purple glow, you’re not alone. If you’ve ever wondered, “what do my Amazon Echo speaker’s colored lights mean?” Our top story goes over everything you need to know.
Because they don’t have screens, Amazon Echo smart speakers use colored lights to communicate their needs or get your attention. But what does Alexa want this time? Interpreting an Echo speaker’s lights isn’t always easy, and in some cases, one color could mean several different things. Read More »
Modern laptops continue to become thinner, lighter, and more portable than ever, but perhaps the only downside is that slimmer models tend to feature fewer ports overall. The Satechi USB-4 Multiport Adapter with 8K HDMI is a must-have tool for connecting essential tech to your new computer. Read More »
No one needs another monthly streaming service and payment, but that’s what’s coming later this summer with “NFL Plus.” The National Football league is expected to launch the new NFL+ service in July, and it’ll replace the free mobile streaming service fans have enjoyed for the last several years. Read More »
Dyson is no stranger to crazy ideas. From its air-purifying headphones to mounting lasers on a vacuum to help find small particles of dust. However, the company recently revealed it’s secretly working on crazy robots it hopes will eventually do household chores we all hate. Read More »
Nothing is a company founded by Carl Pei, one of the original co-founders of the OnePlus brand. For months, Nothing has teased its new phone, and now we’re finally getting more details about the Nothing Phone (1). Read More »
AirTags make it easy to keep track of your most precious valuables—like your wallet, keys, bag, or car. But as they get slung around our homes, vehicles, and bags, they might be susceptible to getting scratched. Protect your 2021 AirTags (nay, rock them in style) with these gorgeous leather cases. They fit on your keychain without taking up much space, and make it even easier to store your AirTag on a backpack, pet, and other places. The case doesn’t block the AirTag’s signal transmission or speaker abilities. This is a set of four cases, and you can get them in all black or in a colorful variety pack.
SteelSeries just announced the two latest members of its Arctis headset line—the Arctis Nova Pro and the Arctics Nova Pro Wireless—and offers versions compatible with Xbox, PC and PlayStation for each. Both offer a veritable kitchen sink of premium features. Read More »
Motorola’s upcoming Razr 3 foldable phone has been in the works since last year, and we got our first glance at it earlier this month. Now, a newly leaked video is giving us a better hands-on look at the vastly improved design. Read More »
If you’ve ever struggled with IKEA’s smart home ecosystem, it seems that things are about to get better. IKEA just debuted the DIRIGERA, an upcoming smart home hub that uses Matter (plus a brand new app) to streamline customers’ smart home experience. Read More »
If you’ve found yourself with a lot of free time on your hands, you could use it to learn a new skill. But you won’t. You could do some of those projects you’ve been putting off. But you won’t do that, either. Nope, you’re going to play just a crap-ton of video games. Read More »
It happens to the best of us—you create a few word documents and upload some high-quality images from your family vacation, and voila! Google Drive is screaming at you about how there’s no space left. Fortunately, it’s easy to see what’s taking up the most space and how to free up more. Read More »
Knowing exactly what technology to invest in isn’t always easy. A few products on the market, though, are decidedly not worth your time or money—even when they do what they claim to do. Here are a few you’ll find on the wrong side of Amazon. Read More »
Got crayon marks on your wall? How about scuffed areas along your baseboards? If so, you’ve probably reached for a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser before. These handy little sponges seem to magically remove marks, but have you ever wondered how that ‘magic’ actually works? Read More »
When it comes to wearable gadgets, there are two terms you hear a lot: “fitness tracker” and “smartwatch.” These two types of devices have a lot of similarities, but a few big differences. Which one is right for you? Read More »
Speakers can get expensive quickly, but you don’t need to spend a lot of money to upgrade your sound. No matter what you’re listening to, these speakers bring the boom but don’t break the bank. Read More »
Yeedi, a sister company to the more widely known Ecovacs, is a robot vacuum company that appears to be targeting a specific market. If you’re in the market for a robot vacuum with some premium features but a solidly budget price point, the basic Yeedi Vac is worth a look. Read More »