I’ve been sitting here struggling with where to begin this $99 Wyze Lock review. Usually, Wyze product reviews are a simple affair. Whether cameras, bulbs, plugs, or sensors, the outcome is always the same. A well-made product that does at least 90% of the work the competition does, for a fraction of the price. How can you not recommend that? The answer, it seems, is when it’s missing an essential feature: convenience.
Since the beginning of time, the internet has endlessly fought over the pronunciation of GIF. Jif, the peanut butter maker, is putting a stop to all of the arguments by teaming up with Giphy and definitively teaching the internet how to pronounce the animated looping image format. And the verdict is that GIFs are pronounced with a soft g.
Intuit, the company behind QuickBooks, Mint, and TurboTax, announced yesterday that it’s buying Credit Karma for a touch over $7.1 billion in cash and stock. If you’re not cool with Intuit having the data you’ve shared with Credit Karma, there are other options out there. Just be warned: you’ll need to sign up for multiple services to cover everything Credit Karma currently does.
Ask any Smash Bros. fan, and they’ll tell you that SSB Ultimate’s online mode leaves a lot to be desired. It’s often laggy, it takes forever to get into a match, and your options for customization are limited at best. So, despite loving the game, I haven’t played it seriously in months.
I’ve been a Google Play Music subscriber since day one. Literally—as soon as the landing page went live, I signed up. And, I’ve been with it ever since. When Google announced that YouTube Music would be taking the place of GPM (at some point, anyway), I was curious how good it would be in comparison. And initially, that answer was apparent: not very.
Over the last 5 years, wireless charging speeds have leaped from around 5 watts to 10 or 15 watts in a handful of phones. That ain’t too shabby, but with new flagships like the Galaxy S20 and the Huawei Mate X sporting 45- and 55-watt wired charging speeds, wireless charging still feels slow.
The world of smart homes often feels like a confusing walled garden. But with the Wyze Smart Home Starter Pack, everything is cheap and simple. For just $100, you get eight smart home products that are easy to set up and offer a straightforward path toward smart routines and home automation.
Group chats are invaluable to any team, band, workplace, or clique. But if you want to avoid the hellfire of SMS group texts, then you and your friends need to agree on a single app. Here are a few of our favorites, along with some notes on why they might be right for you.
There’s this a common misconception that AirPods and AirPods Pro don’t work with Android. The fact is that’s completely false—not only do they work with Android, but they’re also my pick for the best true wireless headphones you can get, regardless of what OS you use. That said, there are a few things to consider if you want to use AirPods with your Android phone.
Samsung’s newest flagship phones are up for pre-order today. The bottom-rung Galaxy S20 starts at “only” $1000, the whiz-bang Galaxy Z Flip is $1380, and the maxed-out, top-of-the-line Galaxy S20 Ultra is $1600. You can do a lot with sixteen hundred American dollarydoos, in a lot of different ways. Let’s check out a few of your options, shall we?