DVDs and Blu-ray discs aren’t useless yet. There’s something nice about owning what you pay for, and Blu-ray quality beats streaming by a long shot. But discs are more inconvenient than ever. If you want the best of both worlds, you’ll need to know how to play, rip, and write DVDs and Blu-ray discs on your computer.
New phones are fully capable of taking professional-quality videos. But, like traditional video cameras, phone cameras work best when they’re paired with tripods, lighting equipment, microphones, and powerful software. Here are some essential tips and tools for shooting pro-level video on your phone.
No matter what kind of environment you’re working in or what type of job you have, getting your work done is impossible if you’re not organized and focused. You’ll find that certain desk items will help improve your productivity by making it feel like you have your life together, or making you feel a lot more comfortable. Stock up on these to up your work game in 2020.
Ring, an Amazon-owned security company, has a reputation problem right now. Between blaming users for security problems Ring could prevent, and a less than transparent relationship with law enforcement, it’s hard to recommend anything from the company. Thankfully, you can find plenty of alternatives to Ring products, whether it’s cameras, lights, or security. Here are seven suggestions to consider.
Every smart home needs a brain—a single unit that can tie all the smart devices together and provide a single source of control. Choosing a smart home hub can be difficult. Whatever you choose opens up some possibilities, and closes others. Knowing what kind of smart home features you need will help narrow down your choices. Here are five great options.
Whether you’re dealing with a busy work schedule, juggling a bunch of classes, or just trying to stay on the ball, a planner is essential for managing your time. And if you’ve never used one before, then you might as well start with the new decade. Here are eight great planners for 2020.