Smart displays are becoming all the rage now, especially with Google’s Home Hub out on the market now. But what exactly are smart displays? And is it the type of device you need?
With the introduction of the iPhone X, Apple changed the way users interact with their devices by getting rid of the home button entirely. While it’s fairly easy to use the new gestures, some users may not be using them quite…
For the longest time, FaceTime has allowed no more than two users to video chat with each other, but with the release of Group FaceTime in iOS 12.1, you can video chat with up to 31 other people. Here’s how to do it….
You can easily get Nest Hello video doorbell notifications right on your phone, but if you’re at home lounging on the couch, you can also receive alerts right on your Google Home Hub.
If your notifications on your iPhone aren’t displaying the full preview of the content on your lock screen, here’s how to change that.
While the iPhone X, XS, and the XR no longer feature Apple’s iconic home button, they still have power buttons. Unfortunately, when it comes to turning off the device, the power button alone doesn’t cut it….
If you want to add a second person to your iPhone’s Face ID recognition, iOS 12 now lets you do just that. Here’s how.
If you make cool handmade items for friends and family and want to grow your market a bit, opening up an Etsy shop is an excellent way for the world to see (and buy) your work. Here’s how to set one up….
You go to open the Wallet app on your iPhone so that you can delete a card or pass you’ve meant to get rid of, only the button to remove the card is nowhere to be found. Apple made this a bit tricky, but it’s easy once you fi…
Video doorbells come with all sorts of really neat features, but one feature that tends to get overlooked is the ability to shut off your indoor doorbell chime whenever you want.
Ever forget whether you turned off or unplugged your curling iron and had it nag at you? It’s a common occurrence in my household, but it’s a problem you can easily solve with a cheap smart plug.
Alexa is great for all sorts of stuff, including smarthome control, but if you’re tired of having to turn off everything at night before you go to bed (or at least making sure it’s turned off), you can actually have Alexa do …
Ahead of the release of Amazon’s latest Echo devices, and perhaps more importantly, to compete with Google Assistant’s easy smarthome controls, Amazon has updated its Alexa mobile app, putting more focus on smarthome in gener…
Shortcuts are one of the new features in iOS12. They let you automate specific tasks (or sequences of tasks) on your iPhone or iPad that you can trigger with a single tap or voice command. So, what can you do with them? Let’…
Smarthome is all the rage these days, and being able to control stuff with your voice is even cooler, but when it comes to Alexa fetching your coffee for you, it’s not all that exciting.
Every now and then your router will hiccup and need a bit of a jolt to get it working again. We all know the feeling of having to power-cycle our routers, but with a smart plug, you can make the process a piece of cake….
If you want to catch all the action during the 2018 MLB playoffs, there are a handful of ways you can watch the games, either from your TV or on pretty much any other device.
A simple, but great use for a Wi-Fi camera is to set it in front of a window to keep tabs on the outside of your house, but there are some things to be aware of when doing this.
More often than not, you want to keep the audio with the videos you post to social media, but sometimes you don’t. Here’s how to remove the audio from any videos that you post to Instagram.
Whether you need to focus on a project or just relax, background noise can help with either of those things. Here are the best websites and sources for background and ambient noise.
Amazon held an Echo event last week where the company unveiled a huge line of new Echo products. It also unveiled some new software additions, one of which is Alexa Guard—a home security helper of sorts….
Buying your smartphones used can save you a lot of money over buying new—or can it? We’ve done some math to see what the best route is as far as buying new vs. used smartphones.
In a world where we’re all paranoid about devices spying on us (and rightfully so), perhaps no other devices receive more scrutiny than smarthome products. But is that scrutiny warranted?
When deciding which smarthome products to install in your house or apartment, there are a lot of things to consider. Your first step should be deciding which products will give you the most value.
While most smart lights let you control them from your phone, by voice, or through automation, not all smart bulbs are created equal. Here are the different type of smart lights and which ones might be best for you….