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  • Ring's Latest Security Devices Will Fly Around Your Home and Monitor Your Car
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 4:29 pm

    During Amazon’s hardware event, the company showed off several Ring devices, including new monitoring gadgets for your car and mailbox. Oh, and a camera drone that flies around your home. Yes, really.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Amazon Overhauls the Echo Family With a Ballsy New Design
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    Beyond the new sphere shape, the biggest change might be to Echo and Echo Plus. Namely, you don’t have to choose anymore. The standard $99 Echo now includes a ZigBee Radio. Bluetooth LE, and Amazon Sidewalk. And bonus points, you still pay the same price as the old standard Echo.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The New Fire TV Lineup Offers A Lot of Bang for the Buck
    by Cameron Summerson on September 24, 2020 at 2:49 pm

    Amazon announced a whole bunch of stuff today, including new Echo devices, new cameras and whatnot from Ring, a gaming service, and a couple of new Fire Sticks with an updated user experience.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Amazon's Luna Game Streaming Service Looks a Lot Like Stadia, But Works on iOS
    by Michael Crider on September 24, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    Are you tired of hearing about new streaming game services? Too bad! Amazon’s long-rumored take on streaming full-powered games via the cloud is (almost) here, and it’s called Luna. Amazon is accepting requests for early access to the Luna system, though there’s no word on exactly when it will be available.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • PSA: Buy a Physical Copy of 'Mario 3D All-Stars' Before It's Out of Stock
    by Andrew Heinzman on September 24, 2020 at 1:20 pm

    The new Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection packs three classic Mario games in one Nintendo Switch cartridge. Unfortunately, Nintendo is selling a limited number of 3D All-Stars cartridges, and some retailers are already having trouble stocking their shelves with the game. If you want a physical copy of 3D All-Stars for yourself or a loved one, you’d better buy it now.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • HMD Global Launches Two Nokia Smartphones for Less than $200
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    HMD Global, which makes phones under the Nokia name, has two new affordable smartphones for your consideration. At the lowest-end is the Nokia 2.4, which starts at $139. Or you can step up to the Nokia 3.4 for $179. And if you need a pair of true wireless earbuds, the Nokia Power Earbuds only go for $99.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The Japan Update for Microsoft's 'Flight Simulator' is Breathtakingly Good
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Microsoft’s popular Flight Simulator game is getting a major update that bolsters the experience of flying through Japan. Several cities throughout the beautiful country will now have increasingly detailed and accurate 3D renders, along with more hi-res airports and landmarks across the country.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Apple Watches on Family Setup Can't Use the New Blood Oxygen Sensor
    by Andrew Heinzman on September 24, 2020 at 11:26 am

    Family Setup in watchOS 7 lets your non-iPhone-owning relatives enjoy the health and fitness features of the Apple Watch. But families buying the new Series 6 Apple Watch for grandma may run into a serious annoyance—it turns out that the Series 6’s selling point, its blood oxygen monitor, is disabled on Apple Watches running on the Family Setup system.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Don’t Have the Google Discover Feed on Your Android Phone? Tap the “G” Logo
    by Joe Fedewa on September 24, 2020 at 11:23 am

    The Google Discover feed is a dashboard for weather forecasts and news stories related to your interests. Some Android launchers include a pane for the Discover feed on the Home screen. If not, though, there’s another shortcut for quick access.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The TicWatch Pro 3 Wear OS Smartwatch Lasts up to 3 Days on a Single Charge
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 24, 2020 at 10:59 am

    Mobvoi is back with yet another smartwatch but unlike the TicWatch GTX, this one runs Wear OS. The $230 TicWatch Pro 3 is the first Wear OS watch to run on the new Snapdragon Wear 4100, which promises to fix the laggy issues that plague the platform.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • 'Rocket League' Is Now Free, and It Comes With a $10 Coupon for the Epic Store
    by Michael Crider on September 24, 2020 at 10:58 am

    Epic Games bought Psyonix, developers of the wildly successful soccer-slash-driving game Rocket League, a little over a year ago. After a somewhat rocky transition, Rocket League is now free to play on consoles and PC…and naturally, the only place to download it on the PC is the Epic Games Store. But at least we get a sweet discount.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Enable Offline Translation in Apple’s Translate App on iPhone
    by Benj Edwards on September 24, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Apple’s Translation app, first introduced in iOS 14, allows quick translations between a dozen different languages. By default, the app uses cloud services to perform translations, but you can also download languages to translate without a network connection.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Which Canon RF Mirrorless Lenses Should I Buy First?
    by Harry Guinness on September 24, 2020 at 10:24 am

    So, you’re considering buying (or just bought) one of Canon’s EOS R full-frame cameras? Good shout! Mirrorless cameras aren’t the future—they’re the present. But a camera is just the start; now you also need the right lenses. Here’s which Canon RF lens you should buy first.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Is Code Obfuscation, and Should You Use It?
    by Anthony Heddings on September 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Certain languages like Java and .NET can be easily decompiled into readable source code. Code obfuscation is a process that makes your application binaries harder to read with a decompiler. It’s an important tool for protecting your business’s intellectual property.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Block a Website in Mozilla Firefox
    by Marshall Gunnell on September 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    The internet is full of unwanted content, so you might want to restrict access to certain sites. While there’s no built-in feature in Mozilla Firefox for blocking websites, there are extensions that will get the job done.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 13 Essential Apps Every College Student Needs
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 24, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Whether you’re a brand-new college student just entering your first year or a jaded senior, college is tough. But if you’re equipped with the right apps, you won’t have a hard time keeping things organized or understanding what your professor was talking about. You’ll survive college in one piece and graduate in no time.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Change Where New Apps Are Placed on iPhone
    by Benj Edwards on September 24, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Starting with iOS 14, you can choose whether to place downloaded apps either on the Home screen or exclusively in the App Library on your iPhone. The latter option can help you keep the Home screen uncluttered. Here’s how to set it up.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Should You Buy a Dash Cam?
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    When you hear the phrase “dash cam,” it’s easy to think of those ridiculous dash cam videos recorded by Russian drivers, but they have far more functionality than catching crazy events that happen out on the road. We decided to look at the pros and cons of having a dash cam, and give you our recommendation.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Xbox Series X vs. Xbox Series S: Which Should You Buy?
    by Tim Brookes on September 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Microsoft will launch two new consoles Nov. 10, 2020. Should you get the chunky Xbox Series X, or the much smaller (and cheaper) Series S? Let’s take a look at the differences, and which is the better buy.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Custom App Icons Slow Down Your iPhone
    by Chris Hoffman on September 24, 2020 at 6:40 am

    Custom app icons are the latest iPhone trend, and they look awesome. People can give their iPhones a unique aesthetic with unique icons and widgets. There’s just one problem: Custom app icons slow down your iPhone.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Win a MacBook Air in Our New Giveaway
    by Commerce Team on September 24, 2020 at 6:28 am

    Been wanting to get your hands on a new laptop? How does a MacBook Air sound? That’s what we’re giving away to a couple of lucky winners.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Garmin's Venu Sq GPS Smartwatches Start at $200 and Include SPo2 Tracking
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 23, 2020 at 1:39 pm

    Garmin is back with a pair of new smartwatches, dubbed the Venu Sq. It comes in two variants, the standard for $199, and a “Music Edition” for $50 more. For your money you get GPS tracking, a 1.3-inch (240 x 240) color LCD touchscreen, and blood oxygen tracking.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Mobile World Congress 2021 Delayed From March to June (for Now)
    by Michael Crider on September 23, 2020 at 12:49 pm

    Mobile World Congress, one of the most notable events in the yearly technology trade show calendar, was the first major conference casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. And since COVID isn’t going away any time soon, the GSMA has confirmed that it’s delayed Mobile World Congress 2021 from its usual late February/early March date to June of next year.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Adobe's AI-Based Liquid Mode Makes PDFs Easy to Read on Smartphones
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 23, 2020 at 12:40 pm

    Adobe released a smart new feature today—Adobe Liquid Mode— that will make it easier for people to read PDFs on their smartphone. Instead of pinching and squinting your way through a PDF, the new feature, now available in Adobe Acrobat Reader, uses Sensei (Adobe’s AI) to reconfigure it and make it smartphone-friendly.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Google Assistant's New Workday Routine Will Help Keep You on Schedule
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 23, 2020 at 11:59 am

    Google Assistant’s routines can help you automate your smart home or create a school bell schedule for your kids. But what you, the modern adult working from home? Now Google Assistant has you covered too, with a new routine that schedules your workday.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Is a More Affordable Flagship Smartphone
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 23, 2020 at 11:40 am

    The Galaxy S20 is a fine flagship phone, though in some ways, it does more to prove the future of foldables than sell itself. But no matter how good a flagship is, $1,000 money is a lot of money to spend on a phone. We think you’d be better off buying a budget phone, smartwatch, and earbuds. But, maybe another good option is the $699 Galaxy S20 SE.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Deal Alert: Save $10 on Aukey's Wireless Charging Power Bank
    by Andrew Heinzman on September 23, 2020 at 11:25 am

    Are you tired of using a wired wireless charger? Aukey’s new 10,000mAh power bank has a 10-watt Qi charger built-in, so you can wirelessly charge your phone while out on the town or wandering around your home. The portable wireless charger usually costs $40, but is available for $30 on Amazon by clipping the on-page coupon and applying code TRNKXNED.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Send Directions to Waze on Your Phone From Your Computer
    by Joe Fedewa on September 23, 2020 at 11:23 am

    Smartphones are handy when you’re navigating a new city. Sometimes, though, a computer is a better place to start. On Waze’s web interface, you can start a trip on your computer, and then send it to your phone.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Amazon Says It Had Nothing To Do With Echelon's "Prime" Exercise Bike
    by Michael Crider on September 23, 2020 at 11:05 am

    Yesterday we reported that a new Peloton-style connected fitness bike had hit Amazon with Prime branding, from a company called Echelon. As it turns out, said company was (ahem) exaggerating its relationship with Amazon. And by “exaggerating,” I mean “basically entirely fabricated.” Today Amazon told Bloomberg, “This bike is not an Amazon product or related to Amazon Prime.”Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Build Machine Learning Recommendations Into Your App With AWS Personalize
    by Anthony Heddings on September 23, 2020 at 11:00 am

    AWS Personalize is a product recommendation engine which works much like the one used for Amazon.com, built up from over 20 years of personalization experience. You can implement it as your own API to power your app’s suggestions with machine learning.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Share and Assign Reminders on iPhone and iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on September 23, 2020 at 10:24 am

    The built-in Reminders app is a great way to share tasks and to-dos with your family, friends, and colleagues. It can be a bit confusing, though. That’s why assigning reminders to particular contacts on your iPhone or iPad can be helpful.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • 13 Great Accessories for a Virtual Learning Setup
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 23, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Thanks to COVID-19, many schools have opted for remote learning as a means to keep students and teachers safe without forsaking education for the 2020 school year. Parents have scrambled to get laptops and desks so their children are prepared for virtual learning, but we found a few other accessories that’ll make online schooling a little easier.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How To Get Started With AWS's Elastic Load Balancers
    by Anthony Heddings on September 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Load Balancers are network devices that you can use to distribute traffic across multiple servers. AWS’s Elastic Load Balancers are a managed service providing load balancing for your EC2 instances, and enabling the use of Auto-Scaling.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • What Are the Differences Between the Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X?
    by Michael Crider on September 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Microsoft has revealed its next generation Xbox, and for the first time, there are two of them at launch—Xboxes? Xboxen? But while the PlayStation 5 essentially comes in “disc” and “disc-free” versions, there are actually several big differences between the smaller Xbox Series S and the larger, more powerful Series X. Let’s break them down.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Turn Off Automatic Picture-in-Picture on iPhone
    by Benj Edwards on September 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Starting with iOS 14, iPhones now support Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode. By default, when you switch from playing a full-screen video in a supported media app, it will continue playing in the corner of the screen. If you find this annoying, you can easily turn it off.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Set Up an HAProxy Load Balancer
    by Anthony Heddings on September 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

    HAProxy is an open source load balancer, capable of balancing any TCP based service. It’s commonly used for balancing HTTP, and can help solve traffic problems on your web server. Here’s how to set it up.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Disable iMessage Mention Notifications on iPhone and iPad
    by Khamosh Pathak on September 23, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Group iMessage conversations are great, until you keep getting bombarded with notifications and mentions. Even if you mute an Apple Messages group, you’ll still get notifications for mentions. Here’s how to disable iMessage mention notifications on iPhone and iPad.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Win a MacBook Air in Our New Giveaway
    by Commerce Team on September 23, 2020 at 8:02 am

    Been wanting to get your hands on a new laptop? How does a MacBook Air sound? That’s what we’re giving away to a couple of lucky winners.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • The Hole Punch Camera Is the Best Front Camera
    by Cameron Summerson on September 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    We talk a lot about phone cameras, but those conversations generally revolve around the rear camera. I want to flip things and talk about the humble front facing camera today—more specifically, the hole punch camera (sometimes also called a hole punch display). Of all the different types of selfie cameras on the market today, I think this one is the best. Here’s why.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • What Is Doxxing and How Is It Weaponised?
    by Dave McKay on September 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Doxxing is when an attacker leaks a collection of your personal information online, usually with the might of internet hate mobs behind them. For the victim, the impact can range from public embarrassment, to fatal swatting incidents.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • What Is Doxxing and How Is It Weaponised?
    by Dave McKay on September 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Doxxing is when an attacker leaks a collection of your personal information online, usually with the might of internet hate mobs behind them. For the victim, the impact can range from public embarrassment, to fatal swatting incidents.Read This Article on CloudSavvy IT ›

  • How to Control Smart Home Devices in the Control Center on iPhone or iPad
    by Chris Hoffman on September 23, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Apple’s Home app offers quick controls for controlling smart lights, doorbells, thermostats, and other smart home devices—right in your iPhone or iPad’s Control Center. Here’s how to set it up and use it.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Should You Build a PC in 2020?
    by Ian Paul on September 23, 2020 at 6:40 am

    No one wants to build a new PC if, in a month or so, some super-awesome component is going to roll out, or prices are going to drop significantly. So, is 2020 a good time? Yes, but waiting until October is a good idea—especially for AMD fans.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • Razer's First Wireless Desktop Keyboard Offers "Hyperspeed" Dongle and Bluetooth
    by Michael Crider on September 22, 2020 at 12:55 pm

    In ages past, PC gamers shunned wireless connections, fearing the blight of spotty performance and input lag. But the new day is dawned, and now you can find wireless gaming inputs so fast that it’s straight-up impossible for humans to tell the difference between wired and wireless. So it’s about time that Razer’s BlackWidow came with a cable-free option.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • SteelSeries New Rival 3 Wireless Gaming Mouse Boasts a Year of Battery Life
    by Suzanne Humphries on September 22, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    SteelSeries announced its new gaming mouse today, the Rival 3 Wireless. The mouse offers impressive specs, like its TrueMove Air optical gaming sensor, and over 400 hours of battery life. SteelSeries stated this that amounts to a year between battery swaps if you use the mouse for an average of 30 hours a week.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Chromebooks Have Graduated to AMD Ryzen Chips, Starting With the HP Pro C645
    by Michael Crider on September 22, 2020 at 12:28 pm

    AMD’s Ryzen CPU and graphics platform has been a certified hit for both desktops and laptops, offering up some much-needed competition for Intel. While AMD-branded chips have been available in Chromebooks before, they’ve been limited to ultra-budget models. That changes today, as HP announces the Pro C645, a mid-range laptop that offers a choice of Ryzen processors.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser Is Coming to Linux in October
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 22, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    Microsoft shocked the world when it kicked its own browser engine to the curb and rebuilt Edge with Chromium. The results have been pretty spectacular and led to improvements in Google’s Chrome browser. But if you’re a fan of Edge and a Linux user, you were out of luck. “Were” being the keyword, as the first Edge Linux Insider build will arrive in October.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • Wyze's Video Doorbell is Only $30; Thermostat and ANC Headphones Coming Soon
    by Josh Hendrickson on September 22, 2020 at 11:59 am

    Wyze, makers of some of our favorite smart home products from the Wyze Outdoor Cam to the Wyze Plugs and Sensors, is back with new products. Today it unveiled full details for a $30 Wired Video Doorbell, along with initial details for a Smart Thermostat and a set of Active Noise Canceling Headphones.Read This Article on Review Geek ›

  • How to Create Custom Widgets on iPhone
    by Khamosh Pathak on September 22, 2020 at 11:53 am

    Traditionally, the iPhone home screen is thought of as something that’s not customizable. But thanks to home screen widgets, you can now put virtually anything on your home screen. Here’s how to create custom widgets on your iPhone.Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

  • How to Remember Where You Parked Using the Google Assistant
    by Joe Fedewa on September 22, 2020 at 11:23 am

    There’s nothing quite like the frustration of forgetting where you parked. Fortunately, if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Android smartphone with the Google Assistant installed, you can quickly find your vehicle!Read This Article on How-To Geek ›