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The $30 home security cam that sells out every time we cover it just got its first price drop

How is it possible to improve a $30 home security camera with all the features you'd expect plus 14 days of free cloud storage? We're glad you asked: by dropping the price. The WyzeCam 1080p HD Wireless Smart Home Camera sells out every single time we cover it, and that includes our coverage from last week. Show More Summary

New app actually lets you use iMessage on Android phones

Remember when I helped a friend switch to Android but he only lasted three days without his iPhone because he couldn't bear to "live life as a green bubble"? He might've stuck with the Android phone I spent hours helping him choose if he had access to weMessage at the time. Show More Summary

All of Amazon’s most popular devices were just discounted for the last time this year

We told you about a killer sale that kicked off on Sunday, but it bears repeating because it's your last chance to save on all of Amazon's most popular devices ahead of the holidays. And when we say all, we do mean all... Amazon has killer discounts going on more than a dozen different devices in its catalog. Show More Summary

Scientists finally know why meteors explode just before hitting Earth

Mankind hasn't had to deal with much in the way of deadly meteors over the years, but on the few occasions when one of the pesky space rocks does target Earth, they often self-destruct in the air before it even reaches the ground. For...Show More Summary

Meet the wireless keyboard that never needs to be recharged

Wireless keyboards are the way to go, obviously, but changing batteries or recharging your keyboard is a pain in the butt — even if you only have to do it once every month or two. What you might not know, however, is that there are wireless keyboards that never need to be recharged. Show More Summary

The perfect way to show off the notch on your iPhone X

I criticized the design of Apple's new display a number of times ahead of the iPhone X's release last month. In the wave of leaks that swept over the web ahead of the phone's unveiling in September, the "notch" appeared to mar an otherwise sleek design. Show More Summary

Today’s best deals: Nest Cameras, Philips Hue lights, Logitech Harmony Elite, GoPro Hero5, more

Amazon is really turning up the heat as the holidays approach, and Monday's deal roundup is packed full of examples. Highlights include big discounts on the Nest Cam Indoor and Nest Cam Outdoor home security cameras, low prices on the...Show More Summary

Face ID rivals on Android? Apple’s Phil Schiller says ‘they all stink’

Face ID is the future of authentication, at least on the iPhone, starting with the iPhone X. But the TrueDepth camera is likely coming to other Apple products in the near future, including iPads and MacBooks. Many people will say that Apple did not invent facial recognition and the iPhone X isn’t the only device that can do it. Show More Summary

Sony’s true wireless earbuds might be pricier than AirPods, but that’s because they’re better

As someone who owns and loves Apple’s AirPods, I can happily admit that there are better options out there for cord-free Bluetooth earbuds. I can also confirm that the Sony WF1000X Premium Noise Cancelling True Wireless Headphones can be counted among them. Show More Summary

Apple seems ready to catch up with iPhone X demand

The iPhone X remains sold out internationally, but, as we told you in the past, you can find iPhone X units in stores, as new stock comes in every day. But Apple managed to considerably improve deliveries, and it seems it’ll soon catch...Show More Summary

Galaxy S9 might not copy the iPhone X’s Face ID, but it’ll have a better iris scanner

The Galaxy S9 may not be unveiled in early January, as some reports had suggested, but that doesn't mean the Galaxy S9 rumors have stopped coming in. New reports reveal major details about the upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphones, including...Show More Summary

The best smart home gadgets for apartment dwellers

2017 has seen plenty of trends, but one that seems to actually be sticking is the smart home. I'm not talking about Wi-Fi-connected kettles or Bluetooth water bottles; those are dumb, but believe it or not, there's a handful of smart...Show More Summary

This portable home theater is like nothing you’ve seen before, and it’s never been cheaper

The Nebula Mars Portable Cinema might look vaguely like your typical portable projector, but it's an entirely different breed. This compact device features unrivaled brightness for this class at 3,000 lumens, and it also has best-in-class battery life, capable of delivering three straight hours of playback. Show More Summary

16 different Amazon devices just went on sale, including Kindles, Echo speakers, and the new Fire TV

With the holidays just around the corner, Amazon is stepping up its efforts to ensure that its popular product lines are on shoppers' collective radar. Of course, there's no better way to do that than by slashing prices on just about every popular device in Amazon's product portfolio. Beginning today, you can save on 16 different Amazon devices. Show More Summary

Dungeon Run brought me back to ‘Hearthstone’ for the first time in months

After years of diligently playing Hearthstone each and every day to collect my daily rewards, I began to slip over the summer. As much fun as I'd had with the digital CCG over the years, I was finally beginning to feel burnt out. ItShow More Summary

Amazon’s All-New Fire TV and Fire TV Stick were just discounted for the last time in 2017

The holidays aren't here quite yet, and now is your perfect opportunity to save some money on the perfect gift for anyone left on your list. For the last time in 2017, Amazon's latest Fire TV and Fire TV Stick have been discounted. The...Show More Summary

Black Friday is over, but that won’t stop Sam’s Club from having another sale

Black Friday is long gone but that doesn’t mean Christmas sales are over. Green Monday is almost upon us, with eBay and Target already unveiling new sales promotions for next week. But it’s Sam’s Club “Bonus Black Friday” sale that you...Show More Summary

Verizon hits back at T-Mobile over 5G claims

A battle is raging between the different mobile carriers to be the first to deploy 5G. But there's a few difficulties with that, namely that the 5G standards aren't finalized yet, and no-one actually defines what "deployed" means. Verizon...Show More Summary

The best wireless charger for the iPhone X is on sale at its lowest price ever

Why would anyone buy a $50 wireless charging pad when they can buy one for $13 on Amazon? Because the RAVPower Fast Wireless Charger really is that much better than cheap chargers. This charger is made from premium aluminum that complements...Show More Summary

6 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

We’ve got less than a week to go, Star Wars fans, and we’ll finally get to watch the second part of Disney’s new trilogy. Many of our questions will hopefully be answered in The Last Jedi, but plenty of mysteries will linger on. After all, this is just the second part. Show More Summary

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