Justice Department Sues Google

On the twentieth of October the Justice Department filed a law sue that claims the Google has violated several antitrust laws. After a year long investigation Justice Department concluded that its digital domination to the detriment of its cooperate rivals and customers. The complaint contends that Google through special agreements and other problematic business practices…

Wyze Doorbell Camera

The innovative folk at Wyze know that we all would like an affordable alternative to the Ring, Nest, Blue and all the other doorbell cameras out there. Now it’s here; the Wyze Doorbell Camera. Never miss another visitor. Unless you want to. Very, vary small Receive instant push notifications when Wyze Video Doorbell is pressed…

Wyze Thermostat Coming Soon

Smart heating and cooling–simplified. Add an extra level of comfort to your smart home with Wyze Thermostat.  Temperature preference. Set your preferred temperature to Home, Sleep, or Away. Scheduling. Program your temperature settings for a week at a time. Hands off the thermostat! Auto Switch.Wyze Thermostat sets the temperature based on where you are, automatically. Safety Temps. Protect…

Train Your Gmail Spam Filter

In Gmail do you have important messages that end up in the spam folder. You can train Gmail to know what is and isn’t spam. Watch the video and Leo Laporte will tell you how.

Wyze Cam, New Version, Same Price

The Wyze Cam v2 was a big hit. It was a great product at a great price. The version 3 camera is even better and it is the same price. The Wyze Cam v3 features are 1080p color night viewing, IP65 water resistance, 14 day rolling cloud storage, more processing power, more mounting options, and…

Original Wyze Cam Has Grown Up

Can you believe it the original Wyze Cam v2 was 3 years old last month. Seems like only yesterday it was the inexpensive little camera with a lot of promise. Now it has become the flagship of a full product line of great products. When the original Wyze came out it was an instantaneous hit…

Replacement Laptop Batteries

Here’s Leo Laporte, The Tech Guy from radio and the TWiT podcast network to explains what to look for when buying a replacement battery for your laptop or other devices.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About VPNs

As I mentioned before, for most uses you don’t need a VPN (Virtual Private Network). HTTPS with AES will keep secret from everyone however your ISP (Internet Service Provider) will no what URL your going to. They will not know what your doing there. The popular VPN services like Nord, PIA, Express VPN and others…

Backup Your Phone To The Cloud

Backing up your phone is imperative for a myriad of reasons. Getting a new phone because you want the latest or you’ve broken it, or your phone is full of apps and files that you’ve downloaded and don’t need anymore all require a backup. Most Android phones backup your photos and videos automatically (crap Samsung…

Are managed routers secure?

As you may know I use a Google Wifi (now called Nest Wifi) at home for my router. Google Wifi is a managed router meaning the security updates are handled by Google. Other managed routers are, eero, Orbi, Asus ZenWiFi AX, TP Link Deco and many others. Just like you can access the controls of…