Best Streaming Devices For 2021

There are a lot of TV streaming devices out there, many of them I’ve used. Here is a list… Roku – The Roku was my first streaming device. Roku is compatible with all streaming services, I think. Roku comes in many forms, a box and a stick. There are versions with just 1080P and others…

Does anyone care about a Wyze Sprinkler Controller?

Wyze says “Get Smarter, Simpler and Greener” by using its new 8-zone WiFi sprinkler controller. Wyze Sprinkler Controller lets you control your irrigation system from anywhere with the Wyze app. Quickly start or stop a watering, edit schedules on the fly, see past and upcoming watering events, and get notified when your system is running….

Other New Wyze Products

Wyze Headphones Least expensive noise cancelling headphones I’ve heard about. Only from the pictures I noticed some familiar cheep construction. These headphones could be flimsy. No way to know until I see a set. 40dB quick on/off hybrid active noise cancellation with Transparency Mode to amplify outside sound. 20mm foam and elongated earpads make for…

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…

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.

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…