When the Nest Cam — or the Dropcam, as it was known back then — was first introduced, it was something of a game changer. A security camera that just… worked. Plug it in, get it on WiFi, and you’re set. Nowadays, the Nest Cam stands in a more crowded arena. Logitech, Netgear, Samsung, and…
via This $20 security camera is aiming for the Nest Cam’s throne — TechCrunch
Following up on the latest cordcutting rage— here’s a look at Hulu’s latest offering.
Hulu officially announced the launch of its live TV streaming service this morning at its Upfront presentation in New York. The service has a robust channel lineup, cloud DVR and combines Hulu’s existing on-demand library, including its Originals, with streaming TV and on-demand content from its broadcast partners. However, a key part is the revamped,…
via Hands-on with Hulu’s new Live TV service — TechCrunch
Cordcutters have never had it easier. A great selection of antennas and over the air (OTA) resources are available to help you watch all your favorite TV shows without paying for satellite or cable. Digital television means you have access to free HD programming from an ever-growing list of broadcasters. All you really need is an antenna. Once you’ve assembled the necessary hardware consult the web to learn how and where to find the stations you want to watch.
In general antennas fall under indoor or outdoor. While some antennas are marketed as indoor/outdoor, that just basically means they’re outdoor units that are small enough to bring inside or stuff into an attic. Flat antennas are very popular, easy to hang and work best when positioned near a window. Online tools (keep reading) can help you determine what style of indoor antenna is best suited for your location. Continue reading “Tips for Cordcutters”
Ever tried to connect your Roku to a hotel or dorm WiFi and failed miserably?
Well prepare to be amazed!
A feature called Hotel & Dorm Connect is now available in Roku OS 7.0 for almost all Roku streaming players and TVs. This new feature does not work on Roku 1 or SE models, or any Roku shipped prior to 2011.
Continue reading “Roku Travel Tips”
Your next computer may have a 60″ screen.
The latest trend in computing is the PC-on-a-stick, promising to turn any television into a computer. Well okay, not any television… it has has to have a spare HDMI input. But that covers most any TV made in the last several years!
Continue reading “Computers in Your Pocket”
Lily is a new drone for narcissists who can’t sit still.
This robot photography platform is a waterproof flyer you can toss into the air and control from the included remote or via smartphone. Put the remote in your pocket and Lily will follow you around.
Continue reading “The Flying Selfie”
Japanese motorcycle builder Chicara Nagata is best known for his custom bikes and steam punk bobbers. But his latest creation is a little more high tech.
Continue reading “How Fast is Your Security Camera?”
Ever tried Amazon Prime?
With holiday shopping madness upon us this might be the time to try it.
Prime members receive free upgrades to two-day shipping plus free videos and Kindle titles. The annual membership fee is $79 but you can try it for 30 days absolutely free.
Continue reading “Now is the Prime”
Aether offers sportswear for the outdoor enthusiast who wants function without sacrificing modern design and aesthetics.
When Aether decided to show off how functional their ski stuff and motorcycle jackets really are they decided to do it by motorcycle. The video, Chasing Winter combines two passions: motorcycles and skiing. Continue reading “Into the Aether”
Cutting the cord has never been easier.
And Roku’s third generation offering promises to keep them on top of the heap of cable TV alternatives. Roku 3 offers an updated interface, more power and a nifty headphone jack on the remote.
Continue reading “Superstar of Streaming: Roku 3”