There’s a reason why Ring is the king of doorbell video cameras, other than the fact that the company essentially invented the category. From easy installation to high-end performance to best-in-class ecosystem accessories and services, Ring’s products reek of experience, know-how, and the desire to meet customer needs. The flagship non-wired Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus ($199.99, check price on Amazon) delivers high-quality Full HD video and excellent security features, and it has one big upgrade from its predecessor, the Video Doorbell 3 ($179.99, check price on Amazon). That upgrade is Pre-Roll, a four-second silent black-and-white video recorded before the motion alert activates the full-color video recording of the triggering event (e.g., someone approaching your door).
Nothing has shone a bright a light on the U.S. digital divide like the Coronavirus. The lack of broadband infrastructure and access for certain swaths of the population—particularly for rural and low-income communities—has risen to the fore once again.
Solutions have been slow if non-existent, and, perhaps worse, uncoordinated.
It might seem the combination of COVID-19 and e-commerce competition doomed beloved geek retailer Fry’s, the retailer actually failed as a result of its inability – or disinterest – to evolve and pay its vendors.
Mini- and MicroLED big screen TVs. Autonomous driving car tech. Gaming PCs and accessories. Smart appliances and smart home. Robots. 5G. COVID COVID COVID health/wellness-related products. Work-from-home office tech. These are all products and technologies we expected to see represented at CES 2021. But hidden in the crevices of virtual CES 2021, we found some cool gadgets that you may have missed.
Regardless of your budget, your first consideration when buying a TV is image quality. But with so many high-quality sets to choose from, setup, operation, and ease-of-use should factor into your decision as well.
Samsung’s new second-generation Galaxy Buds, the Buds Pro ($199.99), takes a well-deserved place among the upper tier of great-sounding buds with effective noise canceling. But one feature separates the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro from all other true-wireless buds: the best ambient sound mode we’ve encountered. Here’s what you can expect from the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro.
QLED, MicroLED, Mini-LED, OLED: Myriad TVs featuring one or more of these LED technologies are being unveiled this week at CES 2021. Even though they share an acronym, these LED TV technologies are as different from one another as Andrew Jackson, Janet Jackson, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Shirley Jackson, and Jackson Pollock are other than their names.