Review of the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus

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).

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Bridging the Digital Divide with National Broadband Policy

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.

Read the rest of this report here at Digital Tech Consulting.

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Another View: Fry’s – Victim Of Self-Inflicted Wounds

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.

Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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Review of the Nuheara IQbuds2 Max

Nuheara’s IQbuds2 Max true wireless buds with active noise cancellation are arguably the best-sounding true wireless buds for both music and conversation.

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CES 2021: Some Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw

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.

Read these cool CES product blurbs here at TWICE.com.

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The Best TV Under $1,000

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.

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Review of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro

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.

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My CES 2021 Show Daily Coverage

Here is some of my Show Daily coverage from the virtual CES 2021. Click on each page image to enlarge.

CES 2021 Panel: Future Of Contactless Shopping

CES 2021 Panel: Retail’s New Look – Shopper’s Little Helpers

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QLED vs Mini-LED vs OLED: What’s the Difference?

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.

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NextGen TV To Deliver 4K TV For More Broadcasters, TVs, And STBs

Slowly but surely, broadcasters are beginning to adopt 4K TV via the ATSC 3.0 NextGen TV standard, along with an expanded number of TVs at CES.

Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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