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The best ways to reuse or recycle an old Android or iOS device

It’s only been a decade since the very first iPhone was launched, and yet it seems as if smartphones and tablets have been with us forever. With …

tvremote

Best AR-15 in .22LR [Colt M4 .22LR + Others]

I’ll confess…I’m a dyed-in-the-wool fan of blued steel and fine walnut.<p>All of the outdoor magazines had photos of guys in Alaska and Africa with …

Smith & Wesson

Here are all the Samsung Good Lock 2018 features and what they do

Samsung Good Lock 2018 is here and it brings a ton of options for customizing the UI of your Samsung phone. After first being unveiled in Korea last week, it has now received a U.S. release and it should work using any Samsung device running Android 8.0 or higher.<p>Good Lock 2018 lets you change your …

Apps

You might be sharing private events on Google Calendar without realizing it - here's how to fix that

Everybody uses Google Calendar (well, most people), and it's a tool many of us probably rely on every day to manage our lives, our work, and all the …

How to set up Android Auto in any car

Android Auto will work in any car, even an older car. All you need is the right accessories—and a smartphone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher (Android 6.0 is better), with a decent-sized screen. Add a few handy apps and phone settings, and you can make your smartphone version of Android …

Android Auto

Congress Will Make Credit Freezes Free for All in Belated Response to Equifax Breach

Congress is set to finally do something that will benefit US consumers in response to the Equifax breach last year—beyond excoriating the company’s …

Identity Theft

How to Check Smart Thermostat Compatibility in your Home

So you want to get yourself a smart thermostat. Good for you. It's a smart investment. But, yeah. There are wires involved. And just a little bit of …

The best cameras under $1,000

Enthusiast cameras like Sony's A7R III, the Nikon D850 and Fujifilm's X-H1 get a lot of attention. The good news is that nowadays, you can spend less than $1,000 for a camera body and get almost as much as you would with a model with three times the price. Cameras like Nikon's D5600, the Sony A6300 …

The best 4K Blu-ray player

<i>By Chris Heinonen</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After researching every currently available 4K Blu-ray player, and …

Blu-Ray

Crayola's New Pen Writes On Any Surface Using Melted Crayons as Ink

Working in a similar fashion to 3D-printing pens, but without the futile exasperation of actually trying to make 3D objects, Crayola’s new Crayon …

Crayons

The best digital piano for students

<i>By John Higgins</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After researching more than 80 digital …

SŌLIS SO-2000 and Jensen JVA-500 bring the Google Assistant to your bedside clock

The Google Assistant seems to be in everything at CES 2018 and the latest trend right now, beside the new smart display form factor, is to put it in …

Samsung will now use SmartThings for all of its connected devices

Smart homes are becoming more common these days and are no longer in niche territory. Inexpensive smart speakers like the Amazon Echo Dot and Google …

Smart Homes

Panasonic Cut the Lumix GH5S' Resolution in Half to Get Even Better Low-Light Images

Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 is already one of the top picks for people who want mirrorless camera that captures high quality 4K video. So what could the …

Cinematography

CES 2018's Hottest Tech Trend Might Be Gadgets for Old People

Before the show floor opens to throngs of tech enthusiasts, and before big companies like Sony, Samsung, and LG reveal their latest and greatest to …

Gear & Gadgets

Xenoma builds smart clothing for dementia patients

Smart fabric company Xenoma is looking for ways to integrate its technology into our lives, specifically in medical scenarios. The Japanese firm is showing off a set of smart pajamas that can be worn by patients in a hospital, with a specific focus on dementia patients. The idea is that, rather …

Hips

Whill's new electric wheelchair is light, portable and fast

Whill's electric wheelchair picked up the award for Best Accessibility Tech in last year's Best of CES, and now it's back with a newer, lighter and more portable version of that vehicle. The Model Ci uses a lithium-ion battery and can travel 10 miles on one charge, with a top speed of five miles …

Portable

These smart shoes alert you if your grandma falls

We've seen our fair share of smart shoes at CES in the past, including a pair you can "lace up" using your smartphone. And today, at CES, we came across some more interesting footwear. What you see above are the "smart shoes with falling alert," created by a French startup called E-Vone. As the …

Shoes

Anker's Bluetooth charger brings Alexa to newer cars

Some automakers are already planning to load their new models with Amazon's famous voice assistant, but you don't need to buy a new car to have Alexa as a road companion. Anker has launched a new plug-and-play Bluetooth smart charger at CES 2018 called Roav Viva, and it can give you access to the …

Tech Trends

Konnected turns the old home alarm you already have into a smart alarm with no monthly fees

I almost never cover crowdfunding campaigns. I love that services like Kickstarter and Indiegogo give entrepreneurs a platform to fund projects …

The best humidifier

<i>By John Holecek and Tim Heffernan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 100 hours …

String a few Galaxy S5s together and you can mine bitcoin

Samsung read the last e-waste report from Greenpeace too, and likely wasn't too happy about the slamming it got from the organization. Which leads us to the Korean electronics juggernaut's system for upcycling old phones. Specifically, the company rigged a bunch of them together and turned them …

Forget BMW, the Garmin Speak Is a Cheaper Way to Put Alexa in Your Car

The most useful place for a voice-activated digital assistant isn’t your office, kitchen, or living room. It’s in your car, where your hands and eyes …

Garmin

Oculus Go, Facebook's Rumored $200 Standalone Headset, Is Finally Here

When it comes to VR, you really only have two choices today: a big, expensive headset that needs to be connected to a PC, or a less immersive setup …

Virtual Reality

Equifax to launch a free lifetime credit lock service

Equifax's new chief knows it'll take a lot of effort to make people trust the credit reporting agency again. He started by penning a letter of apology published by <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, wherein he admitted that the company wasn't able to live up to people's expectations. Equifax was hacked, he …

Lego's New Robotics Set Made Me Fall in Love With Lego All Over Again

There’s nothing unique about loving Lego. Millions of people wax nostalgic when they see those colorful bricks. Millions more never stopped building. …

Lego

Best Smart Thermostats for Amazon Echo in 2018

One of the things you need to know about Amazon Echo — actually, I'm talking about Alexa here — is that in a good many ways, it's hardware agnostic. …

Anker's Genie is a cheaper Echo Dot

As part of its growing smart home tech line of products called Eufy, Anker is adding its version of the Echo Dot. It's a little bit bigger than the Dot with some slightly different specs here and there, but overall very comparable to Amazon's version. And the Eufy Genie comes a bit cheaper at just …

Smart Homes

Best Cheap TVs 2018: Which budget TV should you buy right now? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Want a new TV that doesn’t cost the earth? Then you’ve come to the right place: our roundup of the best cheap TVs and the best value TVs – featuring</b> …

The best fan

<i>By Tyler Wells Lynch and Séamus Bellamy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 60 …

Shopping