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Arlo Pro 2 is the best wireless home camera system ever, and it’s never been this cheap

Netgear is a market leader in several different product categories, but there’s one in particular where there’s really nothing else that even comes …

Home Security

Amazon has a $60 home security camera you can remotely pan and tilt with the smartphone app

Companies like Nest and Netgear are among the big names in the wireless home security camera market, but there’s another brand you won’t soon forget …

Smart Homes

How to change your DNS to see if Cloudflare can speed up your internet

A couple days ago, Cloudflare launched its own DNS service at 1.1.1.1, promising that consumers would enjoy greater privacy and potentially faster internet if they switched over from their ISP’s default. Now, those speed differences might not be significant or noticeable enough to the point of …

Information Security

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

There are trade-offs, of course, but it's usually the cheaper option -- sometimes a lot cheaper.<p>Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames …

Customer Service

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on your iPhone, Mac and Apple Watch

Wi-Fi Calling is a technology that lets you make and receive calls over a WiFi connection instead of the regular cellular connection. Wi-Fi Calling on your iPhone can be helpful in areas with little or no cellular coverage.<p>Let’s see how you can enable Wi-Fi calling on your …

Tech Trends

HeartMonitor Apple Watch app lets you continuously track heart rate without workouts

Developer Zach Simone has today unveiled a new iPhone and Apple Watch app that tracks heart rate without activating a traditional Workout. The app, called HeartMonitor, allows you to continuously track your heart rate during so-called “sessions” of activity, while the accompanying iPhone app makes …

How to Block Nuisance Calls and Messages on Your iPhone

Unsolicited phone calls and messages can become a regular annoyance and even a cause of stress for many smartphone users these days. Thankfully, Apple provides features in iOS 11 that allow you to block nuisance calls and messages from the same number coming through to your phone, and in this …

How To: Hack Open Hotel, Airplane & Coffee Shop Wi-Fi with MAC Address Spoofing

After finding and monitoring nearby wireless access points and devices connected to them, hackers can use this information to bypass some types of …

The vitamin supplement that could prevent glaucoma blindness

It’s a supplement anyone can buy at their local pharmacy and researchers hope it could be the treatment to help prevent and possibly reverse …

How to find the best TV antenna for free HD channels

You can stream a lot of TV online, but for things like the Olympics and breaking news, you'll want a local broadcast station to deliver the goods. Buying an antenna isn't like buying a toaster, though -- there is no objectively "best" antenna that will work for most people. Instead, you'll need to …

Keep tabs on your home w/ iSmartAlarm’s HD Wi-Fi camera 2-pack: $99.50 (Reg. $130)

Amazon offers the iSmartAlarm Spot HD Wi-Fi Security Camera 2-pack for <b>$99.50 shipped</b>. Normally around $130, this is the lowest we’ve ever seen it go and the best available. If you’re wanting to keep an eye on your house while out and about, this is a great option that won’t break the bank. Over 60% …

Amazon’s Anker 1-Day Gold Box upgrades your charging gear from $15

Today only, as a part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, AnkerDirect via Amazon is offering its various charging solutions from <b>$15</b>. Free shipping is available for Prime members or in orders of $25+. Today’s sale includes the latest 5-port Desktop Wall Charger with USB-C PD for <b>$32.99</b>. Typically $50, …

This Crazy Device Puts a 7″ Touchscreen Where Your Rearview Mirror Used To Be

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found one of the coolest – and most helpful – devices to add to your car for just $80. Find out more from <i>BGR</i> and shop</b> …

Can iPhones Get Viruses? How to Detect & Remove Malware & Viruses from Your iPhone

Can iPhones get viruses? It's easy to revel in false security and believe our iPhones can't be infected by viruses; after all, the Apple ecosystem has a great track record for safety and defense against electronic invasion of all kinds. No system is completely invulnerable, however, so it's …

App Store

How to find out if hackers leaked your passwords

Longtime favorite password manager 1Password just teamed up with Pwned Passwords, a new service that helps you find out if your passwords have been leaked online. The database boasts more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.<p>Here’s how to use it.<p>With hugely popular services …

11 Chrome features you'll wish you'd known all along

Improve your Chrome skills with these tips and tricks.<p>Do you consider yourself a Chrome ninja? If not, these tips can help you navigate the web with deadly efficiency.<p>Pin tabs<p>I spend much of my day using Gmail and Google Drive, and with Chrome's tab-pinning feature, I can keep those tabs parked to …

Software

Organization tips and accessories for your kitchen from $6

Your kitchen is a place where food is being prepared and served, as well as a main space for entertaining. Maintaining organization of your kitchen is essential so you know exactly where kitchen accessories and ingredients are located. Plus, when your kitchen is organized it makes cooking and …

Make your home safer using this 360-degree HD security camera

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Best VPN 2018: ExpressVPN and PureVPN vs 10 rivals | TrustedReviews

<b>What’s the best VPN for Netflix streaming, file sharing and privacy? We take a look at the best VPNs in our group test, and rank our top 12.</b><p>A VPN is …

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather illicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Healthy Eating

How to securely erase an iPhone in just 3 steps

There are two main scenarios in which erasing an iPhone is called for: Either you’re getting a new phone, or the one you have is having problems.The …

Lineup

This wire-free home security camera is almost as good as Arlo, but it costs half as much

The Arlo Pro and Arlo Pro 2 are far and away our favorite wire-free home security cameras. In fact, they might be our favorite home security cameras, …

Net Neutrality is over. It's time to get a VPN.

<i>Futurism has forged a partnership with ExpressVPN, the world’s largest premium VPN service provider. As part of our partnership, ExpressVPN is</i> …

Net Neutrality

The XLuMee iPhone cases are thin enough to work with wireless charging

For iPhone X owners who want to step up their selfie game, LuMee’s latest release might be your solution. The company behind a line of illuminated …

Gear & Gadgets

Get ready for more hacks in 2018

No really, get ready. Do these security basics now, because online criminals are going to get even more aggressive next year.<p>Patch your phone, patch your Mac, patch your Windows machine.<p>Dave Dufour, VP, Webroot

Hacking

What’s the Wi-Fi password? Share it easily in iOS 11 with Wi-Fi Sharing

Did you know you can easily share your Wi-Fi connection with other people if you’re using iOS 11? No? According to our latest Twitter poll, you’re …

Wi-Fi

Arlo Pro 2 Smart HD Security Camera by NETGEAR

Price: $191Upgrade your Arlo system and keep watch over your home with the Arlo Pro 2 Smart HD Security Camera by NETGEAR. This tiny camera adds …

Smart Homes

This Simple Device Lets You Connect Your TV to Any Bluetooth Speakers or Headphones

This Bluetooth transmitter allows you to enjoy quality audio from your TV without disrupting others in the room. Find out more about this device from</i> …

This iPhone X, 8, and 8 Plus case is like nothing you’ve ever seen

Apple’s new iPhone X launched more than a week ago, and the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have been out for almost two months now. All three of Apple’s …

YI Weatherproof Outdoor Camera 1080p

Keep an eye on your home’s exterior with the YI Weatherproof Outdoor Camera 1080p. Offering full HD resolution, this camera is packed with technology …