Category: Tech News

Netgear’s ‘Arlo Go’ Mobile HD Camera Doesn’t Need Wi-Fi or Power (Video)

Netgear's been diving deep into the smart home scene, and their line of Arlo security cameras have been rivaling those from Nest who has previously dominated the market. The company's newest model is dubbed the ‘Arlo Go, ‘ and it is paving an entirely new segment in the market. Unlike the rest of the Arlo line, the ‘Go' model is meant for use outside your home. It looks like the standard Arlo units with a wire-free, weatherproof design yet it has some unique advantages. First off, it doesn't rely on a Wi-Fi connection and instead utilizes Verizon's 4G LTE...

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Apple To Spend $1B On Their Own Original Video Content

Amazon & Netflix have both been killing the original video content game while taking huge risks on production costs. These original shows and movies have been a driving source of new and reoccurring subscriptions to Amazon Prime and Netflix. As the market shifts, more consumers are opting to subscribe to a more affordable video streaming network over individually purchasing shows or movies through iTunes. A recent report from the Wall Street Journal states that Apple will be budgeting a whopping $1B towards original programming although in this type of industry that doesn't go as far as you'd think. In comparison,...

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MoviePass ‘Unlimited’ Plan Offers A Movie A Day For $9.99/Month

An innovative mobile app dubbed the ‘MoviePass' has just announced a $9.95 subscription with no commitments that allows for users to access one movie per day in a theater without any blackout dates. Initially, the service launched offering users two movies per month for $15 whereas it was $21/month in LA and NYC. While there are no “blackout” dates, the subscription isn't valid for 3D or IMAX screenings and works in 91% of theaters including AMC, Cinemark, and Regal. Those interested can sign-up for a free month trial through their website or mobile app, but keep in mind you'll...

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Canary Home Security Camera Gets Update With New Features

The Canary is a product of which we have previously mentioned in our best home security camera guide offering a multitude of smart home features in one convenient package. Unlike more smart home Wi-Fi cameras that solely stream video, the Canary can act as an alarm system via the triggerable siren, and monitor important aspects like air quality. Earlier today, the company pushed out a new update which brings new features and functionality to new and existing Canary owners. The first major feature is called Canary Talk, and it takes the basic two-way audio functionality already present and amplifies...

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Nintendo Switch’s Detachable Controller Design Faces Patent Lawsuit

The launch of the Nintendo Switch was an exciting time for the company whose last console was a failure costing the company lots of money. With the “secret sauce” of the Switch being its unique design with controllers that can be attached and detached depending on your playing environment. Unfortunately for Nintendo, this innovative design might not be exclusive to the company as another hardware developer Gamevice has filed a lawsuit accusing Nintendo of infringing on their detachable controller patent. This patent is a concept that consists of a computer device linked with a pair of connected controllers with a “flexible...

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Blizzard Introduces ‘Overwatch’ Deathmatch Modes For Arcade Playlists

Blizzard Entertainment's own Jeff Kaplan took to their YouTube account to announce the upcoming update which will add Overwatch deathmatch game modes to the arcade playlists. The first iteration is dubbed ‘free-for-all, ‘ and as expected it is you versus seven other players in a deathmatch where the winner is the first to 20 kills. Credits for unlocking loot boxes are awarded to players who finish in the top four. Team deathmatch utilizes the same six versus six structure as the standard quick match and competitive Overwatch game modes, but the sole objective is to be the first team to...

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7 Best Royalty Free Music Websites & Services For Filmmakers

Finding the best royalty free music can become a hassle especially when you have to be strict about the song genre or temp for your project. In the following article, I'll explain the dilemma many filmmakers are coming across when creating content for the web or outside distribution resulting in copyright concerns over audio materials. I'll then go into detail on how to avoid them by the proper licensing through recommended services. Video is quickly becoming the most popular way for people to consume content especially through social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram or Facebook Video. While this is...

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Final Renders Of Fitbit’s New Smartwatch Leak Online

Fitbit has been rumored to release a new smartwatch for quite some time especially after acquiring Pebble's assets after the company went out of business. There have been some leaks in the past, but Wareable has published what they claim to be official renders of the device in its final version: The design isn't all that impressive and frankly looks a lot like their Blaze Fitness Watch which is currently on the market for $198 (Amazon). With buttons on both sides and sensors on the bottom of the chassis, the model stays true to its fitness-inspired routes and is...

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Anker’s ‘Genie’ Is A $35 Smart Speaker That Undercuts The Competition

Amazon's Echo Dot is a $50 voice assistant that functions like its older Echo sibling without the advanced speaker technology. While $50 is within most consumer budgets, what if you could score the same Alexa-enabled technology in a similar form-factor for $15 cheaper? This is where Anker's new $35 Eufy Genie smart speaker comes into play. At a quick glance, the Genie resembles the Echo Dot though it is slightly less sleek in my opinion. The great part is the feature set and functionality match that of the Echo Dot and Anker is even going as far to say...

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Tile’s New Pro Series Are Waterproof With Double The Performance

Tile that took an everyday problem that consumers run into (losing valuable items) and used modern technology to help solve this dilemma in an affordable and intelligent way. Since the launch of the original Tile model, the company has released several new iterations. Today they announced their Pro Series which is geared for users who don't mind dishing out a little bit more cash for a sleeker, more robust design and better performance. Earlier today they announced their Pro Series which is geared for users who don't mind dishing out a little bit more cash for a sleeker, more...

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