The Best Camera Attachments for Smartphones

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Smart phones today have cameras that rival all but the most high-end DSLR cameras. With a bit of practice, even an amateur photographer can take professional-grade pictures with just their camera. This becomes even easier when you think about the slew of attachable, portable camera lenses for phones. Many of these just snap on your […]

Spotify vs Apple Music – Price, Quality and Privacy Compared

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There are so many music streaming services to choose from out there, but Spotify and Apple Music continue to dominate the landscape. Choosing between the two services is easier said than done, as both have their full list of pros and cons. This article will compare the streaming quality, cost, and other factors of both […]

The 4 Best Smartwatches of 2019

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The early models of smart watches paled in comparison to what is available on the market today. Early smart watches were bulky, unattractive, and not functional. The ones you can buy today are the complete opposite—incredibly functional, slim, and as far from “nerdy” accessories as they can get. The health and safety features, convenience, and […]

The Best Smart Plugs in 2019 that Work with Alexa and Google Home

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Everyone wants to cut energy costs. One of the easiest ways to do that is through energy monitoring tools, but another simple solution is to eliminate phantom power draw. “Phantom power” is energy drawn by devices even when not in direct use, such as to power LED displays. The only way to stop phantom power […]

The Most Versatile Smart Assistant in 2019

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In this world of battle royales, there is one that stands out above all the others: the never-ending contest of the Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Apple HomePod. The three smart assistants dominate the market, each one claiming to the best at what it does—and all three claim to be the right choice for your […]

The Best Mileage Tracking Apps

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If you aren’t tracking the miles you drive for work, you’re losing money. Period. Any self-employed person can deduct up to $0.585 per mile from their annual taxes for qualified miles, and believe us, that adds up. Think about it like this: for every 100 miles you drive, you can deduct $58.50. And if you’ve […]

Netflix vs Hulu vs Prime – The Best Streaming Service in 2019

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Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime are almost more prevalent than cable these days. In fact, a news story from late 2017 showed that Netflix had nearly as many customers as traditional cable services did. The service has only grown since then. Streaming services win out because they offer more on-demand options at a lower price […]

Battle of the Smart Home Hubs – SmartThings vs Wink

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Smart home hubs are the lifeblood of any fully connected home. These devices act as a “translator” between protocols. For example, if a device that uses only Zigbee needs to communicate with a device that only uses Z-Wave, then a smart home hub can be used as an intermediary between the two. There are two […]

The Best Chrome Extensions for Productivity

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We all want to get more done in the limited time we have. Procrastinations, distractions, and a host of other obstacles must be climbed and surmounted day by day in order to complete the tasks you set out to do. There are plenty of tools for productivity that we’ve covered before (like the Pomodoro Technique), […]

Best Outdoor Wifi Security Cameras for 2019

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Everyone wants to feel secure in their own home, but not everyone wants to invest in a security system. Maybe you are bound by a renter’s contract to make no permanent changes, or maybe you don’t trust a third party with your home. Whatever your reasons, there are a lot of options for outdoor Wi-Fi […]