5 Best Outdoor Smart Plugs of 2019

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Smart plugs add unprecedented levels of convenience to day-to-day life. You can control even old appliances from your phone through Wi-Fi. Some smart plugs can even be put on timers and left to work automatically. Others can be set to deactivate if no motion is detected in a room. These are small, inexpensive devices that […]

How To Control Your Xbox One With a Smart Assistant

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The Xbox One might be one of the strongest gaming consoles on the market (especially if you have the Xbox One X), but for many people it’s also a way to consume media. Through Xbox, you can watch Netflix, Hulu, and Crunchyroll to your heart’s content. You can stream music and watch YouTube. All it […]

How To Connect Your Google Home To Your TV

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When you’re resting on your comfortable couch after a long day, the last thing you want to do is get up to find the remote just to turn up the volume on your favorite show. Thankfully, Google Assistant – through a Google Home device or through your phone – can give you control of many […]

The Best IFTTT Recipe Ideas for the Smart Home

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IFTTT (If This, Then That) is an online service that allows users to string together a series of commands to perform actions throughout the home. These connected commands are called ‘recipes’ or ‘applets’, and when used correctly can give you more control over your smart home than ever before.  While many smart home devices have […]

What To Do If Your Smart Assistant Doesn’t Recognize Your Accent

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Smart assistants are one of the coolest creations of the past decade. An AI-powered device that can turn on your lights, order food, and tell you traffic conditions – what’s not to like? It’s almost like Rosie from The Jetsons lives in your house. Unless perhaps you have a strong accent. A 2018 article from […]

Wix Vs Squarespace: Which is the Better Web Design Tool?

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When it comes to designing your own website, there are an almost overwhelming number of options. Two of the most common and most recommended are Wix and Squarespace, but it can be hard to choose between them.  Both web design tools are designed to be user-friendly, but there are a few key differences in how […]

How to Split Your Laptop or PC Screen/Monitor in Windows

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In recent years, ultrawide monitors have become more readily available – and seen a rise in popularity as a result. There’s just something about the sight of a curved monitor that immerses the user into its sea of pixels, whether they are knocking out a review on the latest gadget or sinking hours into their […]

The Best Legal ROM Websites To Find Your Favorite Retro Games

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As time and technology progresses, it becomes increasingly more difficult to play older video games. Maybe your original console stopped working or you lost the cartridge in a move. In some cases, you might not have a TV that works with the console anymore. If you really want to play the SNES version of Pirates […]

4 Best Live Streaming Software for Gamers

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Whether you’re a prospective pro Twitch streamer or just someone that likes to share your enthusiasm with the internet, the right type of software can make or break the experience. Anyone that’s dipped their toe into the world of streaming knows about OBS, but there are a lot of other software options available that get […]

The 9 Best Gaming Headsets Under $100

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A high quality headset is one of the most overlooked parts of the gaming experience. Developers and producers spend hundreds of hours creating an audio landscape that complements the game in ways most gamers never experience. Even a great sound bar doesn’t compare to the intimate quality of equal-quality headphones. That said, it can be […]