Household security items

The company that simplified the smart lock is looking to make smart deadbolt’s even smarter – and more affordable.

via August releases new smart locks and an updated doorbell — Smart House Resource


Before You go for a Movie outside

Like having friends over to watch your favorite movies and shows? Sometimes, a television screen just isn’t enough. Investing in a quality projector can turn movie night into a spectacle — and turn your den or living room into the place to be every night. Epson makes some of the best projectors out there, and the PowerLite HC1450 fits that bill. If you need help getting started, look no further; our Epson Home Cinema 1450 projector unboxing and setup guide can painlessly walk you through the process. Keep reading for a quick walkthrough. What’s in the box? Of course, there’s the projector itself. Aside from that, you’ll find: A power cable A remote Product literature …And that’s it! You won’t get any mounting equipment or external cables, including HDMI. Hardware setup The 1450 is absolutely loaded with connective ports, all located in the rear. To wit,

via Epson Home Cinema 1450 projector unboxing and setup guide — AIVAnet

Household security instruments

August is upgrading its connected home lineup with two new smart locks including a new design and an updated doorbell cam with more features. August is also introducing a clever new technology called DoorSense that delivers several benefits to smart lock features. more…

via August upgrades smart home lineup with ‘Pro’ lock and doorbell cam, DoorSense, more — 9to5Mac

Parties and Monster speakers

If you’re looking for a little bit more premium of a device than the standard $20 Bluetooth speaker on Amazon, you might want to check out the Monster Superstar Ravebox. You probably know the company Monster even though you don’t realize it. It’s the company that makes the premium HDMI cables, but what a lot of people don’t realize is that it makes an entire host of high-end Bluetooth speakers, earbuds, headphones, battery banks, and other cables. The Monster Superstar Ravebox is at the highest-end of the price spectrum for Bluetooth speakers. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever seen another portable speaker at the $449.95 MSRP of the Superstar Ravebox. The only thing close is the Fluance Fi70 which is a stationary speaker, but like the Fi70, the Ravebox puts out an insane audio experience. It’s easily the loudest speaker I’ve ever heard and will be perfec

via Is the $449 Monster Superstar Ravebox Bluetooth speaker the ultimate party speaker? (Review) — AIVAnet

i phone Face ID-Find out what makes it different.

Continuing our deep dive with the leaked iOS 11 GM build, we’re discovering more about the upcoming iPhone’s facial recognition system. Rumored to be the new authentication system, the Face ID setup should look familiar to many Touch ID users. more…

via Here’s how setting up Face ID on the iPhone 8 will work — 9to5Mac

Xiomi’s next launch in India

Xiaomi could unveil its first Android One phone in India next week. Xiaomi is all set to introduce a new phone in India on September 5, and teasers from earlier this week hinted at the Mi 5X, which sports the same dual camera setup as the flagship Mi 6. However, it looks like that won’t be the case, as Xiaomi has confirmed in a new tweet that the upcoming phone will the first device in an entirely new series. The possibilities are endless and it begins with #FlagshipDualCamera! What could it potentially be? — Mi (@xiaomi) August 31, 2017 A rumor from last month suggested Xiaomi was working with Google over an Android One device, and given that the company’s upcoming event in India is being dubbed a “Xiaomi global launch,” we could see the first Xiaomi phone powered by stock Android. The Android One theory gets stronger when you consider that the device — allegedly call

via Xiaomi’s upcoming phone in India will be the first in an all-new series — AIVAnet

New Generation watches

Along with the announcement of the new hardware, Fitbit also announced the Ionic would run on Fitbit OS, a new operating system developed by the company itself. No doubt the acquisition of Pebble and Vector helped make Fitbit OS a reality, which Fitbit promises will be updated regularly.

via Fitbit Ionic is the smartwatch that will compete with Android Wear — ESIST

Fossil smartwatch-smart mini tool

Fossil Group is doubling down on its Android Wear smartwatch investment with a range of new wearables, many of which feature full-round AMOLED displays, which offer perfectly circular touchscreen interfaces without any cutouts like those found on previous generations. Some of the new watches are on display at IFA this year, and will go on…

via Fossil is betting big on fashion-focused Android Wear watches in 2018 — TechCrunch

Google XL price Breakdown

Grab the 32GB Pixel with Daydream View for just $524. With the Pixel 2 on the horizon, Google has started offering lucrative discounts on the Pixel and Pixel XL. The 32GB Pixel is on sale for $524, a $125 discount from its retail price. The Pixel XL, meanwhile, is seeing a $200 decrease in price, and is now available for just $569 for the 32GB variant and $669 for the 128GB model. Google is also throwing in a free Daydream View with every order — just add the VR headset to your cart along with either the Pixel or Pixel XL. Here’s the breakdown of the new pricing: 32GB Google Pixel – $524 – down from $649 ($125 off) 128GB Google Pixel – $624 – down from $749 ($125 off) 32GB Google Pixel XL – $569 – down from $769 ($200 off) 128GB Google Pixel

via Google slashes price of Pixel and Pixel XL by up to $200, throws in a free Daydream View — AIVAnet