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The new $35 Blink Mini indoor camera is Blink’s least expensive cam yet

The new $35 Blink Mini indoor camera is Blink’s least expensive cam yet

Coming later this month, the diminutive Blink Mini is set to compete with such budget security cams as the $20 Wyze Cam v2.
How to stop iPhone videos from turning into a blurry mess on Android phones (and vice versa)

How to stop iPhone videos from turning into a blurry mess on Android phones (and vice versa)

Sadly, our friends don’t all have iPhones. That means some of our Message chats are peppered with green bubbles and send over regular SMS instead of via Apple’s ultra-fast iMessage system. But it’s
ATSC 3.0 could usher in a new kind of TV bundle for cord-cutters

ATSC 3.0 could usher in a new kind of TV bundle for cord-cutters

An ATSC 3.0 broadcaster aims to sell 80 over-the-air channels for under $50 per month.
A close look at the MacBook Air

A close look at the MacBook Air

Apple’s new MacBook Air is here. We put it through its paces, and we talk about Apple latest laptop on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.This is episode 692 with Jason Cross, Leif Johnson, and
How to make sure the Play/Pause button works on your Mac

How to make sure the Play/Pause button works on your Mac

At one point in macOS history, if you had a Play/Pause button on your keyboard, it kept “focus” on whatever the last music app you used was. Then Apple broadened that to include anything with a music
How to make Group FaceTime calls on the iPhone, iPad, or Mac

How to make Group FaceTime calls on the iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Video conferencing is bigger than it’s even been now that we’re all keeping our distance from one another, and with Group FaceTime, Apple has an appealing option of its own—provided everyone on the
Blurams Outdoor Pro review: an affordable outdoor security camera with excellent AI features

Blurams Outdoor Pro review: an affordable outdoor security camera with excellent AI features

With strong human detection and facial recognition that trumps bigger camera brands, the Blurams Outdoor Pro is a great (and affordable) security camera.
The Ring Doorbox is revealed, but what is it for?

The Ring Doorbox is revealed, but what is it for?

The leaked Ring Doorbox looks like it may be for securing a key, but would the key unlock a door, a package box, or something else?
Apple TV+ originals: Apple releases the trailer for Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Apple TV+ originals: Apple releases the trailer for Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Apple is planting its own flag in the streaming wars with Apple TV+, its in-house streaming service that features only original programming—no reruns of hit TV shows or last year’s blockbuster
Killed by Apple: Dark Sky isn't alone in Cupertino's Android app graveyard

Killed by Apple: Dark Sky isn't alone in Cupertino's Android app graveyard

Apple, please stop buying our favorite Android apps and killing them.
Sony’s new mid-range Bluetooth headphones let you install either Alexa or Google Assistant

Sony’s new mid-range Bluetooth headphones let you install either Alexa or Google Assistant

The $200 WH-CH710N headset boasts active noise cancellation; Sony also announced the $130 WF-XB700 true wireless earbuds.
iPad at 10: Some things never change

iPad at 10: Some things never change

It was “a wholly new product,” a “futuristic gadget the likes of which we’ve never seen before” that would somehow “soon be viewed with the same nostalgia-tinged contempt we have for the original iPod
How to use your iPhone as a webcam for video conferencing and virtual meetings

How to use your iPhone as a webcam for video conferencing and virtual meetings

Just because you’re working from home now doesn’t mean you’re off the hook when it comes to meetings. And just because you don’t have a spare webcam around doesn’t mean you need to peel back the tape
Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro review: Sophisticated front-door security—for a price

Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro review: Sophisticated front-door security—for a price

This is the best video doorbell we’ve tested, but not everyone will want the professionally installed and monitored smart home/home security system that it's part of.
Braven BVR-XXL/2 Bluetooth speaker review: Gigantor lays down the beat

Braven BVR-XXL/2 Bluetooth speaker review: Gigantor lays down the beat

If you appreciate volume, thump, and durability in a speaker, the Braven BVR-XXL/2 should be at the top of your short list. It's IPX5 rated, sounds good for the weatherized category, and even features
Apple acquires Dark Sky weather app

Apple acquires Dark Sky weather app

Apple has acquired the much-loved weather app Dark Sky.One of the first weather services to use machine learning to make very local and very timely weather predictions, Dark Sky has been a feature on
iOS and iPadOS 13.4.5 first developer beta is now available

iOS and iPadOS 13.4.5 first developer beta is now available

Having just released iOS and iPadOS 13.4 on March 24, with big new features like trackpad and mouse support for iPads and iCloud folder sharing, Apple is moving on to its next minor release.For some
Spotify Kids beta app finally arrives in U.S., Canada, and France

Spotify Kids beta app finally arrives in U.S., Canada, and France

Available for months in other territories, the family-friendly Spotify Kids music app is making its stateside debut.
Fitbit launches the Charge 4 with built-in GPS, few other reasons to upgrade

Fitbit launches the Charge 4 with built-in GPS, few other reasons to upgrade

In a world where I wasn’t confined to my home, this article would be filled with my impressions of Fitbit’s latest fitness tracker, the Charge 4. I would have written about the feel of it on my wrist,
MacBook Air (2020) review: More bang for your buck

MacBook Air (2020) review: More bang for your buck

The MacBook Air is Apple’s best-loved and best-selling laptop. It’s thin, light, powerful enough for most people, and it’s the least expensive option in Apple’s laptop lineup.Apple finally brought the