Only available in the US. Amazon has released its own DVR (Digital Video Recorder) to record free over-the-air content and watch it via an Amazon Fire TV device or Echo Show (so you'll need one of those too). There are no subscription fees here, so it's a tempting option for all you cord cutters out there and with a 500GB capacity on the cheapest model, you're looking at around 75 hours of storage, so there's no need to pick up an external drive to save content, which is an issue with some DVRs. … [Read more...] about The best cheap Amazon Fire Stick prices and deals for July 2020
So why would you pay more for the same speaker released a year earlier? If you use Zigbee smart home devices, you don't want to be too hasty in dismissing the older model. The latest Echo third-generation dropped Zigbee support, whereas you'll still find it on the Echo Plus second generation here. Herein lies the main advantage of the Amazon Echo Plus, and possibly the only reason you should pick it up - the fact that there's a Zigbee smart home hub built-in. … [Read more...] about The best cheap Amazon Echo prices, deals and sales for Alexa in July 2020
In addition to worldwide services like Netflix, Amazon and Spotify you'll find plenty of apps for your country. HBO Now, Hulu, Sling and CBS All Access in the US and BBC iPlayer, All 4 and Now TV in the UK for example. Frankly, Roku can't be beaten as far as the number and quality of streaming services it supports. And yes, there are options to view in 4K HDR too. … [Read more...] about The cheapest Roku sale prices and deals in July 2020
What Is Private Browsing Mode? Before we get to the meat of things, let’s first define what we mean by “private” or “incognito” mode. This feature first appeared in Apple’s Safari browser in 2005. It didn’t take long for rival browser vendors, like Google and Mozilla, to follow suit. Soon, it became a standard component for any web browser worth its salt. … [Read more...] about Does Private or Incognito Mode Make Web Browsing Anonymous?
Synology DiskStation 220+ Synology DiskStation DS220j Internal drive bays Two (maximum 16TB each bay)3.5-inch HDD2.5-inch HDD2.5-inch SSD32TB of total storage Two (maximum 16TB each bay)3.5-inch HDD2.5-inch HDD (via optional mount)2.5-inch SSD (via optional mount)32TB of total storage Network interface 2 x Gigabit EthernetLink AggregationFailover 1 x Gigabit Ethernet USB ports 2 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 3.0 CPU Dual-core 2.0GHz Intel Celeron J402564-bit Quad-core 1.4GHz Realtek RTD129664-bit 4K transcode Yes No RAM 2GB DDR4Upgradeable to 6GB 512MB DDR4 SSD caching No No File system Btrfs, EXT4 EXT4 Cooling 1 x 92mm fan19.3dB(A) 1 x 92mm fan18.2dB(A) Extendable No No Dimensions 165 x 108 x 232.2mm 165 x 100 x 225.5mm Weight 2.86lb 1.94lb Get the DiskStation DS220j if you want to save some cash Source: Synology If you are looking for a media server for streaming locally-stored media content across your home network and don't need as powerful an option, the DS220j is … [Read more...] about Synology DiskStation DS220+ vs. DS220j: Which should you buy?