$100 off Ring Video Doorbell 3

Amazon’s Black Friday deals have begun. Again. In earnest, this time. And the video doorbell I recommend, due to its functionality and versatility along with reasonable pricing, sees deep a discount. The $200 Ring Video Doorbell 3 drops to $140 via standard ordering. While that’s a solid deal, you can get the very same Ring … Read more

Ring Solar Pathlight Deal

I own a whole lotta Ring products. And the oh-so-simple yet highly practical Ring Pathlight tops my favorites list. There’s really nothing else that compares in the smarthome space — exterior lighting that’s economical, functional, and battery-powered. The Ring Pathlight comes in two flavors: a D-cell variant and a solar model… that can be periodically … Read more

Get In On Some Amazing Ring Deals

Amazon’s currently running several very good-to-amazing Ring deals. While I cannot recommend the Wyze Outdoor Cam, I have no compunction steering folks towards the 3rd generation Ring Stickup Cam… which is on sale for $85, bundled with a free Echo Dot 3 — another device I wholeheartedly recommend. Here’s that promo, along with some others … Read more

Echo Show 8 Down To $90

Get This Echo Show 8 Deal The Amazon Echo Show 8 was already $30 off this week, but has dropped another $10 today – bringing it down to a fairly comfortable $90. While I can’t recommend the smaller and under-powered Echo Show 5 (down to $60 today), the 8 strikes a good balance of size … Read more

Rethinking The Home Office During Max Telework

While I count myself amongst the first generation of remote tech workers in the mid-aughts, treadmill desk and all (ugh), I’ve largely been office-bound the last many years. As such, when my employer sent me home earlier this year, I (like many others) had some reconfiguration to do. While my comfort and productivity are significantly … Read more

Decent TiVo Savings This Weekend

While I’m drawing down TiVo, for those of you who remain fully ensconced within their ecosystem, the DVR pioneer is promoting two pretty decent accessory deals for Presidents Day. What caught my eye first is the new TiVo Lux remote for all of $40. This is an economical way to bring voice capabilities (and backlighting!) … Read more

TiVo Lifetime Service Transfer Has Returned: 2019 Edition

In what appears to be something of a new annual tradition, the compelling TiVo Breeze summer sale has returned. As with the 2018 edition, the highlight for owners of active, older TiVo hardware is the ability to transfer Lifetime service to a new DVR for all of $100. TiVo further sweetens the deal with about … Read more