Does Alexa Always Listen?

An Alexa device is your dream come true, right? Just ask her the weather, have her turn off the lights or tell you the cooking time for al dente pasta, and she’s right there. Listening. But is she always listening? And just how safe is that anyway, especially now

Do I Really Need a Gaming Laptop?

For a long time, there were just four words to describe gaming laptops: big, heavy, loud, expensive. In the past few years, though, this has changed, and today they can be a really great option for gamers on the go, college students and those who just want to own

How AI and 2 Gig Are Transforming Home Fitness Gadgets

AI (artificial intelligence) is the latest buzz these days in gadgets. For exercise gear, having this built-in tech means you’ll get advanced feedback on your workouts that can approach the level you get with a human personal trainer. For example, some smart exercise devices will monitor your weightlifting form

40+ Cool Games To Play With Your Alexa

Amazon Echos are one of the hardest-working smart home hubs available, but your Alexa can do a lot more than turn on and off your lights or play music. One of the most fun ways to use it is to play one of its many great games. We’ve put

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How To Grow a Smart Garden in Your Kitchen

There's nothing like having fresh herbs and produce on hand when you cook, but if you live in an apartment, or where the weather doesn’t always allow for outdoor gardening, home-grown produce might seem out of reach. That’s where a smart indoor garden can come in.What is a smart

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Your Guide to Watching Super Bowl 2022

Ready for the big game? Super Bowl LVI is set for February 13 with the upstart Cincinnati Bengals taking on the Los Angeles Rams. You won’t want to miss it—and the places to watch and livestream have changed this year. Check it out.Game 411Super Bowl LVI will feature two

Now That You Have 2 Gig Speed, How Do You Get the Most Out of It?

2 Gig internet is so fast, you can’t just plug a cable into your router and expect to get the best speeds. If you want the fastest internet around, you have to configure your home network, update your devices and make sure everything is compatible. Let’s look at how

How To Watch the 2022 Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, is set to begin as scheduled February 4 and run through February 20 in Beijing—even as officials try navigating concerns over rising Covid-19 rates and protests over China’s human rights abuses.Despite a hovering political albatross and some