Bose Soundbar 500 Bose SoundTouch 300 Size 1.75" H x 31.5" W x 4.0" D 2.25" H x 38.5" W x 4.25" D Channels 3.0 3.0 Subwoofer / rear speakers Sold separately Sold separately Soundbar drivers Three front-facing drivers, two side-facing drivers, QuietPort bass Four full-range drivers, one tweeter, PhaseGuide arrays, QuietPort bass Voice assistants Alexa (built-in with Bose Voice4Video), Google Assistant (built-in), Siri (through another device) Alexa (through another device) Video Passthrough None 4K / HDR / HDR10 Connections AirPlay 2, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Optical, Ethernet, HDMI Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Optical, Ethernet, HDMI HDMI ports 1 input, 0 output 1 input, 1 output HDMI ARC / eARC ARC / eARC ARC Compatible audio processing formats Dolby Digital, DTS Dolby Digital, DTS Room calibration Included ADAPTiQ headset Included ADAPTiQ headset App support Bose Music app Bose SoundTouch app Remote control Included Included Bose SimpleSync Yes No The 300 generates … [Read more...] about Bose Soundbar 500 vs. Bose SoundTouch 300: Which should you buy?
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Ring Stick Up Cam Eufy Indoor Cam 2K Variations Battery, Plug-In, Solar, Elite Standard, Pan & Tilt Operating conditions -5-22 degrees Fahrenheit (-20-50 degrees Celsius), Weather Resistant 32-104 degrees Fahrenheit (0-40 degrees Celsius), Indoor Only Colors available White, Black White FOV 110° horizontal, 57° vertical 125º horizontal Pan & Tilt None 360 degrees horizontal, 96 degrees vertical (None for base version) Resolution 1920x1080 2304x1296 FPS 30 15 Zoom Yes Yes (8X) Wi-Fi 2.4GHz (5GHz on Elite) 2.4GHz Night Vision Yes, using IR LEDs (range unknown) Yes, using 8 IR LEDs (32 feet) Audio 2-way with noise cancellation 2-way 24/7 Live Streaming No Yes (with MicroSD card) Storage options Free: None, live stream only; Paid subscription: Saves video clips up to 60 days, photos up to 7 days Free: Up to 128GB of internal MicroSD storage (card sold separately); Paid subscription: Saves last 30 days of video clips Motion detection Yes … [Read more...] about Eufy Indoor Cam 2K vs. Ring Stick Up Cam: Which should you buy?
Google introduced the Pixel Buds (2020) in the US months ago but in only one colour option and that is White. Last month the company introduced the buds in other countries and now it has come with another important announcement related to Google Buds. Google has now added new colours to its true wireless earbuds. As reported by 9to5 Google, the company has introduced three new colours of Pixel Buds. The customers will now be able to purchase the device in Almost Black, Oh So Orange, and Quite Mint colour options. All the new colour variants are now listed on Best Buy and Wallmart, but none of them have started selling them. Irrespective of the colour, the customers can purchase the Pixel Buds at $180. 9to5 Google has also pointed out that now all four colours are available in all countries. But the customers in the US will have access to all colours first. Recently, Google launched its much delayed affordable Pixel 4a smartphone. The smartphone will be available in the US starting … [Read more...] about Google Pixel Buds now come in three new colours
New York's mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of the coronavirus in buses and subways. In a letter to CEO Tim Cook obtained by The Associated Press, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye said riders have been seen removing their masks to unlock their phones using face-recognition technology, despite a recent update by Apple that simplifies the unlock process for people wearing masks. Previously, an iPhone user wearing a mask would have to wait a few seconds as face recognition software tried to identify them before they eventually could enter a passcode. In response to the pandemic, Apple's iOS 13.5, released in May, automatically presents the passcode field after a user swipes up from the bottom of the lock screen. Also, Apple Pay Express Transit, introduced last year, allows riders on some bus and subway lines to pay with … [Read more...] about New York agency seeks Apple’s help to solve iPhone mask issues
Whether reading or watching, there's a tablet for either one As you'd expect, the larger Fire HD costs more than the smaller one, but there's more to break down here. The Fire HD 10's display isn't just bigger, it's denser with a 1920x1200 resolution coming in at 224ppi, versus the smaller HD 8's 189ppi. Both offer the same 32GB and 64GB storage options, and both can be expanded with a microSD card. … [Read more...] about Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) vs. Fire HD 10 (2019): Which should you buy?