Raise your hand if you agree with this: You love the idea of a smart video doorbell, but don't want to pay a cloud-storage subscription fee from now until the end of time.I feel the same. Thankfully, there's a fee-free option: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Newegg has the RemoBell S Smart Video Doorbell for $89 with promo code NEWEGGCNET2. That's an extra $10 off the already-compelling regular price.You can also get the RemoBell W for $149 with promo code NEWEGGCNET1. That's a savings of $50, and while it's arguably the better of the two products, I'm going to focus on the S, because it's the one I've been testing for the past couple weeks.The RemoBell S is an attractive, hardwired doorbell (much better-looking than the W, actually), designed to take the place of your existing bell. Installation was a little tricky because I couldn't tell if ours was mechanical or electronic, but ultimately I got everything working.I'll start with the good stuff. It takes just two taps to … [Read more...] about The RemoBell S smart video doorbell includes free cloud storage for $89
Cloud storage how does it work
Last year was another marquee year for online storage, as both consumers and businesses continued the historical trend of ongoing digital transformation. According to Google Trends data, the term “cloud storage” saw massive spikes in worldwide interest over the last ten years, with an almost 40x increase in search volume. We can expect much of the same throughout 2019 with more and more reliance on online backing up of data in the cloud and less focus on local storage hardware and infrastructure.With plenty of different options for cloud storage, it’s paramount to pick a provider that will supply you with the optimal amount of storage and bandwidth, as well as keep your data safe and sound.The following list contains cloud storage providers we deem offer the best service. The majority offers a free plan to get a sample of the service before you decide if it’s worth becoming a paying customer. From a business standpoint, the decision warrants an even more … [Read more...] about Best cloud storage of 2019
After a few years lurking in backroom prototypes and inside a few quickly forgotten handsets, ultrasonic fingerprint sensors are ready for prime time. The technology is built into Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus, making the technology almost guaranteed to be securing millions of thumbprints by the year’s end. In December 2018, Qualcomm announced its 3D ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor. This technology is enabled in devices using the company’s Snapdragon 855 platform as an option if the manufacturer wants to include the extra hardware. Ultrasonic fingerprint technology has its own pros and cons versus traditional capacitive scanners and even other in-display fingerprint designs. Here’s everything you need to know.How ultrasonic fingerprint scanners work Qualcomm’s 3D in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner is based on what used to be called Sense ID. Rather than existing photographic or capacitive-based fingerprint … [Read more...] about Ultrasonic fingerprint scanners: how do they work?
In 2007, Drew Houston, Dropbox's CEO, got sick and tired of misplacing his USB drive, so he created the first personal and small business cloud storage service. It was a radical one in its day. Today, everyone and their uncle seems to be offering cheap or free cloud storage.Also: How to sync multiple cloud storage services for free TechRepublicThat's great! Except, well, how do you choose which one is right for you? It used to be that most people decided simply on the basis of how much free storage space they got. That's simple, but it only tells part of the story.The real value from a cloud storage service comes from how well it works for you. As you'll see, some work much better with some operating systems and business plans than others.It's odd. Amazon does a great job with its cloud storage service Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for developers and IT. But Amazon Drive for personal and business users has never been a first-tier storage service. Mind you, it has gotten … [Read more...] about What’s the best cloud storage for you?
Rclone is a command line program written in Go language, used to sync files and directories from different cloud storage providers such as: Amazon Drive, Amazon S3, Backblaze B2, Box, Ceph, DigitalOcean Spaces, Dropbox, FTP, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, etc. As you see, it supports multiple platforms, which makes it a useful tool to sync your data between servers or to a private storage. Rclone comes with the following features MD5/SHA1 hash checks at all times for ensuring file integrity integrity. Timestamps are preserved on files. Partial syncs supported on a whole file basis. Copy mode for new or changed files. One way sync to make a directory identical. Check mode – hash equality check. Can sync to and from network, eg two different cloud accounts. (Encryption) backend. (Cache) backend. (Union) backend. Optional FUSE mount (rclone mount). How to Install rclone in Linux Systems The installation of rclone can be completed in two different ways. The easier one is using … [Read more...] about Rclone – Sync Files Directories from Different Cloud Storage