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The best Google Assistant-compatible devices

Google Assistant is one of the most popular smart home ecosystems of 2023. Hundreds of devices are compatible with the technology, including smart thermostats, lights, cameras, and locks, among many others. Google itself makes plenty of gadgets that incorporate Google Assistant and Google Home, but you’ll find an even longer list of third-party products that […]

How to fix an orange flashing light on the HomePod

Apple’s HomePod mini is one of the best smart speakers of 2023. Offering incredible sound quality, a stylish design, and an affordable price tag, anyone shopping for a HomeKit hub has likely stumbled upon Apple’s popular device. The setup process for the HomePod mini is rather straightforward — although many folks have stumbled into an […]

The best phones for kids in 2023

Kids are people too, and often those little people are clamoring for the best smartphone tech money can buy, complete with the latest talk, text, games, apps, photos, and video conferencing features their parents are willing to buy for them. The good news is that you don’t have to mortgage your home to purchase a […]

Last chance to reserve the Samsung Galaxy S23 and save

Smartprix Samsung has all but confirmed the Samsung Galaxy S3 is coming soon. They haven’t officially announced it, but big things are brewing for the upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event. If go to the link below and tell Samsung that you’re interested in the new phone, they’ll give you a $100 Samsung credit to spend however […]

An asteroid just came incredibly close to Earth

An asteroid just hurtled past Earth in an event described by NASA as “one of the closest approaches by a near-Earth object ever recorded.” Asteroid 2023 BU zipped by at 7:27 p.m. (4:27 p.m. PT), passing over the southern tip of South America a mere 2,200 miles from Earth’s surface — a distance that put […]

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket carries its heaviest payload to space

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket thundered to space on Thursday morning carrying its heaviest-ever payload. Launching from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4:22 a.m. ET, the Falcon 9 took with it 56 Starlink internet satellites as part of a payload weighing 17,400 kilograms (38,400 pounds), according to comments made during a livestream of […]

Where to watch Tár

For his first directorial feature film since 2006, Todd Field crafted a fictional saga of a composer and conductor named Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett). In the 2022 movie Tár, Blanchett plays the first female chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic, who is about to record a symphony that seems likely to take her career to […]

How to romance characters in Fire Emblem Engage

One of the most popular features of Fire Emblem: Three Houses was the relationship-building and romance system. Players were able to pick their favorite character, get to know them, eventually start a relationship, and then argue with people online about why their pick was best. Fire Emblem Engage doesn’t have nearly as in-depth of a relationship […]

Apple HomePod Mini vs. Apple HomePod

Apple’s HomePod mini is one of the most popular smart speakers of 2023 — but the newly announced HomePod is going to give it a run for its money. While the miniature HomeKit hub can control your smart home gear and engage with Siri, the HomePod 2023 can do all of that while also pumping […]

Trading in your iPhone with Apple? You’ll get less than

For the second time in two months, Apple has reduced the trade-in values of many of its iPhones and other products. Spotted by MacRumors, the adjustments are pretty significant for some of its handsets. For example, anyone trading in an iPhone 13 Pro Max with Apple will now receive up to $570 off a new […]