The 5 Best, Coolest DIY Home Security Systems You Can Buy NOW

Whoever you are I’m guessing you’ve got a lot of electronics in the house (especially if you’re reading this blog). Plus, your house contains the most valuable things ever: the lives of you and your family members. So protecting your home with a security system is basically a no-brainer. It’s actually pretty easy to install […]

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6 NEW Things the Apple Watch can do as of Today (WWDC 2015)

The Apple Watch just got some cool software-based upgrades. Some fixed a few complaints people had while others just added new functionality. Here’s what your (or your future) Apple Watch will be able to do with the next Watch OS update. Time Travel Apple Watch, taking a page out of Pebble’s book, will now let […]


Solpro Helios Review: The Best Portable Solar Charger

Portable solar chargers are a good idea in principle. Too bad they are all ugly, clunky and inconvenient — right? Wrong. Well, right in many ways, but wrong at least in this one instance. For years it seems like I’ve been hunting for a solar powered portable charger that didn’t suck. That all changed when […]


The 5 Best Dual Band Routers You Can Buy NOW To Speed Up Your Internet Connection

You need a good dual band WiFi router, and here’s why: if you live in a dense neighborhood, chances are high that you’ll experience channel conflict or signal overlapping. In English, your WiFi setup might be very similar to that of your neighbor’s — so similar that everyone’s signals are getting congested (i.e. slow). It’s […]


Incipio Feather MacBook Air Case Review: One Of The Best I’ve Tried So Far

Apple products always look the best when they are naked; when they are covered by cases, they usually become slightly less attractive and a bit bulkier but also far safer from dings and scratches. Alas, I never leave my MacBooks naked. They are far too valuable (both the machine and what it holds); the better […]


What Is Apple’s HomeKit? A 60 Second Overview

Apple has been busy branching out beyond smartphones recently. First came the Apple Watch—Apple’s highest-selling product launch in history, by the way—and next came the rumors about an Apple Car (along with the rumor that Apple might just buy Tesla to break into the auto space). When you think about it, it only makes sense for Apple […]

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Buying A Canon PowerShot G7 X? 3 Complaints You Need To Know About First

I love the Canon PowerShot G7 X point-and-shoot camera we use here at DailyTekk. It’s one of our go-to video cameras for shooting product reviews and doing a bit of vlogging (Casey Neistat is one high-profile vlogger who uses this camera). It came highly rated from a variety of sources. People—myself included—like it’s near-DSLR qualities and […]

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Asus Brazenly Steals Apple Watch Styling With ZenWatch 2

Asus has a new version of their smartwatch out now and it is trying very hard to be the Apple Watch (at least on the outside). Here’s Oliver Haslam writing for Redmond Pie on the similarities: The first similarities are the sizing and color options that the ZenWatch 2 is available in. The first Android Wear watch […]

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5 Reasons To Buy The Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 Over Top Android Phones

I’m going to say something that will be controversial—and contrarian—within the tech blogosphere: the Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 is the best Android phone you can buy right now (read our comprehensive review). Now I’m not talking about bleeding-edge specs like the fastest processor or sharpest camera. Instead, I’m talking about the best value; the smartest purchase. For […]

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Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 Review: A VERY Impressive Affordable Android Phone

What if you could get an incredibly capable phone at an astonishingly affordable price? That’s exactly what you’ll get with the Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3, a fully unlocked Android phone that costs just $249. Not $249 with a two-year contract; just $249 period. When you compare the Idol 3’s feature set to those of the […]


It Would Be Dumb Not To Buy This Awesome Smart Doorbell

One of the coolest house upgrades I’ve seen in a very long time is the Ring Video Doorbell. It’s an Internet-enabled doorbell that allows users to see and speak with visitors at their door through smartphones and tablets from anywhere, whether you’re on the couch or halfway around the world. As the Editor of DailyTekk I’ve […]


Which Top Android Phone Should You Buy? A Quick and Painless Comparison

Choosing the right smartphone is arguably one of the most important decisions a person can make. It’s a personal device that keeps you connected throughout the day. Things like how long the battery lasts, what size the device and it’s screen are, how bright and clear that screen is, how fast the device works and […]

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4K TV Prices Are Falling FAST (As In 55% Cheaper Than January)

I was disappointed to read in the Wall Street Journal recently that Apple has apparently given up on making an actual Apple TV set and will instead be sticking to the Apple TV console (perhaps with the addition of a paid streaming cable alternative). Okay. So that’s life. Apple didn’t feel like it could make […]


The 5 Best Gaming Laptops Available NOW

Look, nerds, I’ll admit I’m not much of a PC gamer. In fact, I don’t do a lot of gaming outside of my iPhone these days. I used to love Xbox/console games, but life became busy. Even so, the first games I ever really played were, in fact, computer games. The original Starcraft and Command […]

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13 Things You Need To Know About 4K Ultra HD Video (In 1 Simple List)

What is 4K? And what’s the difference between 4K and 1080p? You’re about to find out. Whether you simply want to have to clearest, most accurate and eye-popping video experience or are merely curious as to what everyone is talking about (and whether you should care), this article with set you straight in no time […]

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The 5 Best Battery Cases For iPhone Available NOW (2015)

Everyday iPhone power-users kill their battery long before they would like it to die. Now there are nearly 20 iPhone battery cases out in the wild that can charge your favorite gadget up when you’re out and about (and that’s just that I know of)—the problem is, most iPhone battery cases are MAJORLY ugly. Like, dang. […]


The 5 Best USB Microphones You Can Buy NOW (2015)

Whether you are looking for a great podcasting, vlogging, vocal/instrumental, interview or voiceover microphone, you’re in the right place. For a home studio, nothing beats the ease of using a USB mic that can connect to your computer. Since all your post production happens there anyway, this is a logical shortcut to take. And you’ll […]

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The 5 Best iPad Air 2 Keyboard Cases You Can Buy Now (2015)

The iPad—on it’s own—is a stellar device. But not for getting any serious typing done. If you’re a business person, or even a person who handles a ton of daily email or wiring of some sort, you definitely need a great keyboard. And while you’re at it you might as well get a keyboard/case combo […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft’s Holographic Headset (HoloLens) In 1 List

Holograms are the future—at least according to Star Trek and Microsoft. If you haven’t seen the demo video for Microsoft’s potentially game-changing gadget, HoloLens, I suggest you do so now. Virtual and augmented reality hold a lot of promise—perhaps mainly because they offer to free us from the screens we are so accustomed to viewing […]


The Top 5 Vlogging Cameras You Can Buy NOW (2015)

x Vloggers are the TV stars of 2015 and many YouTubers are wielding larger fan bases than “traditional” celebrities; but they didn’t get there without a decent camera. In this gadget roundup I’ve included plenty of great vlogging cameras; a couple point and shoots, a DSLR, an action cam and some phones. Literally, whatever situation […]