The Roku Ultra is the company's most powerful player. It supports HD, 4K, HDR, and Dolby Vision for prime visual experiences. It connects via 802.11ac dual-band MIMO Wi-Fi or ethernet and launches relatively quickly. Dolby Atmos sound helps immerse viewers, while the voice remote (with shortcut buttons) allows TV control with simple vocals. The box also comes with wired headphones, a pair of AA batteries, a power adaptor, and an HDMI cable. Users with the Roku mobile app can also control the player via their phone, like an alternate remote.
Wyze makes a video doorbell that allows residents to see visitors outside their front door. It records in 1080p HD video for a clear view of the person and/or packages left on the ground. The live stream has a 3:4 aspect ratio and features 2-way audio so owners can talk with visitors once they open the app (even from miles away). The package comes with a Wyze Chime so residents can be alerted via one of the 19 chime options. The device lights up when motion is detected, which may even intimidate porch pirates who steal packages.
RoboKiller is a call-blocking service that bills customers $25 per year and can be canceled anytime. It listens to incoming spam calls on one's cell phone, including robocalls and telemarketers. Their Answer Bots answer the spam for the user, while also updating their block list in real-time. RoboKiller estimates about a 90% spam reduction for customers within a month. The Answer Bots detect voice patterns while trolling the spammers themselves via fake vocal answers. You can even sample some instances on their website.
The latest iPad mini feels like a "Pro" device in a small physical form! Apple uses the powerful A15 Bionic chip to power the tablet, along with 5G support for the cellular models. All versions communicate with Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 6, plus iBeacon for micro-location. Customers can choose 64GB or 256GB of storage, as well as the choice to add a free engraving on the backside. The liquid retina display measures 8.3" diagonally and a resolution of 2266 x 1488 at 326 ppi. It features a fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, plus an anti-reflective coating for a clearer view.
The HDHomeRun family of products by SiliconDust helps customers watch recorded and Live TV around their homes. After it is plugged into a user's router, it can transfer HD live digital TV to devices around the house, either wired or via WiFi. The DVR software can save TV shows on a NAS, while the mobile app allows people to browse schedules. The HDHomeRun DVR app can be downloaded onto media streaming boxes for easy use across the home network. The software is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows 10, and more.
The Anker Apex Thunderbolt 4 Docking Station is compatible with Windows 10 and non-M1 macOS 11 computers. It includes a Thunderbolt 4 upstream port, a downstream port, a USB-C Power Delivery port, 4 USB-A ports, an AUX port, an SD card slot, and a pair of HDMI ports. The station can charge phones, laptops, and other devices with up to 90W capability. The package includes a 120W power adapter, power cord, a 2.3ft Thunderbolt 4 cable, and guides. The station measures 2.9" x 7.3" x 1.3" and weighs 0.99 lbs with the dock stand sold separately.
The new Framework Laptop is open for users to both upgrade and repair. A very different direction than the approach Apple takes. The laptop is thin and light, measuring 15.85mm x 296.63mm x 228.98mm while weighing 1.3kg. Customers can even buy the DIY edition to assemble themselves. Even the motherboard is removable. The 55Wh battery is designed to power through a workday, and the power adapter charges via a 60W USB-C connection. The 13.5" 3:2 display has a 2256x1504 resolution and 100& sRGB color gamut.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 is a folding phone that can fit in many more pockets than the average modern cell phone. The Galaxy Z Flip3 supports 5G technology and comes in Cream, Green, Phantom Black, and Lavender colors. Even without opening up, users can check messages, listen to music, and take pictures. The outside has a 1.9-inch cover screen for notifications and customizable display options. One of the best perks is seamless connectivity with the new Galaxy Watch4 (which uses Android Wear).
Fastmail is email hosting that focuses on user privacy. Unlike some of the top email services out there, Fastmail users enjoy mail, calendars, contacts, spam-blocking, and more ad-free and not monetized. Fastmail is available on desktops, phones, and tablets while providing a clean user interface for productivity. Customers can also make custom email "you@yourdomain" addresses under just one account, as well as email aliases for further privacy.
The Epson PowerLite 1781W Projector is a fairly slim projector with 3200 lumens of color and white brightness. The WXGA resolution is 1200 x 800 and connects via HDMI or wireless Chromecast/Roku support. This projector is ideal for office presentations in business settings and weighs only 4 lbs for portable carrying. The product features Auto horizontal and vertical keystone correction and Screen Fit for images that don't already align with the screen. Mobile devices can be set up with a QR code, and the package comes with User Manual CD for more information.