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This review is from: EZVIZ Mini HD 720p WiFi Home Security Camera with Motion Detection, 130 degree View, Night Vision, Works with Alexa using IFTTT (Special Offer 12 Month Cloud Storage w/ 7 day Playback)
Pros: Very impressed with the quality, packaging, functionality and features. Packaging really does tell us quite a bit about what you'll find inside, and the simple cardboard box with the premium feel prepares you for what's right inside.
The camera itself is also very sturdy and feels like it can take a hit or two (in case it's mounted incorrectly and it falls). 720P with night vision doesn't leave much to desire given how much you'd be paying for it. While it does get a bit grainy for a few seconds when first going from day video to night video, it doesn't last much and the transition is smooth enough to not worry about; although it's important to point out as some people do care and I've seen other cameras that do a bit better in this aspect.
I did not use the SD expansion yet, as this camera comes with a free year of cloud storage. The recordings are uploaded automatically to your account once set up (easy setup, doesn't require credit card).
Set up is extremely easy and even those without much more than basic wi-fi knowledge will have no issues.
Magnetic base is great and wish I could see this on more cameras, the tilt and swivel on the base is also great and allows for better installation even after mounting it on the wall.
All in all, great little camera for the price, and it does have a 20% off of the price at time of this writing, making it under $60.
Cons: Didn't like that the brand is quite unknown, so it gave me a bit of unease. However, not much more to complain about, I've recommended the same model to a couple of friends now.
Other Thoughts: Had to initialize camera by changing my phone's wifi from 5.0ghz to 2.4ghz, but you can switch back over after and monitor from any phone/tablet/device that has internet (whether LTE or wi-fi) if you have the log-in information.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: TP-Link RE590T AC1900 Touch Screen Wi-Fi Range Extender
Pros: For starters, box looks premium and it's quite heavy compared to other extenders in the market.
You might be asking yourself why you'd spend as much as you spent on a router for this, but we'll get to that now:
The antennas work marvelously. I have reviewed other extenders without antennas and they worked great but range could be better, something you can't really complain about for this one. It's the cream of the crop when it comes to extenders; and it's backed by TP-link's great warranty as well. Honestly, I wouldn't have thought this brand had something that I'd want for myself outside of the review sample as this device is, but this product got me excited starting with the box, followed by the ease of set up and use, and ending with the warranty that backs it.
Some of the points I'd like to touch on will be just expanding on what other reviewers have said.
The device can create networks outside of the regular extender's usual copies of the SSID, which is as if this was a different router overall in a sense. Otherwise, you can create one with the exact same duplicating SSID as the router and use the same password.
The screen is easy to read and provides a kind-of-lazy approach to setting up an extender, just makes it extremely easy (which is why this is in the Pros section).
All in all, a very decent top-of-the-line product with great features, good looks, and even better performance.
Cons: Quite big, might be an eyesore if you don't have a spot to place it where it'll fit the surroundings.
Other Thoughts: Don't expect smart phone screen quality, this isn't what this is for, doesn't require accurate touches like phones do for other tasks.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: One of the most reasonable priced SSDs, if not the most reasonable; given the speeds and the 3 year warranty.
Very quick installation of Windows and Mac on 2 separate partitions which were just a breeze to create.
Speeds right above 500/500 for read/write which is very respectable and unexpected from a budget SSD.
Make no mistake, only the price is made to fit on a budget, not the quality.
Can't make any claims on durability, but it's chugging along beautifully in a X99 system and great for storing huge files that need faster writing (or just any bigger files that you don't want to be struggling to put on regular platter drives).
There can't be much more said about this other than it does what other more expensive drives do, at a fraction of the price.
Cons: As another reviewer has said, packaging is lackluster and the SSD is tiny and weighs barely anything, which makes the purchase seem a bit silly when paying full price and receiving what seems to be a feather in the mail. For some, this is a pro, but I can't help to mention this.READ FULL REVIEW