TekThing 139 – Eufy Genie vs Echo Dot, CrashPlan Alternatives, FING Finds Everything On Your Network!
$35 Eufy Genie vs $50 Echo Dot, Cheap 4K Monitor, Replace CrashPlan, FING Finds Everything On Your Network, Eclipse Fun!
00:46 Eufy Genie: Anker makes a $35 Echo Dot
Can Anker’s new $35 Eufy Genie deliver Alexa as well as Amazon’s $50 Echo Dot? Watch the viceo to find out!
07:23 CrashPlan Panic
CrashPlan is cancelling their online backup service for consumers, CrashPlan for Home. How long do you have? What should you replace it with? We’ve got answers in the video!
13:35 FING: Find everything on your network!
Fing is a fast -free- Network IP Scanner that runs on Android and iOS. Finding everything attached to your network is its primary purpose, but it does some other useful things, too. Watch the video for our review!
16:58 Cheap 4K Desktop Monitor!
Blake waned a high resolution 4K desktop monitor, but didn’t want to spend thousands. Find out how he got a 4K monitor for $650 in the video! (Our pick for a 4K HDR TV if you don’t want to spends $3000? TCLs 2017 55P607 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED
20:55 Downloading Google Maps: Snake Storm Edition!
Dave, a correspondent for the Weather Channel, writes, “I wanted to share another great use for Google Maps offline.” Find out how he managed to create an interactive map tracking venomous snakes in Sri Lanka -without- cell phone coverage in the video!
22:48 Do Something Analog
Shannon and Patrick went to see the eclipse!!! We talk about 100% totality, have information on how you can donate your glasses (they’ll be no good in three years!), more photo help, and Anthony’s instagram video with Shannon’s reaction!
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