Finding the Best TV Providers in 2018

From Reviews.org. Choosing a TV provider is not about pure rankings. Like most other things, what’s right for other people, maybe even most people, may not be right for you. So rather than doing a simple rank ordering, we prefer to ask: what do you WANT from your TV? Do you want TV for the…

Buying Home Security for Beginners

From Reviews.org. Choosing a home security system is a bit like choosing a TV or a cell phone provider: There are a lot of options, with a lot of similarities, and plenty of differences. And since it’s usually a pretty long-term commitment, there’s a lot riding on getting the decision right the first time. So…

What is Z-wave? – Home Automation for Beginners

From Reviews.org. “Home automation” is a term that gets thrown around a lot without much explanation. One of the keys to understanding it, though, is to understand Z-wave technology, how it works and where you’ll see it. Z-wave is becoming more and more prevalent, and you’re likely to see it on a lot of “smart”…

Viasat (Exede) Review 2018

From Reviews.org. Viasat is the new name of Exede, which is one of only two options for satellite internet, along with Hughesnet. Last year, we gave Hughesnet our top spot in that head-to-head match up, thanks to their new satellite and pricing structure. But now Viasat has a new satellite of their own, as well…

VPNs For Beginners – What is a VPN?

From Reviews.org. How do VPNs work? It’s basically magic. No, I’m just kidding, it’s only partly magic. Today we’re diving into the basics of Virtual Private Networks: what they are, how they work, why you might want one, and why you might not.

DISH Network 2018 Review

From Reviews.org. Today we’re reviewing DISH’s satellite TV service. We really like DISH, even in 2018’s highly competitive market. Well, we like the product, anyway. We know that the customer service can be a bit lacking, just like for literally every other TV company in the market, but if you have that expectation going in,…

ADT vs XFINITY Home | Home Security Review

From Reviews.org. XFINITY is a relative newcomer to the home security space, while ADT has been around for … well, forever. Seems like they’d be pretty different. But are they? Well, in some ways yes, and in others no. Today we’re diving into the differences similarities between the two in pricing, contracts, technology, and equipment.…

Sling TV Review 2018

From Reviews.org. Sling TV is still the closest thing out there to a la carte TV. Not much has changed since our 2017 review, but we’re still going to check in on our #1 choice for live streaming TV. We’ll go over Sling TV’s pricing and packages, why it can be either the cheapest or…

HughesNet vs Viasat (Exede) – 2018 Satellite Internet Review

From Reviews.org. There are only two big nationwide competitors these days when it comes to satellite internet: HughesNet and Viasat (formerly Exede). It’s the same technology, and it works similarly in a lot of ways in both cases, but there are key differences between the two companies, especially since both have launched new satellites in…

The Best Internet Service Provider for YOU

From Reviews.org. Finding the best ISP for you can be a challenge. Rankings aren’t much help, because they just don’t work very well. That is, until you answer a few basic questions. We’ll walk you through those questions, then show you how to choose your ISP once you have the answers.

LiveWatch Review

From Reviews.org. Today we review Livewatch, a DIY home security company. Ultimately, there are more exciting competitors out there, it’s true. But sometimes, you’re not looking for “exciting,” you’re just looking for something that works. And Livewatch certainly works. For the details, watch on. 0:13 – Price & Contracts 0:52 – Equipment & Technology 1:52…

Protect America Home Security Review 2018

From Reviews.org. Sometimes a home security company doesn’t need to be flashy to get good marks. In some ways, compared to its competitors, Protect America doesn’t seem particularly innovative or interesting, but what it is, is solid and reliable. That being said, there is one thing that Protect America offers that we haven’t seen elsewhere.…

Roku vs Roku TV – Is a Roku TV Worth It?

From Reviews.org. It’s tempting to say that if you like the Roku devices and platform, then a Roku TV is a no-brainer. But it might not be as easy as that. In this video, we dive into the differences between the two, and when a Roku TV might be appropriate, rather than a device like…

Link Interactive Home Security Review – 2018

From Reviews.org. Link Interactive feels a lot like the competition in many ways. But it does have its own strengths and weaknesses that will make it or break it for you. We’re going to dive into the pricing, the equipment, and the customer experience that you can expect with Link Interactive. To read the full,…

The Best Wireless Security Systems of 2018

From Reviews.org. “Wireless” can be a confusing term when it comes to home security, since it’s sometimes used interchangeably with “cellular.” We’ll go over the difference between the two, and which companies offer the best in wireless home security. 0:00 – What does wireless home security mean? 0:51 – Vivint 1:28 – Frontpoint 2:14 –…

Best Motion Detector Cameras of 2018

From Reviews.org. To find the best motion detector cameras, we looked at a lot–a LOT–of factors. We looked at resolution, field of view, night vision quality, two-way audio, connectivity requirements, storage capabilities, subscription costs, and more. This video highlights the results, going over cameras from Nest, Zmodo, and Canary. For more of a deep dive,…

ADT vs Vivint – 2018 Home Security Showdown

From Reviews.org. We’ve covered ADT and Vivint individually, but how do they compare to each other? Who wins in each category when we look at pricing, availability, equipment, and customer service? See the in-depth reviews of each company here: ADT: http://www.reviews.org/go/youtube/adt-vs-vivint/adt Vivint: http://www.reviews.org/go/youtube/adt-vs-vivint/vivint 0:34 – Pricing & Contracts 2:08 – Availability 2:34 – Equipment &…

SimpliSafe Review 2018 – How’s the New Equipment?

From Reviews.org. SimpliSafe has a new look and feel for 2018. After an internal and external facelift, how does SimpliSafe’s equipment and plans stack up against the competition? Do we recommend SimpliSafe? 0:23 – Price & Contracts 2:03 – Equipment & Technology 3:40 – Customer Experience 4:37 – The Bottom Line – Do we recommend…

YouTube TV Review 2018

From Reviews.org. The field of streaming live TV providers is expanding, and the latest player is YouTube TV. Now that it’s been on the market for a few months, let’s take a look at what the world’s undisputed champion of video streaming can do with TV. ***Want to support Reviews.org?*** We’re supported through affiliate links.…

Hulu Live TV 2018 Review

From Reviews.org. Hulu Live (or, Hulu With Live TV, if you want to get official about it) goes under the microscope for this review. What are its strong point? Weak points? How does it stack up to the competition? ***Want to support Reviews.org?*** We’re supported through affiliate links. That means that we get paid when…

Top 5 HD Antennas 2018 (indoor)

From Reviews.org. Today we’re rounding up the best indoor HD antennas, including those from ClearStream, Vansky, Mohu, BESTHING, and 1byone. ***Want to support Reviews.org?*** We’re supported through affiliate links. That means that we get paid when you go through our links to sign up for certain products or services. So we don’t care which products…