TekThing 154 – OnePlus 5T vs. Google Pixel 2, Linksys WRT32X Gaming Router Review, Amazon Echo or Google Home???

Flagship Phone Bargain: OnePlus 5T! Linksys WRT32X Gaming Router, Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo or Google Home???
01:57 OnePlus 5T Review
Can the 5T, a $500 flagship phone from OnePlus, hang with Google’s $850 Pixel 2 XL? The answer might surprise you! We show you pictures taken with both phones in the video! They pack the same Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 CPU and Adreno graphics… watch the video to find out where the OnePlus 5T beats Google’s top model, and where it falls short!

13:40 Linksys WRT32X AC3200 Gaming Router
“Purpose built to prioritize gaming!” Linksys’s latest, the WRT32X AC3200 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Gaming Router packs Rivet Network’s Killer Prioritization Engine, to keep your online gaming traffic as fast as possible. Does it work? Is it fast? Will your gaming PC work with it? Watch the video to find out!

22:08 Amazon Alexa or Google Home???
Ronald’s thinking about adding voice control to his home… should he go with Amazon Alexa or Google Home? A Sonos One? He writes, “Not sure which one to drop cash on. I prefer something with good sound for listening to podcasts and streaming music. Also looking to maybe IoT integration in the future.” He’s in an Apple house, but the HomePod won’t be out until 2018… so we explain why how to choose between Home and Echo in the video!

26:51 Keep LED Christmas Lights From Dying!
Ben’s got a tip for everybody that’s had trouble keeping LED Christmas lights alive… hint, it involves plugging ’em into a sure protector! And, yes, surge protectors do wear out over time… when they do, they don’t protect your gear anymore!

The Best Surge Protector

30:00 Do Something Analog
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