Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K review: Advanced features, budget price

Stripped-down, budget-priced home security cameras are rapidly becoming the exception rather than the norm. Eufy’s new Indoor Cam 2K is a perfect example, boasting some of the most advanced technology available and a steal at just $40 Along with its 2K resolution, the AC-powered camera’s standard features include event-triggered recording, night vision, 8x zoom, and two-way audio. It also boasts AI-enabled human and pet detection and the ability to identify a crying baby. Alexa, Google Read more…

This Week In Techdirt History: June 7th – 13th

from the that-was-that dept Five Years Ago This week in 2015, legislators were working to take money from the DEA to buy bodycams for cops and calling for mandatory data collection on police shootings, while we took a look at the way (even with cameras) cops and the media cooperate to disparage victims of police violence and paint every kill as a “good” kill, and how law enforcement stretches the definition of “reasonable suspicion” to Read more…

MLB Players Are Sick of Owners’ Bullshit and Fire Back On Social Media

The long, stupid dance between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association continues, as the sides negotiate conditions for a 2020 season that might be better off not happening anyway, while coronavirus cases are spiking in a country that has been tripping over rakes in its handling of the pandemic all year. Advertisement Management delivered another offer to the union on Friday, again offering less than the prorated pay that had been Read more…

Federal Court Affirms Activision’s First Amendment Rights In Using Humvees in ‘Call Of Duty’ Game

from the humdinger dept Almost exactly a year ago, we first wrote about a trademark lawsuit brought by AM General LLC, the company that makes Humvee vehicles, and Activision. At issue is the inclusion of historically accurate Humvee vehicles in the publisher’s Call of Duty games. AM General decried those depictions as trademark infringement, leading Activision to say its use was protected by the First Amendment, given that the entire goal here was to accurately Read more…

SEC baseball royalty: 6 schools that have won the CWS

71 days ago SEC Network Photo: Peter Aiken/Getty Images The College World Series began in 1947 to determine baseball’s national champion each year, and the Southeastern Conference has enjoyed its share of success. The CWS was to begin June 12 this year, with the champion to be crowned either June 23 or June 24. It was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, leaving everyone to wonder what might have been in a season that had Read more…

20 Fantastic Pool Toys for Dogs

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. No pool party is complete without a pool toy or two—just like us, dogs love having things to play with in the water! Whether they’re fetching a floating ball, chewing on neoprene fish, or trying to capture an elusive bobbing rubber duck, a special toy can elevate a dog’s time in the water to the next level. We’ve rounded up the best dog pool toys this summer. Read more…

SEC Network highlights gymnastics, NCAA Championships

about an hour ago ESPN PR Photo: SEC Network SEC Network’s weekly TV lineup continues in June with programming stunts surrounding SEC and NCAA gymnastics, the Women’s College World Series and College World Series, live at-home studio shows and more. Olympic Sport-Centric Stunts Set for SECN SEC Network will showcase SEC gymnastics next week from 6 – 9 a.m., with back-to-back regular season meets set to start your weekday mornings. In addition, throughout the week, Read more…

Ron Wyden Explains Why President Trump (And Many Others) Are Totally Wrong About Section 230

from the not-how-it-works-guys dept A few years back, at a Santa Clara University event about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, I remember (then) 9th Circuit chief judge Alex Kozinski noting with some amount of pleasure that he was relieved to hear from one of the two authors of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (former Rep. Chris Cox, who was in attendance at the event) that his opinions on 230 were exactly Read more…

Yeelight Smart LED Bulb 1S (Color) review: A solid Wi-Fi smart bulb saddled with a glitchy app

One of the few smart bulbs we’ve seen that is compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, and HomeKit, the Wi-Fi-enabled Yeelight Smart LED Bulb 1S (Color) is easy to set up, doesn’t require a hub or bridge, and offers a variety of clever features, including a camera-assistant color picker and a music-syncing mode. That said, the Yeelight app throws a few curve balls when it comes to grouping bulbs, and we were annoyed by frequent connectivity Read more…

Samsung Q90T 4K UHD TV review: Samsung tweaks an already great smart TV

Samsung’s Q90R was arguably the best 4K UHD LED-backlit LCD TV of 2019. This year’s Q90T is in line for equal status, with picture tweaks that eliminate—or ameliorate—some of my complaints from last year. My gripes about the Q90R were few and far between, so consider the Q90T the best getting better.  There is, however, one major change: this will please some and disappoint others, but the One Connect breakout box is now history—all the Read more…