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    Homelab - Mail Relay Server for Cron

    I used to use Google SMTP server for sending cron notifications in case of faults (e.g. mdadm array broken, smartctl errors, now ZFS, etc) but I am seeing that it's getting more and more unreliable. In the paste i used msmtp to interface directly with the google server wih a gmail account. Now...
  2. cageymaru

    Tetris Effect - PlayStation 4 with PSVR Support Is $20

    Tetris Effect - PlayStation 4 is $20 at Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Tetris-Effect-PlayStation-4/dp/B07DK4T1X1/ Tetris Effect - PlayStation 4 at Best Buy is $20. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/tetris-effect-playstation-4/6307105.p?skuId=6307105
  3. cageymaru

    Lexar NM600 M.2 2280 NVMe 480GB SSD Is $72

    Amazon has the Lexar NM600 M.2 2280 NVMe 480GB Solid-State Drive (LNM600-480RBNA) for $72. Also there is a Lexar NS100 2.5” SATA III (6Gb/s) Solid-State Drive 480GB for $45. Saw it over on PCPer.
  4. cageymaru

    Logitech Sale at Amazon

    Logitech sale at Amazon. Deal of the day.
  5. cageymaru

    TCL 65R617 65-Inch 4K TV Is $719 at Amazon

    I don't own one so good luck! Seems that others think these are great as PC monitors. I left a link to the RTINGS review at the bottom of the page. There is a 75" version but it was only $300 off. TCL 65R617 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV (2018 Model) is $719 at Amazon...
  6. cageymaru

    Dynaudio Deal of the Day Amazon

    Dynaudio is available as an Amazon Deal of the Day. 38% off. Yes, they are expensive. At least for me. :)
  7. cageymaru

    Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro Is $299 via Amazon

    Elgato Game Capture 4K60 Pro - 4K 60fps capture card with ultra-low latency technology for recording PS4 Pro and Xbox One X gameplay, PCIe x4 is $299 via Amazon...
  8. cageymaru

    Toshiba 43LF621U19 43-inch 4K TV HDR - Fire TV Edition Is $189 on Amazon

    Toshiba 43LF621U19 43-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV HDR - Fire TV Edition is $189 on sale at Amazon via Bestbuy. https://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-43LF621U19-43-inch-Ultra-Smart/dp/B07D4F2P26 Toshiba - 43” Class – LED - 2160p – Smart - 4K UHD TV with HDR – Fire TV Edition is $189 at Bestbuy...
  9. cageymaru

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X Is $679 on Amazon

    Amazon has the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X Processor (YD295XA8AFWOF) for $679.00. https://www.amazon.com/AMD-Ryzen-Threadripper-Processor-YD295XA8AFWOF/dp/B07GFN6CVF
  10. cageymaru

    WD 10TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive $159 on Amazon

    WD 10TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0100HBK-NESN is $159.99 at Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07G3QMPB5/
  11. cageymaru

    Sapphire Radeon Pulse RX Vega 56 $299 @Amazon

    Sapphire 11276-02-40G Radeon Pulse RX Vega 56 8GB HBM2 Dual HDMI/DP (UEFI) PCI-E Graphics Card is $299.99 on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-11276-02-40G-Radeon-Pulse-Graphics/dp/B07BGZNTQJ
  12. cageymaru

    SVS SB-1000 Subwoofer 12-inch Driver $368 @Amazon

    SVS SB-1000 Subwoofer (Black Ash) – 12-inch Driver, 300-Watts RMS, Sealed Cabinet $368 on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AF88C0M/ Decent?
  13. cageymaru

    Acer Sale @Amazon

    Bunch of Acer products are listed as the Amazon Deal of the Day.
  14. AlphaAtlas

    911 Calls Raise Concerns Over Amazon Working Conditions

    Amazon's warehouses don't have the best reputation as is, but according to a recent article from The Daily Beast, working conditions inside the facilities could be worse than previously thought. The report alleges that, between October 2013 and October 2018, emergency workers were summoned to...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    German Court Upholds Paid Amazon Review Case

    Representing another win in the fight against paid reviews, a recent report claims that a German court upheld an Amazon case against undisclosed, paid reviews on their site. The provider supposedly offered 3rd party Amazon sellers positive reviews in exchange for some sort of compensation, such...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    Amazon Announces Plan to Fight Counterfeits

    Despite Amazon's best efforts so far, the retailer's online storefront is still filled with counterfeit or bogus products that are frequently accompanied by fake 5-star reviews. Earlier this month, the FTC brought the hammer down on one such merchant with a $12.8 million dollar fine, and today...
  17. cageymaru

    Evil Within 2 Is $7.08 on Amazon Physical Copy

    The Evil Within 2 - PC is $7.08 on Amazon. Physical copy. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B072JYW3D7/
  18. AlphaAtlas

    FTC Fines Amazon Merchant $12.8 Million for Fake Advertising and Paid Reviews

    Yesterday, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced what it says is "its first case challenging a marketer's use of fake paid reviews on an independent retail website." The FTC claims that Cure Encapsulations, Inc. paid third party reviewers to write and post fake reviews on Amazon, and that...
  19. cageymaru

    Amazon Abandons Plans to Build a Headquarters in New York

    Amazon has announced that it has abandoned plans to build a headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. This decision was due to a lack of cooperation from "a number of state and local politicians" who "have made it clear that they oppose our presence and will not work with us to build the type of...
  20. cageymaru

    Amazon Acquires Home Mesh WiFi System Manufacturer Eero

    Amazon has announced that it has acquired Eero, a manufacturer of simple-to-setup home mesh WiFi systems. This move is thought to give Amazon access to data about its customer's home appliances, devices and networks similar to how Google collects data from its Google Home and Nest products...
  21. cageymaru

    Amazon Live Allows Vendors to Live-stream Product Demos to Shoppers

    Amazon Live is a platform for Amazon's own talent and professional sellers to live-stream product demonstrations to shoppers. Company representatives can see and answer questions from potential customers in real-time. Livestreams appear on Amazon.com on desktop, mobile, and Amazon's mobile app...
  22. cageymaru

    The Amazon Prime Air Team Is Developing a Traffic Management System for Drones

    Amazon Prime Air director Bob Roth is working on a traffic management system for drones that will support safe low-altitude airspace operations, enabling collaboration and communication between drones regardless of who is operating them. Just like when Mr. Roth started his career 8 years ago as...
  23. AlphaAtlas

    VentureBeat Previews Amazon's MMO

    Amazon's CryEngine Derived, AWS powered New World MMO has mostly been shrouded in mystery, but the tech giant recently gave the press a hands on preview of the game. VentureBeat just posted their take on the game, along with about 20 minutes off footage, and it looks like they were impressed...
  24. AlphaAtlas

    Amazon Enters the Ground Delivery Robot Market

    Joining the likes of ground delivery startups like Starship Technologies, Amazon just announced the "Scout" autonomous delivery system. The retail and web hosting giant says that Amazon customers in Snohomish County, Washington can place orders just like they normally would on Amazon, and then...
  25. AlphaAtlas

    Amazon is Allegedly Canceling Subscribe & Save Orders to Charge Customers More

    Amazon says their Subscribe & Save program allows customers to save on items they frequently order, but some users of the program on Slickdeals claim Amazon is trying to overcharge them. In a nutshell, Amazon allegedly cancels the S&S orders, then automatically re-orders the items at higher...
  26. cageymaru

    Amazon Is Developing a Game Streaming Service

    According to reports, Amazon is developing its own game streaming service. Amazon will be competing directly with Google, NVIDIA, Sony, Electronic Arts, and Microsoft who are all developing or have already launched similar services. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the largest cloud computing...
  27. cageymaru

    IMDb Launches Freedive- An Ad-Supported Free Video Streaming Service

    Amazon owned IMDb has announced the launch of its ad-supported free video streaming service called Freedive. Freedive will be available to all IMDb visitors regardless of using a laptop, desktop, or Amazon Fire TV device. The initial lineup of content includes free TV shows such as Fringe...
  28. Supercharged_Z06

    Rift on sale again on Amazon

    If you missed out on the Black Friday/pre-Christmas sales, it looks like Amazon has the Rift on sale again for $349: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073X8N1YW
  29. Supercharged_Z06

    Rift on sale again

    If you missed out on the Black Friday or pre-Christmas sales, looks like Amazon has the Rift on sale again for $349: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073X8N1YW
  30. AlphaAtlas

    Roku to Launch Premium Channel Service

    Roku already offers a wide array of video streaming services in the form of "apps" available from their store. But in my experience, the quality of these apps varies widely, and juggling accounts and billing methods for different services can be a pain. Following the the footsteps of Amazon...
  31. cageymaru

    Amazon Breaks Its Holiday Sales Records for Most Items Ordered Worldwide

    Amazon has announced that it has broken its holiday sales record for most items sold worldwide. Consumers purchased millions of Amazon products such as the Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Kindle and more. Alexa was used to set 100 million timers this holiday season and the last package delivered via...
  32. AlphaAtlas

    Alexa Is Offending Some Users Trying to Learn How to Chat

    According to a recent report by Reuters, Amazon's experiments with Alexa are having some unintended consequences. The publication claims that Alexa blurted out "Kill your foster parents" last year. Other incidents involved chats about sex acts or dog defecation, and anonymous sources claim that...
  33. AlphaAtlas

    "Human Error" Allowed an Alexa User to Hear a Neighbor's History

    Reuters reports that a German Alexa user got access to "thousands of recordings" from their neighbor. According to the German trade publication c’t, the customer reportedly contacted Amazon about the mixup, and was able to download the recordings before Amazon deleted the download link. An...
  34. AlphaAtlas

    Former NASA Engineer Makes a Box That Tortures Package Thieves

    Mark Rober used to build autonomous spacecraft bound for other planets. Now, he's a YouTuber. So one day, when he finally got fed up with thieves stealing packages from his doorstep, he did more than just catch them. He built an elaborate device to screw with the thieves, and documented the...
  35. cageymaru

    How Scammers in China Manipulate Amazon and Its Shoppers

    Scammers in China will do anything to move up the list of bestsellers on Amazon. They will attack other sellers on the eCommerce site with fake reviews by purchasing the competitor's products and then returning them with complaints. This will kill sales for weeks until Amazon realizes what is...
  36. AlphaAtlas

    Amazon is Reportedly Tired of Selling Low Cost Items

    According to "major brand executives and people familiar with the company's thinking," Amazon is allegedly moving away from selling low cost, low profit items. "CRaP," as they call it, simply isn't worth the effort, and Amazon is either removing the "Can't Realize a Profit" items from their...
  37. cageymaru

    Jersey City Cops Use Fake Amazon Boxes and Doorbell Cameras to Catch Thieves

    Police in Jersey City, New Jersey are teaming up with Amazon to plant fake Amazon packages with GPS tracking devices and install doorbell cameras to catch thieves. These sting operations are happening at homes all over the city. Statistics from insuranceQuotes.com says that 1 in 12 Americans...
  38. AlphaAtlas

    New Yorkers Are Unhappy With Amazon's New Headquarters

    After a long, public, and heated bidding process, Amazon finally settled on New York City and the D.C. Area as locations for their new headquarters last month. While New York allegedly fought tooth and nail for the bid, Common Dreams points out that many council members, assemblymen, and regular...
  39. cageymaru

    Amazon Patent Melds Facial Recognition Technology with Ring Doorbell Cameras

    Amazon has been recently granted a patent that brings its facial recognition technology to its Ring doorbell business. According to the ACLU, the patent will allow homeowners to scan the faces of strangers that pass by their homes and cross-reference the image with a database of suspicious...
  40. cageymaru

    Crucial MX500 1TB M.2 SSD Is $113 @Amazon

    Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA M.2 Type 2280SS Internal SSD - CT1000MX500SSD4 https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-MX500-NAND-2280SS-Internal/dp/B0784SY515 Don't forget to click the 5% off coupon box on the page under the price!
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