Twenty years ago I was looking for a Universal remote that works, I mean really works and I ended up building a home theater andRead more
Category: Beach Street Tech
At Beach Street News, we love tech. We are owned by the same company that produces KühlToys so we are always looking for gadgets to make life better. Everything we find that can make life better at the beach or anywhere else for that matter we’ll share here. If you find something, tell us about it. If it makes it down the hall to KühlToys, you might get a free shirt!
“Your Password” Phishing Scams – But They Had My Password!
The other thing about Apple auto suggest passwords is they are the same length and have the dashes in the same spots. You just made a hackers job easier by defining how your password is generated.Read more
Ransom email – I Have Your Password – King1Tut
Ransom email with your password arrived recently? Today an email arrived that said “I have your password – King1Tut” which was worrisome because that wasRead more
Apple Watch Series 3 – Finally A Real Dick Tracy Phone Watch
A real Dick Tracy Phone Watch Featuring Streaming Music, Faster Dual-Core Processor and watchOS 4 Editors Note, – While we don’t have a seriesRead more
BlueTooth Speakers, Are They Really The Answer?
Are BlueTooth Speakers good enough be get the CoolToys stamp of approval?Read more
Amazon Echo – Aka Alexa – Should You Get One?
Our friends over at Cooltoys.com got an Amazon Echo for Christmas. You’ve probably seen the commercial for the little black tube that answers to Alexa.Read more
The Dick Tracy Watch Is Finally Here! A Cell Phone In A Watch!
CoolToys looks for the best cellular watch for under $100Read more
Best Smart Watch for Surfers and Skiers – The Nixon Mission
“We wanted to make our entrance into the smart category in a disciplined and purposeful way by bringing functions that are useful and true to our DNA and action sports heritage. Building The Mission, and the family of smart products to come, is Nixon’s leap into the future, and working with partners such as Google and Qualcomm Technologies has been an inspiring experience.”Read more
Dick Tracy Watches – Are They Real?
The biggest issue we found was quality control, so check the reviews. Out of 12 watches tested, only one arrived bad out of the box, and none of the other 11 failed before being dunked in water.Read more
Which Fitness Band Is Best? Best of the Beach 2015
The capabilities of the Apple Watch© and the Android© wearables is really something from a tech standpoint and after interviewing several people who own them, almost none used the fitness apps. So we dropped all of them from consideration, however…Read more