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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Plex is the most powerful over-the-air DVR for cord-cutters, but it's not the easiest to use.

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The best GPS trackers for kids: Locate your little ones with ease

Our top picks allow you to easily keep tabs on the munchkins in your life.

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TruSense GPS Pendant review: This GPS tracking device for the elderly needs a mobile app

The TruSense GPS Pendant is an affordable way to monitor an elderly loved one, but the lack of an accompanying mobile app is a frustrating omission.

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AngelSense GPS review: A durable, accurate tracking device tailored for special-needs kids

AngelSense GPS offers constant tracking, easy two-way calling, and frequent location alerts for the guardians of special-needs children.

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LG GizmoPal 2 review: A cheap, rugged and fun GPS tracker watch for younger kids

The Verizon Wireless-exclusive GizmoPal 2 is a relatively cheap, simple, and fun way to keep track of your kids.

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LG GizmoGadget review: This touchscreen GPS watch for kids is loaded with features

Tough, light, and packed with features, the touchscreen LG GizmoGadget for Verizon Wireless is an enticing watch-style GPS tracker for kids and parents alike.

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How to buy a refurbished iMac Pro, MacBook, MacBook Pro, iPhone, or iPad from Apple

Want a new Apple device but don't want to shell out for a full-priced version? Consider a refurbished model instead. Our FAQ and refurb deal guide can help you choose.

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Crosley Star Wars Cruiser turntable CR8005D-SC review: Buy it for the look, not the quality

The Star Wars Cruiser may satisfy fans aesthetically, but actual record enthusiasts should steer clear. This turntable has tiny, tinny speakers, and the poor build and heavy tracking may actually damage your records over time.

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Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

A new wave of Google Assistant-powered ‘home’ smart displays hits next month. And they’re coming to work.

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Best laptop bags: Editor's choice for commuting, traveling, and charging your devices

We found some of the best laptop bags for every situation, whether you're commuting everyday to work, traveling abroad, or want to charge your devices on the go.

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Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR

The Stream+ is a fairly inexpensive way to record free over-the-air channels, but Google's software has some major shortcomings.

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APC SurgeArrest Performance P12U2 review: Lots of outlets and great features, including USB charging ports

This model offers the best value for the most outlets, with USB charging as a bonus.

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Best soundbars to improve your TV's audio

Find the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget.

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Garmin's $300 Vivoactive 3 Music smartwatch shows why Wear OS desperately needs a leader

Garmin's new music-centered Vivoactive 3 smartwatch is a perfect example of how far behind Wear OS is.

10 Father’s Day gift ideas for the Apple-loving dad

Father's Day is on June 17, and for all that dad does, show your appreciation with a nice gift, something he can use on a regular basis.

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Libratone Track+ wireless headphone review: Automated adaptive noise cancelling done right

You choose how much of the world to let in or keep out, or have the headphones do it for you automatically based on your surroundings and motion.

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Want a HomePod? Best Buy’s $50 price drop makes it a more appealing purchase

Apple’s smart speaker could use more features, but its failings grow more forgivable with every price drop.

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