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Apption Labs Meater review: This smart thermometer changed the way I grill

The Meater smart thermometer takes the guess work out of cooking meat and helps time cooks perfectly.

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5 things that will slow your Wi-Fi network

Wi-Fi is quite fickle. The contention between Wi-Fi devices and the dynamic communication medium of the airwaves makes it a sensitive technology with many settings and situations that can slow it down. And even if you aren’t using...

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Meater smart meat thermometer

Meater is small, smart and could change the way you cook meat.

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Cortana's smart-home powers grow with IFTTT, Honeywell, Ecobee support

Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.

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Amazon has dropped $50 off the Ring Video Doorbell Pro

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is $199 today on Amazon.

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Evodesk XE Pro sit/stand desk review: A smart addition to any home office

A motorized lift and a plethora of customization options are the highlights of this inexpensive workstation.

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How to change Siri's voice on HomePod

Want to give Siri an Australian accent or swap its gender? It's easy!

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Apple's original TV shows and series: Carpool Karaoke is coming back for a second season

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

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SnapPower USB Charger 2 review: Double the USB ports and (sort of) twice the power

This outlet cover lets you charge two devices at once, or one device twice as fast as the original.

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8 ways Apple can make HomePod an even better music player

HomePod sounds great, but it isn't the music authority Apple wants you to think it is. Here are eight ways Apple can make it better.

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HomePod review

Apple’s HomePod sounds great, but feels unfinished.

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6 improvements HomePod needs to compete

HomePod sounds great, but otherwise doesn't stack up well against other smart speakers. Here's how Apple can fix that.

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Libratone Too Bluetooth speaker review: High-fidelity sound on the go

This portable speaker delivers uncommonly good near-field sound for its size.

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15 awesome tips and tricks to master Apple's HomePod

Your HomePod can do more than kick out the jams. More than you may realize.

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HomePod, iOS 12: Macworld Podcast episode 592

We’ve had the HomePod for a few days. What do we think? There’s more news about iOS 12. We also feature your comments and questions.

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Netgear Arlo Pro 2 review

The Netgear Arlo Pro 2 is Techhive's best indoor security camera of 2017 and it works outdoors! Here's why we like it.

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How to set up HomePod

Apple's smart speaker makes it easy to get started.

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Apple HomePod review: Not yet ready to take the stage

Apple's smart speaker sounds great but feels unfinished.

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