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Reolink Argus Pro review: A completely wireless indoor/outdoor security camera for modest budgets

The slightly scaled-down version of the original Argus can be paired with a solar panel for continuous charging.

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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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Add ports to your PC with these killer deals on Sabrent USB-C docking stations

Amazon has slashed prices of Sabrent's USB-C docking stations to all-time lows.

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Caavo Control Center review: This universal remote unifies not just your devices but your streaming services, too

By dropping a new piece of hardware into your entertainment center, Caavo aims to truly unite the lot of it.

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Neato Botvac D6 Connected review: This robot vacuum is ideal for pet owners

Pet hair and dander are no match for this Botvac's deep cleaning.

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Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice

There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.

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iDevices Thermostat review: This inexpensive smart thermostat works with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri, too

Whether your smart home uses an Amazon Echo, Google Home, or Apple HomePod, this budget-priced thermostat will fit right in.

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802.11: Wi-Fi speeds and standards explained

To help clarify the many Wi-Fi standards, here’s an update on these physical-layer standards within 802.11, as well as standards still in the works and the new naming scheme that includes Wi-Fi 6.

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Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.

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GE Lighting's new C by GE smart lighting starter kit features the Google Home Mini

The $55 kit includes one of C by GE’s Bluetooth smart bulbs pre-paired with a Google Home Mini.

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Google Home Hub announcement in 3 minutes

Everything you need to know about the Google Home Hub in less than 3 minutes.

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Google Home Hub: Top 5 features, and how it stacks up to Echo Show

Google aims to strangle the new Echo Show in its crib, but its new smart display could also cripple hardware partners like JBL and Lenovo.

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Google's new $35 Chromecast gets a speed boost

The third-generation Chromecast leaves Google out of the cheap 4K streamer wars.

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Google Home Routines: How to put them to use

How to use Google Home Routines for automation and shortcuts.

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Wi-Fi 6 is coming to a router near you

The Wi-Fi alliance has changed the naming scheme for Wi-Fi standards, abandoning the 802.11 designations for simpler names like Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 4, etc., but that may gloss over some of the finer points of the old IEEE system.

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Make your own DIY smart home kit with these great deals on an Echo, smart plug, and smart switch

Amazon has slashed prices on a few smart home essentials, including the second-generation Eco, and TP-Link's Kasa smart plug and smart light switch.

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Facebook's Portal camera is an Echo Show rival focused on video calls, but will anyone trust it?

Facebook is taking preorders for a new Portal camera designed for video calls. But will anyone buy it?

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Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) review: Better in every way, and better than every other smart display

It’s a major step up, but Amazon still doesn’t have the best smart speaker.

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