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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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Arlo Ultra review: This very expensive security camera delivers super-sharp 4k video

It stumbled out of the gate, but Arlo's high-end, high-res indoor/outdoor security camera is another winner.

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Best smart plugs: These gadgets will turn any electrical outlet into a smart socket

With models from Lutron, Wemo, Leviton, iDevices, and others, it can be difficult to know which easy and inexpensive device is best for controlling the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. We’ll help you find the right one.

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Give your house brains for cheap with Home Depot's today-only smart home blowout

All sorts of brand-name smart home gear is on sale in Home Depot's Special Buy of the Day blowout, but you'll have to act fast to snag these deals.

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TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug review: Individual outlet control makes this the outdoor smart plug to beat

This outdoor outlet’s upscale feature set makes it well worth the price.

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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Sinopé Sedna water-leak protection kit review: This electronic valve is less expensive, but only semi smart

This electric valve can’t analyze your water system the way some of its competitors will, but it might react to a leak more quickly than those smarter devices.

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Fluance Fi20 Bluetooth speaker review: Stylish good looks and rich sound unfortunately marred by boomy bass

The price is delightful, and it looks great, but those two pluses can't overcome this speaker's overblown low end.

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Speed up your Wi-Fi with this $47 TP-Link smart router that listens to Amazon's Alexa

The TP-Link Archer A7 1750 with three antennas and dual-band 802.11 ac Wi-Fi is $47 with an instant coupon on Amazon.

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AKG Y500 Wireless headphone review: Ultra-compact on-ear headphones for audiophiles

These on-ear wireless headphones sport an ultra-compact, folding form factor and good wireless features, but their wired performance is where they really shine.

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Best smart lock for a keyless home

Keys are yesterday’s tech, your smart home needs a smart door lock.

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TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi Light Switch, Dimmer HS220 review: A solid competitor in the in-wall dimmer space

This dimmer switch is a smooth operator, but it has a couple of notable drawbacks.

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Array by Hampton smart deadbolt review: It solves the battery problem, but falls short on integration

An onboard solar panel keeps the battery topped off, but you can’t use this smart lock with any smart home hub.

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Apple cuts the price of HomePod by $50, but it’s still too expensive

Apple has lowered the price of its HomePod smart speaker to $299, which is better but still not great.

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Caavo's Control Center unifies your remotes and streaming services. Today it's cheaper than ever

The Caavo Control Center universal remote and home theater hub is $40 off on Amazon today.

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Amazon's today-only TP-Link blowout includes killer deals on routers, smart home gear, and more

You can grab TP-Link's Archer C5400 gaming router for $168 among many other deals.

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Remo+ RemoBell S video doorbell review: This one’s priced to sell, but the app needs a lot of work

You can buy this modern doorbell cam for the same price as the comparatively ancient original Ring, but should you?

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Control and manage your dumb appliances with a 3-pack of TP-Link smart plugs for just $34

Newegg is selling a three-pack of TP-Link smart plugs for $34, meaning you'll pay just over $11 for each—a ridiculously good price.

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Sinopé TH1120RF programmable line-voltage thermostat review: A smarter way to control baseboard heaters

It doesn’t offer the panache of a Nest or the sensor-savvy of an Ecobee, but those smart thermostats don’t work with high-voltage heaters anyway.

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Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb 2.0 Dimmable White review: Updates give the Lumos line a fresh profile

Never mind the light, it’s the low price tag on these smart LED light bulbs that will catch your eye.

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