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Best smart smoke detector to keep your home safe

Smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors don’t just sound the alarm, they also alert your smart phone and more.

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Philips Hue Lily outdoor spotlight review: The perfect highlight for your outdoor landscaping

This addition to the outdoor Hue line will really draw attention to your garden (so make sure your plants look their best).

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First Alert Onelink Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm review: This alarm doesn’t work entirely as advertised

We liked First Alert's first smart smoke/CO detector, but this iteration removes that model's best features and doesn't act much like a smart device at all.

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Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is just $35 after a 50 percent discount

Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition packages Alexa's smarts in a child-friendly package.

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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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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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Best video doorbell: Nest vs. Ring vs. August and all the rest

Video doorbells maintain a continuous watch over the most important part of your property but which one is best? We take a look at the field.

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Arlo puts the brakes on its Arlo Ultra 4K security camera launch after early-adopter complaints

Arlo has pulled its Arlo Ultra from sale in Best Buy and delayed a wider release of the camera after numerous complaints about performance from early adopters.

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Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners

Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

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Google Assistant's interpreter mode is now available

The real-time interpretation function Google previewed at CES is beginning to roll out to Google Assistant.

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Reolink C2 Pro review: This 5-megapixel pan/tilt security camera delivers crystal-clear video

If image quality is a priority, this pan-and-tilt camera is great solution for your home or small business.

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Amazon is selling the Echo Show for its lowest price ever and you get a free Philips Hue bulb

You can pick up an Amazon Echo Show today for $180, $65 off its regular price, and you'll get a free Philips Hue bulb with it.

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Arlo Audio Doorbell review: A solid supplement to an Arlo security camera system

Arlo's first doorbell helps plug a gap in its product line, finally providing Arlo users with a connected product for the front door. But the Arlo doorbell is considerably less sophisticated than rival products that have integrated...

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Nest Secure gains a Google Assistant feature

Nest is adding Google Assistant functionality to Nest Guard, the base station for its Nest Secure home security system.

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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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Amazon is selling its new Alexa-powered Smart Plug for 40 percent off today

Amazon has cut the price of its new Smart Plug to an all-time low of $15.

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Ecovacs Deebot 711 robot vacuum review: Housekeeping help you can trust

The latest robot vacuum from Ecovacs is a set-it-and-forget-it super cleaner.

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Sense energy monitor review: Your patience will be rewarded with great insight into your home's electricity use

Sense is a bright-orange box that sits in your electrical breaker box and gives keen insight into your home's entire power usage.

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Let a robot vacuum for you! The Roomba 690 is on sale for over $125 off

The iRobot Roomba 690 is $248 on Amazon, its lowest price ever.

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Lowe’s will shut down its Iris by Lowe’s smart home platform on March 31

Consumers who purchased Iris by Lowe’s components that can’t be used with other systems can file for compensation.

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