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Airthings Wave review: Real-time radon detection

This device tracks levels of the deadly, odorless gas but at a steep price.

Nest Hello

Nest Hello review: This is a great video doorbell

Nest Hello is one of the best video doorbells we've tested, boasting great image quality and integration with Google's smart home.

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How to link Google Home to a Bluetooth speaker

Here's how to connect a Google Home device to a Bluetooth speaker or audio system for music playback.

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Brightswitch review: This light switch plus Android smartphone adds up to a mess

You can watch YouTube on a light switch, not that you’ll want to.

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Unboxing the Nest Hello video doorbell

Nest's first video doorbell has arrived. Before we begin testing, here's a quick look at what's in the box.

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Google Assistant rolls out Routines

Google Assistant rolls out Routines

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Testing Google's new Assistant Routines

Google Assistant can now string together a handful of instructions triggered by a single phrase

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Testing Google Assistant on the Nest Cam IQ

Google has added its Assistant to the Nest Cam IQ indoor home security camera. We tested it out.

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Why you won't find new Nest gear on Amazon

Amazon isn't stocking new Nest gear as the battle with Google heats up.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2

Ring's Video Doorbell 2 is a solid performer and will keep watch on your porch with day and night vision.

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Amazon is buying Ring

Ring has been acquired by Amazon, in a move that suddenly makes Amazon a much bigger player in the smart home space.

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New features for Google Assistant

New features for Google Assistant

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$29 For Two Etekcity Smart Plugs With Alexa Compatibility - Deal Alert

Turn your appliances on/off remotely from your mobile device, or with your voice via Alexa. Or automate with a schedule. The plug also monitors and helps control energy usage, and the slow drain that occurs even when devices aren't in...

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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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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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Nest Cam IQ Outdoor review

Nest's IQ Outdoor is a great home security camera but there are some things you need to know before buying.

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August Doorbell Cam Pro 2 review

The August Doorbell Cam Pro 2 provides a sharp, clear picture of what's happening on your doorstep, with two-way audio via your smartphone. We didn't like the subscription fees.

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