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Séamus Bellamy is a technology, music and travel journalist whose work has appeared in Wired, The Wirecutter, Men’s Journal, Irish Music Magazine, The LA Times and The Globe & Mail.

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Bose QuietControl 30 wireless headphones review: A nearly perfect set of active noise-cancelling earphones

One minor shortcoming kept us from giving these headphones a perfect score.

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Sony’s MP-CL1A short-throw projector is long on features

Road warriors and RV cruisers will appreciate this pico projector that handles everything from business presentations to movie night.

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Chamberlain’s smart garage door opener to get HomeKit compatibility

HomeKit versions of the company’s Smart Garage Hub and MyQ HomeBridge will ship in July.

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Nuvyyo's Tablo Live Stick and Tablo Droid software DVR promise to help consumers escape the clutches of cable

.The company is also showing a proof-of-concept cloud-based over-the-air DVR at CES this year.

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Nortek’s GoControl 500-series lighting and appliance controls can be programmed to respond to taps

Tap one of these smart switches once to turn on your lamp, tap it twice to dim the lamp, tap it a third time and it might turn off every light in your home.

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The Maximus Smart Motion Security Light looks like it could light up a prison yard

The 2400-lumen floodlight harbors a 1080p night-vision security camera in its base.

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Sylvania’s Smart Multicolor A19 light bulb is HomeKit compatible, but it doesn’t require a hub

The new bulb can be controlled via Siri when you’re at home, and remotely via an Apple TV when you’re not.

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Samsung unveils its Wisenet-SmartCam and BabyView home security cameras

These new kits go beyond video security.

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Best e-readers

With so many models to choose from, it’s hard to believe there are only two major players in this space. Don’t worry, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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Amazon Kindle (2016) review: Very inexpensive, but just a little too basic

You’ll understand its low price tag the moment you sit down to read.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (3rd generation) review: The best e-reader for the buck

It's not Amazon's most expensive e-readery, but it delivers the best value of any e-reader.

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Kobo Aura Edition 2 review: It’s better than Amazon’s baseline Kindle, but it’s a lot more expensive

This e-reader just doesn’t deliver enough bang for the buck.

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Kobo Glo HD review: This is a great e-reader for the money

If you’re not an Amazon fan, the Kobo Glo HD could be the e-reader you’ve been searching for.

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Kobo Aura One Review: A big e-reader full of big ideas

The latest Kobo is a waterproof, feature-packed monster.

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Kobo Aura H2O review: This e-reader is pool and bathtub-ready

This water-resistant e-reader can survive being submerged in water.