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Wi-Fi gets quicker with 802.11ax, but buying early might offer few advantages

The latest Wi-Fi standard makes home networks faster, especially for video streaming.

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5 reasons to switch from Spotify Premium to its new free tier (and 5 reasons not to)

Spotify has taken the wraps off its new mobile app, which includes a major upgrade to the streaming service's free tier. Here's why Premium users might want to give it a listen.

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How to check your Google Assistant history

Google lets you see everything Assistant heard and delete your history.

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Anker's water-resistant SoundCore 2 is just $30, the lowest price yet for this Bluetooth speaker

Amazon is selling the Anker SoundCore 2 Bluetooth speaker for $30 today.

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LIFX Beam review: Six feet of decorative lighting that ties into your smart home

This smart lighting kit will give your walls some dynamic visual flair.

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How to connect your Android phone or tablet to your HDTV

Everything you need to view your mobile device media on your big screen.

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How to link Nest Secure with Google Assistant

Linking your Nest Secure home security system with Google Assistant is very easy and once done, instantly enables voice control. Here's how to do it.

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Lenovo Tab 4 8 Plus and Home Assistant Pack review: A middling tablet is a poor Alexa speaker

The Lenovo's Tab 4 8 Plus is an OK Android tablet on its own, but the Home Assistant Pack accessory doesn't do Alexa justice.

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Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

The Tablo Dual Lite is the best DVR for most cord-cutters, though some sticking points haven't changed.

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Cyberlink PowerDVD 18 Ultra review: Still the best, and now a little bit better

There is no higher-quality video player available for Windows. It's a bit pricey, but PowerDVD Ultra is also the only software that can play Ultra HD Blu-ray discs on your computer.

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Q Acoustics' all-new 3000i speaker lineup promises to extend the company's bang-for-the-buck hi-fi tradition

Refinement, not revolution, takes center stage in this redesign.

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Try out Alexa's new custom skills with this great deal on an Echo Dot

Newegg is selling Amazon's Echo Dot for $40 with a bundled $10 gift card.

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SkylinkNet Alarm System Starter Kit Plus review: Built by techies, for techies

It’s short on handholding, but SkylinkNet’s SK-250 kit is a good-enough security offering (though not recommended for beginners).

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Astell&Kern Kann review: This high-resolution digital audio player delivers sweet sound, but with a steep price tag

An intoxicating sonic experience from a hi-res audio player that's as heavy as it is expensive.

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How to create private Alexa skills without code

Amazon's Alexa Skills Blueprints let anyone with an Alexa device make household skills.