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Best Amazon device deals on Prime Day 2018

It's Amazon's national holiday, so of course the retail giant is pushing big savings for Echo smart speakers, Kindle E-readers, Fire tablets, and even Ring video doorbells.

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Best Amazon Echo and Fire TV deals for Prime Day 2018

Prices for Echo Look, Echo Show, Echo Dot and more are dropping as Amazon battles to own voice-activated home control and the smart speaker space.

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Ring Video Doorbell review: The gadget that makes crooks think you never leave home

Ring provides home security through a video peephole, letting you see who's at the door whether you're inside the house or 100 miles away.

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Google unleashes 'smart displays' loaded with Google Assistant (take that, Echo Show)

Just announced at CES: Google Assistant smart displays from Lenovo, JBL, LG and Sony, plus more Assistant-driven smart speakers and TVs, and Android Auto support.

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Best health and fitness gifts of 2017

Activity trackers. Pain relief. And, what's that, a motorized dental flosser? Here's a carefully curated collection of high-tech health and fitness gifts.

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Amazon Black Friday deals: The best tech at killer prices

Amazon is ground zero for Black Friday deals, and we've carefully curated a selection of the best.

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Black Friday Amazon deals: Price drops for Echos, Kindles and Fire tablets

If it's an Amazon-branded product, it's been generously marked down during the Black Friday sprint.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2 review: Better features, new frustrations

Despite a frustrating install, Ring Video Doorbell 2 is still a welcome, improved version of the original doorbell-slash-security camera.

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Ring Video Doorbell 2 updates Ring's original smart, wireless doorbell

For $199, Ring Video Doorbell 2 upgrades video quality to 1080P, improves night vision, and includes a removable battery and faceplate options.

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The ShapeScale 3D body scanner shows exactly where you're gaining and losing weight

ShapeScale creates a photorealistic avatar of your body down to a millimeter of accuracy, providing a wealth of information for body builders, fitness freaks, and people who just want to lose weight.

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Fender's Tone app replaces all your guitar's stomp boxes and pedals

Connect the Tone app to one of three Mustang GT digital guitar amps, and you'll have 1,000-plus effects at your fingertips.

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The Pico Model C is the beer-brewing appliance for price-conscious beginners

At just $279 for early Kickstarter backers, the Model C is practically an impulse buy. This Picobrew machine also makes sanitization even easier, and is supported by iOS and Android apps.

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The Ring Floodlight Cam uses Wi-Fi video recording and a 100dB siren to thwart crooks

For $249, the Ring Floodlight Cam may be Ring's most bad guy-unfriendly smart camera yet.

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The LG Levitating Portable Speaker plans to go airborne at CES

Now here's a product that does what it says it will do. It levitates. Apparently with aplomb.

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Google Home review: Google puts its A.I. on a nightstand for the win

There's no way to review Google Home in isolation. This hyper-aware voice-activated speaker is an Amazon Echo clone, but improves upon the original concept.