Martyn WilliamsSenior Correspondent, TechHive

Martyn Williams covers technology news in text and video for PC World, Macworld and TechHive and is based in San Francisco. He previously worked for IDG News Service as a correspondent in San Francisco and Tokyo and has reported on technology news from across Asia and Europe.

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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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Watch people and packages with the Maximus dual-camera doorbell

Your average video doorbell will keep an eye on anyone on your porch, but the Maximus Answer DualCam Video Doorbell will also let you see the packages left on your doorstep.

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How to enable HDR in your Ring security camera

Ring is adding an HDR (high dynamic range) feature to its cameras, but it doesn't come switched on by default.

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How to choose a TV antenna

Attention cord cutters: This in-depth guide to HDTV antenna tech will help you find just the right model for tuning in free over-the-air broadcasts.

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Kiss your cable bill goodbye: These are the best TV antennas for cord cutters

Ready to cut the cord? You’ll need a quality antenna to pick up digital broadcasts. Here are our recommendations for best indoor and outdoor TV antennas.

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Ring is adding color night vision to its security cameras

Ring says its adding a color nighttime video option to its smart home security cameras.

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How to change the Google Assistant voice

At Google's developer conference this year, the company introduced six new voices for Google Assistant. Here's how to select them.

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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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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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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 cameras.

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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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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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Winegard FlatWave Amped indoor TV antenna review: This one pulls in the channels

The FlatWave Amped (model FL-5500A) is one of a series of small, lightweight indoor antennas in Winegard's collection.

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Arlo will have a free storage option for its Ultra 4K security camera after all

Arlo Techologies has some good news for system owners considering its Ultra 4K security camera. The company says it's committed to continue offering users the ability to remotely access video recordings without a monthly fee.

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How to secure your Nest camera from hackers

Enabling two-step authentication can prevent hackers from accessing your Nest cameras and sending you audio messages.