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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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.

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Arlo security cameras are losing one of their key benefits

There's bad news for anyone buying one of Arlo's new Ultra 4K cameras: They don't come with free video storage in the cloud.

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Best of CES: The coolest smart home and home entertainment gear we saw

From a smart wall outlet to a new range of smart lights to an amazing roll-up TV—and more!—we name the most impressive connected home and home entertainment gear of CES 2019.

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Netatmo's video doorbell comes with no monthly fees

It's not often we celebrate features missing from a product, but a new video doorbell from Netatmo comes without a common one: additional monthly fees.

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Ring's founder says he's open to working with Google Assistant

If you're a Ring owner frustrated by the lack of support for Google Assistant, help may be on the way.

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Google Assistant will soon be your interpreter

Google Assistant will soon be able to act as an interpreter, serving as a go-between for natural conversations among initially 27 languages.

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Leviton puts Alexa in a dimmer switch

Leviton is expanding its range of smart home switches and outlets with the Decora Voice Dimmer, a new Wi-Fi dimmer switch with Amazon Alexa built in.

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Arlo is planning a smart-home security system

Add Arlo to the list of companies selling a DIY-install smart-home security system. The company, best known for its security cameras, will launch its system in the second half of 2019 and it's centered around a clever all-in-one sensor unit.

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Arlo unveils its Ultra 4K smart-home security camera

Arlo has the first smart-home security camera to capture and stream footage in 4K and TechHive got a chance to check it out at CES in Las Vegas.

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LG's rollable OLED TV hides away when you don't need it

LG's new flexible panel Signature OLED TV R (65R9) rolls up in its cabinet to render your living space less of a shrine to the pixel.

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Ring launches a smart home lighting range

Ring is launching a new range of smart lighting that will brighten areas around your house while beefing up motion detection capabilities, and hook into Ring video cameras and doorbells.