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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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.

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Ring finally has a doorbell cam for renters and apartment dwellers

Ring's latest video doorbell attaches to the peephole on a front door, making it suitable for renters or apartment residents who often cannot drill into the wall next to the door.

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Ecovacs' new robot vacuum uses AI to recognize the stuff on your floor

Ecovacs debuts two new home robots: the Deebot Ozmo 960 vacuum and the Atmobot air purifier at CES in Las Vegas.

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Ring's unannounced Beams security lights leak via the FCC

Amazon's Ring has a couple of new security lights, according to a regulatory filing with the Federal Communications Commission.

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Antennas Direct DB8e review: This large roof-mount TV antenna is great at finding weak signals

The Antennas Direct DB8e is a large outdoor antenna for reception of medium to very weak TV signals. In our tests it did a good job of pulling in distant stations with minimal interference.

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Antennas Direct 91XG review: Another roof-mount TV antenna that delivers great reception

The Antennas Direct 91XG is a large antenna, designed for the reception of medium to very weak signals in the UHF broadcast band, a goal it accomplishes with aplomb.

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Ring vs Nest: Choosing a DIY home security system is a bigger decision than you might think

Your decision isn't between two products, it's between two entire ecosystems.

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Arlo is planning to launch a 4K smart home security camera next year

Arlo plans to launch a 4K security camera in 2019, potentially stealing a lead on competitors and kicking off a new race in the smart home security market.

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There's no such thing as an HD antenna, and other antenna myths busted

Antenna makers plaster their products with all sorts of claims, but how many are true?

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Antennas Direct Clearstream Eclipse Amplified review: A small antenna for strong signals

The Clearstream Eclipse does a fine job on strong signals but you won't want to use this antenna in the sticks.

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Mohu Blade review: This antenna pulls in the channels and looks attractive too

The Mohu Blade is a long, sleek, and sturdy TV antenna that can be used indoors and outdoors and is a good choice for medium to strong signal reception areas.

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Antennas Direct Clearstream Flex review: A great indoor antenna for local TV reception

The Clearstream Flex was a good performer in our tests and should work well in areas of very strong to medium TV signals.

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Mohu Leaf Glide review: An antenna to avoid

The Mohu Leaf Glide is one of the largest and most expensive indoor antennas sold by Mohu but its performance lacked.

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Antennas Direct Clearstream 4 Max review: A good multi-directional antenna for your attic or roof

The Antennas Direct Clearstream 4 Max has a unique double figure-8 design and will do best in areas of strong to medium signal strength.

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Winegard Elite 7550 review: A great-performing antenna

The Winegard Elite 7550 can be mounted inside or outside your house and performs well in areas with medium to weaker signals.