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Lenovo Smart Clock 2 review: An attractive, but pricey, Google Assistant-powered alarm clock

The redesigned Smart Clock 2 arrives with an optional wireless charging dock that doubles as a night light, raising its price even higher.

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Bluesound Node review: An affordable high-res multi-room audio streamer

Digital audiophiles won’t need deep pockets to revel in this excellent component.

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Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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Wyze’s new Lamp Socket adds smarts to a dumb outdoor light

With help from a connected Wyze camera, the Wyze Lamp Socket can turn on an outdoor bulb when the cam detects motion. Also new from Wyze: a solar panel.

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Canary Pro review: A good security camera with half-baked home security features

Canary’s idea of security amounts to little more than a panic button.

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The 30 best scary movies you can stream for free this Halloween

You don’t need to spend a dime to watch these fright-flicks.

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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.


One-day deal: These Ecovacs robot vacuums have never been cheaper

If you want to clean up the house without doing all the work yourself grab a robot vacuum at a solid price today on Amazon.

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Nest Cam (indoor, wired) review: This pricey indoor-only camera offers on-device people detection

The indoor wired Nest Cam boasts a feature that most smart security cameras don’t: free people, pet, and vehicle detection—no cloud required.

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TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini (model EP10) review: A simple smart plug with a no-complaints price

The feature list is short, making this plug best for basic home automation needs.

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Best smart plugs: These gadgets will turn any electrical outlet into a smart socket

With models from Lutron, Wemo, Leviton, iDevices, and others, it can be difficult to know which easy and inexpensive device is best for controlling the lamps and small appliances in your smart home. We’ll help you find the right one.

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Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners

Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

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Best smart bulbs for your connected home

Today’s smart bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.

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How to sync your Philips Hue lights with Spotify

Thanks to a new integration, your color Hue lights can now pulse along with your Spotify tunes. Here’s how to get started.

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Google Home is back, but now it’s bigger than just a smart speaker

The new Google Home now represents Google’s entire smart home platform.