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Ring Alarm (2nd Gen) review: Still the best DIY home security system

Yes, still the best, but Ring hasn’t done much to extend its reach into the broader smart home universe.

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Best smart home systems for a connected domicile

Your home is only as smart as the hub that orchestrates everything behind the scenes. We help you choose the right system for your home-automation needs.

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NFL without cable: A cord-cutter’s guide for the 2020 pro football season

Whether you've cut the cord or are sticking with cable, our guide will show you all the ways you can watch America's favorite sport on TV, including Monday Night Football and NFL RedZone.

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CyberPower SL700U standby UPS review: Great for keeping your home network going during power outages

This UPS isn’t the right fit for modern computers, but it’s perfect for keeping your internet connection alive.

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Uninterruptible power supply buyers guide

A surge protector will save your equipment; a UPS will do that and save your work, too—or let you save your game during a blackout.

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Konka U5-series 4K smart TV review: The (street) price is about right

This Android TV delivers an average picture at best, but you won't encounter a lot of 50-inch 4K TVs at this price.

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Twinkly Strings 250 LEDs Multicolor review: These smart string lights deliver dazzling effects

The Twinkly app scans each individual LED in the string, setting the stage for eye-popping animations.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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The best smart switches and dimmers: Lighting is the foundation of the smart home

In-wall lighting controls bring convenience, security, luxury, and sophistication into your home.

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The best holiday 2020 deals on TVs, soundbars, media streamers, and more

4K TVs, immersive soundbars, Bluetooth headphones, and other home entertainment accessories are getting big holiday discounts.

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Smart home guide for beginners: Make your home more convenient to live in without spending lots of time or money

You don’t need to be an expert or spend a fortune on cutting-edge gear, these first steps will lay a foundation you can build on.

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Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA

Cord-cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

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Take Alexa in the car with Amazon's Echo Auto for just $20

You might not know it exists, but Amazon's Echo Auto is $30 off right now.

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Panasonic HomeHawk Window Camera review: Watch the world through your window

This "outdoor" security camera mounts to the inside of any window to keep it safe from vandals and the elements.

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Astell&Kern KANN Alpha review: This digital audio player delivers the high-res goods

With pristine sound, support for every major high-res wireless codec, power to drive any headphone, and elegant industrial design A&K's Kann Alpha delivers sonic bliss.