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Best e-readers for digital-book lovers

With so many models to choose from, it’s hard to believe there are only two major players in this space. Don’t worry, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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iDevices Outdoor Switch review: A premium smart outlet you can use in the yard

This HomeKit-compatible smart outlet is protected from the weather, so you can extend the perimeter of your smart home into wet and damp locations such as your patio and porch.

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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 sprinkler controller

Whether you’re motivated by water conservation, saving money, a drive to render every aspect of your home smart, or all the above, a smart irrigation controller will scratch that itch.

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Give your lights and appliances brains with these awesome beginner smart home deals

Amazon has four Philips Hue white bulbs for $40, and B&H Photo Video has a two-pack of TP-Link light switches for $40.

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Ecovacs Deebot 601 review: Mapping features are missed in this otherwise capable cleaner

This budget robot vacuum has some good features, but navigation skills aren't among them.

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Centralite 4-Series Smart Outlet review: This add-on outlet is a tiny treat

Centralite's new smart outlet is an affordable, compact choice for ZigBee ecosystems.

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Counterpoint: Night Sight on the Pixel 3 IS that special...

Sorry Adam, I think Night Sight on the Pixel 3 is awesome.

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Brinno Duo review: Our favorite peephole camera adds live remote viewing

This security camera mounts to your door's peephole and streams live video to your smartphone and to its own display on the interior side of your door.

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Neato Botvac D7 Connected review: Building a better (but more expensive) mousetrap

With its advanced mapping, deep cleaning, and intuitive app, the D7 is our favorite high-end robot vacuum.

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Roku tips: How to make the most of your streamer

These Roku how-to tips will help you navigate faster, find free content, and master your playback controls.

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Neato Botvac D4 Connected review: Top-end features at a mid-range price

The D4 Connected makes advanced capabilities like floor mapping and smart home integration available to modest budgets.

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Best TVs: Our top picks, plus plain-language explanations of the most important specs and features

There are plenty of great smart TVs. Our guide cuts through the alphabet soup to tell everything you need to know to buy the one that's right for you.

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The best video baby monitors: Keep eyes—and ears—on your bundle of joy

Today's baby monitors are more capable—and more complex—than ever. Here's how to find the right one, so you and your baby can get some sleep.

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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.