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Sony Bravia Master Series Z9J 8K TV review: Great picture, but where's the onboard 8K?

Sony's Z9J delivers a great image and upscales lower-res video with aplomb, but it won't play local or YouTube 8K videos, and Sony makes no promises that it ever will.

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Amazon Glow lets kids and loved ones play together from afar

Amazon’s interactive Glow doesn’t just let you video chat with far-flung tykes, it lets you play with them too.

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Amazon’s Astro puts Alexa on wheels

The company’s first household robot features a smart display and a periscope camera, but no tail.

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Amazon’s new Echo Show 15 can be mounted on a wall

The newest, largest Echo Show can hang on a wall or sit on a counter, and it can recognize users as well as display customizable Alexa widgets.

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Ring Alarm professional monitoring is about to become a lot more expensive

Ring has long offered the industry’s least-expensive service plan. Its new Ring Protect Pro program costs more, but still packs a lot of value.

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Ring’s flying Always Home Cam will land later this year, but by invitation only

Announced last year with great fanfare, Ring’s eye-popping automated drone is ready to take off, but only for the lucky few.

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Blink unveils its first video doorbell, plus a floodlight for its outdoor cam

The affordable Blink Video Doorbell offers 1080p video recording and infrared night vision, while a new LED mount turns the Blink Outdoor into a floodlight cam.

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Ring Alarm Pro integrates the Eero 6 mesh Wi-Fi router and adds local video storage

Besides adding an integrated Eero router, the Ring Alarm Pro will soon support local video storage, but you'll have to pay extra for the feature.

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Amazon enters the smart thermostat market

Priced at just $59, Amazon’s latest smart device will integrate tightly with Alexa.


Harman Kardon's Onyx 4 high-end portable speaker is $100 after a $350 discount

Harman Kardon is selling its Onyx 4 Bluetooth speaker for $350 off the MSRP.

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Amazon's Alexa-imbued Fire HD 10 tablet is almost 50% off

Amazon is selling the 2019 Fire HD 10 tablet for just $96, but only for today.

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Govee Immersion Light Kit review: It’s like ground effects for your television

This kit sounds like a cool way to enhance your TV experience, but it really just adds a significant level of distraction.

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The best bias lighting for TVs and computer monitors: An easy way to boost contrast and ease eyestrain

Read on for reviews of some of the best bias lighting kits we’ve tested, along with what to look for in bias lighting for a TV.

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Upgrade your front door with the August Smart Lock Pro for $99

Amazon is selling the August Smart Lock Pro for more than half off the usual price.

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YouTube TV users may lose all NBCU channels this week

YouTube says it will lower the price of its live streaming TV service by $10 if Google and NBCU fail to strike a deal by Thursday.