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X-Sense Mini wireless interconnected smoke detector review: This tiny alarm networks with up to 24 others

It’s not a “smart” smoke alarm, per se, but it does offer solid protection on a budget.

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Best smart smoke detector to keep your home safe

Smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors don’t just sound the alarm, they also alert your smart phone and more.

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Google will reveal new Chromecast and smart speaker in late September

Will the new Chromecast incorporate Android TV and come with a remote? What will the new smart speaker be called, and how much will it cost? We’re about to find out.

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Naim Audio, Focal, and Bentley Motors join forces to design high-end home audio components

The three-way collaboration results in the Naim Mu-so for Bentley Special Edition all-in-one audio system, and the Focal for Bentley Radiance headphone.

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Hoop Cam Plus review: solid security at a bargain price

Sound and motion alerts, intelligent reminders, and motorized pan and tilt highlight this camera's well-rounded feature set.

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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.

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How to connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV

Try these options when you want to mirror iPhone or iPad content on a bigger screen.

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Best headphones: Our top picks for personal listening

Whether you're looking for an over-the-ear, on-ear, or in-ear model, we'll help you find the perfect pair.

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Anker's already affordable chargers and cables are even cheaper today

This one day sale at Amazon offers some good deals on Anker chargers and cables.

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How to set up Alexa with an emergency contact

If you need help, you or anyone in your home can ask Alexa to call an emergency contact, but you'll need to pick one first.

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Sony WH-1000XM4 review: Our favorite noise-cancelling headphones get minimal but welcome upgrades

This successor to what most people consider the best active noise-cancelling headphones on the market features minimal, but welcome upgrades.

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Leviton’s new Zigbee smart lighting controls are already available to Xfinity Home users

Smart-home owners, including Xfinity Home users, have new options in smart lighting control.

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IFTTT unveils paid Pro plan, puts limits on free users

The $10-a-month IFTTT Pro plan lets you create unlimited applets with new and advanced features, while capping the number of applets that free users can create at three.

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Cable-box competition rules have been completely dismantled—to the detriment of consumers

The FCC dismantles CableCARD and cable-box competition rules for good.

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You can now ask Alexa to make calls using your AT&T number

Thanks to Amazon’s new partnership with AT&T, you can basically turn Alexa into a phone.