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EU launches antitrust probe focusing on Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri

EU regulators want to know whether voice assistants are giving companies such as Amazon, Apple, and Google an unfair advantage by limiting choice and collecting data on their users.

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August Wi-Fi Smart Lock review: The best-known retrofit smart lock gets Wi-Fi—and shrinks its footprint

Despite a rocky wireless implementation, August cements its place as one of the top smart lock contenders.

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The best cheap Android TV streamer for cord-cutters: A TiVo Stream 4K with its TiVo features removed

TiVo Stream 4K: The best cheap Android TV device once you remove TiVo features.

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The best smart lock for a keyless home

Keys are yesterday’s tech, your smart home needs a smart door lock.

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Aura’s landscape-only Carver smart frame uses AI to pair portrait photos

Aura’s latest photo frame comes with unlimited cloud storage as well as Alexa and Google Assistant support.

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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Xiaomi targets cord-cutters with its 1080p Mi TV Stick, featuring built-in Chromecast and Google Assistant

Xiaomi has yet to reveal pricing or a release date for the Android TV-powered Mi TV Stick.

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Yeedi K700 review: This robot vacuum/mop hybrid delivers smart navigation at a budget price

This killer cleaner uses VSLAM technology to map and navigate its surroundings, but it remains easy to operate and affordable.

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Spotify debuts charts for top and trending podcasts

Now there’s an easier way to find the hottest and most popular podcasts on Spotify.

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LG SN8YG review: A feature-packed soundbar that doesn’t neglect the basics

The Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support is great, but the rich mid-range audio is even better.

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Cielo Breez Plus review: A superb way to make your dumb air conditioner smart

Bring your old air conditioner into the smart home era.

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Take up to $50 off smart speakers in Amazon's excellent Echo sale

Smarten up your kitchen counter with the Echo Show 5 for $30 off the MSRP.

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Everything we know—and don’t know—about Google’s new smart speaker

Google is being awfully coy about its latest smart speaker. We’ve teased out some facts and made some educated guesses.

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Our favorite wireless video doorbell is at an all-time-low price

The Eufy Security Wireless Video Doorbell is back to its all-time lo on Amazon

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Tribit XFree Go headphone review: Amazing sound, great price, and one glaring flaw

The Tribit XFree Go headphones punch far above their weight, sonically: sadly, the controls locked up after an hour or so of sustained use.