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How to fix your Wi-Fi network

Whether your PC isn't connecting to the internet, or your wireless connection is inconsistent, or your device keeps joining the wrong network, we have answers to common Wi-Fi issues.

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Netgear Arlo Pro 2 review: This already impressive indoor/outdoor security camera gets better

The second-generation Arlo Pro comes with higher resolution, improved motion detection, and more flexible installation options.

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D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD review: The first HomeKit-certified security camera

The Omna plays nice with other HomeKit accessories and Siri commands.

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Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb review: Alexa-ready and budget-friendly smart lighting from Anker

Available in tunable- or fixed-white models, these smart bulbs deliver quality lighting at low prices.

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Friday Lock review: A competitor to the August retrofit smart lock arrives at last

Friday Labs' debut smart lock makes a positive first impression, but in use it comes across as undercooked.

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August Smart Lock Pro and Smart Lock 3rd Generation reviews: The best retrofit lock gets incrementally smarter

But we can't recommend the second and less-expensive new model.

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Sensibo Sky A/C controller review: Control your room air conditioner from anywhere

While the app is still under construction and the price is a bit off-putting, this device should help reduce your electric bill.

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WiZ Connected Lights Color A E26 Light Kit review: Wi-Fi smart bulbs on a budget

This new smart lighting player offers plenty of flexibility at a price that makes sense.

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Samsung Connect Home: This router/smart-home hub combo isn’t a star in either role

But if you want one DIY platform for both networking and home control, it’s your best choice for now.

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Honeywell Lyric C1 Wi-Fi Security Camera review: Excellent security and easy to use

Honeywell's smart surveillance camera offers intelligent sound detection and motion-detection zones to assure you get only the most important alerts.

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August Smart Lock (2nd Generation) review: Upgrade your locks without touching the exterior mechanism

This retrofit kit looks stylish while adding “smart” features, and it’s great for renters because it doesn’t change the lock itself.

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Honeywell Lyric T5 smart thermostat review: Not as advanced as some, but less expensive than many

The Lyric T5 lacks motion sensors and fancy algorithms, and it doesn’t work with some HVAC components, but you might decide its price tag makes up for it.

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TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug with Energy Monitoring review: The oversized HS110 is no bargain

This smart plug works best within a TP-Link-only home.

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PureGear PureSwitch review: A HomeKit-only smart plug with a high-speed USB port

It’s a little more expensive than its features warrant, but it’s well designed for what it does.

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Emerson Sensi thermostat review: A traditional thermostat with some smart features

The Sensi is like your old thermostat with the addition of some excellent Wi-Fi features.