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Google Nest Mini review: Modest improvements make Google’s smallest smart speaker even better

Expect (slightly) more bass, a mounting hole, and refined controls, all for the same price as the older Home Mini.

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Ecovacs Deebot 661 robot vacuum review: This is a budget friendly vacuum/mop hybrid

Despite a few navigation hiccups, this convertible robot is an affordable entry point for those who want their vacuum to do double duty as a mop.

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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 speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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Arlo finally adds a video doorbell to its home security lineup

The $150 Arlo Video Doorbell features HD video, a built-in siren, motion detection, and the ability to send video calls directly to your smartphone.

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Sony aims to change how we experience music with its 360 Reality Audio tech

Immersive is the key word here, and Sony says you won’t need new equipment to enjoy its new music format.

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Streaming TV voice controls: Fire TV vs. Roku and the rest

Streaming TV voice controls compared: Fire TV vs. Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast

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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.

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Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Apple and A24 to produce a film adaptation of 'The Sky Is Everywhere'

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

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SimpliSafe Smart Lock review: The ultra-simple alarm system gets its own companion smart lock

This inexpensive but barebones smart lock merits a look by the SimpliSafe set.

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Innr Smart White A19 bulb review: This inexpensive smart bulb seamlessly connects with a Philips Hue Bridge

If you’re already invested in the Hue lighting ecosystem, these budget Zigbee bulbs can fill in your smart bulb gaps without breaking the bank.

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Best smart lock for a keyless home

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

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Nest Aware plans will be much less expensive in 2020

Google is switching from per-device pricing to a whole-home service plan.

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The Apple TV app is now available on Roku

Just in time for the November 1 launch of the Apple TV+ service.

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Nest Wifi's integrated smart speakers could give it an edge over Amazon Echo

This mesh router’s satellites, dubbed Points, house Nest Mini smart speakers.