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Wyze’s new Lamp Socket adds smarts to a dumb outdoor light

With help from a connected Wyze camera, the Wyze Lamp Socket can turn on an outdoor bulb when the cam detects motion. Also new from Wyze: a solar panel.

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Canary Pro review: A good security camera with half-baked home security features

Canary’s idea of security amounts to little more than a panic button.

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The 30 best scary movies you can stream for free this Halloween

You don’t need to spend a dime to watch these fright-flicks.


One-day deal: These Ecovacs robot vacuums have never been cheaper

If you want to clean up the house without doing all the work yourself grab a robot vacuum at a solid price today on Amazon.

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Nest Cam (indoor, wired) review: This pricey indoor-only camera offers on-device people detection

The indoor wired Nest Cam boasts a feature that most smart security cameras don’t: free people, pet, and vehicle detection—no cloud required.

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TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini (model EP10) review: A simple smart plug with a no-complaints price

The feature list is short, making this plug best for basic home automation needs.

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How to sync your Philips Hue lights with Spotify

Thanks to a new integration, your color Hue lights can now pulse along with your Spotify tunes. Here’s how to get started.

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Google Home is back, but now it’s bigger than just a smart speaker

The new Google Home now represents Google’s entire smart home platform.

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Samsung's The Frame TVs are on sale, including a 43-inch 4K HDR model for $800

If you need a good TV with a focus on decor, Samsung's The Frame TVs are on sale at Amazon right now.

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As Roku-Google talks stall, access to YouTube apps hangs in the balance

The two sides don’t appear anywhere close to striking a deal for YouTube TV, and now Google is making noises about the main YouTube app.

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JVC XP-EXT1 Exofield Theater headphone-virtualization system review: 7.1.4 immersive audio without the speakers

The promise of immersive audio from headphones is enticing, but is only partly fulfilled here.


PlayOn—the best streaming DVR—just got a lot pricier

PlayOn kills its Desktop DVR for streaming services; the alternatives are a lot pricier.

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iLive Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth speakers review: Genuine stereo—on stakes

The stakes are more than a gimmick, and the speakers sound pretty good for the money.