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Smanos all-in-one touchscreen controller will help get your smart house in order

Amsterdam-based Smanos, a wireless security and smart home company, has introduced a touchscreen All-in-One Home Controller and monitor. The controller connects with a wide variety of smart home security products from Smanos and other…
Web

Save on movies, music, and more with the best Amazon Digital Day deals

Amazon is offering shoppers discounts on hundreds of digital items as part of its Digital Day sale. If you do not want to sift through all the items, we've graciously handpicked some of our personal favorites.
Gaming

From ‘Doom’ to ‘Stardew Valley,’ we each picked our favorite games of 2016

The writers and editors of Digital Trends recommend the video games they loved most from 2016, ranging from giant AAA sequels to small indies, VR, and mobile games.
Movies & TV

The absolute best TV shows streaming on Netflix right now

Looking for a new show to watch? Check out DT's tightly-curated list of the Best Netflix Instant TV shows to find your next addiction!
Gaming

Our 20 favorite Xbox One games that you can play right now

The Xbox One is finally coming into its own nearly three years after its initial debut. Check out some of our favorite titles for the next-gen console, from Capcom's take on the Middle Earth to the latest installment in the 'Doom'…
Gaming

The 20 best PlayStation 4 games you can buy right now

Out of the massive crop of available PlayStation titles, we've selected a few of our favorites. These games will satiate your itchy trigger finger, tickle your funny bone, and maybe even coax out a tear or two.
Home Theater

Forget Netflix, these are the best TV shows streaming on Hulu

It's often overwhelming to navigate Hulu's deep library of TV shows. To help, we've put together a list of the best shows currently streaming on the platform, whether you're into poignant cartoons or absurd comedy.
Mobile

How to make ringtones for iPhone (any generation) 2:38

No one likes to pay for ringtones -- or anything else for that matter. So keep your precious money and check out our comprehensive guide to creating free, custom ringtones on your PC or Mac using iTunes.

Tech That Changed Us

Gadgets give us an easier way to find recipes, joke with friends, and kill time on the subway, but they can also have a much grander impact on our lives. This holiday season, we’re stepping back to appreciate those moments. In our ongoing…
Mobile

Parental Advisory: How to limit your kids’ iPhone usage

Spending to much time with any electronic device can be detrimental to children. Thankfully, we've put together a few tips on to limit your child's iPhone usage, whether you want to restrict access to certain apps or lock them out entirely.

Best Products of 2016

Between losing Prince, David Bowie, and a global outbreak of Zika virus, not many of us on the Digital Trends staff will remember 2016 as a high point for the world. And that’s not to mention the fun little election we had in the United…
Wearables

Take control of your Apple Watch with these 30 essential tips and tricks

The Apple Watch can do more than just tell you the time, and mastering the device's various features is essential if you want to make the most of it. Luckily, we have 30 tips and tricks to help you out.