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The best Alexa speakers

The best Alexa speakers

Whether it's for the home, or something you want to carry along on a trip, we rounded up the best Alexa speakers for any occasion.
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The best air purifiers

The best air purifiers

The air we breathe indoors should be as clean and pure as possible. Our picks for the best air purifiers help rid your home of allergens and contaminants.
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The best Roomba robots for 2021

The best Roomba robots for 2021

Find the best Roomba robot for your home and price range with our guide. We explain the differences between robots and how you can benefit from each model.
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The best security camera systems for small businesses

The best security camera systems for small businesses

Security cameras can help small businesses by serving as an extra pair of eyes and helping to deter theft. We’ve rounded up the best options for 2021.
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The best dryers

The best dryers

The best dryers come with multiple options for your favorite clothes, from energy efficiency to steam options.
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The best Nespresso machines for 2021

The best Nespresso machines for 2021

Nespresso machines can put coffee-shop-quality espresso on your kitchen counter. Here are the best Nespresso makers available to kick-start your next morning.
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The best dehumidifiers

The best dehumidifiers

From closets to large homes, these dehumidifiers will keep you (and your belongings) cool and dry no matter what the weather is like outside the house.
Evapolar EV-1000 Personal Air Conditioner

The best portable air conditioners

The best portable air conditioners

Need some cool air in a small or enclosed space? Check out our list of the best portable air conditioners and find the features that will best fit your home.
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The best time to buy a robot vacuum (and the worst time to buy)

The best time to buy a robot vacuum (and the worst time to buy)

Ready for a robovac to make life easier? Vacuums like Roombas and other models can make life easier, but they're also expensive. Here's when to look for deals.
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Amazon Echo Show 5 vs. Echo Show 8

Amazon Echo Show 5 vs. Echo Show 8

The Echo Show 5 and Echo Show 8 are similar in many ways, but the Echo Show 8 has a larger screen and other upgrades that might be worth the extra cost.
Ring Video Doorbell 3

Ring Video Doorbell 3 vs. Ring Video Doorbell Pro

Ring Video Doorbell 3 vs. Ring Video Doorbell Pro

The Ring Video Doorbell 3 and Doorbell Pro are solid additions to Ring's smart-tech lineup, but which of the bells is the best? Here are our thoughts on both.
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The best time to buy an Echo device (and the worst time to buy)

The best time to buy an Echo device (and the worst time to buy)

Amazon has a whole family of Echo devices to act as speakers, displays, alarm clocks, and more. If you're looking for a deal, here are the best times to buy.
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Echo Show 8 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen)

Echo Show 8 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen)

Amazon's new Echo Show 8 brings a bevy of new features, but does it surpass the first-gen model? In this side-by-side, we compare both Echo Show 8 generations.
Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Kids

Echo Show 5 vs. Echo Show 5 Kids Edition

Echo Show 5 vs. Echo Show 5 Kids Edition

Amazon is back at it with an all-new lineup of miniature Echo Show displays. Today, we're comparing the Echo Show 5 (2nd-gen) with the Echo Show 5 Kids Edition.
Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Kids

Echo Show 5 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen): What’s the difference?

Echo Show 5 (1st Gen) vs. Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen): What’s the difference?

How is the 2021 Echo Show 5 different from the 2019 version? We compare the 1st-gen Echo Show 5 with the 2nd-gen model.

The best robot vacuums under $200

The best robot vacuums under $200

When purchasing a robot vacuum, one of the biggest deterrents is too high a price. We’ve listed our picks for the best robot vacuums you can buy for under $200.
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The best place to buy a robot vacuum online in 2021

The best place to buy a robot vacuum online in 2021

If you're looking for a new robot vacuum, it's important to know which retailers to check out. We've rounded up the best places to buy
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Vivint vs. Ring: Which home security system is right for you?

Vivint vs. Ring: Which home security system is right for you?

Choosing a home security system can be daunting, but two of the biggest names are Vivint and Ring. We detail how they compare against each other.
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Blenders vs. food processors: What’s the difference?

Blenders vs. food processors: What’s the difference?

Blenders and food processors have many similarities, but these appliances serve very different purposes. Here's a guide on what sets the two appliances apart.
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Portable AC vs. window AC: Which is better?

Portable AC vs. window AC: Which is better?

Should you get a stand-alone air conditioner that can be moved between rooms or a more permanent window-based AC unit?
Vicks Warm Mist Humidifier

The best humidifiers

The best humidifiers

Whether you're looking to humidify your bedroom or your entire house, these high-tech humidifiers can improve your air quality and help you breathe better.
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Ring Video Doorbell 4 vs. Ring Video Doorbell 3

Ring Video Doorbell 4 vs. Ring Video Doorbell 3

With the Ring Video Doorbell 4, users can expect improved battery life and a few other upgrades. But is it better than its predecessor? Let's compare.
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The 5 best things from Google I/O 2021

The 5 best things from Google I/O 2021

The Google I/O 2021 keynote brought major announcements about the future of Google products. These were the best announcements.

The best top-load washers

The best top-load washers

Even though front-load machines dominate the market these days, there are still excellent top-load machines for those of you who are firmly on team top-load.
Aura Carver Smart Frame

The best digital photo frames

The best digital photo frames

A digital photo frame can put all of your pics on display. Check out our choices for the best digital photo frames for showing off all of your digital photos.
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The best office chairs

The best office chairs

Our bodies aren't made to withstand hours sitting at a desk, but opting for one of these picks for the best office chair can help alleviate any discomfort.
Kinsa Smart Thermometer

The best digital and smart thermometers for 2021

The best digital and smart thermometers for 2021

Here are our picks for the best oral, forehead, ear, digital, and smart thermometers to help you make an informed decision on which one is right for your home.
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Google Nest Hub (1st Gen) vs. Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen)

Google Nest Hub (1st Gen) vs. Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen)

Thinking of picking up a new smart display for your web-connected home? In this head-to-head, we compare the first-gen Google Nest Hub to the second-gen.
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Ring Video Doorbell Wired vs. Video Doorbell Pro 2

Ring Video Doorbell Wired vs. Video Doorbell Pro 2

Shopping for a wired video doorbell? Ring makes two of the most popular options. Here's how to choose between them.

The best cordless vacuums

The best cordless vacuums

Let's face it: cords can be annoying. To make your chores a little easier, why not choose a cordless vacuum? We've rounded up the best options.
Ring Video Doorbell Pro

Nest Hello vs. Ring Video Doorbell Pro: Which is better for you?

Nest Hello vs. Ring Video Doorbell Pro: Which is better for you?

Two of the most well-known video doorbell brands are Nest and Ring. In this side-by-side, we're pitting the Nest Hello against the Ring Video Doorbell Pro.
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The best air quality monitors

The best air quality monitors

Toxic particles can wreak havoc on your indoor air, but an air quality monitor can alert you to these unseeable pests. Here are our favorite monitors for 2021.
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2nd-gen vs. 3rd-gen Echo Dot: What’s the difference?

2nd-gen vs. 3rd-gen Echo Dot: What’s the difference?

What makes the third-gen Echo Dot different from its second-gen predecessor? In this breakdown, we compare the two in sound, looks, features, and availability.
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The best toasters

The best toasters

Toasters have come a long way over the past several decades. From LED displays to motorized trays, here are some of the best toasters currently on the market.