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ufy Security Indoor Cam 2K.

Eufy Security Indoor Cam 2K Pan and Tilt review: Nowhere to hide

Instead of pointing your camera at one spot, you can still place the Eufy Indoor Cam 2K Pan & Tilt anywhere, and it'll yell at intruders when it detects them.
Lockly Vision Smart lock installed on door next to phone showing camera view.

Lockly Vision Review: The Swiss Army knife of smart locks

The Lockly Vision smart lock and doorbell camera combo is pricey, but it has a lot of great features crammed into one device. Here's how well they all work.
Arlo Pro 3 Flood Light on white house

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera review: Great camera, price

Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera is just one device, but it does the job of three. Here's everything you need to know about this fantastic security camera light.
Logitech Circle View on ledge

Logitech Circle View review: All about privacy

It's perfectly clear that the Logitech Circle View was built from the ground up to respect your privacy in the home. Never worry about someone snooping on you.
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Blink Mini Review: Light on features, low on price

The Blink Mini is a small and affordable indoor security camera that doesn't stray too far from the competition offers. It's light on features and costs $35.
The Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI.

Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI review: Everything but clean

Part spy, part mop, part vacuum, the Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo T8 AIVI is innovative, but it lacks follow-through in a lot of areas. Here's what we found out.
G30 Edge on carpet

Eufy RoboVac G30 Edge Review: A worthy budget contender

The Eufy RoboVac G30 Edge has a fantastic app, is easy to use, and has many great features that are hard to find in a robot vacuum cleaner. It gets high marks.
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Ecobee SmartCamera review: Eyes fixed on intruders

Ecobee's SmartCamera boasts a large field of view, clear resolution, and a number of noteworthy privacy features that will make you forget a frustrating setup.
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock with open door

August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Review: Serious security

If installing a smart lock intimidates you, then the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is a good choice. It's incredibly easy to install, but doesn't skimp on features.
Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight

Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight review: Bright choice

This floodlight really has no equal. It's solar, smart, and fully adjustable to your needs. The Ring Smart Lighting Solar Floodlight is a winner.
Doorbell Plus 3 being rung

Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus Review: Coasting on success

The Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus gives you a lot of control over how it detects what's around it, but it's missing a few things that its competitors have aced.
Roborock S6 MaxV lifestlye

Roborock S6 MaxV Review: It can find and avoid your socks

Worry less about leaving your robot vacuum to clean on its own. The Roborock S6 MaxV packs a pair of cameras to let it see its surroundings for better cleaning.
Flo by moen review

Flo by Moen review: Plug leaks and save money

The Flo by Moen is a smart home water monitor that aims to protect homeowners from catastrophic water damage, encourage conservation, and save some money.
Dyson V11 Outsize cleaning

Dyson V11 Outsize vacuum review: In this case, bigger is better

The Dyson V11 Outsize vacuum is larger than any other Dyson cordless vacuum, and it's more expensive than the other cordless vacuums. Is the price worth it?
Ramen Hero meatless kit

Ramen Hero meatless kit review: Quick, tasty ramen

Ramen Hero has launched a pair of meatless ramen kits that come with all the ingredients you need to prepare a ramen dish within the span of about 15 minutes.
Dyson Corrale Pink and Black on stand

Dyson Corrale review: This $500 hair straightener falls flat

The Dyson Corrale was designed to cut the amount of damage your hair sustains by 50%. Is this $500 straightener was worth the hype? Here's what I found.
Wyze Band on wrist

Wyze Band review: Put this tracker on your radar

Alexa skills that let you control your smart home, heart tracker, sleep tracker, great screen, and more make this inexpensive fitness tracker a great choice.
A person pressing the Arlo Video Doorbell.

Arlo Video Doorbell Review: Nothing fishy about this camera

The Arlo Video Doorbell is a slim, no-fuss smart video doorbell. It has a video camera you can use to catch porch pirates, motion detection, and more.
eufyCam 2 at night

EufyCam 2 Review: Great night sight and a year-long battery

The EufyCam 2 is a smart wireless security camera that supports Google Assistant, Alexa and Apple Homekit. It can even enhance video when a person is detected.
kwikset halo

Kwikset Halo Review: A tough smart lock that’s hard to love

The Halo by Kwikset is a smart lock that be controlled using an app, codes, or an old fashioned set of keys. It's also extremely durable.
Wyze smart home lock on a door.

Wyze Lock Review: A budget smart lock without the fuss

With the Wyze Lock ($90) you get to keep your keys and your deadbolt. It screws on to what you already have to offer smart lock features in a few minutes.
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Blue by ADT Review: DIY home security is finally here

Blue by ADT recently introduced an indoor security camera, an outdoor security camera, and a video doorbell. Here's our full review of the Blue by ADT cameras.
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Electrolux EFLS627UIW 4.4 Cubic Feet 600 Series Front Load Washer Review

This pod-friendly machine has a plethora of stain-fighting features like Perfect Steam and SmartBoost, but is that enough to get out even the most basic of stains? Read our review to find out.
Electrolux Washer And Dryer side by side

Electrolux EFME627UTT 8.0 Cubic Feet 600 Series Front Load Electric Dryer review

The spacious Electrolux 8.0 Cubic Feet 600 Series Front Load Dryer keeps clothes fresh and eliminates wrinkles with its steam feature and sensors that eliminate over-drying of delicate fabrics. Read our review to find out how well it works.
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Ecovacs Deebot 960 Review: Wasted potential

We have loved many of the other smart robot vacuums that Ecovacs has come out with. A couple have even made our best robot vacuum of the year list. So I was pretty excited to try out the Deebot 960. It comes with advanced AI and it even mops. After trying it out, I was sorely disappointed.
Facebook Portal 2019

Facebook Portal (10-inch, 2019) review: For Facebook fans only

Facebook's new 10-inch Portal smart display emphasizes staying in touch with friends and family through video calls. There’s a crop of smart displays that offer incredible functionality, but Facebook’s interpretation may have people being more cautious about what they share publicly.
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Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review

Amazon’s third-generation Echo Dot puts on some weight and comes dressed in a warmer, more welcoming design. The result is a better-looking Alexa device with good enough sound quality to deserve being called a speaker. In our Amazon Echo Dot review, we dig into what’s new and discuss whether this speaker deserves a home within your home. Turns out, the answer is probably yes.
Amazon Echo Glow

Amazon Echo Glow Review: A smart lamp for smart parents

Parenting just got a little easier, thanks to something you'd probably never suspect: a smart lamp. The Amazon Echo Glow can make getting kids out of bed or getting a less than attentive child's teeth brushed less of a struggle using dimmable colored lights and Alexa voice commands or the app.
Lenovo Smart Display 7 on top of table

Lenovo Smart Display 7 Review: Video calls for less

New to the smart display fold is the Lenovo Smart Display 7, which is now the smallest and most compact smart display in Lenovo’s portfolio. What’s sweet about it is the $100 price tag, though, there's more to Lenovo's budget-based offering than you might expect, despite the price.
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Echo Flex Review: A $25 plug-it-in Alexa speaker

Amazon released a new Alexa device called the Echo Flex. What is the Echo Flex? What can the Echo Flex do? What features does it boast? Is this $25 device a suitable alternative to larger, more expensive Echo speakers? We tested the speaker for two weeks, and here’s our full review of the Echo Flex.
Ninja Air Fry Oven

Ninja Foodi Digital Air Fry Oven Review: Fresh again

Most people love fried foods, but don't love what these fat-filled foods do to their waistlines. Ninja has an air-frying device that also serves as a countertop convection oven, a toaster oven, and a dehydrator. We tested out the small appliance to see how well it performed. Here's how it went.
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Amazon Smart Oven review: I just know my eyes burned for hours

The Amazon Smart Oven is the size of a medium-sized microwave, but is actually a four-in-one machine that works as a microwave, air fryer, convection oven and food warmer. For $250, you get all that plus a third-gen Echo Dot so you can use voice commands to start, pause and stop cooking.
The Ring Stick Up Cam.

Ring Stick Up Camera Review: This one’s for Alexa fans

The Ring Stick Up Cam is an incredibly versatile security camera. It can be put indoors or outdoors. It also has three power options: you can run it on a battery power, plug it in or solar power it. Plus, it alerts you of movement, allows two way discussions, and lets you watch live video.
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Cricut Maker review: It makes the cut

The Cricut Maker can cut, score, emboss, and perforate paper. That's to be expected with this type of machine, but it can also cut vinyl, thin wood, fabric, cardboard and felt, too, and draw using special pens you place in the machine. Our Cricut Maker review dives into what this crafting machine offers.