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How to build a smart apartment

How to build a smart apartment

Putting together a smart apartment requires a bit of research, but it's not as challenging as you'd think. Here's what you need to know.
HGTV Smart Home 2022 in Wilmington, NC.

Is HGTV’s Smart Home really that smart? We have different ideas

Is HGTV’s Smart Home really that smart? We have different ideas

HGTV offers you a chance to win a smart home. If you missed out, you can still use our (better!) smart home device picks to create your intelligent oasis.
Amazon announces OLED Fire TV, Fire TV soundbar, and new Fire TV Cube

The Fire TV Cube has never been cheaper than it is today

The Fire TV Cube has never been cheaper than it is today

Among early Prime Day deals is a great Fire TV Cube Prime Day deal that slashes the price of the powerful streaming media player from $120 to just $60.
Echo Show 5 playing music.

Amazon Echo Show 5 just crashed to new cheapest-ever price

Amazon Echo Show 5 just crashed to new cheapest-ever price

Grab an Alexa-powered smart display for cheap with this Echo Show 5 Prime Day deal, which brings the device's price down to its lowest-ever -- $35, from $85.
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) LED light ring

Latest Echo Dot is down to its lowest-ever price before Prime Day

Latest Echo Dot is down to its lowest-ever price before Prime Day

This Echo Dot Prime Day deal slashes the price of the fourth-generation Amazon Echo Dot to its lowest-ever price of $20, with a $30 discount ahead of the event.
Razer Chroma gaming PCs with Govee lights installed behind them.

Govee smart lights now play nice with Razer Chroma

Govee smart lights now play nice with Razer Chroma

Govee's Glide Hexa Light Panels, Glide Wall Lights, Neon Rope Lights, and LED Strip Lights are now all plugged into the Razer Chroma RGB experience.
Open boxes revealing a range of tech purchases including a camera, tablet, smart speaker, laptop, headphones and more.

Best 4th of July sales still available — save on TVs, Apple and more

Best 4th of July sales still available — save on TVs, Apple and more

With 4th of July sales and Prime Day happening back-to-back, shoppers can look forward to Black Friday in July, and we're here to help you navigate it all.
Arlo Pro 2 Wireless Home Security Camera System 2-cam kit

Comparing security camera subscription plans

Comparing security camera subscription plans

Today's security cams frequently include subscription fees to use many features or access video storage. Here's how it works and what you get.
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The 5 best deals in the Walmart 4th of July sale 2022

The 5 best deals in the Walmart 4th of July sale 2022

Here are the best deals from Walmart's Fourth of July sales, which include tempting price cuts for the HP 11.6-inch Chromebook and the 65-inch TCL 4-Series 4K TV.
A Tempur-Cloud mattress in a blue bedroom.

4th of July Mattress Sales: Get a Casper for $195 and more

4th of July Mattress Sales: Get a Casper for $195 and more

Take a look at some of the best 4th of July mattress sales that are currently happening across all of your favorite brands, including Tempur-Pedic.
Wyze Thermostat installed on a white wall.

Wyze Thermostat review: Affordable tech that competes with the best

Wyze Thermostat review: Affordable tech that competes with the best

With a powerful smartphone app, sleek design, and innovative Sensors, the Wyze Thermostat makes it easy to keep your house warm and cozy or cool and refreshing.
Amazon Echo Show 15 hanging horizontally on the wall in a kitchen.

5 reasons I still use the Echo Show 15 everyday

5 reasons I still use the Echo Show 15 everyday

The Echo Show 15 came out six months ago, and I still use it on a daily basis to stay on top of tasks. Here's why I still love it.
Amazon Echo Studio

How to get sports updates from Alexa

How to get sports updates from Alexa

Eager for the latest sports updates? A word to Alexa can get you scores, wins, and more. Here's how to give sports commands and how to personalize your updates.
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Celebrate Fourth of July with these patriotic Alexa skills

Celebrate Fourth of July with these patriotic Alexa skills

Wondering how you can use your smart home to express your patriotism? Use these Alexa skills.
Blink Home System security cameras on a kitchen counter.

How to set up a Blink security system

How to set up a Blink security system

Learn how to set up a complete Blink home security system step by step from start to finish. It's easier than you might think.
HyperX Cloud Mix earbuds and accessories sitting on a table.

The absolute best tech we reviewed last month

The absolute best tech we reviewed last month

Summer starts the season of new tech, and we got a big taste of that this June. Here's the best tech we reviewed last month.
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How smart tech can improve your 4th of July BBQ

How smart tech can improve your 4th of July BBQ

Want to one-up your family members' 4th of July barbecues? Let smart home tech help you show your patriotism.
The Traeger Grills Pro Series 575.

The best outdoor grills: Weber, Traeger, Kamado Joe, and more

The best outdoor grills: Weber, Traeger, Kamado Joe, and more

Nothing says summer like a succulent steak fresh off the trusty grill. It's easy to master barbecuing in any season with our list of best outdoor grills.
The Blink video doorbell expands Blinks line of smart home devices.

How to set up a Blink doorbell

How to set up a Blink doorbell

A step-by-step guide to setting up your Blink Video Doorbell and getting it ready for use.
A couple rest on a Nectar Memory Foam Mattress in a bedroom.

Nectar Mattress 4th of July Sale 2022: Save $599 today

Nectar Mattress 4th of July Sale 2022: Save $599 today

If you've been wanting to pick up a new mattress, then check out Nectar's big 4th of July mattress sale on memory foam mattresses.

The best home security cameras for 2022

The best home security cameras for 2022

Looking for a camera smart enough to protect your home and property when you're away? The best home security cameras for 2022 have all the features you'll need.
The Shark Rotator vacuum in action.

Red, green, flashing: What do my Shark vacuum’s lights mean?

Red, green, flashing: What do my Shark vacuum’s lights mean?

Have you noticed a solid or flashing red light somewhere on your Shark vacuum? It's a sign there's something wrong with the unit, and we're here to help.
A 42ft Denali XL Tiny House by Timbercraft Tiny Homes set up in the woods.

Best smart tech for a tiny home

Best smart tech for a tiny home

Make the most out of a tiny home's limited space with these smart pieces of tech.
Side view of Google Nest Doorbell (battery) on outside of door.

The best outdoor security cameras that don’t need a subscription

The best outdoor security cameras that don’t need a subscription

Security cams are excellent smart devices, but online video storage usually comes with a subscription fee. We cover the no-fee cam options.
The Ring Video Doorbell 3 installed near a door.

Wait until July 12 to buy a Ring Video Doorbell (seriously)

Wait until July 12 to buy a Ring Video Doorbell (seriously)

Prime Day is coming so we think it's a smart move to hold out on any Ring Video Doorbell purchases. Here's why you should be patient.
SwitchBot Curtain controller mounted on curtain rod.

SwitchBot Curtain review: Noisy solution to a non-existent problem

SwitchBot Curtain review: Noisy solution to a non-existent problem

The SwitchBot Curtain looks like a great way to help keep your home cool over the summer, but getting it to perform reliably is a challenge.
Arlo Essential front shot

Get this 4-camera Arlo security camera system while it’s $100 off

Get this 4-camera Arlo security camera system while it’s $100 off

Best Buy is selling a bundle of four Arlo Essential Spotlight security cameras for a lowered price of $350, after a $100 discount to the original price of $450.
Samsung Smart Dial Front Load Super Speed Wash Washer and Smart Dial Super Speed Dry Electric Dryer next to each other on a white background.

Save $700 on this Samsung washer and dryer bundle today

Save $700 on this Samsung washer and dryer bundle today

You can upgrade your washer and dryer for less right now with these smart and Wi-Fi-connected appliances from Samsung, currently on sale.
The Ring Video Doorbell 4 beside a door.

How to reset a Ring Video Doorbell

How to reset a Ring Video Doorbell

If your Ring Video Doorbell is acting strangely, you may be able to fix it (or prep it for sale) with a full reset. Here's exactly how it works and what to do.
The Echo Show 15 is the largest smart display yet.

Best widgets for the Echo Show 15 for the connected family

Best widgets for the Echo Show 15 for the connected family

The new widget function in the Echo Show 15 has several options that are particularly useful for connected families.
The 2021 Amazon Echo Show 8 in an angled view.

I followed Alexa’s prompts for a day and this is what I learned

I followed Alexa’s prompts for a day and this is what I learned

The Echo Show delivers prompts and news items during the day. Just how tailored are they to your preferences? We did everything it says for a day to find out.
A Traeger Smart Grill.

7 best smart grills and smokers for 2022

7 best smart grills and smokers for 2022

Looking for a grill that has your back? These grills and smokers are smart enough to help you cut down on mistakes and simplify monitoring your meats.
The AeroGarden Harvest on a countertop beside the sink.

AeroGarden Smart Garden Review: hydroponics for dummies

AeroGarden Smart Garden Review: hydroponics for dummies

The AeroGarden Harvest Smart Garden makes it easy to grow fresh vegetables and herbs in your home with little to no guesswork.
Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker.

This recently launched Ninja ice cream maker is 15% off at Walmart

This recently launched Ninja ice cream maker is 15% off at Walmart

Ninja's new ice cream making appliance not only makes ice cream but also milkshakes and sorbet, and you can pick it up now for a discount at Walmart.