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The Costway 16-in-1 15-quart air fryer oven on a table with plates of food spread out around it.

Best air fryer deals: As cheap as $25

A new air fryer makes a great addition to your smart home, and with these air fryer deals you can add one with some impressive savings.
Roku Streaming Stick 4K.

Google TV vs. Roku TV: which is the better streaming OS?

In the war of streaming platforms, Google TV and Roku TV are top of the pack, but which operating system is truly best? Let us weigh in to help you decide.
The Roomba Combo i5+ next to its different bins.

iRobot expands Roomba 2-in-1 lineup with Combo j5+ and Combo i5+

The Roomba Combo j5+ and Roomba Combo i5+ are designed to both vacuum and mop depending on which bin is installed. Here's a closer look at both.
An iRobot Roomba 694 next to a wall, vacuuming pet hair.

The best smart home devices for 2023

With so many smart home gadgets available, finding the best products can be tough. But we're here to help. Check out our favorite smart home devices of 2023.

Best Amazon Echo deals: The Show, Pop and Dot are on sale

We have rounded up all the best deals on the Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Dot, and Amazon Echo Show.
A cartoon depiction of the Google Home app and Nest Cam Indoor.

Google Home adds support for Nest Cam Indoor

The Nest Cam Indoor is now supported by Google Home. There's a bit of a catch, however, as it's only supported for folks in Public Preview.
A robot lawn mower in a backyard while a family relaxes.

Best lawn mower deals: cordless, gas, electric and robotic

If you need a new lawn mower, we've saved you the research and found the best lawn mower deals.
The Blink Outdoor Camera 4 mounted on a brick wall.

Blink Outdoor Camera 4 launches with Person Detection, new design, 2-year battery life

The Blink Outdoor Camera 4 is now available, offering Person Detection, improved video quality, and a new design.

Best refrigerator deals: Get a new freezer and fridge as low as $700

We rounded up the best refrigerator deals to help you keep your food cool on the cheap.
Lockly Vision Smart lock installed on door next to phone showing camera view.

The best smart locks for 2023

A good smart lock should have a combination of security, aesthetics, and convenience. We share our favorite smart locks for 2023 and what we love about them.
The Leviton Outdoor Smart Plug plugged into an outlet in front of red siding.

Leviton’s new outdoor smart plug is the first with Matter support

The Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug-In Switch is the first outdoor smart plug to support Matter. It also boasts a ton of other cool features.
Apple HomeKit app on smartphone.

What is Apple HomeKit?

Apple HomeKit is one of many smart home platforms available today, and it allows you to communicate with all the equipment in your house. Here's a closer look.
Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro on wall.

How much does it cost to install security cameras?

If you're thinking about a home security cam, you may be wondering about extra installation costs, too. Let's break down what related expenses you could see.
Person installing Ring video doorbell

How long does a Ring Video Doorbell battery last?

Many Ring Doorbells are wireless models that use batteries so they can be placed anywhere. Here's how those batteries recharge and how long they will last.
The Masonite Smart Door installed on a home.

This $4,000 smart door comes packing a Ring video doorbell and Yale smart lock

The Masonite Smart Door comes with tons of useful smart features, but it's eye-watering price tag and concerns about upgrading its tech make it a hard sell.
The GE Oven on a countertop.

The best smart kitchen appliances for 2023

Looking to add a little automation to your cooking and cleanup? These seven smart kitchen appliances are sure to enhance your next round of meal prep.
amazon smart oven review keypad

Are smart kitchen gadgets worth it?

So many gadgets are popping up with smart in the name. But what does this really mean, and when it comes to smart kitchen appliances, is it worth it?
A person holding the Apple TV remote infront of a screen.

How to set up Apple TV as a HomeKit hub

Apple TV makes a great HomeKit hub. Here's how to get it working with your smart home in just a few minutes.
Apple HomeKit app on smartphone.

6 things you didn’t know Apple Homekit could do

HomeKit is capable of a lot more than you might have thought? Here are six underutilized features.
Fyrtur blackout blinds in a bedroom.

The best HomeKit smart blinds of 2023

The best HomeKit smart blinds offer full support for Apple's smart home platform, while also coming in a variety of styles. Here's a look at our favorites.
Blink Mini camera on table.

How to use Live View on Blink cameras

Live View on Blink cameras allows you to access a live feed of your property. Here's how to access the feature, along with tips on why it might not be working.
Blink Outdoor cam wet from the rain.

Can you use a Blink Outdoor Camera without a subscription?

Blink's outdoor camera is affordable and has great battery life, but do you absolutely need a subscription to use it? Our guide will cover the key details.
Velotric T1 parked in front of a Federal style New England town hall

That’s an e-bike? Velotric’s stealthy T1 is a city bike for skeptics

The Velotric T1 smart urban e-bike defines a new paradigm as an unobtrusive transportation alternative that's easy to ride with or without power assistance.
Tilt My Smart Roller Shades

The best smart blinds for 2023

Smart blinds make it easy to control your window shades using your phone or voice assistant. Here's our list of the best smart blinds you can buy right now.
The Ecovacs T20 Omni docked in a living room.

Dyson 360 Vis Nav vs. Ecovacs Deebot T20 Omni: which is the better robot vacuum?

Is the ultra-expensive Dyson 360 Vis Nav a better robot vacuum for your smart home than the Ecovacs Deebot T20 Omni? Here's a look at both to help you decide.
Philips Hue Appear Outdoor smart light.

Why moving your smart home could be a nightmare

As we adopt smart home devices and make intelligent spaces, what happens when we relocate? Moving a smart home can be a nightmare -- but it doesn't have to be.
The Google Nest Learning Thermostat in stainless steel.

How to turn off Eco Mode on the Nest Thermostat

Once you know where to look, turning off Eco Mode on your Nest Thermostat is simple. Here's how to get it done in just a few steps.
the Google Nest Thermostat E

The 4 best smart thermostats that don’t require a C-wire

If your home doesn't have a C-wire, there are still some great smart thermostats to consider. Here are a few of our favorites.
The Google Nest Learning Thermostat in stainless steel.

How to get a rebate for your smart thermostat

Getting a rebate for your smart thermostat is a neasy way to save a bundle of cash. Here's what you need to know.
Apple HomePod 2023

How to update your HomePod or HomePod mini

Keeping your HomePod or HomePod mini updated is the best way to ensure it performs as expected. Here's how to manually update your smart speakers.
The Amazon Smart Thermostat hanging on wall.

Break out of a rut with these useful summer-focused smart home routines

From managing your air conditioning to adding life and color to your outdoor ambiance, here are the best smart home routines you can use throughout the summer.
Apple HomeKit app on smartphone.

How to add a device to HomeKit

If you want to use Apple HomeKit to control a compatible smart home gadget, you'll first need to add it to to the platform. Here's what you need to know.
Black HomePod mini on a side table, in front of an Apple TV

HomePod mini vs. Apple TV 4K: Which is the better HomeKit hub?

The Apple TV 4K and HomePod mini are designed for two very different purposes, but they both serve as HomeKit hubs. Here's a look at which is best.
The Dyson 360 Vis Nav cleaning near a wall.

Dyson 360 Vis Nav vs. Roborock S8 Pro Ultra: Which is the better robot vacuum?

The Dyson 360 Vis Nav is an ultra-expensive robot vacuum. But how does it stack up to the popular Roborock S8 Pro Ultra? Here's a closer look at the two.