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LG not only wants to keep your leafy greens fresh, but help you grow them too

Indoor gardens may feel like an idea past its prime, but LG thinks our increasing desire to eat healthier might sell this modern take. The garden would attach to and complement your existing LG refrigerator, and have enough space to grow two dozen plants at once, feeding a family of four.
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Air Pix is a pocket-sized flying photographer robot, and it’s only $100

We've been super critical of AirSelfie's pocket camera drones in the past. But over the past two years, they've worked hard to address the many issues their first drones had. The Air Pix, Air Pix+, and Air Duo are the culmination of that work, and at a price that's much more reasonable.
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CES has a strange relationship with cannabis tech, and it just got weirder

There's never been an explicit prohibition on cannabis tech on the CES show floor. However, the CTA's move to award a Canadian cannabis tech company an Innovation Award yet not allow it to market it as a "cannabis" product has the industry frustrated, and demanding legitimacy.
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5G at CES 2020: Here’s what you can expect to see at this year’s show

5G will be one of the buzzwords of 2020. While most of the bigger 5G announcements are likely to wait until Mobile World Congress in February, we will see a variety of 5G-powered devices and technologies at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Here are our predictions.
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The sonic toothbrush that promises a 10-second clean returns to CES

While the Y-Brush toothbrush made waves with its mouthguard-like look and claims that it could brush your teeth in as few as 10 seconds at CES 2019, it was vaporware this past year But at CES 2020, the company behind it says that you can now actually buy one.
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Abode’s latest camera can be either a doorbell or a security camera

Abode released the first device able to operate outside of its smart home security platform, the Smart Camera, at the 2020 CES Monday. While the company is also debuting impressive facial recognition with the camera, it's also giving privacy-conscious users the option to turn it off.
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Amazon’s weekend deal on the silver August Smart Lock saves you $57

Amazon has cut the price of the silver August Smart Lock down to just $90, a 40% savings off the regular price. This particular lock is perfect for those that might not need (or want) Wi-Fi connectivity in a smart lock. It uses your phone's Bluetooth to detect when you're nearby.
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Ring’s new Chime Pro 2 might be more like an Echo Flex than its predecessor

An image of the front of the upcoming Ring Chime Pro 2 from a reliable source suggests that the company is planning to add Alexa support to the doorbell accessory. Ring could launch the device as early as next week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Apple’s back at CES for the first time in 28 years — and for a good reason

The last time Apple was officially at CES was in 1992. While it-s employees have roamed the convention halls for years, CES 2020 is the first in 28 years where the company will have an official presence. And there's a reason for it: Apple wants to talk about user privacy.
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Moosejaw drops up to 40% off Columbia, Keen, and Prana gear

Winter is here (although it might not feel like it across much of the country). Don't be caught out in the cold without a warm jacket. Outdoor clothing retailer Moosejaw is running its annual winter sale, saving you up to 40% (and in some cases even more) off of jackets, outerwear, footwear, and more.
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Welcome to the 2020s. Here’s the tech that will shape the next decade

A new decade is here. So what technologies will shape the way we live in the 2020s? These seven technological advancements will change the way we look at the world and live in it, from space travel and tourism to the increasingly larger presence of technology in our lives.
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Start the new year off with a new 4K TV. Best Buy’s deals start at just $230

Want to watch the ball drop on a brand new 4K TV? Best Buy just released some great deals on 4K sets from manufacturers including Samsung, Sony, Vizio, and Toshiba. You may be able to pick these up from your local Best Buy in as little as an hour before they close for the holiday.
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The taxman cometh. Walmart cuts prices on H&R Block software to help you cope

With the new year comes tax season in just a few short weeks. Why not get them out of the way early this year with these great deals on H&R Block's tax software. Walmart currently has select versions on sale for as much as 30% off retail if you act fast.
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Best Buy’s August Smart Lock Pro deal is one of the best of the year

Are you a smart home enthusiast with gift cards to burn? Best Buy's just dropped a new deal on the August Smart Lock Pro. At just $179, it's one of the lowest prices we've seen since Black Friday and gets great reviews for its ease of use and great performance.
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15 ways to use your gift cards toward your New Year’s resolutions

What New Year's resolutions are you planning for in 2020? Eating better? Traveling more? Getting fit? If you received a gift card for the holidays, we have 15 different ways you can use it to stick to your resolutions in the new year, and all of them cost you less than $100.
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Tesla update includes full self-driving ‘preview,’ better voice recognition

Tesla's 2019 holiday update includes a preview of its full self-driving capabilities expected next year, as well as better voice recognition for natural language queries and the ability to send and hear text messages by voice -- a feature that curiously has been absent since the beginning.
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Apple Card review: Two months in, the benefits just get better

Apple’s tie-up with Goldman Sachs has birthed a credit card with a lot of buzz, even if its rewards are a bit paltry and it’s iPhone-only card management might leave you stranded if you lose your phone. But this is about getting Americans used to mobile payments, and it does that quite well.

Echo vs. Google Home: Which one you should gift for the holidays

Amazon Echo and Google Home devices are once again hot gifts this holiday season. So which one should you pick? We have recommendations for all types of people on your list. But which one is the best one overall might surprise you.
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REI sale discounts Garmin and Fitbit smartwatches in time for the holidays

Looking for some last-minute gifts for fitness enthusiasts on your holiday shopping list? We've spotted deals on several bestselling smartwatches from Garmin and Fitbit as part of REI's Shop Now, Be Done Sale. Act quickly -- these deals end Monday, December 16th.
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Two more Ring devices show up in new FCC filings ahead of CES 2020

Yet more FCC filings from Ring surfaced on Wednesday, this time on updated versions of the wired Stick Up Cam and the Doorbell Elite. Filings for at least a half-dozen new or updated Ring devices have shown up, possibly in preparation for a CES 2020 launch.
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Echo Dot is Amazon’s bestselling electronic. Here’s why it’s a great gift

If you look at the list of the best-selling electronic devices on Amazon right now, you'll find a lot of Amazon devices in the top ten. But one device occupies the top three spots on the list: The third-generation Echo Dot. Here's why it's so popular, and why it makes for such a great gift.
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Act fast — the best Black Friday Ring Video Doorbell deal is still available

Black Friday might be long over, but we're shocked to see an outstanding bundle deal including the Ring Video Doorbell 2 and the Echo Show 5 is still available. You'll save $100 over buying separately, but it's likely this deal won't be around for much longer.
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The judge in the T-Mobile merger trial isn’t interested in a drawn-out affair

The trial that will ultimately decide whether T-Mobile and Sprint can merge began in a Manhattan federal court Monday, and it's clear that the presiding judge isn't interested in a lengthy affair. U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero asked both sides to skip opening arguments, and trim their witness lists.
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New FCC filing suggests that Ring is working on a smart light bulb

Yet another FCC filing from Ring suggests that the company is busily prepping a Wi-Fi enabled PAR38 floodlight bulb. Will this make its first appearance at CES 2020? It will join a host of other rumored products, including a third-generation Ring Video Doorbell and new Chime Pro.
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The Instant Pot Duo60 is still on sale for half off even after Cyber Monday

The Instant Pot, one of 2018's hottest gifts of the holiday season, is back on sale for Cyber Week 2019. But unlike last year at least one retailer, Walmart, is continuing to sell the pressure cooker at steep discounts. Act quickly as this sale is sure to end soon.
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This is the best Ring Doorbell deal still available for Cyber Week

New Ring Video Doorbells may be back up to full price, but Amazon's got a great deal on the certified refurbished Ring Video Doorbell 2 that's $30 cheaper than any deal on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. You can buy in confidence: Amazon's cerfied refurbished devices carry the same warranty as new devices.
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Wyze undercuts the competition once again, this time with an $89 smart lock

While it came too late to take advantage of the biggest shopping weekend of the year, Wyze has introduced the $89 Wyze Lock, which has many of the features of more expensive locks. The company currently has a small stock to sell through its early access program, with shipping after Christmas.
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The Arlo Pro 2, the best security camera we’ve tested, is on sale for Cyber Week

We're not sure how long it will last, but both Amazon and Best Buy have marked down the top-tier Arlo Pro 2 security camera by as much as 45% during Cyber Week. These security cameras were the best we've ever tested -- and are only eclipsed by the newer Arlo Pro 3 models.
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This is the absolute best Echo deal for Cyber Monday: Echo Show 5 with Wyze Cam

Looking to upgrade your smart home? Among all the Amazon Echo device deals out there for Cyber Monday 2019, Amazon's bundle deal on the Echo Show 5 with a Wyze Cam for just $60 caught our eye. Act quickly however, as this bundle deal will be gone by Wednesday (or sooner).
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The best Ring Video Doorbell deal for Cyber Monday ends at midnight

The best Ring doorbell deal for Cyber Monday remains Amazon's package that includes the Ring Video Doorbell 2 and Echo Show 5 for just $139, saving you $150. It's a good idea to act quickly, however, as Amazon plans to end this special offer at midnight tonight.
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Cyber Monday accessory sale: Apple Pencil, Magic Mouse, and more get deals

Save up to 25% off the normal price of the first-generation Apple Pencil, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad in this special Amazon Cyber Monday sale. Don't wait too long, as these prices are the best they've been yet, and are likely to go back up after Cyber Monday.
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Best Cyber Monday fitness deals ending soon: Bowflex, NordicTrack, and Theragun

This Cyber Monday, find great deals on bikes, treadmills, ellipticals, rowing machines, and of course a ton of fitness-centric smartwatches. While stock is limited, we've double-checked all the deals we've uncovered, they remain in stock. But don't wait too long.
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The best Cyber Monday 2019 elliptical deals still available

Don't let those extra holiday pounds creep up on you. We've searched the web for the best Cyber Monday deals on ellipticals from top name brands, and have found some of the best prices of the year. Some brands are even offering lowest price guarantees! Act soon: all deals are only while supplies last.
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Stay fit with the best Cyber Monday treadmill deals still available

Jogging just six minutes a day can help you lead a much healthier and longer life. We've uncovered some of the best Cyber Monday treadmill deals on the web for you, some saving you hundreds of dollars. Don't wait too long though, some deals are only while supplies last.