Jenny McGrath

Jenny McGrath

Jenny McGrath is a senior writer at Digital Trends. Before joining she wrote blogs for a software company and articles about TV for Wetpaint.com. In her free time, she likes to read and pretends to solve mysteries.
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The best washing machines make laundry day a little less of a chore

It takes a special kind of person to love doing laundry, but the right machine can help make this chore a little easier. Check out our picks for the best washing machines on the market right now.
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Put away that sponge and let us help you pick the best dishwasher for your buck

Tired of doing dishes by hand? Take a look at our picks of the four best dishwashers currently available and let a machine do the dirty work for you. They’ll do a much better job, anyway.
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Show me the ... movie times! Amazon's Echo Show does what voice cannot

The Amazon Echo Show is a smart assistant with a screen, so you can both see and hear what Alexa’s talking about. Right now, features like being able to see your timer or camera feed are helpful, but not world-changing.
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The best Google Home-compatible devices

Google Home is a voice-controlled speaker built to compete with the Amazon Echo. It can currently control lights, switches, and thermostats from select partners. Here's a list of Google Home-compatible devices.
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The best Alexa-enabled devices you can utilize with Amazon's Echo lineup

Ever since Amazon added the Dot, Tap, and Show to its Echo lineup, Alexa-enabled devices have exploded. Here's a guide to everything Alexa can control in your smart home, from lights to locks to appliances.
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Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords

What makes a smart city? We asked some experts, and they all agree: No city is really there, yet, but many cities are looking to the future.