Jenny McGrath

Jenny McGrath

Jenny McGrath is a senior writer at Digital Trends covering the smart home and other tech she finds interesting. Before joining she wrote blogs for a software company and articles about TV for As Digital Trends’ first home editor, she reviewed tons of appliances and smart home gadgets. There's not a room in her house that doesn't have either smart lights, a smart speaker, or some sort of IoT device. In her free time, she likes to read and pretends to solve mysteries.

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Gas dryers vs. electric dryers: Knowing the difference could save you some dough

Whether you buy an electric dryer or a gas dryer may depend solely on your setup, unless you want to spend money to get a gas hookup for your home. But if you have a choice, there are some differences to take into account.
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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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Top-load vs. front-load washer: Which should you buy?

There's more to the top-load versus front-load washer debate than how it opens. The two types of machines clean very differently and have pretty drastic differences in terms of cleaning power, price, and efficiency.
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Forget Alex Trebek -- let Alexa emcee your next game night with these 24 skills

If you're looking to get more use out of your Amazon Echo device, there are lots of games to play with Alexa. From storytelling games to trivia to games for kids, these are some of the best skills to make Alexa more fun.
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The JBL Link View makes Google Assistant look and sound even better

The JBL Link View is a Google Assistant smart speaker with a screen. It can play YouTube videos, help you cook, or just show you the weather. Sometimes it’s just easier to see and scroll.
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Looking for the best dryer? Take one of these for a spin

Dryers may be the afterthought when it comes to buying a laundry pair, but the best dryers should have key features that you want in your new appliance, whether it's sanitizing or energy efficiency.