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The Verve in an office.

The 5 best office chairs for long hours in 2024

Take the strain off your back and neck with these five office chairs that are designed for long work hours.
The Surface Pro 9 with the Type Cover keyboard lifted up.

The 6 best detachable laptops in 2024

The best detachable laptops are easy to use, work well as both a tablet and laptop, and don't require constant maintenance. Here's a look at the best of 2024.
A Keurig K-Supreme coffee maker sits on a kitchen counter next to K-Cups and glass of iced coffee.

From Ninja to Cuisinart: The 5 best Keurig alternatives in 2024

Keurig saves us from throwing money at Starbucks, but so do these five other appliances. From Ninja to Cuisinart, here’s our favorite Keurig alternatives.
The Yale Assure Lock 2 Smart Lock Deadbolt keypad being used by someone.

How to remove a home from your Yale account Keychain

There are a few different ways to remove a lock or property from your Yale Keychain. Here's a look at how it works for both lock owners and guests.
The Arlo Pro 5S installed outside on a wall.

Arlo Pro 5S vs. Ring Stick Up Cam Pro: Which is the best premium security camera?

The Arlo Pro 5S 2K and Ring Stick Up Cam Pro are among the best security cameras of 2024, but which is best for your home?
The Wyze Cam v4 installed outside.

Blink Mini 2 vs. Wyze Cam v4: Which is the better budget security camera?

If you're in the market for a budget security camera, the Blink Mini 2 and Wyze Cam v4 are great options. But which is best for your home?
The Ring Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam next to a smartphone.

Ring Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam vs. Ring Stick Up Cam Pro: Which is better for your home?

The Ring Stick Up Cam Pro is one of the best security cameras in the Ring lineup, but how does it compare to the newer (and cheaper) Ring Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam?
The Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam Starlight on a shelf.

Ring is launching its first integrated pan-tilt security camera later this year

The Ring Pan-Tilt Indoor Cam gives you 360-degree coverage of your home and carries a price tag of $80. It arrives on May 30, but preorders are now open.
Several Yale Assure Lock 2 Touch models on a yellow background.

Yale Assure Lock 2 Touch picks up new features with the Z-Wave Smart Module

The Yale Assure Lock 2 Touch now comes bundled with the Z-Wave Smart Module, allowing you to sync the smart lock with products beyond the Yale catalog.
A close up of a Samsung Q990C soundbar on a media console.

The 6 best soundbars with subwoofers in 2024

The best soundbars with subwoofers offer booming audio, support for Dolby Atmos, and offer plenty of smart connections. Here's a look at six of our favorites.
The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra model that hooks up to plumbing.

What to know before connecting the Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra to your drainage system

The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra can connect to your plumbing system for a fully automated home-cleaning experience. Here's what to know before the install.
The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra placed in its dock.

Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra vs. Roborock S8 Max Ultra: Which is the better robot vacuum?

The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra and Roborock S8 Max Ultra are two of the best robot vacuums on the market. But which is better for your home? Here's what to know.
Narwal Freo X Ultra with dock in home

Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra vs. Narwal Freo X Ultra: Which is the best premium robot vacuum?

The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra and Narwal Freo X Ultra are two of the best robot vacuums of 2024. But is the Roborock or Narwal product better for your home?
The Nanoleaf Skylight lighting up a room various shades of purple.

How to reset the Nanoleaf Skylight

You can perform a soft reset or factory reset on the Nanoleaf Skylight, and neither task should take more than a few minutes. Here's what you need to know.
The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra placed in its dock.

Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra vs. Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo: Which premium robot vacuum is best?

The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra and Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo are two of the best robot vacuums of 2024. But which is better for your home?
A SimpliSafe outdoor camera monitoring a stranger.

SimpliSafe is now using AI to prevent burglars from entering your home

SimpliSafe's Live Guard Outdoor Protection is in currently in early access and uses AI and live monitoring on outdoor cameras to stop crimes before they happen.
The Freo X Plus vacuuming pet hair.

The Narwal Freo X Plus is an entry-level robot vacuum loaded with premium features

Despite premium specs like 7,800 Pa of suction, a retractable mop, and a dustbin that holds up to seven weeks of dirt, the Narwal Freo X Plus costs just $400.
Asus Zenbook 14 OLED front view showing display and keyboard.

The 6 best laptops for realtors in 2024

Real estate agents need a laptop with a vibrant screen, tons of battery life, and a durable design. Here are the six best laptops for realtors in 2024.
Using the Apple iPad Air 5.

The 6 best tablets for college in 2024

Need a great tablet for all college? Here's a look at six of our favorites, including the iPad Air, Surface Pro 9, and Samsung Galaxy Tab A9+.
The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra on hard floors.

Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra review: an innovative and automated robot vacuum

The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra picked up new mopping and vacuuming skills that make it one of the most exciting robot vacuums you can buy.
The Ring Stick Up Cam Pro on display the 2023 Amazon Fall Devices and Services event.

Blink Mini 2 vs. Ring Stick Up Cam Pro: Which is the best security camera?

Is the affordable Blink Mini 2 enough to protect your home, or should you get the expensive Ring Stick Up Cam Pro? Here's a closer look to help you decide.
The OnePlus 12's camera module.

The 5 best phones with IR blasters in 2024

Finding a smartphone with an IR blaster is more changing today than it was years ago. Thankfully, there are still a few good options on the market.
The Tapo C120 out in the rain.

How to format the microSD card on Tapo security cameras

If you want to use local storage on your Tapo device, you'll need to figure out how to format your microSD card. Here's a look at how the process works.
Portal RTX running on the Surface Laptop Studio 2.

The 6 best 2-in-1 laptops for drawing in 2024

From Microsoft and Lenovo to Acer and more, here's a look at the best 2-in-1 laptops for drawing in 2024. This incluces budget picks and premium alternatives.
The Yale Assure Lock 2 Smart Lock Deadbolt keypad being used by someone.

How to fix a Yale Assure Lock 2 that won’t connect to Wi-Fi

If your Yale Assure Lock 2 is having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi, there's an easy way to fix the problem. Here's what you need to know.
Apple MacBook Pro 16 front angled view showing display and keyboard.

The 5 best MacBooks for video editing in 2024

Need a powerful MacBook for video editing. Here's a look at five of our favorites, including both MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models.
The Amazon Smart Thermostat hanging on wall.

How to fix an Amazon Smart Thermostat that’s unresponsive

If you're looking to fix an unresponsive Amazon Smart Thermostat, there are plenty of troubleshooting steps you can try. Here's what you need to know.
iRobot Roomba Combo j9+ with auto fill dock for Black Friday

iRobot Roomba Combo j9+ vs. iRobot Roomba Combo Essential: Which is better for you?

The iRobot Roomba Combo j9+ is a highly autonomous robot vacuum, but how does it stack up to the more affordable (and newer) Roomba Combo Essential?
A person using the Dyson AR app.

Dyson’s new AR mobile app shows where you forgot to clean

Dyson CleanTrace is an upcoming feature for the MyDyson mobile app that uses AR to track your vacuum and show you exactly where you've already cleaned.
The Blink Mini installed in the Pan-Tilt Mount.

Does the Pan-Tilt Mount work with the Blink Mini 2?

The original Pan-Tilt Mount is not compatible with the Blink Mini 2. Here's a closer look at why that's the case, along with alternatives to consider.
The Yale Approach installed on a door.

Yale’s newest smart lock is designed for renters

The Yale Approach smart lock is aimed at renters, takes just a few minutes to install, and doesn't require you to replace existing hardware.
The Steelcase Leap.

The 6 best Herman Miller alternatives in 2024

While there's nothing quite like a Herman Miller office chair, there are plenty of other products to consider. Here are the six best Herman Miller alternatives.
Amazon Kindle Scribe laying on a desk.

The 6 best tablets for handwritten notes in 2024

The best tablets for handwritten notes do an incredible job of replicating the traditional experience of pen and paper. Here's a look at our favorites.
The Ring Battery Doorbell Pro installed near a door.

Ring Battery Doorbell Pro vs. Aqara G4: Which is the better video doorbell?

The Ring Battery Doorbell Pro is a great video doorbell, but how does it stack up to the affordable Aqara G4? Here's a closer look at these two unique devices.