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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.
Ecovacs X2 Combo under a bed.

How to clean the Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo

There are a lot of moving pieces on the Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo, but keeping it clean is surprisngly easy. Here's what you'll need to do.
The MacBook Air on a table in front of a window.

The 6 best laptops for seniors in 2024

Shopping for a laptop for a senior or elderly adult? Here's a look at six laptops that are reliable, easy to use, and perfect for a vareity of different tasks.
The Dell Precision 5860.

The 6 best Linux desktop PCs in 2024

Trying to find the best desktop Linux PCs can be a challenge, as the market is dominated by Windows. If you need help, here's a look at some of our favorites.
Apple's new Mac Pro sits on display in the showroom during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC).

The 6 best desktop PCs for 3D rendering in 2024

If you want one of the best desktop PCs for 3D rendering, you're going to be looking at premium products with good CPUs and GPUs. Here's our favorites.
Ecovacs Deebot X2 Omni AIO robot vacuum and mop with dock sponsored

Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo vs. Ecovacs Deebot X2 Omni: what’s new on the X2 Combo?

The Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo offers both a robot vacuum and cordless vacuum in one nifty package, but how does it stack up to the older Deebot X2 Omni?
The iRobot Roomba Combo Essential mopping a floor.

iRobot launches affordable robot vacuum and mop combo that costs just $275

The iRobot Roomba Combo Essential isn't as autonomous as its more expensive siblings, but it offers many of the same premium features.
The Ecovacs X2 Combo installed in a home.

Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo review: bundled for better cleaning

The Ecovacs Deebot X2 Combo is the same robot vacuum as the X2 Omni, but the inclusion of a cordless vacuum makes it easier than ever to keep your home clean.
Two iPad Pro tablets next to each other against a black background. Both have Apple's Magic Keyboard case.

The 6 best tablets for watching movies in 2024

The best tablets for watching movies give you large screens with vibrant displays, yet are portable enough to fit in a backpack. Here's a look at our favorites.
The Blink Mini 2 on a bookshelf.

How to set up the Blink Mini 2 as a chime

The Blink Mini 2 can serve as a chime for your Blink Video Doorbell. Here's a look at how to sync the two together and get them working in just a few minutes.
The Dell XPS Desktop on a desk placed next to a curved monitor.

The 6 best business desktop PCs in 2024

The best business desktops are powerful, reliable, and let you worry about productivity instead of requiring constant upkeep. Here's a look at the best of 2024.
samsung hw q990b atmos soundbar review ry 9

The 5 best soundbars for Samsung TVs in 2024

Upgrade your home theater with one of the best soundbars for Samsung TV. These run the gamut from ultra-prmeium to affordable, but all produce rich audio.
The Nanoleaf Skylight lighting up a room various shades of purple.

How to fix the ‘unreachable’ error on Nanoleaf Skylight

Trying to fix the unreachable error on the Nanoleaf Skylight? The problem can be frustrating, but the good news is that it's easy to resolve.
The Blink Mini 2 placed on two books.

How to fix the most common Blink Mini 2 problems

Here's a look at how to fix the most common Blink Mini 2 problems, including poor video quality, inaccurate motion detection, and red indicator LED lights.
The Narwal Freo X Ultra working in a living room.

How to clean the Narwal Freo X Ultra

The Narwal Freo X Ultra doesn't require much maintenance, but you should still clean it at regular intervals. Here's a look at what that entails.
Sonos Beam Gen 2 soundbar.

We tested them all — these are the best Sonos soundbars in 2024

Looking to upgrade your home theater? Here's a look at the best Sonos soundbars of 2024, including the Arc, Beam, and Ray.
The Blink Mini 2 installed outside.

How to mount your Blink Mini 2 security camera

If you want to mount your Blink Mini 2, you'll be glad to know it's an easy process. Here's a look at how it works, along with how to flip your video if needed.
Alexa app on phone.

What to do if your Amazon Alexa app is not working

Experiencing issues with the Amazon Alexa app? Here are a few ways you can fix an unresponsive Alexa app or one that's not working as intended.
Person installing Ring video doorbell

How to fix a Ring doorbell that won’t chime

If your Ring video doorbell won't chime, there are a few things you'll need to check. Here's a comprehensive walkthrough to get your chime working properly.
The Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra placed in its dock.

Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra vs. Roborock S8 Pro Ultra: Which is the best robot vacuum?

Along with their names, the Roborock S8 MaxV Ultra and Roborock S8 Pro Ultra share a lot of similarities. But there are a few key differences to be aware of.
The Hubspace app shown in front of a living room.

Home Depot’s Hubspace is a great way to start building your smart home

Hubspace isn't as powerful as Alexa or Google Home, but its simple design makes it great for beginners. Here are our impressions of the smart home software.
Narwal Freo X Ultra smart robotic vacuum with family

Narwal Freo X Ultra vs. Narwal Freo: What’s the difference between these robot vacuums?

The Narwal Freo X Ultra is a much better robot vacuum than the old Narwal Freo, but is it worth the hefty price? Here's what you need to know.
Grand Theft Auto 5 Screenshot_361

How to sell cars in GTA 5

There's only one way to sell cars in GTA 5, but thankfully it's a very straightforward process. Here's how to make money off your extensive collection of cars.
The Ring Video Doorbell in Satin Nickel, installed beside a doorway.

How to change the owner on a Ring Doorbell

If you're buying or selling a home that has a Ring Doorbell, you'll need to transfer ownership of the device. The process is straightforward and simple, though.
The Google Nest Cam Indoor on a table.

Blink Mini 2 vs. Nest Cam (Indoor): Which is the better affordable security camera?

The Blink Mini 2 and Nest Cam (Indoor) both clock in at less than $100, but which is better for your home. Here's a look at both to help you decide.
Nest Cams on a counter.

Google rolls out new Nest Cam features to Google Home for web

Google Home for web is more functional than ever, thanks to an update that added further support for Nest Cam products. Here's a look at the new features.
The Blink Mini 2 installed outside.

Blink Mini 2 vs. Blink Mini: Is Amazon’s new security camera a worthy upgrade?

The Blink Mini 2 has a lot of features you won't find on the Blink Mini, but is it worth upgrading to Amazon's newest security camera? Here's what to know.
The Ovios chair in an office.

The 5 best office chairs under $200 in 2024

Shopping for budget office chairs comes with plenty of challenges. Here's a look at the five best office chairs under $200 to help you on your search.
A Hidrate smart bottle with a smartphone leaning on it.

The 5 best smart water bottles in 2024

Smart water bottles do everything from tracking your drinking habits to santizing water. Here's a look at the best smart water bottles in 2024.
The Blink Mini 2 on a bookshelf.

Blink Mini 2 review: an affordable security cam that nails the basics

The Blink Mini 2 nails all of the basics, but it lacks premium features found on more expensive security cameras.