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How to fix a scratched DVD or CD

From peanut butter to Mr. Clean, there are several ways to overcome the scratches on your favorite DVDs and CDs. Here's a guide on what works and what won't.
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The best movie soundtracks of all time

Whether you love beautiful original scores or you're a fan of perfectly compiled popular music, here's a list of the most musically inspired films of all time.
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Facebook Portal vs. Amazon Echo Show

Facebook Portal and Amazon Echo Show both use Alexa, have 10-inch screens, and offer up great entertainment options. Here's how to pick the right one for you.
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AirPods Max vs. AirPods Pro

Looking to get your hands on premium Apple audio? We pit the AirPods Max against the AirPods Pro, looking at things like design, battery, and price.
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The most common HomePod problems and how to fix them

The Apple HomePod is a great way to pilot your smart home, but once in a while, the speaker can glitch. Here are some common HomePod errors and how to fix them.
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Google Nest Mini vs. HomePod Mini

The Google Nest Mini and Apple HomePod Mini are two great mini smart speaker choices, but which is the better of the two? Let us weigh in to help you decide.
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How to reset your HomePod

Having trouble with your Apple HomePod? Is it time to sell or donate the device? Either way, you'll first need to perform a factory reset. We'll teach you how.
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Keep it secret, keep it safe: 8 homes with hidden rooms and passages

Whether behind a bookcase or beneath a trapdoor, these eight regal dwellings each contain one or more secret rooms, hidden passageways, or covert architecture.
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Can you use a grill on your apartment’s balcony?

Can you use a grill on your apartment's balcony? That depends on a few different factors, and we go through all of the info you need to know in this guide.
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The best smart faucets

A smart faucet is a dream come true for your kitchen sink, allowing for touchless controls and impressive spray tech. Here are our favorite faucets of 2021.
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Ring Video Doorbell 3 vs. Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus

Not sure which new Ring doorbell to buy? We break down the design and features of both the Ring Video Doorbell 3 and 3 Plus and offer our pick for best bell.
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The best Keurig coffee makers

Keurig machines may simplify your morning routine, but not all Keurigs are created equal. Here's our breakdown of the best machines in Keurig's current lineup.
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Last chance: Save $50 on Sony WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphones

The Sony WH-1000XM4s deliver pulse-pounding sound, impressive noise cancellation, and strong battery life. Grab them for $75 off the list price on Amazon now!
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There has never been a better time to buy an Amazon Kindle

The Amazon Kindle (ad-supported) is on sale for Prime Day, and we're all about it. Anti-glare, tons of books, and easy on-the-go reading, what's not to love?
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Who’d have thought? A Dyson Cordless Vacuum for less than $300

The Dyson V7 Cordless Stick Vacuum does it all. Couches, baseboards, and even your car. But act fast: The V7 is $50 off for Prime Day, and they're going fast.
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Here’s why the Amazon Echo Dot is the ultimate holiday gift for all ages

The Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) is a huge hit for Prime Day 2020, but supplies are already dwindling. If you're buying for Christmas, here's why to buy today.
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Time is running out to save $60 on an Instant Pot with Air Fryer Lid

The Instant Pot Duo Crisp with Air Fryer Lid will elevate your every meal and cut cook times in half. Grab it now while it's still available.
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Google Nest Thermostat vs. Google Nest Learning Thermostat

The Google Nest Learning Thermostat is loaded with amazing tech, but it's pricey. At half the cost, is the latest base Nest a better option? Let us weigh in.
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What is Amazon Sidewalk?

Tired of your outdoor cameras dropping Wi-Fi? Amazon Sidewalk could be the cure for all our short-range network troubles. Here's a deep dive on what to expect.
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How to reset and deregister an Echo Show

Parting ways with your Echo Show smart display? Before you sell or donate your device, you'll need to reset and delete the device from your Amazon account.
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Amazon Prime Day shopping do’s and don’ts

Amazon's annual sales event runs October 13 to 14 for Prime members. We have handy tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your shopping cart.
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Google Nest Audio vs. Google Nest Mini

There's a new Google speaker in town, but how does it stack up to the company's older audio? Today, we pit the Google Nest Audio against the Google Nest Mini.
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3rd Gen vs. 4th Gen Echo Dot Kids Edition

The Echo Dot Kids Edition is impressive modern tech for kids, but there's more than one model. Here's a comparison of the third- and fourth-gen Dots for kids.
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What is the Ring Always Home Cam?

It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's Ring's first flying camera. The Always Home Cam is Ring's latest home security innovation, and we've got the inside scoop.
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The best espresso machines

Tired of that same old cup of coffee? Need more punch in your java? Kick-start your day the right way with one of our eight favorite espresso machines.
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9 of the most expensive houses in the world

Ever wonder just how much money you need to buy one of the world's most expensive homes? In the case of these nine luxury abodes, think millions and billions.

10 of the biggest houses in the world

How big are the biggest houses in the world? Check out some of the biggest houses and their amenities, owned by some of the wealthiest people on the planet.
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How to install a smart lock

Adding a smart lock to your home takes no time at all, and really only requires a screwdriver. Here's our step-by-step guide on how to install a smart lock.
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Coffee vs. espresso vs. cold brew

While drip coffee, espresso, and cold brew are all made with essentially the same ingredients, they are each very different beverages. Here's how they compare.
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The best tutoring apps and websites

Whether you're stumped on homework or need help with studying, an online tutoring service can get you out of most academic jams. Here are five of our favorites.
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Sonos Arc vs. Sonos Playbar

From big theatrical sound to impressive codec support, the Sonos Arc and Playbar are two mighty soundbars. But which is the best? Here, we compare the two.
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What the lights on your Amazon Echo device mean

Did you know that your Echo device uses a coded language of colored lights to communicate with you? Here's a guide on what each pulsing or solid light means.
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The best outdoor speakers

Whether you're looking for something to fuel a party or a pint-sized speaker for the trail, we've got you covered. Here are the best outdoor speakers available.
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The best electric tea kettles

While a stovetop kettle can get the job done, nothing beats the convenience of an electric tea kettle. Here are some of the best electric kettles on the market.