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Sonos Arc on a media unit.

How to get Dolby Atmos on Netflix

Want to hear the greatest surround sound Netflix has to offer? Read on to learn more about Dolby Atmos and everything you need to unlock the advanced codec.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 and Sony WF-1000XM4

Apple AirPods Pro 2 vs. Sony WF-1000XM4

Wireless earbuds are a must-have for many, and Apple and Sony make some of the best ones. Let's compare the Apple AirPods Pro 2 with the Sony WF-1000XM4.
Chromecast 3rd-gen installation.

How to set up a Google Chromecast to get streaming fast

Google's Chromecast is one of the best streaming devices you can buy, and we've got all the info you need to start streaming your favorite shows in no time.
The Fluance Ai81 speakers set up on each side of a TV stand.

Fluance Ai81 Elite speaker review: Power from the towers

The Fluance Ai81 powered floorstanding speakers are far more than your average pair of Bluetooth speakers, from design and setup to actual sound.
S7 MaxV Ultra 3 in a Messy Room.

The best robot vacuums with mapping technology

Many robot vacuums use mapping tools to more effectively clean and navigate the nooks and crannies of your home. Here are our favorite mapping vacs for 2022.
The AirPods Pro 2.

Should you upgrade to the new AirPods Pro?

Apple's newest AirPods Pro arrive with a swath of design and sound upgrades, as well as some new features. But is it worth parting ways with your first-gen set?
The Echo Show 15 is the largest smart display yet.

How to sell your parents on a smart assistant

Are you trying to convince your doubtful or budget-minded folks to invest in a smart assistant like Alexa or Siri? Here are some pointers for your argument.
The AirPods Pro 2 charging case attached to a backpack with the lanyard adapter.

How to pre-order the new Apple AirPods Pro 2

Apple's latest AirPods Pro are hitting shelves on September 23, but you can pre-order them in advance. Here's how.
The Bites 2 Lite device mounted on a wall.

5 Alexa skills and features your pet will love

Our four-legged friends may not be able to use Alexa themselves, but with a little programming of our own, we can easily build Alexa into the lives of our pets.
Sony WH-1000XM4 and WH-1000XM5 seen side-by-side.

What is Bluetooth multipoint and why your next earbuds or headphones should have it

Bluetooth multipoint isn't a widely available audio feature, but it's definitely a convenient one. Here's everything you need to know about the technology.
Echo Dot (4th Gen) sits on a shelf in a kitchen.

5 unique and creative uses for Alexa’s Sound Detection feature

Alexa's Sound Detection feature allows you to build Routines around a number of different audio cues. Here are five ideas for some automations you can create.
Rebirth of cool: Is vinyl ready for a second wind, or just a fad?

How to convert your vinyl to a digital format

Converting your beloved vinyl records from wax to digital is a great way to preserve them and take them on the go. Here's how to do it.
An older man using the Show and Tell skill with an Echo Show.

The 5 best Alexa skills for older people (and one bonus tip)

Alexa can help your loved ones manage prescriptions, hire a plumber, and so much more. Here are five of the best Alexa skills for older folks you can use today.
Donkey and Shrek, together at last.

The best family movies on Hulu

Whether you're a fan of animated features or friendly live-action flicks, Hulu is your one-stop-shop for all family films. Here are some of the best this month.
Kathleen Turner in Peggy Sue Got Married.

The best classic movies on Hulu right now (October 2022)

Take a cinematic journey to the past and experience some of the very best classic movies that you can stream on Hulu right now.
Four characters from Party Down wearing server uniforms, standing around a bar at a fancy venue.

The best sitcoms on Hulu right now (October 2022)

Hulu's How I Met Your Father carries on a long TV tradition, and some of the best sitcoms in television history are right here on Hulu as well!
A cinematographer aiming a camera at a rearview mirror in Cameraperson.

The best movies on the Criterion Channel right now

The Criterion Channel is a powerful cinematic trove packed with arthouse features, foreign films, and treasured classics.
AirPods 3, AirPods, and AirPods Pro sitting in their charging cases.

14 Apple AirPods tips and tricks that you need right now

From customizable taps and gestures to engaging in some Dolby Atmos-powered audio, here are 14 tips and tricks for getting the most out of your Apple AirPods.
Google Pixel Buds Pro seen in front of their charging case.

How to customize the Pixel Buds Pro touch controls

Google's Pixel Buds Pro offer a range of touch and gesture controls that can be customized through the Pixel Buds app. Here's how to change your Buds settings.
Customers inspect the new Apple HomePod at an Apple Store on February 9, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

HomeKit Secure Video: Why it’s great and why you should use it

Apple's HomeKit Secure Video is a layered and resourceful way to store surveillance footage, and here's why you should start using it right away.
Pixel Buds Pro case charging wirelessly.

Common Google Pixel Buds Pro problems and how to solve them

Having issues with your Pixel Buds Pro? From glitchy sound to unresponsive Bluetooth, here's a list of the most common Buds Pro problems and how to solve them.
Google Pixel Buds Pro and their case.

Google Pixel Buds Pro tips and tricks

Learn how to maximize your Google Pixel Buds Pro with our exhaustive list of tips, tricks, and recommendations.
The Nespresso Vertuo kit.

The best coffee makers for 2022

Looking for the perfect coffee maker for your favorite beans? From simple to complex, you'll find the most efficient and smartest models available on our list.
Gigalumi outdor path light.

The best solar lights of 2022

Whether you're looking to add charm to your garden or additional home security, outdoor solar garden lights are the way to go. Here are five of our favorites.
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Best MP3 players: a great music streamer for everyone

Can't fit your whole music library on your smartphone? Don't sweat it. Check out our list of the best MP3 and music players to find one that works for you.
The Insignia 50-inch F30 Series 4K Smart Fire TV hangs in a living room.

How to stop streaming buffering and upgrade your network

Streaming is convenient, but it can also be frustrating if your network is prone to buffering. Luckily, there are ways to improve your speeds and reduce lag.
The Blink Outdoor Floodlight camera.

The best floodlight cameras for added security

Home security starts with the outdoors. These are the best floodlight cameras on the market today.
Echo Dot (4th Gen) sits on a shelf in a kitchen.

Why is my Alexa Echo green?

A flashing, spinning, or solid green light on your Echo device means someone is trying to get a hold of you. Here's how to turn off this incoming notification.
philips hue outdoor range

How smart tech can improve your 4th of July BBQ

Want to one-up your family members' 4th of July barbecues? Let smart home tech help you show your patriotism.
The Traeger Grills Pro Series 575.

The best outdoor grills: Weber, Traeger, Kamado Joe, and more

Nothing says summer like a succulent steak fresh off the trusty grill. It's easy to master barbecuing in any season with our list of best outdoor grills.
The Echo Show 15 is the largest smart display yet.

Best widgets for the Echo Show 15 for the connected family

The new widget function in the Echo Show 15 has several options that are particularly useful for connected families.
Timothee Chalamet and Rebecca Fergusson in one of the scenes from Dune

20 of the best Dolby Atmos movies to watch in your home theater

From Ready Player One to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, see our picks for the best Dolby Atmos movies currently available on Blu-ray and streaming services.
The Mueller Ultrapro pressure cooker.

The best pressure cookers for 2022

A pressure cooker can prepare a meal for the family in a third of the time it takes in an oven. Here are our picks for the best pressure cookers on the market.
The Shark Rocket Cordless Stick Vacuum.

Trouble with your Shark vacuum? Check out our repair guide

From overheating and Wi-Fi issues to suction loss, here are some of the most common Shark traditional and robot vacuum maladies and a few fixes you can try.