Martyn Williams

Senior Correspondent

Martyn Williams covers technology news in text and video for PC World, Macworld and TechHive and is based in San Francisco. He previously worked for IDG News Service as a correspondent in San Francisco and Tokyo and has reported on technology news from across Asia and Europe.

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Netgear is planning an Arlo doorbell

Netgear is planning an Arlo doorbell

Netgear is expanding its Arlo home security range with a doorbell—a move that positions Arlo more aggressively against competitors such as Nest and Ring.

Best video doorbell: Nest vs. Ring  vs. August and all the rest
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Best video doorbell: Nest vs. Ring vs. August and all the rest

Video doorbells maintain a continuous watch over the most important part of your property but which one is best? We take a look at the field.

Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini

Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini

Amazon and Google are both trying to get a foot through your door with their smart speakers. Here's what you need to consider before buying one.

Wisenet SmartCam D1 video doorbell review: Great video quality, but its facial-recognition feature is a joke

Wisenet SmartCam D1 video doorbell review: Great video quality, but its facial-recognition feature is a joke

The Wisenet Smartcam D1 video doorbell delivers one of the best pictures we've seen, but it's not without its faults.

Arbor Instant Video Doorbell review: There are some great features here, but it needs work

Arbor Instant Video Doorbell review: There are some great features here, but it needs work

The Arbor Instant Video Doorbell is a welcome addition to the battery-powered video doorbell market, but focus on its performance and not the company's inflated claims.

Monoprice is getting into the smart home market

Monoprice is getting into the smart home market

Monoprice, known for its no-nonsense, low-cost tech products, is expanding into the smart home with a range of new devices.

Netgear is expanding Arlo with security lights

Netgear is expanding Arlo with security lights

The Arlo home security system is getting an upgrade with new LED lights.

Ring Floodlight Cam vs. Maximus Camera Floodlight

Ring Floodlight Cam vs. Maximus Camera Floodlight

Both these cameras are a great choice for outdoor monitoring, but they aren't equal.

Ring Spotlight Cam vs. Ring Floodlight Cam: What's the difference?

Ring Spotlight Cam vs. Ring Floodlight Cam: What's the difference?

Ring sells five outdoor security cameras. Here's how to choose the best one for you.

How to check your Google Assistant history

How to check your Google Assistant history

Google lets you see everything Assistant heard and delete your history.

Next-gen TV to usher in viewer tracking and personalized ads along with 4K broadcasts

Next-gen TV to usher in viewer tracking and personalized ads along with 4K broadcasts

The new US digital TV standard includes closer tracking of viewing habits and could be a privacy nightmare

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