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.

The Meater smart meat thermometer gets a Bluetooth range boost

Apption Labs Meater review: This smart thermometer changed the way I grill
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Apption Labs Meater review: This smart thermometer changed the way I grill

The Meater smart thermometer takes the guess work out of cooking meat and helps time cooks perfectly.

Roku adds low-cost Premiere 4K players to its line up

Roku adds low-cost Premiere 4K players to its line up

Roku is expanding its streaming video player lineup with a 4K player that is half the price of its current 4K offering. The Roku Premiere will launch ahead of the year-end shopping season when 4K TVs are likely to be big sellers.

Samsung's Note 9 takes DeX to a new level

Samsung's Note 9 takes DeX to a new level

Samsung's Note 9 improves on DeX and introduces a new stylus that can be used as a clicker.

Verizon could provide the first 5G home Internet service in the United States, coming in October

Verizon could provide the first 5G home Internet service in the United States, coming in October

Verizon is set to launch the first 5G wireless home Internet service in the United States on October 1 in four cities across the United States.

Arlo Security Light review: These battery-powered, multi-colored LED lights are good companions for Arlo cameras

Arlo Security Light review: These battery-powered, multi-colored LED lights are good companions for Arlo cameras

Arlo's motion-sensitive security lights complement Arlo security cameras, but they add another box inside the house.

iRobot's Roomba i7+ is so smart it empties its own dirt bin

iRobot's Roomba i7+ is so smart it empties its own dirt bin

IRobot gave its newest Roomba robot vacuum cleaner extra smarts, so it learns and remembers your house for more efficient cleaning.

How to add Z-Wave sensors to Ring Alarm

How to add Z-Wave sensors to Ring Alarm

Adding a sensor to the Ring Alarm system is easy when you know how, but you should consider if it's really worth it.

Netgear Orbi Voice is a hybrid mesh Wi-Fi access point and Alexa-powered smart speaker

Netgear Orbi Voice is a hybrid mesh Wi-Fi access point and Alexa-powered smart speaker

Harman Kardon collarborated with Netgear to design the speaker portion of the new Orbi satellite, which was announced today at IFA in Berlin.

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.

Ring Video Doorbell Pro review: For some, its performance will justify its higher price tag

Ring Video Doorbell Pro review: For some, its performance will justify its higher price tag

It's more expensive than its battery-powered stablemates, and it requires electrical wiring, but it produces fewer false alerts.

Alexa Cast: What it is and how to use it

Alexa Cast: What it is and how to use it

Alexa Cast is a new feature on Amazon products for streaming and control of media content. Similar to Google's Chromecast and Apple's AirPlay, it allows users to transfer the playback of media from a phone to a compatible device.

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