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Best home weather station: Which one should be your personal meteorologist?

Home weather stations are getting more accurate and sophisticated all the time. Follow our buyer's guide to find your own personal meteorologist.

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Software fix for Sonos Arc bass bug is on the way

The iffy bass performance of the Sonos Arc soundbar could be fixed as early as next week, courtesy of a software update.

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Arlo’s $130 Essential outdoor security camera doesn’t require a hub

Not only is the new Essential camera more affordable than Arlo’s other battery-powered outdoor cameras, it also connects directly to Wi-Fi.

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Sonos unveils a lunar white version of the portable Sonos Move speaker

Besides the Move’s new color, Sonos also managed to boost the speaker’s battery life by an hour.

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5 things to expect from a revamped Google Home smart speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker has finally been discontinued. What’s next?

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Best home security camera: Keep an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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Yeelight Smart LED Bulb 1S (Color) review: A solid Wi-Fi smart bulb saddled with a glitchy app

The Yeelight Yeelight Smart LED Bulb 1S (Color) is bright enough and boasts some clever lighting features, but its quirky app gave us trouble.

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Voice Match, hotword sensitivity and more coming to third-party Google Assistant speakers

Some of Google Assistant’s best features, including the ability to pick a "preferred" speaker, won’t be limited to first-party Google devices anymore.

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Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners

Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.

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Lutron expands its smart window covering line with smart wood blinds

A motor in the head rail automatically tilts the blind’s slats throughout the day to regulate sunlight.

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The best video baby monitors: Keep eyes—and ears—on your bundle of joy

Today's baby monitors are more capable—and more complex—than ever. Here's how to find the right one, so you and your baby can get some sleep.

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Anker delays HomeKit compatibility for its recently announced Eufy Indoor Cams

HomeKit compatibility for the new Eufy Indoor Cams will have to wait until next month, but there’s a silver lining for this particular cloud.

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Google’s Advanced Protection Program now supports Nest users

You can now use Google’s toughest authentication protocol if you have Nest cameras, thermostats, or other devices associated with your Google account.

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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Flo by Moen Smart Water Detector review: This early-warning device can protect your home from water damage

Water damage is the most common--and most costly--risks your home will ever face. This sensor will raise the alarm almost immediately, so you can take corrective action.

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Amazon’s fashion-centric Echo Look camera will stop working in July

Time is up for Amazon’s $200 Echo Look, which snaps photos of your outfits and makes Alexa-powered fashion suggestions.

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The best indoor air-quality monitors: Identify the pollutants that can compromise your health and comfort

Whether you suffer from allergies or asthma or just want to optimize your indoor environment, these devices will give you insight into the air you're breathing.

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Netatmo adds a siren to its Smart Outdoor Camera

Netatmo's new Smart Outdoor Camera with Siren boasts (wait for it) a built-in siren designed to scare away intruders.

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