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Maximus Answer DualCam Video Doorbell review: That second camera is for keeping an eye on parcels

This is a good video doorbell, but you’ll need a subscription to get the most value from it.

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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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Amazon's superb Echo Show is $50 off, with a free Philips Hue bulb

Get Amazon's Echo Show, the best smart display around, at a killer price, and with a killer smart bulb tossed in for free.

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Amazon Echo Flex review: This tiny plug-in speaker puts Alexa in places where other Echo devices won’t go

Just plug the compact and inexpensive Echo Flex into a wall outlet and start chatting with Alexa.

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Grab a 50-inch Sharp TV with Roku for only $250 on Best Buy today

50 inches. Built-in Roku cord-cutting software. LED 4K technology. This TV is a steal on Best Buy today, down from a list price of $330.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Home Mini arrives at last, but only as a Galaxy S20 preorder bonus in South Korea

The Galaxy Home Mini smart speaker wasn’t mentioned at all during Samsung’s Unpacked event yesterday, nor was the larger Galaxy Home.

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WiZ Connected Wi-Fi WiZmote review: An inexpensive, no-frills remote for your WiZ smart lights

This bargain-priced, Wi-Fi-enabled remote makes it easy to control the WiZ lights in a single room.

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Simplehuman Rectangular Sensor Can review: Have we taken voice control too far?

Sensors in this fancy trash can recognize voice commands and gestures, no smart speaker needed.

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Google’s Nest accounts will require two-factor security starting this spring

Two-factor authentication is easiest way to keep hackers from taking control of your Nest cameras, and Google's about to make it mandatory.

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Ring’s new ‘Neighborly Moments’ feature lets you give a shout-out to a neighbor’s act of kindness

The new category for Ring’s controversial Neighbors app lets you post about good things that happened in your neighborhood, for a change.

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How to set Alexa and Google Assistant to listen for follow-up questions and commands

Once you enable either Follow-up Mode or Continued Conversations, you won’t need to say “Alexa” or “Hey Google” again to ask more questions.

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Latest Samsung Galaxy Home Mini leak points to IR blaster functionality

If the leak is real, the long-awaited Galaxy Home Mini will be able to control your TV and other IR-enabled components.

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Amazon Echo Studio vs. Google Home Max: Battle of the high-end smart speakers

One is more musical, but the other makes a better smart home controller. Which attribute is most important to you?

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Flume Smart Water Monitor review: Smarter than your average leak detector

Flume is a smart leak detector that will save you money—even if it never detects a leak.

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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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This 4-pack of Teckin smart plugs is less than $34 today

Plug into any wall outlet to control your lights, fans and other devices with the Alexa digital assistant. Now this Teckin 4-pack is about $33 when you click an on-page coupon.

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How to make Alexa lower her voice to a whisper

Want to chat with Alexa at night without waking everyone up? Give Alexa’s Whisper Mode a try.

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Toucan Wireless Outdoor Security Camera review: Battery-powered and budget priced

All the security essentials and an easy installation make this weather-resistant camera a great value.

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