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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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Best smart sprinkler controller

Whether you’re motivated by water conservation, saving money, a drive to render every aspect of your home smart, or all the above, a smart irrigation controller will scratch that itch.

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Give your lights and appliances brains with these awesome beginner smart home deals

Amazon has four Philips Hue white bulbs for $40, and B&H Photo Video has a two-pack of TP-Link light switches for $40.

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Centralite 4-Series Smart Outlet review: This add-on outlet is a tiny treat

Centralite's new smart outlet is an affordable, compact choice for ZigBee ecosystems.

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Ecovacs Deebot 601 review: Mapping features are missed in this otherwise capable cleaner

This budget robot vacuum has some good features, but navigation skills aren't among them.

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Brinno Duo review: Our favorite peephole camera adds live remote viewing

This security camera mounts to your door's peephole and streams live video to your smartphone and to its own display on the interior side of your door.

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Neato Botvac D7 Connected review: Building a better (but more expensive) mousetrap

With its advanced mapping, deep cleaning, and intuitive app, the D7 is our favorite high-end robot vacuum.

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Neato Botvac D4 Connected review: Top-end features at a mid-range price

The D4 Connected makes advanced capabilities like floor mapping and smart home integration available to modest budgets.

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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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Best smart bulbs for your connected home

Today’s smart bulbs are brighter and easier to control than ever, but choosing the right one for your environment remains a challenge.

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SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro review

SimpliSafe's Video Doorbell Pro offers a great picture and motion sensing but it won't play well with Amazon or Google smart homes.

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Nanoleaf Canvas Smart Light Squares review: Nanoleaf’s wall lighting goes touch-sensitive

Nanoleaf continues to innovate in the realm of decorative home lighting. It's new Canvas Smart Light Squares open up new opportunities for creating your own illuminated wall art.

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Loft Portable Battery Base review: Take your Google Home anywhere with this easy-to-use accessory

Transform your Google Home into a mobile Bluetooth speaker with this clever battery accessory.

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Ring Stick Up Cam Wired review

Ring finally has a camera for inside the house and it's pretty good!

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Eufy SpaceView Baby Monitor review: Simple security for your small fry

This video baby monitor comes with an attachable wide-angle lens to give you a full view of your child's nursery once they're old enough to be out of their crib.

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Philips Hue Calla outdoor pathway light review: A sophisticated outdoor lighting system

Philips takes its Hue smart lighting outdoors with this elegant and well-built pathway light.

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Arlo Ultra 4K is coming in early 2019

First details of Arlo's Ultra 4K smart home security camera

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Arlo is planning to launch a 4K smart home security camera next year

Arlo plans to launch a 4K security camera in 2019, potentially stealing a lead on competitors and kicking off a new race in the smart home security market.

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