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Grab Breville's Barista Express espresso machine for its all-time low price

Listing at $600, this highly rated Breville espresso machine includes its own burr grinder, and has dropped to $450.

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Amazon’s Echo Connect lets you make landline calls with your Echo devices, and it’s just $20 today

Making iPhone and Android phone calls with Alexa is a snap once you fiddle with the right settings, but did you know the Alexa/Echo combo works with landlines, too? All you need is an Echo Connect.

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Scout’s $99 video doorbell promises to detect people rather than cars

The makers of a new, bargain-priced smart doorbell claims it's found a better way of detecting people on your doorstep, as opposed to cars or critters.

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How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

You can use Alexa on your Amazon Echo to make calls without a mobile number or landline? Here's how.

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How to play music you own on an Amazon Echo

Play your own MP3 collection on an Amazon Echo or other Alexa devices using Plex or My Media.

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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Year five of Amazon Prime Day is packed with good tech deals—and you can still find a few incredible bargains, too. To help you cut straight to business, we're highlighting the best of the best.

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Grab the Blink XT2 security camera 3-pack for $160 (36% off)

The Blink XT2 indoor/outdoor security cameras offer 2-year battery life, live-view recording, customizable activity zones, and 1080p resolution.

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This 32-inch Toshiba cord-cutting TV has dropped to $100 on Prime Day

With built-in Fire TV functionality, this 720p LED TV lets you use Alexa voice commands to control TV functions. It's now 44% off.

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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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This hugely discounted $100 Philips Hue color bulb kit is perfect for smart light newbies

Amazon is selling a three-pack of Hue color bulbs with a hub for just $100 today.

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Best smart home systems for a connected domicile

Your home is only as smart as the hub that orchestrates everything behind the scenes. Whether you want a generalist automation kit or a security-savvy alarm system, these DIY tools are the best of the bunch.

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Abode Iota review: Abode streamlines its security hub by integrating a camera

A simple home security solution learns a few new tricks—and gets easier than ever to set up.

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Two of our favorite Sonos smart speakers are getting Prime Day discounts

Snag the latest Sonos One voice-controlled smart speaker and the Sonos Beam smart soundbar. Both received our Editors' Choice awards.

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Vizio’s discounted Dolby Atmos soundbar turns your living room into a sonic showcase

There’s no easier way to add object-based 3D sound to your living room than with a Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar, and this 3.1.2 model from Vizio is selling for a $200 discount.

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The best backyard BBQ grill deals for Amazon Prime Day

Choose between a pellet grill, propane grill, or pop-up fire pit—and save at every price range!

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iRobot Roomba robot vacuums get steep discounts on Amazon Prime Day

It’s never been cheaper to bust dust with this trio of iRobot Roomba robot vacuums, each of which are selling for all-time lows during Amazon Prime Day.

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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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Roborock S6 review: This premium robot vac/mop combo features Increased suction, carpet recognition, and more

It also improves the navigation and mopping function of its predecessor.

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