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Yamaha YSP-1600 MusicCast sound bar review: Much better with soundtracks than music

This will be a big step up from just about any TV’s speakers, but it can be too bright for music.

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Yamaha WX-030 MusicCast wireless speaker review: Sonos draws its strongest challenger

This excellent speaker is part of a strong multi-room audio system.

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Elgato Eve connected-home system review: Elegant design and operation with HomeKit compatibility

Elgato's HomeKit devices couldn't be designed more elegantly; and except for the Eve Energy, they're reasonably priced.

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Puro Labs Bluetooth headphones review: These cans promise protection from noise-induced hearing loss

We audition the kids' and adult models and dig both of them.

Appliances get Skynet-level smart at CES 2016

Fridges with touchscreens! Smartphone-controlled robotic vacuums! Take a peek at the wildest high-tech home appliances at CES 2016.

Whirlpool's new smart appliances at CES 2016

Whirlpool's latest appliances are all about integrating with the other services you use.

The Push by Naran is a connected home...finger

Want to push a button or flip a switch that isn't connected to your network? This robotic finger solves your problem.

Hands on with Samsung's Family Hub fridge

Samsung's Family Hub refrigerator is a connected appliance like no other, with built-in cameras, a door display, and other nifty features.

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BeOn Home Protection System review: A security system made up of smart LED bulbs

These intriguingly different bulbs deliver on their manufacturer's promises, but their design also limits their capabilities.


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Lola headphones review: Futuristic design, custom fit, and great sound

The Lola’s cool design and bass-rich sound will appeal to millennials, but its audio performance falls just short of knocking more expensive headphones off their perch.

Bluetooth trackers: TrackR Bravo vs. Tile

Two different Bluetooth trackers can help you find lost keys, wallet, even your smartphone. Both do a good job -- but they have a significant limitation that can prevent you from finding missing items away from home.


SnapPower Charger review: Quickly add one USB charging port to almost any outlet

It's much less expensive and a whole lot easier to install than other solutions we've tried.