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RAVPower surge protector review: Too many unknowns for us to recommend

It’s full of great features, but it doesn't seem to be UL listed and we were unable to determine other key specifications.

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Chipolo Plus review: A Bluetooth tracker loud enough to find most anything

Billed as “the world’s loudest Bluetooth tracker,” Chipolo Plus makes it easy to find your wallet, luggage, keys, phone or anything else you can attach it to within seconds.

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Netgear Orbi Wi-Fi router review: It doesn’t create a mesh network, but it’s so fast you won’t care

Orbi satellites communicate with the router, not with each other; but 4x4 backhaul enabled best-in-class performance in most of our benchmarks.

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Marbotic Smart Letters and Smart Numbers review: Toys + tablets = educational fun

Marbotic Smart Letters and Smart Numbers combine traditional wooden toys with modern tablet touchscreen technology to help kids start learning how to count, read, and write.

Opcom's indoor garden system doesn't need soil (and looks totally sci-fi)

The Opcom Grow Wall in an extremely space-efficient hydroponic system that eschews soil entirely, and can accommodate up to 75 different plants, flowers or herbs.

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WatchAir review: Promising wireless smart TV antenna for cord-cutters

WatchAir is a wireless smart antenna to view and record locally broadcasted live television within a 60-mile range on smartphones, tablets, streaming boxes, and other devices.

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Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation) review: This is the Echo most people should buy

The least-expensive Echo does everything its pricier siblings do, but you should spring for an outboard speaker if you want it to play music.

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B&W's P9 Signature headphones celebrate the company's 50th anniversary.

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature Headphones review: Exquisite design, gorgeous sound

B&W knows how to celebrate. The British audio company is marking its 50th anniversary with a set of to-die-for cans.

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Netatmo Healthy Home Coach review: This indoor climate monitor reports the obvious

This gizmo monitors indoor air quality, temperature, humidity, and noise, but it won't tell you much you don't already know.

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Nest Cam Outdoor review: Nest goes outside with a fully weatherized security camera

Advanced security and ease of use worthy of the Nest Cam name.

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Enclave Audio CineHome HD review: Plenty of bang for the home theater buck

The 'wire-free' claim is a wee bit overblown, but that doesn't mean this system isn't a good value.

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Amazon Tap review: A disappointing follow-up to a great smart-home device

The need to get up and tap the Tap to get Alexa's attention defeats the purpose.

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